PHOTOS: Sharing the love of swimming
The goal is simple.
"We want them to be able to swim a short distance by themselves, to trust the water, and not to panic," said instructor Skyla Townsley.
Workers have started building a bridge over W. 4th St. (Rt. 222) that will connect two sections of the Low Grade Rail Trail.
Employees of York-based Kinsley Construction started the project several weeks ago, Providence Township Manager Vicki Eldridge said last week.
On a normal night, the Quarryville Library has only books, computers, and other media inside when the doors are locked at the end of the day.
That won't be the case on Friday, July 21. That night, stuffed animals will also be in the building, ready to play.
PHOTOS: Signing up for the next Century
Cindy Derr credits J.P. Barnett and Frank Galen with the idea of signing new slates for the roof of Chestnut Level Presbyterian Church's sanctuary.
Although she never met either man and doesn't know anything about their history, Derr does know they signed their names to a wall under the sanctuary's roof, probably in January, 1888.
Benefit barbecue adds ribs to the menu
This year, there will be ribs as well as chicken at the annual Quarryville Fire Company benefit barbecue.
The barbecue, sponsored by Ferguson & Hassler Supermarket and held in the store's parking lot, will offer the traditional half chicken meal on Thursday, July 13.
More than a food bank
Solanco Neighborhood Ministries is best known for its emergency food programs.
The nonprofit operates the Solanco Food Bank for families in need and also runs the weekly SWEEP food program for hungry children in the region.