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Memorial Day events for May 26
County ceremony: The York County Memorial Day Ceremony to honor veterans takes place 11 a.m.May 26 at Veterans Memorial Park in York, near York Catholic High School. The featured speaker is state Rep. Kevin Schreiber. The public is invited.
Celebration: A celebration and May festival will be held May 26 at Siebenthal Resort, 3150 Tunnel Hill Road, North Codorus Township, featuring The Adlers, a German band. Gates open at noon, and the band plays from 2 to 6 p.m. Admission is $15; young adults from 6 years old to college-age are $7.50; and children younger than 6 are admitted free. All beverages are included. German food will be available for purchase. For tickets, call Pete and Carol at 717-428-1329.
Ceremony at expo center: A Memorial Day Ceremony will be held by the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1032 of York, at 9 a.m.May 26, at the York Expo Center Vietnam Veterans Memorial. All are welcome.
92nd annual Memorial Day service: 10 a.m.May 26 at Bethel United Methodist Church, 1674 Furnace Road, Chanceford Township. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Chester Joines, and Tina Belt will provide special music. Children are invited to help decorate the cemetery immediately following the service.
Gettysburg parade and ceremony: The Gettysburg Joint VeteransMemorial Day Commission will hold its 147th annual Memorial Day parade and ceremony May 26. Grand marshal of the parade will be Maj. Gen. Anthony Cucolo. The parade begins at 2 p.m. at Lefever Street in Gettysburg and heads northeast to Middle Street; turns west on East Middle Street and south on Baltimore Street to the Soldiers' National Cemetery. The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. at the Rostrum in the Soldiers' National Cemetery. The Gettysburg Joint VeteransMemorial Day Commission consists of veterans' organizations in Gettysburg: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War -- Gettysburg Camp No. 112; American Legion Post No. 202; Marine Corps League Detachment No. 705; and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 15.
Rodeo: Wellsville Frontier Days will hold its annual Memorial Day rodeo May 26 at the club grounds, 75 Carroll St., Wellsville. Gate opens at 11 a.m., and the rodeo begins at approximately noon. It will include bull riding, bronc riding, barrel racing, break-away calf roping, team roping, build a cowboy, pole bending and steer wrestling. The rodeo will include top rate competitors. Children may participate in a calf scramble. Food, refreshments and snacks are available. There is an admission fee for the rodeo. For details, call 717-805-4922 or visit www.wellsvillefrontierdaysinc.com.
Memorial Day dance: Pat's Singles Club will hold a Memorial Day dance 7 to 10:30 p.m.May 26 at the Valencia Ballroom, 142 N. George St., York. Music will be provided from Mike Coulter & the Saxy Band. Admission is $12. Free snacks and cash bar will be provided. For details, call Pat at 717-303-1969 or visit www.PatsSinglesDance.com.
Wrightsville Memorial Day events: breakfast at 8 a.m.May 26 at Wrightsville American Legion, Second and Hellam streets, followed by a parade at 2 p.m. and memorial service at Fairview Cemetery. Refreshments will be served at the Legion following the parade. For details, call Don Lehman at 717-252-2485.
Manchester-Mount Wolf Memorial Day Parade: steps off from Thornton Chevrolet at 9 a.m.May 26, moving directly down Main Street to Manchester Union Cemetery for the Memorial Day service. Keynote speaker for the service will be Jim Woof, member of VFW Post No. 2493. After the services, the parade will reform and proceed to Mount Wolf Park. Bean soup will be served when the parade arrives at the park, provided by Post No. 2493 for all parade participants. Soup will be available for the public upon donation.
High school art showcase: YorkArts@CityArt, 118 W. Philadelphia St., is proud to showcase the artwork of nine York County high schools through May 31. Each high school will be installing the exhibits themselves, as well as organizing the opening receptions, functioning as a learning experience for art students of York County. These one-week exhibitions will feature artwork by LOGOs Academy, on display through May 31. Exhibit reception will be 4 to 8 p.m.May 27. Contact Joanne Shannon at Joanne.Shannon@Logosyork.org.
Red Cross offers courses: The American Red Cross is offering a variety of courses where people can find out how to be prepared and save lives. To register, visit www.redcross.org/take-a-class or call 800-733-2767.
