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Martin T. Fischer, III | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Martin T. Fischer, III of Columbia, PA passed away on April 14th following a long illness w/ Parkinson's & complications from surgery-related spinal cord injury.

Penn Manor looks to start esports team  ABC27

Julie Claar, a Junior at Penn Manor High School, has been playing video games since she was young.

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.

Penn Manor High School price tag nears $100M as school board approves construction bids  LancasterOnline

The Penn Manor school board on Monday night voted to move forward with an extensive high school renovation and construction project despite receiving a ...

Seniors lead Manheim Township boys to L-L Section 1 track and field win over Penn Manor  LancasterOnline

When Manheim Township's Jack Rodenberger lined up on the javelin runway for the final time Monday afternoon in Millersville, his Blue Streaks had already ...

Roldan's late bucket the winner as Penn Manor boys edge McCaskey  LancasterOnline

Kevin Roldan's driving basket with 4.2 seconds left capped a furious rally and gave Penn Manor a 57-55 boys basketball win over McCaskey on Friday in ...

Millersville teen Trevor Barrett wants to use makeup artistry, massive online following to promote self-love  LancasterOnline

When the school day ends, Trevor Barrett's work has just begun. After homework and dinner, Trevor descends the stairs to the basement in his family's ...

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: ...

Barbara Miller Douglas | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Barbara M. Douglas, age 77, of Lancaster, died on April 2, 2019, at Lancaster General Hospital. She was the wife of Larry Douglas to whom she was married for ...

Jacob P. Cummings | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Jacob P. Cummings, 23, of Millersville, beloved son of Brian and Amanda (Fox) Cummings, lost his battle with depression and passed away at his home on ...

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.

Hurricane(s) level Penn Manor Tournament as Bethlehem Liberty wins third straight team title, fourth in five years  LancasterOnline

There was no gold at the end of the rainbow for L-L wrestlers competing in the Penn Manor Holiday wrestling tournament.

Penn Manor sisters perform in Jan. 1 Rose Parade, four years apart  LancasterOnline

When Elise Thyrum marched in the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California, on New Year's Day, she was following in the path of a sibling.

Penn Manor alumni return to high school to discuss life as college athletes  LancasterOnline

Eight Penn Manor alumni returned to the high school Jan. 3 to share advice with Penn Manor students about attending college while participating in sports.

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.

Robert E. "Bobby" Long | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Robert E. "Bobby" Long, 69, of Lee Avenue, Millersville, PA, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 17, 2019. Born in Harrisburg, Bobby was the son of ...

Richard J. Frey | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Richard J. Frey, "Pinky", 94, of Millersville, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy. He was born in Highville, Manor ...

Lancaster Scene: Sports calendar and listings from across the area  LancasterOnline

If your organization wishes to have an item in the Lancaster Scene column of the LNP Sunday print sports section and online listings, drop us a line at ...

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 ...

Police 'appalled' that juvenile probation agency released Penn Manor student charged with making threats  LancasterOnline

Millersville Borough police are appalled that a Penn Manor High School student charged with making threats at the school was sent home by the Office of ...

Millersville University to host 67th annual North Museum Science and Engineering Fair tonight  LancasterOnline

This year, more than 325 students from grades seven through 12 will compete.

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, ...

In the Spotlight: At 22, Mitchell Sweigart is county's youngest school board member  LancasterOnline

From finishing his senior year at Princeton University to becoming a school board member and starting his first full-time job, Mitchell Sweigart has had a busy ...

J. Rodney Bimson | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

J. Rodney Bimson, 82, of Lancaster, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019 following a lengthy illness. He grew up in Shillington, PA, the son of the late ...

Conestoga Valley rallies to clinch spot atop L-L Section 1 with 40-31 victory  LancasterOnline

On a veteran, senior-laden squad , a pair of freshmen led Conestoga Valley to the promised land.

Entertainment Lancaster March 7-13 Stage Calendar  LancasterOnline

A look at what's on the stages in Lancaster County and the surrounding area.

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.

Barry B. Detwiler | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Barry B. Detwiler, 64 of Conestoga passed away unexpectedly at home Monday afternoon March 4, 2019. Born on October 14, 1954 in Lancaster, he was the ...

Tan & black residue, grease and trash debris: Lancaster County restaurant inspections: Feb. 25, 2019  LancasterOnline

Note: These restaurant inspections, which usually are posted on LancasterOnline on Fridays, were not available last week. The Pennsylvania, Department of ...

Danielle M. Curcio | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

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

Elizabethtown Area student takes home top honor at 67th annual science fair after announcement glitch  LancasterOnline

Gaurav Mittal, a Manheim Township High School junior and the 2017 grand champion, was initially announced the night's big winner. But it was Elizabethtown ...

