The traditional opening ceremony of the annual Scottish Festival will honor a veteran from the Bart community.
This year's observance will be in the upper cemetery at Middle Octorara Presbyterian Church.
That's where Private William A. Nichols is buried.
An access drive built last month off Quarryville's Park Ave. leads to the latest expansion of a local retirement community's independent living community.
Although she's just beginning her first year as a teacher, Krista Groff knows her new school well.
After all, this is the third time she's been at Solanco's Providence Elementary School.
A three-year-old girl was slightly injured when a car collided with a minivan on Buck Rd. (Rt. 372) west of Hollow Rd., East Drumore Township, at 11:10 a.m. on August 23, Trooper George Lockhart reported.
According to the trooper, Zachary R. Fox, 24, of New Holland, was driving a Lexus east when the car hydroplaned on puddle in the road.
He had been a blood donor for years.
As a teenager and young adult, Levi Fisher got together with some of his friends to rent a van or hire a car to take them to Lancaster General Hospital or Lancaster Osteopathic Hospital to donate.
"A lot of Amish are interested in doing it," he said.
A new design for a hospice fundraising standby will be available during the nonprofit's annual Labor Day auction.
Cindy Bollinger begins organizing the Solanco Fair's annual dairy cattle shows long before the first animal is unloaded.
She sends out entry forms to anyone who exhibited the previous year, keeps track of the entries as they come back, creates the show catalogues, records the results, and makes sure the winners get their premiums for two days of dairy cattle shows at the annual Solanco Fair.
She's been doing it for 47 years and that's one reason the fair's board of directors chose Bollinger to lead the annual street parade as the Grand Marshal.
Musser's Market has sold its grocery business to Giant, company officials announced in a Facebook post Sunday evening, August 18.
Last year, Solanco High School's concert band performed a number of composer Randall Standridge's creations.
"The kids really fell in love with him right away," said music teacher and marching band director Scott Weyman, "and I became a fan of the composer."
So when Weyman was looking for a program for this year's marching band, he looked at Standridge's shows.
"He scores a lot for middle and high school bands," he said. "I started to go through the options he has written for a marching band. He writes more contemporary style marching band shows."
A Quarryville woman was charged after she allegedly assaulted her mother and her son, state police said.
Melissa Blessing, 43, was charged with assault with bodily injury at 2:25 p.m. on July 9, Trooper Matthew Weckesser reported.
Nine months ago, Christin Sheets and Marty Osborne were on operating tables at the Hershey Medical Center.
When the surgeons were finished, one of Sheets' kidneys was in her uncle, replacing his failing organs.
"I came home two days after the operation and went back to work four weeks after the surgery," Sheets said.
Osborne didn't recover as quickly.
Last year, Solanco school officials wondered if the low kindergarten enrollment was a one-time occurrence or the beginning of a trend.
Now a trend seems more likely.
One new building and a renovated school will greet Amish students when they return to school.
The new school on Eagle Rd. in Little Britain Township is nearing completion, township zoning officer Christine Jackson said last week. It will be the township's 10th Amish school
Fire destroyed a home in Eden Township early Saturday evening, August 10. The fire at 43 Stony Hill Rd. was reported at 7:10 p.m. An occupant who was taking a nap was awakened by a smoke detector. That occupant escaped safely. Initial reports said a number pets were also in the house.
Amanda J. Boyd, 29, of Nottingham, was cited for failing to drive at a safe speed following the investigation of a fatal pedestrian collision on W. 4th St. before dawn on February 28, Quarryville police said.
On a sweltering Tuesday afternoon, Dr. John Cavallo was sanding the treads of a staircase going to the second floor and Ashley Cavallo was painting.
The couple was working to get their new chiropractic and wellness center ready for an open house later this month.
Work will begin shortly on a new high tension transmission line from PPL's Face Rock substation along the Susquehanna River to the Quarryville substation on Robert Fulton Highway.
The new line will run for more than nine miles and will replace an aging line that now provides the service, PPL spokesperson Jess Baker said last week.
One set of volunteers started work at 7 last Wednesday morning, picking sweet corn on the Redcay farm in East Drumore Township.
The first of three pickup loads of corn arrived at the large show barn at the Solanco Fairgrounds about half an hour later.
Weather held up the start of two of Solanco School District's major construction projects, business manager Sandra Tucker said last week.
A 22-year-old man from Peach Bottom was killed when his motorcycle crashed as he was fleeing from police at 9 p.m. on August 1, State Police Corporal Jennifer R. Maguire reported.
Later this year, Colerain will have a contractor widen two of the township's narrower roads.