--Adult CPR/AED: 9 a.m. to noonMay 28 at the Hanover Red Cross, 529 Carlisle St. Cost is $70.
--Adult first aid/CPR/AED: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.May 28 at the Hanover Red Cross, 529 Carlisle St. Cost is $90.
Margaret E. Moul fundraiser: A Night at Naylor's will be May 30 at Naylor Wine Cellars, 4069 Vineyard Road, Hopewell Township, to support the Margaret E. Moul Foundation and the Margaret E. Moul Home. There will be food by Shultz's Delicatessen, a raffle, a "Wine Pull" auction, small games of chance and door prizes. To donate or purchase tickets, visit www.margaretemoul.org.
Community yard sale and preschool open house: Faith & Fun Christian Preschool and Boy Scout Troop 205 will co-sponsor a community yard sale 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.June 7 at Grace United Methodist Church, 473 Plank Road, Shrewsbury Township. The preschool will also host an open house from 9 a.m. to noonJune 7. Pit beef, pit ham and pit turkey will also be on sale. Proceeds from the event will benefit Faith & Fun Christian Preschool and Boy Scout Troop 205. Individuals and vendors are invited to rent a 10-foot by 20-foot parking lot space for $10 or two for $15. Tables are not included. A limited number of tables are available to rent for $5. To reserve space, call the church office at 717-235-4029 or visit www.faithfun.net. The deadline for reservations is May 30.
Genealogy conference: The York County Heritage Trust and the South Central Pa.Genealogical Society will hold a "Thinking Outside the Box" genealogy conference June 7 at the Trust's Historical Society Museum, 250 E. Market St., York. Session topics include "Exploring Your Heritage Through Expatriate Newspapers," "Archivists' Dirty Little Secrets: How to Get the Most Out of Archives and Manuscript Collections," "Advanced Genealogy: Hitting Genealogical Problems Out of the Park!" and "Finding Your Ancestors Through DNA -- Which Test is Best for Me?" Cost is $50 which includes lunch, with a $10 discount for members of either the York County Heritage Trust or the South Central Pa.Genealogical Society. Registration deadline is May 30. To register or for details, contact Lila Fourhman-Shaull at 717-848-1587, ext. 223, or email@example.com.
Yard sale: Windy Hill on the Campus, 1472 Roth's Church Road, Jackson Township, will hold a yard sale from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.May 30 and 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.May 31. A cash bingo will also be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.May 31. Refreshments will be available. The Spring Grove community is encouraged to donate their gently used and sellable items. All sales directly benefit the Windy Hill senior center.
Spring Fling 2014: Cornerstone Bible Church will hold its Spring Fling 2014 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 31 at 3500 Cardinal Lane, Dover Township. Rain date is June 14. Entry fee is $5. This is a family event with kids' games and food including Bricker's French Fries. There will be five classes for cars; two classes for trucks, Jeeps, vans and SUVs; and three motorcycle classes, with trophies sponsored by Apple Chevrolet, Sandy's Service Center of Dover and other sponsors. Judging will be people's choice. Winners will be announced at 2:30 p.m. For details, call Dennis Benton Jr. at 717-318-7608 or visit cbcdover.com.
Yard sale: A yard sale will be May 31 at Dover Mini Storage, 2171 Palomino Road, Dover Township, rain or shine. The cost is $10 for a 10-foot by 20-foot inside space. Proceeds from registration fees benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Spaces are on a first-come, first-served basis. For details, call 717-292-2707 or visit www.doverselfstorage.com.
Chicken barbecue: SAL will hold a chicken barbecue from 10 a.m. until sold out May 31. Tickets are $7 or $6.50 in advance. All pre-sold tickets must be picked up by 12:30 p.m. For details, call the Red Lion American Legion Post 543 at 717-244-4828.
Yard and craft sale: The York County Racing Club yard sale and craft sale will be 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.May 31. Spaces are available for $10 to $20 each. There will be a variety of food vendors on hand. Anyone that would like to sell valuable used items or craft items is encouraged to reserve a space by calling Lisa at 717-600-6014. Rain date will be June 1.
