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Lancaster City Morning Buzz: Tuesday, 21 January

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Most of us will be enjoying an longer than expected weekend as the anticipated snow has already forced most, if not all, county schools to close for the day. Many businesses too are closing or having modified hours. The forecast is now calling for eight to 12 inches for the Lancaster area. Allow yourself extra time this morning to grab breakfast at Lancaster Central Market! This afternoon, allot extra time for the anticipated inclement weather and potential slick roads.

The School District of Lancaster had already scheduled an in service day today so the weather is not affecting the students. Lancaster Country Day School, which is now closed, will reschedule Richard Guerry’s presentation. The date is not yet known. Pennsylvania College of Art & Design is also closed today, Franklin & Marshall College and Thaddeus Stevens College are closed today. Lancaster Historical Society, known as LancasterHistory.org, is also closed in anticipation of the storm.

Lancaster Central Market is open already this morning. It is scheduled open until 4 p.m.

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.

The Lancaster Roots and Blues Festival is almost here. Do you have your tickets yet? This is probably the area’s largest music festival! Featuring a variety of Blues, Folk, Jazz, Bluegrass, Funk & Soul, Zydeco, Polka, Rock n'Roll, and Reggae, this Festival has something for everyone! The Lancaster Roots and Blues Festival will be 21 & 22 February. Five different venues throughout the City will host the various musicians on nine different stages. With the exception of the Ware Center, the acts are all 21+. For more information, and to order tickets, go to www.lancasterrrotsandblues.com. The Festival is still accepting volunteers too!

Looking ahead to tomorrow –

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., is the largest pro-life event in the world. This Wednesday, 22 January, is the 41st Annual March for Life and this year Congressman Joe Pitts and Commissioner Scott Martin invite you to join them. The Event is free but space is limited. Donations to the Manheim Central Food Bank are encouraged. Readers can register by contacting Angie at Angelino.eichel​berger@gmail.co​m or 717-940-8998.

There will be two buses going down from the Lancaster area. The Manheim Central Republican Committee/Congr​essman Joe Pitts Bus will leave from Manheim Borough. The Commissioner Scott Martin Bus will leave at 7 a.m. from the AC Moore parking lot at the Lancaster Shopping Center, 1515 Lititz Pike. That bus is expected back here around 8:30 p.m.

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