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As Pa. names Teacher of the Year, Penn Manor finalist heartened by tributes to educators' dedication  LancasterOnline

It's been a privilege to represent Penn Manor School District in the running for Pennsylvania's Teacher of the Year, Maria Vita said.

Here's what you need to know about Penn Manor's $87M high school project  LancasterOnline

The project, which calls for much of the current school to be torn down and replaced, is expected to cost $87.2 million.

J. Lester Hess | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

J. Lester Hess, 72, of Lancaster, passed away on Sunday morning, November 11, 2018 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. On December 28, 1974, ...

Administrators investigate graffiti threat at Penn Manor High School  LancasterOnline

School officials are investigating "graffiti of a threatening nature" found in a bathroom this week at Penn Manor High School in Millersville.

Penn Manor High School Class of 2018 graduates and award winners  LancasterOnline

Penn Manor High School held its commencement ceremony June 6 at the Franklin & Marshall College Alumni Sports and Fitness Center. The graduates are: ...

Penn Manor High School increases police presence Monday in wake of graffiti threat  LancasterOnline

There will be increased police presence at Penn Manor High School today, as police continue to investigate a graffiti threat found at the school on Friday, ...

Millersville Borough Police irked by decision to release student facing threat charges  WPMT FOX 43

MILLERSVILLE, P.A.--- On Friday, police say they were alerted by Penn Manor School officials after a student found graffiti threatening to "shoot up the school" in ...

Millersville Community-University Parade draws thousands of spectators  LancasterOnline

Held for the first time in 1997, the Millersville Community-University Parade last year had 165 floats and bands and attracted nearly 20000 spectators.

Police chief calls release of student arrested for threat 'appalling'

The Millersville police chief calls the release of the student accused of writing threatening graffiti in a Lancaster County high school "appalling."

Mold found in Penn Manor High School band room

MILLERSVILLE, Pa.-- Penn Manor High School released a letter to parents Thursday, revealing that mold had recently been discovered in the band room.

Danielle M. Curcio | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Danielle M. Curcio, 29, of Lancaster, died unexpectedly Saturday, August 18, 2018 at her home.

Scott R. Lefever | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Scott Richard Lefever, 46, of Stehman Road, Millersville, died unexpectedly on Sunday, December 17, 2017, at his home of natural causes.

James W. White, Jr. | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

James W. White, Jr., passed away, Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. He fought brain cancer, glioblastoma, for 13 months, ...

3 Lancaster County educators named Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year semifinalists  LancasterOnline

Three Lancaster County educators have been named 2019 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year semifinalists.

Penn Manor Class of 2017 graduates  LancasterOnline

Penn Manor held its commencement June 6 at the Franklin & Marshall College Alumni Sports and Fitness Center. The graduates are: Alexis Elizabeth Alleman, ...

Penn Manor looks at 4 renovation plans, 1 building plan for high school  LancasterOnline

Penn Manor School Board saw for the first time Monday three multimillion-dollar renovation options and one option for a new school to replace its high school.

Sherlyn J. Hess | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Sherlyn J. Hess, 79, formerly of Millersville passed away Monday morning, September 10, 2018 at Susquehanna Valley Nursing and Rehab Center. Born on ...

Stephen R. Griffiths | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Stephen R. Griffiths, 55, of Millersville, passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at his home after fighting a valiant battle with cancer. Born in Lancaster ...

Penn Manor 2017 Homecoming Court  LancasterOnline

Sierra Echavarria, pictured at left, was crowned Penn Manor High School 2017 Homecoming Queen on Sept. 29 during the halftime of the football game against ...

Dominic Michael Hammes | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Dominic Michael Hammes, 22, of Lancaster, died by suicide on January 10, 2018. After a long battle with his inner self, Dominic no longer felt as if he could find.

Jonathan A. McDonald | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Jonathan Albert McDonald, of Millersville, known to some as "Superman," took flight to his final resting place with his loving family and friends by his side on ...