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, ...

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.

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, ...

Lancaster man who accidentally shot, killed neighbor eligible for parole  LancasterOnline

A man whose wife died after being struck by a bullet accidentally discharged from a neighbor's gun spoke through tears in Lancaster County Court on Tuesday.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Ila Jean Bleecher | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Ila Jean Bleecher, 69, of Lancaster passed away peacefully of natural causes on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. She was the wife of Dale Bleecher, with whom she ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lancaster County college news: Feb. 19, 2019 | Community  LancasterOnline

Elise Klingaman was named to the dean's list with a 4.0 GPA for the fall semester at West Chester University, where she is a junior majoring in psychology and ...

Alexander Andrew Miller | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

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

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 ...

Student stink packet disrupts last day of school at Penn Manor H.S.  LancasterOnline

Odor from a student's stink packet prompted a brief evacuation of students from an awards ceremony in the auditorium at Penn Manor H.S. Friday morning.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

This week, U.S. News & World Report released its latest rankings of the best high schools in Pennsylvania and the country. The rankings include data on more ...

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.

Schools nurture students’ agriculture interests  USA TODAY

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

'We need you': Advocates, professionals promote STEM careers at Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Conference  LancasterOnline

The conference, in which about 300 girls from middle and high schools in and around Lancaster County participated, exposed girls to in-demand STEM careers ...

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, ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Lampeter-Strasburg girls score 56-50 OT upset of Central York  LancasterOnline

You don't hear about many statement wins on the first weekend of a new basketball season.

27 Mini-THONs in Lancaster County raised $694K this past school year: See the list  LancasterOnline

At Columbia High School, adviser Linda Eckman Wissler said Mini-THON took on special meaning a few years ago when a young district resident dropped a ...

How much do Lancaster-Lebanon League athletic directors make?

(Hempfield celebrates with the Lancaster-Lebanon League trophy after defeating Elizabethtown on Wednesday night in Manheim Township. Mark Palczewski ...

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 ...

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 ...

The stage is set for high school musicals to begin in Lancaster County: Here's a rundown  LancasterOnline

Who needs Broadway when you can experience the sights and sounds of live theater right here in Lancaster County? Check out this list of high school shows ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Carrie L. Bright Mathiot | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Carrie L. Bright Mathiot, 49, of Columbia, passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Hospice and Community Care. She was the wife of William C. Mathiot with ...

Barn Door serving community for more than four decades  LancasterOnline

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

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, ...

Listen: Penn Manor grad Ethan Wissler talks wrestling and more in 'Inspirational Athletes' podcast  LancasterOnline

In Episode No. 35 of the "Inspirational Athletes" podcast, Penn Manor grad Ethan Wissler drops by to chat with LNP sports reporter John Walk. Wissler shares his ...

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 ...

Late free throws boost Lancaster Catholic boys past Ephrata in L-L basketball semifinals  LancasterOnline

With all five starters and 11 players overall gone from last season's Lancaster-Lebanon League boys basketball championship team, many probably thought a ...

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 ...

Sunday Interview: One on one with LNP sports reporter John Walk  LancasterOnline

In talking with inspirational athletes, LNP sports reporter John Walk finds strength in their struggles.

Timothy J. Casey | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

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

Lancaster students not required to submit SAT scores to Millersville University  WGAL Lancaster

Starting next year, students from Lancaster County will not have to submit their SAT score when applying to Millersville University, which means they won't be ...

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 ...

Hempfield battles back from down 19 points, but L-S prevails with 47-45 win in L-L boys hoops semis  LancasterOnline

Down 19 points near the beginning of the second quarter, Hempfield battled all the way back to close to within one point of Lampeter-Strasburg with under a ...

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.

Penn Manor senior catcher Anthony Knight leads way for ace underclassmen  LancasterOnline

It's been a season in which seniors and juniors have shared headlines with sophomore sensations and freshman phenoms. Perhaps the most interesting case of ...

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 ...

Penn Manor boys top Conestoga Valley in L-L League Section One track and field clash  LancasterOnline

Penn Manor's Taraje Whitfield and Conestoga Valley's Aanyah Bermudez cleared the final hurdle in their 110-meter duel side by side, step for step, during a ...

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 ...

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 ...

Gwendolyn Joy Weidman | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

After living her life with many chronic illnesses, Gwendolyn Joy Weidman died after a traumatic brain injury as a result of choking, a common occurrence among ...

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 ...

Chase A. Miller | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

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

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 ...

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.

Remember post players? Meet Lampeter-Strasburg's Ryan Smith  LancasterOnline

The best basketball player in the Lancaster-Lebanon League is, get this, a center. Lampeter-Strasburg's Ryan Smith is 6-10, and he owns it.

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.

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.

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