• The color powder that will be used at Manheim’s Color-A-Thon event is all certified non-toxic and free
of any heavy metals. The bright colors are a combination of cornstarch, baking soda, and FD&C dyes.
Those who participate are encouraged to protect car seats with sheets or towels, and wash clothing
immediately upon returning home.
    Stiegel and Burgard PTOs partner to host Color Run

    The PTOs at Stiegel and H.C. Burgard elementary schools have partnered to host their first Color-A-Thon event, also known as a Color Run. It will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, in Veterans Memorial...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • A group of Manheim Little League players, photographed in
2016.
    Manheim’s Little League season opens April 22

      Manheim Central Little League is planning a day filled with games and activities to mark the opening day of its season on Saturday, April 22. Activities will be held at pool and creek fields located off...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Bring your vintage or newer model VW to Mount Hope Estate on April 29 — or just come enjoy the
show. Learn more at parenfaire.com/volksfest.
    The bugs are back!

      On Saturday, April 29, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mount Hope Estate will welcome Volkswagen enthusiasts to a day of food, friends and VWs, at the 25th annual Volksfest. Volksfest 2017 will showcase a collection...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Members of the Manheim Central Science Olympiad team Benjamin Weaver (left) and Philip Shenk
(right) demonstrate the robot arm they constructed. They captured first place in this event in a regional
competition on March 25. (Photo by Rochelle Shenk)
    MC seniors capture first place at Science Olympiad

      Robot arms are often used in manufacturing where they may place the windshield on an automobile or weld certain parts. They’re also used in some surgical procedures. The Science Olympiad competition features a robot arm event....

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Birdwatcher and award-winning photographer Mike Shull poses
in the exact spot where he digitally captured the image of a migrating
Red-necked Grebe he’s holding. (Photo provided by Mike Shull)
    For the birds

    Mike Shull will share his passion for birdwatching at Pleasant View Birdwatcher and photographer Mike Shull will present “Spotting Those Birds” at 4 p.m. on Monday, April 17, at the Stiegel Dining Room, Town Square North, Pleasant...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • The BRAKES (Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe) teen proactive safe driving program will held
May 6 and 7, and Oct. 7 and 8, at the Manheim Auto Auction. Two sessions — 8 a.m. to noon, and 1
to 5 p.m. — will be offered each day.
    Manheim puts on the BRAKES

    The BRAKES (Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe) teen proactive safe driving program will held May 6 and 7, and Oct. 7 and 8, at the Manheim Auto Auction, 1190 Lancaster Road., Manheim. Two sessions &tstr; 8...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • Winemaker Jan Waltz uses a wine thief to check on a red wine. Behind him, wines age in toasted French oak barrels. (Photos by the correspondent)
    Waltz wines excite a new generation of wine lovers

    Winemaker Jan Waltz will tell you that quality wines start with quality grapes grown on mature vines in rich, sandy soil. Then the grapes can be harvested, crushed, fermented and aged in toasted French oak barrels. “And...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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    The Junction Center celebrates opening of performing arts center

    The Junction Center, 1875 Junction Road, Manheim, is hosting a grand opening celebration and dedication of its new performing arts center at 6 p.m., on Monday, April 3. This special evening at Robert M. Landis Memorial Hall...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Bill Loercher
    Manheim Central Hall of Fame will induct six

    Six people who have made significant contributions to their communities will be honored during the 16th annual induction banquet for the Manheim Central Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame Day banquet will be held Saturday, April...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • They’re called “mud sales” because spring thaw often causes
muddy conditions. However, over the past few years, the Penryn
mud sale has run the gamut from spring like weather, snow, and
yes, plenty of mud. This year’s sale takes place Friday and Saturday
at the Penryn Fire Hall.
    Penryn prepares for annual mud sale

    Penryn is preparing for its 12th annual mud sale. A partnership between Penryn Fire Department and the Limerock Parochial School, the event will be held rain or shine on Friday, March 17, and Saturday, March 18, at...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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