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Datebook BENEFIT/AUCTION: St. Edward's Episcopal Church, 2453 Harrisburg Pike, will host a benefit and consignment auction at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, in the parish hall. Gift certificates from local businesses and restaurants will be auctioned off by auctioneer Christian Z. Stoltzfus.
It's going to be a spirited event next Sunday, Sept. 21, when the fifth annual Divas of Jazz event takes over American Music Theatre for the benefit of The Second Mile.
By Brian Wallace The last wave of students returned to Lancaster County's public schools Wednesday as pupils started the new year in the Warwick, Lancaster and Manheim Township districts.
By Meadows, Robyn Over the past five years, 10 local public high schools have bettered their graduation rates. But six have not. Countywide, the average graduation rate rose from 89.6 percent in 2003 to 91 percent in 2007.
By Brian Wallace Garden Spot High School principal Carol Kelsall says students are more inclined to stay in school if they believe their education is relevant to their lives - both today and in the future.
Twice in one issue the Institution of Professional Engineers gets headlines (Aug 4). Any organisation that can sneak in on the back of legislation (Building Act) to sponsor themselves and fee structures that challenge the legal and accountancy professions must be influential.
By Paul Franz An enrollment counselor at J.P. McCaskey High School remains on the job after being convicted of possessing drug paraphernalia. Steven Dinnocenti, 47, of the 600 block of West Chestnut Street, was arrested and charged April 14, 2007.
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