Memorial ride: A memorial ride and vendor event, supported by Guardian Knights Motorcycle Club South Central Chapter to benefit the Spc. Zachary Clouser Benefit Fund, will be May 31. Vendor event and festivities begin at 10 a.m. at Union Fire and Hose Company No. 1, 30 E. Canal Road, Dover. For those that want to ride, registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at Prospect Hill Cemetery, 700 N. George St., Manchester Townshpi. The cost per rider and bike is $20, and $10 per passenger. The ride ends at Union Fire and Hose Company. Cars and trucks are also welcome to participate.
Family festivals to benefit Alzheimer's Association: Community members are invited to family festivals at both Country Meadows locations in York County on May 31. Country Meadows of Leader Heights, 2760 Pine Grove Road, York Township, will host its Community Fun Fest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature food, games, fire truck tours, animals, face painting, a yard sale and much more. Country Meadows of York, 1900 Trolley Road, West Manchester Township, will host its May Day Carnival from 1 to 4 p.m. That event will feature food, games, a dunk tank, and entertainment by Ruby and the Hummingbirds. All proceeds earned will benefit the Alzheimer's Association. For details, call 717-764-1190 or 717-741-5118.
Kingdom Closet: The Kingdom Closet Ministry at St. John Lutheran Church, 2580 Mount Rose Ave., Springettsbury Township, will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.May 31. The Kingdom Closet Ministry is a community outreach providing clothing and food. Those in need can shop for free. Breakfast will be available in the morning. For details, call the church office at 717-840-0382 or visit www.StJohnYorkPa.com.
Lake Williams hike: The York County Department of Parks and Recreation will hold a Lake Williams hike 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.May 31 at William H. Kain County Park. The goal of this five-mile hike, led by parks naturalist Francis Velazquez, is to enjoy the scenery along the lakeshore, observe wildlife, learn how to identify different plant species and learn the history of the lake. The hike starts at the Nixon County Park Nature Center, has a few hills and is suitable for 10-year-olds and older. Participants should dress for the weather and bring a snack, water and binoculars. Free. Registration is required. For details or to register, call the Nature Center at Nixon Park at 717-428-1961 or visit www.yorkcountyparks.org.
Car seat safety checks: Pennsylvania State Police will be performing child safety seat checks from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.May 31 in the parking lot of Target, 31 Wilson Ave., Hanover. Although not necessary to register in advance, appointments are available by calling State Police Trooper Dugan at 717-428-1011. Please bring your vehicle owner's manual and the child seat owner's manual to the check if available.
U-Stor-It York helps SPCA: U-Stor-It will be collecting pet food and other donations such as pet treats, cat and dog toys, and litter box supplies to benefit local animals. All of the donations will go to the York SPCA animal shelter. Donations may be dropped off through May 31 at U-Stor-It North, 1331 N. Sherman St., Springettsbury Township, or U-Stor-It York South, 2786 S. Queen St., York Township. For details, call 717-840-9369 (North location) or 717-741-2202 (South location).
Animal babies program: Indian Steps Museum, 205 Indian Steps Road, Lower Chanceford Township, will hold an "Animal Babies" activity at 11 a.m.May 31. Visitors will learn about animal babies' survival tactics and factors affecting their rate of reproduction. The program is free. For details, visit www.indiansteps.org.
13th annual York County Senior Games: The 13th annual York County Senior Games, organized by the York County Area Agency on Aging in conjunction with the Senior Games Planning Committee, will run June 22 to 28, offering participants the chance to test their skills in 48 events. The goal is to promote healthy lifestyles and fitness for York County men and women 50 and older. Registration is now open for this year's games, featuring the third year of the triathlon, as well as annual favorites such as bowling, bocce, mini golf, horseshoes, shuffleboard, throws, basketball hot shots, poker and Wii bowling. There is a $12 registration fee for an unlimited number of events if registration is completed by May 31. The fee is $15 for all registrations postmarked after May 31. Registrations should be received as early as possible because of limited openings in some events. The registration fee is non-refundable. There are additional fees, payable at the event site, for some events. Registration booklets are available at many locations throughout the county or can be obtained by calling the York County Area Agency on Aging at 717-771-9001 or 1-800-632-9073. Registration booklets and forms are also available at www.ycaaa.org on the "Forms and Documents" page. The opening ceremony and closing celebration for the games will be free and open to the public. The opening ceremony will be 8:30 a.m.June 23 at Central York High School soccer stadium, 601 Mundis Mill Road in Springettsbury Township. All participants and their families are encouraged to attend the ceremony, which will feature the parade of athletes and banners, lighting of the torch and door prizes. The closing celebration will be 3:30 p.m.June 28 at the Central York High School cafeteria. This event will celebrate the week of activities, recognize medal winners (including the triathlon and banner contest winners) and be a time of sharing. Participants and their families are invited to enjoy some ice cream and music. Picture memories will be shared during this celebration.
