Check out our roundup of all the news and information you need from southern York County for the week of March 11 to 17, 2014.

Detailed listings for southern and southeastern York County

Calendar of club, organization, municipal and school meetings

College news about local residents

Local library programs and events

Senior centers' menu, calendar for this week

Neighborhood notebook: Dollars for Scholars benefit basket bingo

Shrewsbury Township board of supervisors reorganization

Cross Roads real-estate tax update

Community and college sports news for the area

Codorus Twp.

Free breakfast will be Saturday >> A free community breakfast will be 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Jacob's Lutheran Church, 3444 Sticks Road, Codorus Township.

Menu includes pancakes, sausage, bacon and eggs as well as other Pennsylvania Dutch fare. A free-will offering will be accepted.

For details, call Jim at 717-235-7146.

Easter Eggstravaganza planned >> An Easter eggstravaganza will be 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 5 at St. Jacob's Lutheran Church, 3444 Sticks Road, Codorus Township.

The event will include a rock-and-roll Easter children's program, homemade foods including candy and cheese balls, book and craft vendors.

Cross Roads

Meet new police K-9 >> Cross Roads United Methodist Church will host a K-9 demonstration 6 p.m. March 15 at the church, 6881 Church Road.

Lt. David Godfrey, Deputy Brad Britton and dog Capt. Dargo of the York County K-9 Unit will show how Dargo works. He is currently the only K-9 in the county trained for explosive detection. He also does building searches, article searches and more.

The public is invited. Donations are welcomed for the care and support of Dargo. Light refreshments will follow the program.

For details, call Charlie Hess at 993-6961.

Decorations to be removed >> Cross Roads Cemetery Association asks that all Christmas decorations and other floral arrangements and flags be removed from the cemetery by Saturday.

If snow is still on the ground, the association will extend the deadline until April 5. After that date, all items will be removed from the graves and placed behind the church. They will remain there for a few weeks until removed for the trash.

Glen Rock

Roast beef dinner >> A roast beef dinner will be 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel United Methodist Church, 1 New St., Glen Rock.

The meal will be family-style with various homemade desserts.

Cost is $10 for those older than 12, $5 for children 5 to 12, and free for children younger than 5.

Parking is available in the lot behind the church at the corner of Church and New streets.

For details, call 717-235-3911.

Breakfast at fire house >> The Glen Rock Hose & Ladder Company's monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast will be held from 7 a.m. to noon Sunday at the fire house. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 6 to 12 and $2 for children younger than 6. The menu includes eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, pancakes, french toast, chipped beef and sausage gravy, coffee and orange juice.

The Glen Rock Hose & Ladder Company will hold a NASCAR feed April 12. Call 717-235-2654 for details and to reserve tickets.

Hopewell Twp.

New Song concert rescheduled >> The New Song Community Concert scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday at St. John (Sadler's) Church, 2916 Sadler's Church Road, Hopewell Township has been rescheduled to 3 p.m. May 18.

For details, call 717-993-3873 or visit

New Freedom

Indoor yard sale >> The New Freedom Lioness Club's indoor yard sale, March Madness, will be 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 22 at the New Freedom Community Center, 150 E. Main St., New Freedom.

Baked goods and other food prepared by the club will be available.

Another successful year resulted in the club meeting its fundraising goal of $10,000. Thanks to the support of the community this amount has been raised for the past several years. All monies realized by various fundraisers held during the year are disbursed to worthy causes such as York County Food Bank, Penn-Mar, H.O.P.E. and Lions Club Projects such as hearing research, diabetes awareness and leader dog school to name a few. A special meeting open to all club members is held for decisions with reference to the organizations chosen and recognized. The indoor yard sale is a major contributor to this year's fundraising efforts.

For details concerning March Madness, call Diane Donahue at 717-235-2144.

Peach Bottom Twp.

Corned beef and cabbage dinner >> A corned beef and cabbage dinner will be 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Mount Nebo United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 962 Flintville Road, Peach Bottom Township.

An all-you-can-eat buffet will include corned beef, ham, cabbage, parsley potatoes, green beans, corn, desserts and beverages.

Cost is $11, $6 for children 6 to 12 years old and free for children younger than 6.

The snow date is Saturday.

