Month: April 2016

UDA students learn about their future paths

By Rob WhearyStaff Writer
csrobwheary@gmail.com

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ROB WHEARY/Staff Photo Upper Dauphin Area senior Cody Wilkinson gives his presentation on cattle ranching, a career he may be interested in, during UDA’s fifth annual Career Exploration Day. The program, presented on April 6 at Upper Dauphin Area High School, gave students to do research on a chosen career and present the facts to their fellow students in the classroom.

ELIZABETHVILLE – Students in the Upper Dauphin Area School District got a brief idea of their future and what career they want to pick as the high school held its annual Career Day on April 6.
Not only did more than 40 guest speakers come out to talk to the students about how any career they are looking for is handled, senior class members gave oral reports about several different careers.

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Supervisors inform residents of gas pipeline meeting

By Joan Schwer, Correspondent

MOLLEYSTOWN – The Tremont Township supervisors informed residents April 4 of a recent meeting they had with representatives of Williams Partners, L.P. covering the status of the proposed natural gas pipeline to be constructed in the area, the Atlantic Sunrise Expansion Project.
“They gave a lot of paperwork,” said chairman Herman Lengle which was sent to the township solicitor for review. (more…)

Daniel L. Shearer

Daniel LeRoy Shearer, 98, Willow Valley Communities, 675 Willow Valley Square, Lancaster, died Thursday, March 31, of natural causes.

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Fourth Annual Hot Potato 5K and Tater Tot Trot scheduled for June 11

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CITIZEN-STANDARD FILE PHOTO Runners take off at the start of the 2014 Hegins Valley Hot Potato 5K run/fun walk in Valley Vie. Presented by Sterling Masser Inc., proceeds from the race benefits the Tri-Valley Youth Activities Fund, and will be held on Saturday, June 11. beginning with the Tater Tot Trot at 8:15 a.m.

SACRAMENTO – Sterman Masser, Inc., Pennsylvania’s premier fresh potato grower and distributor, is excited to host Hegins Valley’s 4th Annual Hot Potato 5K Run/Fun Walk and Tater Tot Trot. The Hot Potato 5K will be professionally timed by Mid-Atlantic Timing and will feature a fast course through the streets of Valley View.
Registrants will receive a T-shirt and a goodie bag that will include a voucher for a free loaded baked potato, plus other snacks and prizes. Trinity Lutheran Church, Valley View, will serve as the headquarters of the race, as well as the location of the start/finish line.
The over-all male and female winner will receive a medal, trophy and $100 gift card. The top three male and female finishers in each 5K age group will receive: a medal (Gold, Silver or Bronze) and a $25 gift card. (more…)

WV’s Bordner signs with Wilkes

By Rob Wheary, Staff Writer

csrobwheary@gmail.com

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ROB WHEARY/Staff Photo Williams Valley senior Landon Bordner signs a letter of intent to play men’s volleyball at Wilkes University in the spring of 2017 on March 30. Joining him at the signing ceremony are his parents, front row, Mike and Tracy Bordner; back row, Williams Valley athletic director Randy Russelavage and assistant girls’ volleyball coach Kristen Palmerio.

TOWER CITY — For Landon Bordner, the thought of playing college athletics was something that truly appealed to him. A chance to do something never done before is even more attractive.
Bordner signed a letter of intent on March 30 to play men’s volleyball for Wilkes University for its first season as an organized program under the NCAA Division III banner.
“Volleyball is something that I’ve always enjoyed the team aspect of and I’m very excited that we are going to be the pioneers of this sport at the school,” Bordner said.

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