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Lancaster City Morning Buzz: Wednesday, 19 March

Christy Lee Smith, former McCaskey High School teacher, will face a new trial beginning today. Smith was sentenced in 2012 of having sex with two teenage boys between 2008 and 2010 and sentenced to 20 to 40 years in prison. One boy was a McCaskey student. The other was from Solanco High School.

Tina Howze of Lancaster is suing Milton Hershey School after her daughter was subjected to a strip search, according to the Pennsylvania Record, the state’s law journal. The search, according to the article, was done without Howze present to simply look for a cell phone.

The Lancaster Public Library’s History Book Club meets Wednesday. The Library is located at 125 North Duke Street.

The Sierra Club will meet on 19 March at the Lancaster Country Day School, 725 Hamilton Road in Room 111. The meeting, which is open to members and non-members, will begin at 6:30 p.m.

"Young Frankenstein" will be performed this month at the Fulton Theatre . Evening shows are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Matinees will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The Fulton is located at 12 N. Prince Street.

The Lancaster County Young Artists Exhibition is an annual juried show featuring hundreds of works by students in grades 7-12. Selected artwork is then displayed at Demuth Museum, 120 E. King Street, is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays.

Local artist Diane La Fontaine’s reflections of rocks, rivers and stream beds will be displayed at the Artisan Gallery, 114 N. Prince Street, this month. The Gallery is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

“Folklore” will be the featured exhibit at the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design (PCA&D) through 18 April. The contemporary works of art by Amy Cutler, Clare Grill, Clare Rojas and others will be featured during the month long exhibit. An Open House will be held on 22 March for interested prospective students. PCA&D is handicapped accessible. The school is located at 204 N Prince Street.

Mulberry Art Studio will hold its Wednesday Evening Artist Open Studio this evening. Artists (18+) may draw, sketch or paint a live nude model. Artists should bring their own art supplies. Chairs and tables will be provided. The instructor is fine oil painter and graphic designer Beth Bathe. The Studio is located at 19-21 North Mulberry Street.

Single game tickets for the Lancaster Barnstormers are now available. Stop by Clipper Stadium on Prince Street today to get your tickets. The first home game is scheduled for 1 May.

Did you know Flowers by Paulette offers Boutique Soap? The Paisley & Company makes unique and fresh boutique soaps and has created Paulette’s Passion! Flowers by Paulette is located at 258 North Queen Street.

The James Hale Steinman Foundation and the John Frederick Steinman Foundation, have merged together to form the Steinman Foundation.

Fulton Financial Corporation announced yesterday that it will pay a quarterly cash dividend of eight cents per share on its common stock on 15 April to shareholders of record as of 1 April.

Get out your calendars and save these dates! The Second Annual Lancaster Roots & Blues is slated for Friday, 6 February and Saturday, 7 February, 2015. For a limited time, you can reserve your tickets early at just $85 for both days.

Are you looking for work? Lancaster City is looking for a School Crossing Guard, Stormwater Program Manager, Construction Inspector, and Health Inspector. For more information, go to www.cityoflancasterpa.com. Power Packs is also searching for a Program Coordinator.

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