On Politics: Pennsylvania candidates silent on Cohen plea; Millersville Police chief's 'fake news' reference; and local female candidates not among Emily's List endorsements  LancasterOnline

Pennsylvania's elected members in Congress stayed mostly silent this week on the news of Paul Manafort's conviction and Michael Cohen's plea agreement.

Penn Manor alum Mitchell Sweigart talks football with John Walk in 'Inspirational Athletes' [podcast]  LancasterOnline

In episode No. 68 of the "Inspirational Athletes" podcast, Penn Manor High School alum Mitchell Sweigart drops by the LNP studio to chat with sports reporter ...

14-year-old student charged after making threat of violence toward Columbia Middle School Hill Campus  LancasterOnline

An eighth-grade student at Columbia Middle School's Hill Campus was charged after making a threat to commit an act of violence at the campus Thursday, ...

Central Pennsylvania school districts respond to threats, rumors Wednesday; Hempfield School District investigates graffiti threat  LancasterOnline

One week after a gunman opened fire at a Parkland, Florida, high school, killing 17, school districts in central Pennsylvania responded to threats or possible ...

Lancaster County students compete in STEM contests at technology conference  LancasterOnline

Three hundred eighty-five students, including many from Lancaster County, competed in about 60 STEM-related contests as part of Saturday's Technology ...

Lancaster Catholic football coach Todd Mealy managing vocal paralysis amidst Crusaders' 8-0 start  LancasterOnline

In case you weren't aware, it's not customary for a head football coach to call plays from the pressbox. They generally do so on the sidelines down on the field.

Diane D. (Ditzler) Heberlein | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Diane D. Heberlein, 71, of Lancaster passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at home. Born in Lancaster and raised in Millersville, she was the daughter of ...

Alexander Andrew Miller | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Alexander Andrew Miller, 36, of Millersville, died on Tuesday morning, November 14, 2017.

Administrators alert parents to 'vague graffiti threat' at Manheim Twp. High School  LancasterOnline

School activities will continue unaltered despite administrators becoming aware of a "vague" threat graffitied on a bathroom stall at Manheim Township High ...

Penn Manor Class of 2016 and awards recipients  LancasterOnline

Penn Manor's commencement was held June 7 at the Franklin & Marshall College Alumni Sports and Fitness Center.

Michael E. "Mikey" Salm, Jr. | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Michael E. "Mikey" Salm, Jr., 38, of Manor Twp., passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Michael E. Salm, Sr., husband of ...

Boiler malfunction causes heavy black smoke at Penn Manor High School  LancasterOnline

A malfunctioning boiler at Penn Manor High School released heavy black smoke from a chimney that did not get into the rest of the Millersville school.

Penn Manor student threatens to bring gun to high school, is removed from school  LancasterOnline

Police and school officials say they diffused a threat at Penn Manor this week with the help of alert students who reported hearing an upset classmate claim he ...

James Allen Eshleman 84, Engineer at RCA/Burle Industries  LancasterOnline

James Allen Eshleman, devoted husband, loving father, proud grandfather, faithful son, loyal brother and caring uncle went home to be with the Lord on Monday ...

Penn Manor High School teacher among 13 arrested in city undercover prostitution sting  LancasterOnline

Thirteen people, including a Penn Manor High School teacher, were recently arrested in an undercover prostitution sting.

In the era of Charlottesville and Kaepernick, some Lancaster County educators look to address race in the classroom  LancasterOnline

Tim Hermansen is a white sophomore in a predominantly white high school with little in common with W.E.B. Du Bois, a civil rights pioneer and influential ...

When teaching King's legacy, the whole story matters  LancasterOnline

When Van Gosse's daughter was in elementary school, she came home with a coloring book that included images of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and ...

Betti Bob Scharnberger | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Betti Bob Scharnberger, 74, of Millersville, died peacefully at home under hospice care February 20, 2018 following a long illness. She is survived by Charles, ...

Penn Manor decides on school renovation/construction plan  LancasterOnline

Penn Manor school board voted 8-0 Monday for an $87 million high school renovation and construction project, after hearing final details about the options at a ...

