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Lancaster City Morning Buzz: Tuesday, 14 January

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Do you like pizza? If so, head over to the Roaring Brook Market this evening for Snack Time Happy Hour, featuring homemade pizza. Happy Hour begins at 5 p.m. These Happy Hour events occur each Tuesday this month. Apple Cider and Pie will be served next week (21 January). Veggie stirfry will be served on 28 January. Roaring Brook is located at 155 East King Street.

Tonight is Teen Library Club night at the Library. The Lancaster Public Library, 125 North Duke Street, welcomes teenagers the second Tuesday of each month for a night to just hang out together. This is a free event.

Tonight is a busy night for the School District of Lancaster. There is a PAC meeting tonight at Lafayette Elementary at 5:30 p.m. It is Family Math Night at Burrowes Elementary at 6 p.m. There are several meetings this evening at JP McCaskey High School. Meeting at 6 p.m. are: Contracts and Operations Committee, Priority Area Data Committee, and the Student Support Services Committee. The Committee of the Whole Meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. and the ABECS Charter School Hearing will be at 7:30 p.m.

A woman who was shot last night on West Strawberry Street is being treated at Lancaster General Hospital. WGAL reported that the shots were fired from a passing vehicle. Lancaster City Police are investigating.

Tickets are now on sale for many exciting events at the Ware Center, North Prince Street. Upcoming events include: Allegro Chamber Orchestra on 23 January; a play titled “Humble Honor Witness to Gettysburg” on 25 January; An Evening of Chamber Music on 31 January; the FamFunFest on 1 February; and the day long Red Rose & Shamrock Irish Music Festival on Saturday, 8 February.

Lancaster City Planning is scheduled to meet tonight. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be at 6 p.m. at the Southern Market Center, 100 South Queen Street. It will be in room 4.

State lawmakers have passed the Public School Web Accountability and Transparency (SchoolWATCH) Act. The Act provides for the posting of annual financial reports for public schools. Essentially, all public schools will make their annual reports and budgets available to the public. The Act is also known as House Bill 1411.

The United Way of Lancaster County announced yesterday the award of $183,635 in federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP), according to a press release from the organization. Those receiving grants this year are: Columbia Presbyterian Church, Community Action Program, Lancaster County Council of Churches, Lodge Life Services, Spanish American Civic Association Tabor Community Services, Water Street Ministries, and YWCA of Lancaster County.

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Lancaster City is located in South Central Pennsylvania. Home to over 60,000 people, it is the County Seat. Do you have an upcoming event or information that would interest the Lancaster community? If so, please email Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman at jeanne.eckman@comcast.net.

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