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Chanceford Twp.

VENDORS NEEDED >> York County Fiddlers' Ladies Auxiliary is seeking vendors for a spring yard sale 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 15 at the Fiddlers' Building, 1448 Main St. Extd., Chanceford Township.

Spaces and tables are available for rent by calling Donalene Gohn at 717-487-3732.

During the event, the auxiliary will sell chicken-corn and ham-bean soups by the quart. Buyers should bring their own containers.


SPRING BAZAAR >> The Dallastown American Legion Auxiliary will hold its annual spring bazaar 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 8 at the American Legion, 57 W. Main St., Dallastown.

Light breakfast items and lunch will be sold including chicken-corn, ham-bean and beef-vegetable soup by the bowl or quart.

Amy Hartman of Windsor Township submitted this photo of the view from the John Wright Restaurant in Wrightsville of the frozen Susquehanna River looking
Amy Hartman of Windsor Township submitted this photo of the view from the John Wright Restaurant in Wrightsville of the frozen Susquehanna River looking toward the Route 30 bridge. (Submitted)

Vendors include Mary Kay, Avon, Scentsy, Cookie Lee, Tastefully Simple, Pampered Chef, Miche Bags, Stampin' Up, It's in the Bag, Paparazzi, Origami Owl, Lucy's Dog Duds, Pink Zebra and Special Cards by Sisters. Other vendors will be selling collectibles, yard sale items, magnetic jewelry, costume jewelry and other items.

Food items include baked and canned goods by the Jacksons and pies and candy by other vendors. The auxiliary will be selling Rada Knives and Shank's Vanilla.

Proceeds benefit projects that help veterans.

For details, call Sharon at 717-858-6645.


BREAKFAST AT THE FIRE COMPANY >> The Union Volunteer Fire Company of Felton will host a public breakfast 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the fire hall, 61 Main St.

Amy Hartman of Windsor Township submitted this photo of a seagull playing in the ice at Long Level.
Amy Hartman of Windsor Township submitted this photo of a seagull playing in the ice at Long Level. (Submitted)

The menu includes scrambled eggs, French toast, fried potatoes, bacon, sausage, gravy and biscuits, fruit cocktail, sticky buns and beverages.

Cost is $7 for those 12 and older and $3 for children 7 to 11. Proceeds benefit the all-volunteer fire company.

BLUEGRASS MUSIC JAMS >> The Union Volunteer Fire Company of Felton will host two open bluegrass music jams in March.

The public is invited to play or listen 6 to 10 p.m. March 4 and 18 at the fire hall, 61 Main St. Admission is $2.

Refreshments are sold and no alcohol is allowed. Parking is available at the rear of the fire hall. For details, visit

Amy Hartman of Windsor Township shared this photo of ice along the Susquehanna River at Long Level.
Amy Hartman of Windsor Township shared this photo of ice along the Susquehanna River at Long Level. (Submitted)

RE-CREATION TO PERFORM >> Re-Creation will perform 10 a.m. March 16 at Bethany United Methodist Church, 41 High St., Felton.

Re-Creation is a group of young people who present both religious and family-oriented music. There is no admission charge, but a free-will offering will be received. A luncheon will be held after the service.

For details or if you are planning to stay for the luncheon, call 717-244-4162 or e-mail


YARD, SOUP AND BAKE SALE >> Christ Lutheran Church will hold a yard, soup and bake sale 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 8 at the church, 80 S. Main St.

Breakfast will be served 8 to 10:45 a.m. followed by a luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. of homemade chicken-corn and ham-bean soups, baked goods and more.

Soup by the quart is $6. To order, call 717-741-0001, 717-741-1554, or 717-428-3523 by Friday.

Spring and summer clothing by the bag and yard sale items also will be sold March 8.

The snow date is March 15.

Lower Chanceford Twp.

HOMEMADE FASTNACHTS >> The Chanceford Presbyterian Church Ladies Circle is taking orders for homemade fastnachts.

Choices are glazed, sugared, powdered and plain. Cost is $3 per half-dozen. To purchase, call 717-927-9541 by Saturday.

Pickup is 5 to 8:30 a.m. March 4 at the church, 1745 Woodbine Road, or 7 to 8:30 a.m. March 4 at The Mill in Red Lion, Route 74.

Red Lion

CHICKS NIGHT OUT >> The Mill, 377 E. Broadway, Red Lion is presenting Chicks Night Out 6:30 p.m. March 27. This is a fun and informative night all about chickens.

There will be giveaways, door prizes, refreshments and discount on supplies.

RED LION COMMUNITY SERVICES EXPRESSES APPRECIATION >> Appreciation is extended to the community for the donations and support given to the Red Lion Community Services food pantry and the various programs provided by the agency. The pantry provides groceries for nearly 200 client households each month; there are approximately 255 children and 80 seniors within those households.

