Check out our roundup of all the news and information you need from southern and southeastern York County for the week of April 22 to 28, 2014.

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Codorus Twp.

Re-Creation to perform >> Re-Creation will sing at 10 a.m. April 27 at Bethlehem Steltz Reformed Church, 5890 Steltz Road, Codorus Township.

Six students from Southern Middle School participated in the York County Middle School Honors Band recently at Central York Middle School. Those
Six students from Southern Middle School participated in the York County Middle School Honors Band recently at Central York Middle School. Those representing Southern Middle School were eighth-graders Mariane Harden (clarinet), Connor Skevington (trombone) and Emma Steinauer (bassoon) and seventh-graders Alexander Dennis (flute), Aaron Gibbs (trumpet) and Asa Smith (percussion). The ensemble was composed of band students from 12 York County middle schools under the direction of guest conductor Dr. Galen Leitzel, a retired York County band director and the director of the Hanover Lyric Band. The students spent three days rehearsing and then performed a concert of several different music pieces. Pictured are, front row from left, Aaron Gibbs and Alexander Dennis; and back row, Mariane Harden, Asa Smith, Southern Middle School band director Justin Presley, Connor Skevington, and Emma Steinauer. (Submitted)

Re-Creation is a group of young people who present both religious and family-oriented music. The group typically consists of eight singers and one or two technicians.

There is no admission charge, however, a free-will offering will be received. The concert is open to the public.

For details, call 717-235-1523.


INCIDENT REPORT >> The Delta-Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company has posted an incident report for January.

The fire division responded to 30 service calls while the ambulance division answered 59 service calls.

Railroad memorabilia search >> Members of the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad Gang will conduct this year's drive for memorabilia relating to the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad and its narrow-gauge predecessors from now through April 27. They will be looking for anything and everything connected to the railroad starting in the 1860s and 1870s and running to about 1980.

The Old Line Museum, 602 Main St., Delta, is again this year working with the railroad gang to receive such items. The museum will be open 1:30 to 4 p.m. April 26 and April 27 to receive material. If these dates are not workable, call 410-592-7491 so that other arrangements can be made. Small packages and paper items can be mailed to Ma&Pa Memorabilia, P.O. Box 9706, Baldwin, Md. 21013-0706.

Last year, the organization learned that there were people who had material they didn't want to part with. To accommodate those people, it will be possible to bring the material to the museum have it photographed immediately and returned. This will allow visitors to the museum to see the material and to also make it available for future generations to enjoy.
Fawn Grove

TURKEY AND FRIED OYSTER DINNER >> A turkey and fried oyster dinner will be 4 p.m. April 26 at Citizens Volunteer Fire Company, 171 S. Market St., Fawn Grove.

Menu includes turkey, fried oysters, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, green beans, corn, coleslaw and dessert.

Cost is $17 and $10 for children 10 and younger.

God and Me and God and Family are religious emblems of faith that Cub Scouts can earn by working with their local pastors. The boys pictured here earned
God and Me and God and Family are religious emblems of faith that Cub Scouts can earn by working with their local pastors. The boys pictured here earned their award with Pastor George Schneider of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Freedom. God for Me is for students in first through third grades. Receiving that award were Nicholas Burns, Michael Burns, Andrew Hetzer, Matthew O'Brien and Timothy Hall, all from Pack 24 based in New Freedom. God and Family is for fourth- and fifth-grade students. Earning that award were Christian Hetzer of Pack 24 and Alexander Davis of Pack 156, based out of Stewartstown. Pictured are, back row from left, Christian Hetzer, Pastor George Schneider and Alexander Davis; middle row, Andrew Hetzer, Timothy Hall, Matthew O'Brien and Michael Burns; and front row, Nicolas Burns. (Submitted)

Carryout turkey and oyster dinner is $18 and carryout turkey-only dinner is $12.

For details, call 717-382-4216.

Glen Rock

HISTORIC PRESERVATION SOCIETY MEETS >> The next meeting of the Glen Rock Historic Preservation Society will begin at 7:30 p.m. April 22 with a program by Stephen Smith, who will share information on early railroad history and railcar manufacturing in Glen Rock and the trips President Lincoln made through the area.

The group will meet at the historical society museum, which is in the Glen Rock office of PeoplesBank, 1 Manchester St. Anyone attending must press the door buzzer and then enter through the rear entrance near the fire escape.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for anyone interested in looking around the museum before the meeting.

TEA TIME DELIGHTS >> A Tea Time Delights program will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 26 in the tea room at Immanuel United Methodist Church, 1 New St., Glen Rock.