Patriotic song fest and ice cream social: St. Stephen's United Church of Christ, 1569 W. Market St., West York, will hold its annual patriotic song fest and ice cream social June 1. The music portion will begin at 3 p.m. and will be followed by an ice cream social and time of community fellowship. A free-will offering will be accepted. Wearing red, white, and blue is suggested but not required.
Patriotic concert: New Song Community Choir will present a patriotic concert 5 p.m.June 1 at Round Hill Presbyterian Church, 7362 Church Road, East Hopewell Township. For details, call Tom at 717-683-6926 or Norman at 717-683-0138.
Open house: Fissel's one-room school will hold an open house 1 to 5 p.m.June 1 at the school on Fissel's Church Road in front of Susquehannock High School in Shrewsbury Township. Speakers and programs are planned throughout that time. For details, visit www.grhps.org.
SHE-Bop, The Beat Goes On: The Central Pennsylvania Womyn's Chorus presents "SHE-Bop, The Beat Goes On," featuring songs of the 1950s, '60s and '70s, 3 p.m.June 1 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York, 925 S. George St., York. Tickets are $15 and are available at the door. To order tickets in advance, call 717-564-0112. The Womyn's Chorus will sing a variety of entertaining pop hits to include "Time Warp" from the Rocky Horror Picture Show. There will be a medley of '50s tunes, "Let the Good Times Roll," "Sixteen Candles," "Lipstick on Your Collar," "Shake, Rattle and Roll" plus standards such as "A Teenager in Love," "One Fine Day," "The Girl from Ipanema," "You Don't Own Me," "Chain of Fools," "I Say a Little Prayer," "The Pink Panther." Also featured will be a medley of Beach Boys tunes like "California Girls," "In My Room," "Wouldn't it be Nice" and "Chapel of Love" plus favorite Beatles hits "Penny Lane," "Yesterday," "Blackbird" and "Yellow Submarine," along with "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," Paul Simon's "Bridge Over Troubled Water," Van Morrison's "Moondance" and Sonny and Cher's "The Beat Goes On." The chorus will be accompanied by Jordan Markham, piano; Renee Bartholomew, percussion; and Pat George, electric bass.
Nesting bird program: The York County Department of Parks and Recreation will present a program on nesting birds 2:30 to 4 p.m.June 1 at Richard M. Nixon County Park. Join park naturalist Francis Velazquez for this indoor-outdoor experience. Participants will explore the lives of Pennsylvania birds and learn about different nesting types and strategies. Registration is not required for this free program. For details, call the nature center at Nixon Park at 717-428-1961 or visit www.yorkcountyparks.org.
Burk family reunion: The William H. Burk family reunion will be June 1 at New Harmony Church social hall, 2295 Delta Road, Chanceford Township. A covered-dish luncheon will begin at 1 p.m. Paper goods will be provided. Those attending are asked to bring along any old photos of past reunions, as well as family information to add to the growing family tree, which dates back to the early 1800s. There will also be information on the Burk family members who served in the Civil War.
Patriotic concert: New Song Community Choir will present a patriotic concert 5 p.m.June 1 at Round Hill Presbyterian Church, 7362 Church Road, East Hopewell Township. For details, call Tom at 717-683-6926 or Norman at 717-683-0138.
Docent training program: The Friends of Wallace-Cross Mill will host a docent training program 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.June 1 at the mill, 15759 Cross Mill Road, East Hopewell Township. The first hour is designed specifically for new volunteers, although experienced volunteers may also attend. The program will include all the materials needed to become a docent for the public open houses scheduled from June through October. New volunteers for the first year are paired with experienced docents. A snack will be provided to those in attendance. The program is free with registration suggested. For details or to register, call Jeri Jones at 717-840-7226, email at JeriJones@yorkcountypa.gov or visit www.yorkcountyparks.org.
York Hiking Club: will hold several hikes in June.