The annual Christmas Wish List sponsored 175 children with gifts and a party with Santa was held for about 20 youngsters.

Blankets, hats, scarves, and gloves were available throughout the fall and holiday season for anyone who needed those items; some inventory remains and is available at the office during weekday mornings.

Turkeys and Bags of Blessings were also distributed in November and December to the clients for their holiday meals.

School supplies and backpacks were given in August to more than 150 school children as they returned to their classes.

The Fuel Fund provides assistance to several families in need during the winter months, and, with the extreme conditions this season, the needs are greater than usual; donations to this program are especially appreciated.

Work teams are needed for several projects at the facility; non-skilled and skilled labor are needed. Youth teams and scout teams, families and church or organization groups are welcome to participate. Tours of the building may be arranged during morning office hours.

Opportunities are available weekday mornings for volunteers to assist with the clients and the pantry tasks, as well as general housekeeping or simple maintenance. Call the director at 717-244-6934 if you can help.

Windsor Twp.

WOODY WASTE DROP-OFF DATE ANNOUNCED >> Windsor Township's next woody waste drop-off is 8 to 11 a.m. March 8 at the public works building, 970 White Oak Road.

Township employees will assist residents with unloading woody waste, such as tree limbs and brush. Waste can be no longer than six feet in length.

Proof of residency is required.

York Twp.

SON OF GOD MOVIE >> A showing of Son of God will be 7:30 p.m. March 4 at Frank Theatres, 2071 Springwood Road, York Township.

Told with the scope and scale of an action epic, the film features powerful performances, exotic locales, dazzling visual effects and a rich orchestral score from Oscar-winner Hans Zimmer. Portuguese actor Diogo Morgado portrays Jesus as the film spans from his birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection. It marks the first motion picture about Jesus' life since Passion of the Christ, released 10 years ago.

To purchase tickets at a reduced rate of $5, call Grace Baptist Church at 717-755-0091 or e-mail

GROW YOUR GARDENING KNOWLEDGE >> Penn State Extension and the York County Master Gardeners will present GardenWise 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 8 at York County School of Technology, 2179 S. Queen St., York Township.

This is an educational program of speakers and workshops for home and community gardeners and individuals interested in horticulture and native plants.

This year's GardenWise will feature Jessica Walliser, co-host of "The Organic Gardeners" on KDKA-Radio in Pittsburgh and former contributing editor of Organic Gardening magazine. She will present "Six Steps to a Pest Free Garden – Organically!" showing how gardeners can manage any pest troubles safely, effectively and organically, and "Container Savvy."

Other presentations and speakers include:

• "Native Plants of the Northeast: Wild and Neat" and "Plant Community Based Design: Finding Successful Plants for Challenging Sites" with Claudia West, Ecological Sales Manager at North Creek Nurseries, in Landenberg.

• "Snakes: Venomous or Not?" and "Critters Beyond Your Backyard" with Jack Hubley, host of WGAL's "A Wild Moment."

• "Native Edibles for Suburban Landscapes" with Wendy Brister, owner of Harvey's Gardens in Wrightsville.

• Organic Gardening for Newbies – Avoiding Beginner Mistakes" and "The Pantry-Driven Garden" with Barbara Pleasant, award winning columnist for Mother Earth News and blogger:

• "Aquatic Invasive Species and Water Gardening" with Diane Oleson, Natural Resources Educator at York's Penn State Extension.

Registration is required by Saturday;cost is $65 and includes lunch.

For details, contact Kelly at 717-840-7408 or

BLUEGRASS CONCERT >> The Seven Mountains Bluegrass Association will present The Darrell Webb Band 7 p.m. March 8 at Goodwill Fire Company, 2318 S. Queen St., York Township. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the show begins at 7 p.m.

The kitchen will be open and operated by the Goodwill Volunteer fire fighters and auxiliary members. This is a family show and is smoke- and alcohol-free.

Cost is $15 for SMBA members, $18 for non-members, and free for children younger than 12.

For details, call 717-395-7128 or 717-350-4791.

SUMMER COUNSELORS NEEDED >> York Township Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for summer counselors.

If you have graduated from high school and have an interest in working with kids, this might be for you. The programs run 8:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. Monday through Friday for nine weeks.

Deadline to register is Monday.

For details, call 717-741-3861, ext. 142, or visit

Red Lion schools

Kindergarten enrollment changes >> The district is changing how it handles kindergarten enrollment.

For children entering kindergarten in the fall, the district will host registration and screening at only one location. Windsor Manor Elementary School is the site where parents/guardians will register their child regardless of which elementary school the student will attend in the fall.

Windsor Manor will be open for registration 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to March 5.

Registration and screening will not be held at the individual elementary schools. This is a change from what was printed in the district calendar.

For details, visit the district website at