Lancaster County restaurant inspections: Sept. 28, 2018 | Restaurant Inspections  LancasterOnline

The Pennsylvania, Department of Agriculture, 866-366-3723, uses a risk-based” inspection reporting process for restaurants and other food handlers. Brother's ...

Rhonda G. Rineer | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Rhonda G. Rineer, 52, of Conestoga, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018. She was born in Lancaster, daughter of Jill A. Dawson Rineer, Conestoga and ...

Burchett - Fritz Engagements | Engagements  LancasterOnline

Diana & Scott Crawford of Wrightsville and Jeff Fritz of Lancaster are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Fritz to James Burchett, ...

Starrett Robert Metzler | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Starrett Robert Metzler, 20, of Lancaster, PA, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Starrett was the son of Debra Metzler Roth and the late Benjamin S.

Paul E. Robb | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Paul E. Robb, 93, of Manor Twp., passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. Born in Toms Brook, VA, he was the son.

Jacob R. "Jake" Gelsinger | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Jacob R. "Jake" Gelsinger, 30, of Conestoga, PA, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 18, 2018 resulting from a cardiac condition. He was born ...

A. David Musser | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

A. David Musser, 47, of Millersville, entered into rest unexpectedly on Monday, November 30, 2015 at LGH of natural causes.

Family Sues School District After Son Gets Detention for Wearing T-Shirt With Gun Image  FOXNews

A 14-year-old Pennsylvania schoolboy is fighting back after being sent to detention for wearing a T-shirt bearing the image of a gun in honor of his uncle fighting ...

Best central Pa. high schools from U.S. News & World Report's 2017 rankings

How did central Pennsylvania schools fare in a new ranking of the best high schools in Pennsylvania and the U.S.? PennLive has compiled some examples ...

For Millersville U., Penn Manor SD, minor land trade took a state law  Lancaster Newspapers

Millersville University and Penn Manor School District have had to go to great lengths to exchange some land each has on the other's campus.

In the spotlight: Fifteen years ago, officer traded street patrol for the school beat  LancasterOnline

The job of a school resource officer is to "listen, learn, educate and protect," according to Jason Hottenstein. He would know. Fifteen years ago, Hottenstein, ...

Anna H. Martin | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Anna H. Martin, 86, died on Monday, February 12, 2018 passing away peacefully into the loving arms of her Lord Jesus Christ at Lancaster General Hospital.

Schools nurture students’ agriculture interests  USA TODAY

Agriculture offers a way to study STEM, and provides an avenue to many potential careers.

MULLANE: The unbearable whiteness of detectors of disrespect - Opinion  Bucks County Courier Times

Pennsylvania public schools apparently don't talk enough about race and diversity to students, unless it's to erase race and diversity, such as Neshaminy and ...

Beth Anne (Homsher) Traxler | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Beth Anne (Homsher) Traxler, 45, of Millersville, passed away unexpectedly on January 8, 2018. Born on May 28th, 1972, in York, PA, she was the daughter of ...

How much do Lancaster-Lebanon League athletic directors make?

As part of a project looking at athletic directors in Central Pa., PennLive compiled the following salary information for athletic directors in the Lancaster-Lebanon ...

Previewing L-L League Section 2 girls basketball for 2017-18 season  LancasterOnline

Previewing L-L League Section 2 girls' basketball for the 2017-18 season. Teams are listed alphabetically …

Constance "Connie" R. Bear | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Constance "Connie" R. Bear, 64, of Millersville, PA, passed away on September 21, 2017 at home with family by her side. Born in Norway, MI, she was the ...

Kathryn A. Martin | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Kathryn A. Martin, 85, of Palmyra died Wednesday, September 12, 2018 in Londonderry Village, Palmyra. She was the wife of Aaron Martin, Jr. with whom she ...

Penn Manor school board passes budget with state maximum tax increase  LancasterOnline

The Penn Manor school board has approved a final budget of $74913566 and raised taxes by 2.3 percent for 2015-16.

