Latest Salunga-Landisville, Pennsylvania Stories

2008-10-04 06:00:16

By People; Places & Things People, Places & Things by Susan Jurgelski Contest Jason Shaeffer, of Hatts Auto Repair, Mount Joy, got a ride to remember. As one of five winners in the Federated Auto Parts' first "Get Dirty with Kenny" contest, Shaeffer was selected to spend the day dirt track racing with renowned NASCAR driver Ken Schrader, at Schrader's I-55 Raceway, in Pevely, Mo. For auto-shop representatives to be eligible to win, the shop must have been enrolled as a...

2008-09-22 06:00:30

The ninth annual Celebration for Life Inc. auction and picnic will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Lancaster Liederkranz pavilion, 722 S. Chiques Road, Landisville (off the Route 283 Salunga exit). There will be a live and silent auction of fine artwork, handmade crafts, sports memorabilia, catered dinners, weekend getaways, gift baskets and more. The guest of honor is Manny Lapp, founder of Lapp Electric. Cost is $20 for anyone 13 and older; children 12 and under...

2008-07-19 03:00:28

By O'Connor, David It might look at first like a minor zoning change leading to a small housing plan. But East Hempfield Supervisor Doug Brubaker worried that it would become a one-size-fits-all for across the township. So Brubaker and the other East Hempfield supervisors, after a lengthy discussion Wednesday, unanimously turned down a measure that would have allowed high-density housing in East Hempfield's R-1 residential zone. The move came after Lancaster-area developer Bill Murry...

2008-02-27 18:00:59

Thirty-eight students in kindergarten through grade 12 from 10 Lancaster County schools were announced Saturday as winners of the 2007-08 AMVETS and AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Annual Americanism Program at AMVETS Post 19 in Lancaster. "My Favorite American Hero Is" was the theme for this year's contest, which drew more than 890 entries. Students in kindergarten and first grade drew flags, while contestants in grades 2 through 5 created posters and wrote a 50- word...

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