Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedFootballSports

EAHS Football Grinds to 17-7 Victory Over Donegal to Start Season

In 2018, the Elizabethtown Area High School football team opened up the season with a fantastic shootout at home against Donegal; the Bears would outlast the Indians 49-33, while both sides combined for over 500 yards through the air. Their 2019 kickoff game would go much differently, but it still ended in a victory for […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

New Principal, Dean Take On Leadership at Middle School

The Elizabethtown Area School District recently introduced its new Elizabethtown Area Middle School leadership team. Kara Schoessler has been named the new middle school principal. Joining Schoessler at the middle school is Joshua Schaffer, who is the school’s new dean of students. Schoessler was hired following an extensive search process that involved a series of […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

Elizabethtown Schools Welcome New Teachers

Eighteen new faculty members at the Elizabethtown Area School District recently entered the district’s 2019 induction program. The program is an organized, professional development initiative with the general goals of welcoming and training new teachers so that they become an effective part of the learning community and to ensure their success. New inductees at the […]

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Aument Appointed to Higher Education Funding Commission

State Sen. Ryan Aument received official notification from the President Pro Tempore of the Senate that he has been appointed to serve on the Higher Education Funding Commission, established by Act 70 of 2019. Signed into law on July 2, Act 70 provides for the establishment of the Higher Education Funding Commission for the purpose […]

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Categories FeaturedNews

Route 283 Lane Shift Announced

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and its contractor announced plans to close the eastbound Route 283 local lane to shift the west end of the project onto the newly built roadway in Lower Swatara Township, Dauphin County. PennDOT advised travelers that Wednesday and Thursday, August 21 and 22, between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. those […]

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Categories AnniversariesFeaturedSocial

Paul and Christine Baker Mark 60 Years of Their Marriage

Paul and Christine Baker of Elizabethtown celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family gathering at the home of Jerry and Julie Ruhl with their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They were married on June 6, 1959, at Christ Evangelical Reformed Church (now Christ Church United Church of Christ), Market Street, Elizabethtown, by the Rev. Philip […]

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Rapho OKs Promise Farm Venue

By ROCHELLE A. SHANK LNP Correspondent Rapho Township supervistors have given final approval to a plan for Promise Farm, an events venue at 4753 Elizabethtown Road. PA Property Investors LLC, owner of the property, received conditional-use approval in May to convert the 2,856-square-foot barn into an events venue. Nearby residents were concerned about traffic impact […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedGolfSports

EAHS Golf Team Opens Up 2019 Fall Sports Season By Taking Second in First Match

Last season, the Elizabethtown Area High School golf team opened the year with a fourth-place finish in its lone home match of the season at Par Line Golf Course, missing out on second by 8 strokes and third by 2 strokes. However, the Bears improved greatly the rest of the way, alternating between second and […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSportsVolleyball

Season Preview: EAHS Girls Volleyball Zooming In on State Run

The Elizabethtown Area High School girls volleyball team has been the epitome of consistency in recent seasons. Look at the brackets for the District 3 playoffs, and you’ll find the Lady Bears there in each of the last six years, including in 2018 where they fell in the first round to Dallastown. However, the flip […]

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Categories Boys SoccerEAHS BearsFeaturedSports

Season Preview: EAHS Boys Soccer Hopes to Maintain Legacy

The end of an era.  That’s what the 2018 season felt like for the Elizabethtown Area High School boys soccer team. The Bears fought through a difficult schedule to finish 9-5-2 and advance to the District 3 playoffs for the seventh straight year. They would fall 4-0 in the first round to Wilson, who went […]

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