Browsing: Archive for August, 2011

> Kirby Kopp brought his hot air balloon to Lancaster County libraries this summer, including the Moores Memorial Library in Christiana. This from the Community Courier: The theme for this year’s summer reading programs in the


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> This brief interview of Dennis Downey, Millersville professor and author of the book “Coatesville and the Lynching of Zachariah Walker,” provided courtesy of the Daily Local News, offers an historian’s perspective of the importance of


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> Parkesburg Today commemorates the 100th anniversary of the lynching of Zachariah Walker south of Coatesville on August 13th, 1911. Zachariah Walker was a young African-American common laborer from Virginia who came to Coatesville to work


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> Pomeroy Fire Company firefighters train at Allegheny Regional Airport Authority ARFF Training Center in Pittsburgh. Six specially trained firefighter/EMTs are now on call for Sikorsky Global Helicopter, and will supplement the Sikorsky team. (Photo courtesy


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> Octorara Area School District will partner with cable and Internet provider Comcast to launch a new program to offer discounted Internet service and computers to low-income families across the district. According to an article in


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> HUGE COMMUNITY YARD SALE Honeycroft Village: August 27th 8:30-11:30 a.m. Summer is winding down fast! Pretty soon the leaves will be turning their brilliant colors and the crisp air of fall will be in full


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> Click to enlarge Thanks to Milton Smith for the flyer.


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> This from LancasterOnline this morning: A man armed with a knife robbed a sandwich shop Wednesday morning in Gap, according to state police. Investigators said the man entered Subway, 5323 Lincoln Highway, around 11:10 a.m.,


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> By Robbyn Kehoe Rev. Jason Link invites area residents to come out and play!  Penningtonville Presbyterian Church is putting the finishing touches on its Atglen Community Park at Ridge Avenue and Chester Street.  Built on


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> Thanks to State Senator Andy Dinniman for bringing the following press release from PennDOT seeking input on our train station’s future to our attention. News for Immediate Release 08/10/2011 PennDOT Invites Public Input for Parkesburg


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