--June 1, scenic 5-mile hike starting at the Wrightsville boat launch and ending at the Moon Dancer Winery parking lot, which includes moderate elevation going through Murphy's Hollow, Grace Plateau, and on to High Point. Bring water and snacks and wear good walking shoes/boots. Carpool fee $1. Meet at Boscov's east parking lot (near the Texas Roadhouse) at the York Galleria at 12:30 p.m. Hike leader is Eric Ling. For details, call Ling at 717-815-6635 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
--June 7, National Trails Day birding hike sponsored by the Kittatinny Ridge Coalition, in coordination with ATC and PA Audubon. Carpool to Wagoner's Gap on Route 74 north of Carlisle. The hike will be about 3.5 miles. There may be some rock-hopping at the Hawk Watch site before picking up a trail. The hike fee will be $5. Hike leaders are Bernie and Alice Frick. For details, including meetup location before the hike, call 717-843-6675 or email email@example.com.
Heritage program accepting applications: The York County Heritage Program, which designates ceratin sites, products, tours, routes and events as Heritage Resources, is designed to preserve local heritage and to share it with residents and visitors in an informative and entertaining way. Owners or managers of potential Heritage Resources that focus on the natural, historic or cultural heritage are encouraged to apply to the program. Following review by staff, applications that meet the program criteria are forwarded to the Planning Commission for discussion and official designation as Heritage Resources. For details or to apply, call the York County Planning Commission at 717-771-9870 or visit www.ycpc.org. Preliminary applications are due June 2.
Yorkfest exhibition: YorkArts is accepting entries for the adult literary competition and the adult juried visual arts exhibition. Submission deadline is June 2, and art exhibit dates are Aug. 14 to Sept. 13. Competition is open to those 18 and older; for artists, three items in any medium can be submitted to be evaluated by juror Breon Gilleran, and cash awards totaling $1,000 will be presented 6 to 8 p.m.Aug. 22 at YorkArts. Categories in the adult literary competition are short poetry (20 lines maximum), long poetry (50 lines maximum), non-fiction prose (2,500 words maximum) and fiction prose (2,500 words maximum). Ribbons will be awarded to first-, second- and third-place winners in each writing category, and first place in each category will be featured in a limited edition anthology (five complementary copies will go to each first-place winner). The literary awards ceremony will be 7 p.m.Aug. 22 in the YorkArts Gallery. For details and entry forms, visit www.yorkarts.org.
Down on the Farm day camp: Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania will hold a "Down on the Farm" day camp June 16 to 20 in Felton. The camp runs daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes activities centering around farms, nature-themed activities, crafts, daily swimming, games, archery, low-ropes course, campfire sing-alongs, entertainment and more. Girl Scouts and non-Girl Scouts 5 to 17 years old (or kindergarten through 12th grade) can attend. The cost is $125, which includes bus transportation, a camp-themed T-shirt, patch and all activities (excluding overnights). For details, call 717-424-1067 or visit www.evdaycamp.com.
Camp Spirit: The YMCA of York County Camp Spirit is offering day camp to give kids and teens in and around York an adventurous, active and healthy summer. Camp Spirit offers archery, sports, arts and crafts and more. To ensure that all youth have the chance to experience camp, the YMCA of York County Camp Spirit offers financial assistance to those in need. For details, contact Chelsea Pritchett at 717-292-5622 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit www.yorkcoymca.org/Pages/Camp-Spirit.aspx.
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown: Among local residents named to the dean's list at University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown were Carley Johnston of Dover, Aaron Inkrote of Dallastown, Gregory Dederer of Dillsburg, Andrew Keirn of Dillsburg, Seth Willison of Etters, Jacob Wolff of Etters, Peter Kohlway of Felton, Holden Jones of Hanover, Katelyn Thomas of Hanover, Joshua Doverspike of Red Lion, Tayler Vebares of Red Lion, Eden Cohen of Stewartstown, Justin Adkins of York, Kaitlyn Kniess of York, Victoria Rizzuto of York, Ebonee White of York and Joshua Zimardo of York.
Franklin & Marshall College: Among local residents named to the dean's list at Franklin & Marshall College were Tayzhaun Glover of York, Andrew Heird of York, Ellen Hendrix of York, Coleman Kline of New Oxford, Mark Lederer of Hellam and Samantha Perrine of Stewartstown.
