• Annual tree lighting on Manheim’s Market Square is Dec. 1

    This year the Manheim Lions Club will be sponsoring the 18th annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Market Square in Manheim on Dec. 1 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The rain/snow date is Dec 2. This year’s...

    • Posted November 20, 2018
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  • Love of equines leads Manheim man to establish California horse rescue

        An introduction to horses via a 4-H club group sparked a passion for horses and humane treatment of these animals in Michael Fahnestock. Today he and his wife, Neiman, are the owners of Fahnestock Ranch...

    • Posted November 20, 2018
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  • MC Middle School salutes veterans

      The auditorium at Manheim Central Middle School was packed Monday, Nov. 12 as learners and staff saluted veterans. As students entered for the school-wide assembly, a PowerPoint displayed photos of veterans related to current middle school...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • Barons percussion ‘Eclipsed’ the competition

    Manheim Central’s Marching Barons participated in the 59th annual Cavalcade of Bands Marching Band Championship on Nov. 10 at Hersheypark Stadium over the weekend. With their performance packaged, “Eclipse,” they scored 89.20, placing them second in the...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • Manheim Central juniors experience JA ‘Real Life’

    Preparing for the world beyond high school can be a bit daunting. Major decisions such as pursuing further education or immediately entering the workforce play a pivotal role in a student’s future and finances. To help prepare...

    • Posted November 8, 2018
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  • Alpaca-lypse now! Engage with non-llamas at Eastland Alpacas’ open house

    Opportunities to learn about and engage with cute, friendly alpacas abound at Eastland Alpacas’ fall open house. Held on the farm at 2089 Risser Mill Road, Mount Joy, Eastland Alpacas’ open house started last weekend and continues...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Two local FFA teens prepare for PA Farm Show

    FFA members Jeremiah Snyder, Manheim, and Danielle Oberholtzer, Ephrata, have spent the summer down on the farm — literally. Jeremiah, 16, and Danielle, 19, raised goats and sheep for the fall fair circuit and farm shows in...

    • Posted October 31, 2018
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  • MCHS students focus on outreach efforts during Going Beyond Day

    The Manheim area was abuzz with activity Thursday, Oct. 18 as more than 350 Manheim Central High School juniors and seniors participated in a community outreach effort dubbed Going Beyond Day. “Something I’ve learned about Manheim is...

    • Posted October 24, 2018
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  • Fun, family activities at 65th Manheim Community Farm Show

      Manheim Community Farm Show, ended its run Friday, Oct. 12. While it may be the county’s last fair, the event has a flavor of its own with a variety of activities ranging from a baby parade...

    • Posted October 17, 2018
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  • Manheim Farm Show Parade

    (Photos by Alan Johnson) A full album of photos can be viewed at this link.      

    • Posted October 17, 2018
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