Thursday, August 31, 2017
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
If see a menacing figure in grease paint and oversized shoes, state police suggest you use their toll-free Terrorism Tipline (888) 292-1919, or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. You could also use the state police's "See Something, Say Something" app, which allows suspicious activity to be captured as a photo or written note and sent directly to the Pennsylvania Criminal Intelligence Center. The app is free to iPhone or Android users.
Police are responding to a shooting in West Hempfield Township, according to dispatch reports.
The incident happened in the area of Hempfield Hill and Vista roads around 1:30 p.m., according to Lancaster County-Wide Communications.
When Columbia School District students climbed the hill to their school to start the year, there were hardly any buses in sight.
The majority of its students walk, with a few carpoolers and student drivers, according to director of operations Tom Strickler. Buses run only to take students to career schools or to bring special education students to the school, Strickler said.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Monday, August 28, 2017
The Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA) is partnering with municipalities, institutions, community organizations and Penn State Master Gardeners of Lancaster County to conduct home compost workshops where residents will learn how to recycle organic waste from their kitchens and gardens instead of putting it in the trash. Composting is an excellent way to recycle vegetable scraps, grass clippings, leaves, and other organic materials and turn them into a useful and valuable soil amendment.
Workshop attendees will also learn how to build effective, yet inexpensive home compost bins to meet their needs. Each household in attendance will receive a free kitchen scrap collection bucket and enter a raffle for a home compost bin courtesy of LCSWMA.
Lancaster County residents are invited to attend either of the home compost workshops scheduled. If required, residents should pre-register by no later than Friday at noon prior to the workshop they'll be attending.