York College students named to Who's Who: Among York College students named to Who's Who Among Students in Universities and Colleges were Gwendolyn Foley of Etters, Darian Kiger of Dover, Alexandra Meyer of York, Rafael Perez of York, Joshua Schell of York, Patrick Skidmore of Stewartstown, Madison Carr of Red Lion, Morgan Carr of Red Lion, Sarah Clements of New Park, Brianna McCabe of Red Lion, Michelle Mueller of New Park and Megan Schoettler of Stewartstown.
York Country Day School teacher receives award: York College honored York Country Day School performing arts teacher Rachel Snyder with the Making A Difference Award on May 3, during the college's alumni luncheon and awards ceremony. York College gives the award to students, staff members, faculty members or alumni who make a difference in the lives of others throughout the year. Snyder was nominated by Nathaniel Barnes, a student at York Country Day School. "A play I wrote has been accepted into the YCP One Acts this year because of her willingness to help me with it even after the semester was over," said Barnes. "Without her help, my skill in writing plays and the opportunities created from that would never have happened."
York College honors student leaders: Among York College students recently recognized with Student Association Service Scholarship Awards, given for outstanding campus service and leadership through York College activities, were Naomi Fort of York, a junior mass communications major, and Ian Godfrey of Glen Rock, a sophomore biology major. Fort also received a Student Senate Service Award, which recognizes outstanding student service to York College and the community during the academic year, as did Asra Khan of New Salem, a senior biology major.
McDaniel College students receive awards: More than 30 McDaniel College students received Duke of Edinburgh silver and bronze awards during a ceremony at the college May 7 for completing a four-step self-development program dedicated to achievement in community service, physical fitness, special skills and adventurous journey. Students included sophomore Katarina Winhauer of Hanover and freshman Rachel Sentz of Felton, who both received bronze awards. McDaniel also honored Nathan Ashbaugh of York for academic achievement during the April 27 spring awards ceremony; Ashbaugh received the Barry A. Winkelman Memorial Award.
Kutztown inducts students into honor society: Five Kutztown University students were inducted into Gamma Theta Upsilon Geographical Honor Society. Local inductees included David Grow of York and Madison Hoff of Hanover.
Franklin & Marshall honors list: Franklin & Marshall College named its honors list students for the fall 2013 semester, including Lauren Bakalyar of Stewartstown, Chelsea Bush of York, Maria Lytle of Seven Valleys, Brian Miller of Dover, Ryan Nesselrodt of East Berlin and Julia Zielinski of Mount Wolf. A student earns honors list recognition for achieving a 3.7 or better grade-point average.
Local student inducted into Lambda Pi Eta at Kutztown: Brooke Hamm of York has been inducted into the Lambda Pi Eta National Honor Society for Communication Studies at Kutztown University. Students in the society must maintain a communication studies grade-point average of 3.25.
Bear Singers honored to sing: Northern York County School District'sBear Singers sang "God Bless America" at the Harrisburg Senators baseball game May 5. The singers enjoyed the game, food, and camaraderie and for a few lucky singers, meeting one of the ball players.
Annual student art show: The annual student art show was held May 9 to 23 in the Northern High School auditorium lobby. An opening reception was held May 17 for families and friends to view student artwork. Refreshments for the reception were provided by the high school culinary arts classes. The show featured work from students throughout the Northern York County School District.
Choir performs at Christ Lutheran Church: The Northern Middle School Select Choir performed three of their spring concert selections during the May 4 worship service at Christ Lutheran Church. The pieces included "Shout Amen" by Jay Althouse, "Ubuntu" by Mark Hayes, which featured Joe Richwine on percussion, and "A Clare Benediction" by John Rutter. The Select Choir is made up of 34 auditioned singers who meet once a week after school hours to learn advanced middle-school choral literature.
In the military
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Williams II: of Wellsville is a torpedoman's mate aboard the Hawaii-based USS Texas, a Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarine. Weighing 9,000 tons when submerged and with a complement of more than 130 sailors, USS Texas is one of the Navy's newest and most technologically sophisticated submarines. Williams said he joined the Navy for job stability.
U.S. Army National Guard Pvt. Benjamin Thomas: has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. Thomas is the son of Allen and Danielle Thomas of East Berlin and a 2013 graduate of Bermudian Springs High School.
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