For details, call 717-456-9500.

Planning officers elected >> The Peach Bottom Township Planning Commission recently elected officers for 2014.

The planners chose David Arnold Jr. as chairman and April Cooper as vice chairwoman.

The commission meets 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month at the municipal building, 545 Broad St.

Shrewsbury Twp.

Ecumenical Lenten study >> The long time Ecumenical Worship Series hosted by several local congregations in southern York Country has been replaced this year with a lunchtime Bible study at New Freedom Family Restaurant, 17308 Susquehanna Trail, Shrewsbury Township. Join us on Lenten Wednesdays at noon from this week through April 9 at the restaurant.

Lenten Refreshment: A "Dutch-Treat" Study Series is open to anyone who would like to learn more about Jesus.

Enjoy "Dutch-treat" refreshment for the body within your budget with New Freedom Restaurant's $5.99 lunch specials. Refreshment for the soul will include Bible study and discussion led by local pastors. The group will look as scriptures from Matthew 21 to 25 to learn more about the week before Jesus' death.

The study is sponsored by Trinity United Methodist Church, St. John's Lutheran Church, Christ Lutheran Church, St. Paul's United Church of Christ and St. Benedict's Episcopal Church.

• Wednesday, "Money Changers", Matthew 21:12-17 with Rev. Martha Boyer

• March 19, "Parable of the Tenants", Matthew 21:33-46 with Rev. Michelle Whitlock

• March 26, "Taxes Rendered to Caesar", Matthew 22:15-22 with Rev. George Schneider

• April 2, "Sheep and Goats", Matthew 25:31-46 with Rev. Jack Craft

• April 9, "The Greatest Commandment", Matthew 22:34-40 Deacon Wanda Kloza

For details, call 717-235-2544.


Breakfast buffet >> A public all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will be 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Stewartstown United Methodist Church, 26 S. Main St., Stewartstown.

Menu includes hot cakes, French toast, biscuits, eggs, bacon, home fries, chipped beef gravy, ham, sausage, mixed fruit, orange juice and coffee.

Proceeds benefit Helping Hand for the Homeless Food Run.

For details, call 717-993-2507.

St. Patrick's Day dinner slated >> A St. Patrick's Day dinner will be noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Stewartstown United Methodist Church, 26 S. Main St.., Stewartstown.

The menu includes turkey dinner with all the sides and Irish fare consisting of corned beef, potatoes, cabbage, Irish stew, salad, rolls, beverages, pie and ice cream.

Cost is $12, $7 for children ages 3 to 12, and free for children younger than 3.

Carryout service is available for an additional 50 cents. Tickets will be sold only at the door.

There will be live Irish music during the dinner performed by the church's youth choir.

Proceeds benefit the church's mission trip in April.

For details, call 717-993-2507, ext. 1.

Southern York

H.O.P.E offers scholarships >> H.O.P.E. is once again offering college scholarships to high school seniors.

If the applicant, or someone in their immediate family, has had cancer, then they are eligible to apply for the H.O.P.E. scholarships. To do so, visit or stop by the H.O.P.E. office, 150 E. Main St., second floor.

The deadline is Saturday.

For details, call 717-227-2824.

South Eastern

Purse bingo is Sunday >> Stewartstown Elementary PTA will host purse bingo Sunday in the cafeteria of Stewartstown Elementary School.

Prizes features items from Coach, Vera Bradley and Thirty-One. Concessions and baked goods will be sold.

Doors open 12:30 p.m. and games begin 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. To purchase, call Bonni at 993-9585.

Coffee with superintendent >> The next "Coffee with Kaufmann" will be 9 a.m. Wednesday in the community room of the administration building, Route 851, Fawn Grove.

Supt. Rona Kaufmann invites community members to drop by and discuss district issues with her.

Northern Maryland

Thrift shop open >> The Community Thrift Shop at Maryland Line United Methodist Church, 21500 York Road, Maryland Line, Md., will be open 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

•The shop will feature an end of season clothing sale for $2 a bag.

•The shop offers gently used clothing, shoes, household and miscellaneous items at very affordable prices. Proceeds are used for various mission and outreach projects.

•Donations are accepted noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays.

•For details, call 410-343-0052.