Special music by pianist Frank Duncan will be provided.

Cost is $10, $5 for children 5 to 12 years old and free for children younger than 5. Children may bring a favorite doll or teddy bear.

There will be hats, boas and photo opportunities.

Reservations are required by April 17. For details or to register, call 717-235-1915 or email

Northern Maryland

SPRING FRIED CHICKEN DINNER >> A spring fried chicken dinner will be noon to 6 p.m. April 26 at St. Mary's Church, 1021 St. Mary's Road, Pylesville, Md.

Menu includes fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, cole slaw, string beans and applesauce.

There will be a bake shop, religious shop, games, bingo, plants and flowers, crafters, flea marketers and white elephant sale.

The dinner is all-you-can-eat if you eat in the dining room. Carryout meals will be available.

Cost is $12, $11 for seniors 60 and older, $7 for children 5 to 10 years old.

For details, call 410-879-4015, ext. 20 or 22.


RELAY FOR LIFE EVENT >> The American Cancer Society Relay for Life in Southern York County will be 4 p.m. June 20 to 4 p.m. June 21 at Shrewsbury Elementary School, 331 S. Main St., Shrewsbury.

The opening ceremony will be 4 p.m. June 20 welcoming walkers and kicking off the Relay for Life of Southern York County. A cancer survivors and caregivers lap will be 6 p.m. June 20 honoring all cancer survivors and recognizing the efforts of caregivers as they walk the first lap around the track together.

Nearly 300 walkers from Southern York County and surrounding towns will light more than 350 luminaria and are expected to raise more than $65,000 to support the American Cancer Society's efforts in creating more birthdays by helping people stay well, helping people get well, finding cures and fighting back.

Teams will keep at least one member moving on the track throughout the entire night.

Volunteers are needed to help with the event. A meeting will be 7 p.m. April 23 in the library at Shrewsbury Elementary School.

For details or to volunteer, call Richelle Horn at 717-846-2561.

ST. PAUL HOSTS CHICKEN BARBECUE >> A chicken barbecue will be 10:30 a.m. April 26 at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 161 S. Main St., Shrewsbury. Dinners will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis until sold out.

Cost is $8 and includes half a chicken, a baked potato, a roll with butter and dessert. Applesauce and beverage are included when eaten on site. Carryouts are available.

All proceeds benefit the church ministries and improvements.

For details, call 717-235-7003.


OPENING DAY OF YOUTH BASEBALL >> Hopewell Area Recreation and Parks will celebrate opening day of youth baseball with a parade down Main Street.

Players and others will organize 9 a.m. April 26 at the Eureka Volunteer Fire Company and continue to the Stewartstown Community Center, College Avenue. Baseball games will follow along with a pit beef sandwich sale.

INCIDENT REPORT >> The Southern Regional Police Department has released a monthly incident report for Stewartstown borough.

In January, officers patrolled 312 hours, answered 165 service calls, made three arrests, and issued 27 traffic citations and 36 traffic warnings.

Southern schools

JAZZ FEST >> The Southern York County School District will present its 14th annual Jazz Fest starting at 7 p.m. April 26 at Shrewsbury Elementary School. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

The program will feature the Susquehannock High School Jazz Band under the direction of Chris Poole and the Southern Middle School Jazz Band directed by Justin Presley. The evening will include performances from five other jazz bands: those of Kennard-Dale, York Suburban and South Western High Schools, Sudbrook Magnet Middle School, and "Time Out."

The event is held in a coffeehouse atmosphere with members of the high school band program serving as wait staff. A selection of specialty coffees, teas and desserts will be available.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $6 for students.

To reserve a table for the evening, call Wendy Speir at 717-123-6452 or email her at

South Eastern schools

STUDENT PLACES IN POETRY CONTEST >> A Kennard-Dale High School student took third place in Martin Library's 26th annual poetry contest.

Senior Lauren Ciccotello and other contest winners were honored at a ceremony in which each read their poems. The winning poems are published in an anthology available for the public to read at Martin Library.

STUDENT AND TEACHER HONORED >> The Fawn Grove VFW recently honored a Kennard-Dale High School student and teacher.

Senior Noah Krechel won first prize in the VFW's annual Voices of Democracy essay contest. This year's topic was "Why I'm Optimistic About Our Nation's Future."

Karen Snyder, Spanish teacher, was selected as the Smart/Mayer VFW Teacher of the Year. She was nominated through an essay written by student Ashlynn Corrigan.