Carly Bryant wanted to change careers.
Michelle Reeves was looking for a way to supplement her income.
Both found what they were looking for at the Next Gen Senior Center in Quarryville where they took over from former directors Vicki Henry and Terry Ludwig, both of whom have retired.
The center's clients have made the transition nearly seamless.
"It's a lot easier now. We used to have to store everything inside and then start moving it out at 4:30 in the morning."
That's how former Rawlinsville Fire Company Chief Bill Bleacher remembers the volunteers early mud sales.
The sales began a half century ago, held in the fields behind the former fire station on Drytown Rd.
Members are preparing for Zion United Church of Christ of New Providence's spring craft and antique sale
So far, 18 crafters and antique dealers have signed up to participate in the sale.
"It's mostly crafts," said organizer Alberta Levengood. "There will be no home party goods." The church will also be offering memorabilia for sale.
The need is here.
That's why a pair of local agencies are hosting two adult education classes in Quarryville this spring.
Solanco Neighborhood Ministries and the Southern End Community Association are working with Intermediate Unit-13 and the Lancaster-Lebanon Literacy Council to offer GED and English as a second language classes. The classes will begin in April and run through June.
Five Quarryville businesses are sponsoring a three-day promotion to let residents of nearby communities learn what local merchants have to offer.
"We thought we would get together and encourage people from the outskirts to come to Quarryville and look at what Quarryville has to offer," said Chip Hassler. "We're also reaffirming our commitment to local residents."
All but one customer from Clean Enterprises' Quarryville location has picked up dry cleaning left before the store closed.
The company announced last month it would discontinue its dry cleaning and shirt laundry services.
While almost all of the clothing has been claimed, the decision is causing some concern for donation programs that run before Christmas.
Jace Underwood dressed as a figure in his favorite series of fiction books.
But the Bart-Colerain Elementary School fifth grader didn't choose his favorite character.
That's because Dobby the House Elf is small and green. And has big ears.
So he picked the series' iconic character, Harry Potter.
Colerain's road crew took advantage of sunny, warm weather on Wednesday, February 21, to work on the township's unpaved roads.
But the 70+ degree temperatures weren't enough to get all the frost out of Fulton's gravel roads.
by Bud Hart
The varsity Mules will have to replace three key players from the 2017 team. Colin Ewaka and Mike Worthington are now playing for Cecil College, meeting Solanco alum Joe Murray a Seahawk sophomore outfielder. Josh Kreider has also moved on through graduation.