Penn Manor seniors earn 150 scholarships, awards | News  Lancaster Newspapers

During a recent awards ceremony at Penn Manor High School, 88 graduating seniors earned 150 scholarhips and awards, worth more than $104000.

Bob Houghton's work with youth earns him Jewish Family Service honor  LancasterOnline

Bob Houghton loved working as a history teacher and a school principal.

Wanda Lefever Gochnauer | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Wanda Lefever Gochnauer, 83, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, currently residing in Salisbury, NC passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at the Laurels of ...

Conestoga Historical Society looks at 100+ years of local athletics, including 3 mystery balls  LancasterOnline

Ken Hoak isn't sure what the three stone balls were for. But the local Native American artifacts, found in the artifact-rich area of Washington Boro, were probably ...

Everything you need to know about trick-or-treat night and fall parades in Lancaster County  LancasterOnline

October brings us many joys: jack-o'-lanterns, trick-or-treat, pumpkin-spiced everything and a wealth of community parades to enjoy throughout the month.

Evelyn M. Warfel | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Evelyn M. Warfel, 86, of the Masonic Village, formerly of Millersville, entered into eternal rest on June 15, 2018. Born in Pequea, she was the daughter of the late ...

Lancaster County restaurant inspections: March 16, 2018 | Restaurant Inspections  LancasterOnline

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, 866-366-3723, uses a “risk-based” inspection reporting process for restaurants and other food handlers.

Six area standout basketball players nominated to play in the 2018 McDonald’s All American Games  WPMT FOX 43

McDonald's is pleased to announce the more than 700 high school seniors who have been nominated to play in the 2018 McDonald's All American Games.

Timothy J. Casey | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Timothy John Casey, 18, of Millersville, entered into rest unexpectedly on Thursday, November 26, 2015 at his home.

Student walkouts, rallies held throughout Lancaster County on Columbine shooting anniversary  LancasterOnline

According to McCaskey Principal Jay Butterfield, students from McCaskey and Manheim Township high schools, as well as Stone Independent School, left class ...

Eva M. Kohlmaier | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Eva M. Kohlmaier, 94, formerly of Strasburg, passed away at the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community on Saturday, August 4, 2018. She was the wife ...

Robert "Bob" L. McCauley | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Robert "Bob" L. McCauley, 86, formerly of Hearthstone Road, Lancaster, entered into rest on Monday, November 14, 2016 at Pleasant View Retirement ...

Brubaker on tap to be next Penn Manor football coach  LancasterOnline

Longtime Manheim Central defensive coordinator John Brubaker will soon become the next Penn Manor varsity head football coach.

Denise Gobrecht marks 40 years at Mid-Atlantic Field Hockey Camp

Mid-Atlantic Field Hockey Camp director Frannie Slabonik, left, and Denise “Gobie” Gobrecht have been associated with the camp since 1978. DAN COOK ...

Lancaster County college news: April 5, 2018 | Community  LancasterOnline

College news. Graduations. Margaret O'Neill, of Lancaster, received a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree on Dec. 16, 2017, from the College of St. Scholastica, ...

Kristy L. Gorman | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Kristy L. (Morrison) Gorman, 48, of York, formerly of Conestoga, entered into rest unexpectedly early Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at her home after an illness ...

Who's News: Lancaster County hirings and promotions | Local Business  LancasterOnline

Here's a roundup of recent hirings and promotions of management-level employees who live or work in Lancaster County. • Cargas Systems has promoted Alex ...

TEEN OF THE WEEK: Music is only one of Penn Manor senior's many interests  Lancaster Newspapers

Lily Wushanley thinks there are probably just four people in the world with the last name of Wushanley. That would be her father, mother, older sister and her.

Another successful National Signing Day for Lancaster athletes, Penn State football  LancasterOnline

"It's another great day to be a Comet!" Penn Manor athletic director Jeff Roth said, raising his voice to emphasize the fact, after introducing the 16 ...

Some educators look to address race in the classroom  The Herald-Sun

Teaching about race isn't a priority at most schools around the country, and some educators say that's a problem if high school graduates are going to find their ...

Bionic engineer and Lancaster native Hugh Herr wins Spanish science prize  LancasterOnline

Lancaster County native and groundbreaking artificial limb researcher Hugh Herr has received one of Spain's most prestigious prizes, the Princess of Asturias ...

Marian A. Otthofer | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Marian A. Otthofer passed away on July 14, 2017 at 5:22PM at Lancaster General Hospital. Her life of 85 years was filled with love and affection for and from her.

Barn Door serving community for more than four decades  LancasterOnline

Millersville's Barn Door has been a popular community eatery for decades.

Photos: Millersville Community Parade: Floats, marching bands, Mummers, dinosaurs and a tribute to Vietnam Veterans  LancasterOnline

The annual Millersville Community Parade marched through Millersville University Saturday, featuring a wide array of floats, marching bands and characters.

2014 Harrow Sports/NFHCA All-American teams, final Top 20 high school field hockey rankings released

Both the final Top 20 national rankings from and the 2014 Harrow Sports/National Field Hockey Coaches Association High School ...

Lancaster County Police Log: Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 | Police Log  LancasterOnline

Police cite Lancaster Township woman for leaving dog outside without shelter during Saturday's snowstorm.

Lancaster County restaurant inspections: Oct. 27, 2017 | Restaurant Inspections  LancasterOnline

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, 866-366-3723, uses a “risk-based” inspection reporting process for restaurants and other food handlers. Lancaster ...

Memorial Day isn't 'happy': Mother of Marine who died in Afghanistan remembers the true meaning of the holiday  LancasterOnline

Denise Torbert wants people to stop saying “Happy Memorial Day.”

Failure to report imminent health hazard, small-winged insects inside food case: Lancaster County restaurant inspections, Oct. 2-8

The following restaurants and other establishments in Lancaster County that handle food were inspected during the week of Oct. 2-8.

Lancaster County college news: Jan. 27, 2018 | Community  LancasterOnline

College news. Dean's list. Lacey Bensing was named to the dean's list for the fall 2017 semester at West Chester University, where she is a senior majoring in ...

Penn Manor sees drug uptick, expands use of detection dogs  Lancaster Newspapers

Penn Manor High School is expanding its use of drug-sniffing dogs in response to an increase in drugs on campus, according to a letter sent to parents by ...

Marine Veteran Walk-On an Inspiration for Penn State Wrestlers -  State College News

A 26-year-old agriculture systems management major and Penn State wrestling walk-on, Ethan Wissler is a former Marine who served two tours in Afghanistan.

Hugh Herr and 'the healing power of high technology'  LancasterOnline

Adrianne Haslet-Davis was an award-winning professional ballroom dancer and dance instructor in Boston before terrorists detonated a bomb at the Boston ...

5 things you may not know about Lancaster County  LancasterOnline

You love Lancaster County, Pa., and think you know it? Here are tidbits that might surprise you.

Nancy R. Graybill | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Nancy R. Graybill, 88, of West Hempfield Township, passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at home with family. She was the wife of the late Richard L.

4 to be inducted into Lancaster-Lebanon League Hall of Fame  LancasterOnline

Four who dedicated much of their life to high school sports will be honored Friday with induction into the Lancaster-Lebanon League Hall of Fame. The group ...

Elizabeth "Liz" Emma-Lee Crawford | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Elizabeth "Liz" Emma-Lee Crawford, 25, of Conestoga died unexpectedly Tuesday morning, April 14, 2015. Born in Lancaster on February 27, 1990, Liz was the ...

Chase A. Miller | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Chase A. Miller, 19, of Millersville, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2015 at his home.

Bednarik was more than 'Concrete Charlie' to Millersville man  LancasterOnline

Streeter Stuart was a Coopersburg neighbor of Eagles legend Chuck Bednarik, who, among other things, gave football pointers to Stuart's son.

Michael Herbert "Mike" Witmer | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Michael Herbert “Mike” Witmer, age 39, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 11:46 p.m. on Monday, October 5, 2015, at his home. He was born November 15 ...

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