Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Top News

Lancaster City Morning Buzz: Wednesday, 29 January

See also

Tonight is your last chance to view Gallery360’s Juried Landscape Show. Tonight Gallery360 will hold a Closing Reception for the Show. The reception will begin at 5 p.m. Enjoy the art, hors d’oeuvres and non alcoholic beverages. The cash bar will be open downstairs as well. The Gallery360 is located on the second floor of Tellus360, located at 24 East King Street.

Poet Katie Peterson will be at F&M’s Philadelphia Alumni Writers’ House on Wednesday. She has authored several poetry collections. A Reading with Katie Peterson is open to the public. The session is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Try a yoga session at Tellus360, 24 E King Street, today. Class begins at 6 p.m.

Dr Bruce Lockerbie, founder & CEO of Paideia, Inc., will speak at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Trust for Performing Arts Center. His lecture is titled “The Abdication of Belief: Why Millienials Lose Their Faith.” His talk will be followed by a brief Q&A session and a book signing. The Center is located at 37 N Market Street. For tickets and more information, please visit www.lancastertrust.com.

There will be a Parent SIP Meeting at 6 p.m. at the Fulton Elementary School and an IB Recital at 7 p.m. at JP McCaskey High School today. The School District of Lancaster recently received two $60,000 grants ($120,000 total) to support the School Resource Officer Program.

Think Spring! Baseball enthusiasts have the opportunity to win a 10 game pack to the Lancaster Barnstormers for their 10th season The Lancaster Barnstormers wants your 10 favorite memories of the last nine years with the Barnstormers. Share them with the team. Ten winners will be selected. The deadline is 28 February. Winners will be announced on 1 March via the Barnstormers’ website and social media.

The Lancaster Barnstormers have also announced yesterday that Stan Cliburn has been hired as the new hitting & bench coach. Barnstormer Rich Rundles will take on the position of pitching coach.

Arsenic and Old Lace is currently at the Fulton. The comedy runs through 16 February. The Fulton is located at 12 North Prince Street.

PPL Electric Utilities will be replacing old power lines and related electrical equipment in Lancaster’s Old Town neighborhood this week. The project will improve service reliability, according to PPL. Approximately 720 feet of underground and 480 feet of overhead power lines and six transformers will be replaced to improve reliability for about 65 customers on Church, S. Duke and Vine streets.

Tickets are now on sale for many exciting events at the Ware Center, North Prince Street. Upcoming events include: 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!

Crime Stoppers, and Lancaster City Police (LCPD), are asking for your help in finding the person who killed a man in May. On May 19, 2011 LCPD officers responded to 491 New Holland Ave. Apt. 3 for a report of a deceased person inside. Spencer Houston was discovered to have been shot and killed. His death was ruled a Criminal Homicide. Despite numerous leads, no suspects have been charged in this case. Anyone with information on the murder of Spencer Houston is asked contact LCPD Detective Breault at (717) 735-3361 or Lancaster City/County Crime Stoppers at (800) 322-1913. Callers may remain anonymous and do not have to give their names.

The events above listed are by no means a comprehensive list. Subscribe to receive free instant updates on events and happenings that keep Lancaster City Buzz-ing!

Upcoming Events & Information Request

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.

Subscribe to get free, instant updates on the Buzz around Lancaster City on Examiner.com. If you would like to write on issues affecting your community, please go to http://exm.nr/14vMiFb.

Advertisement

News

  •  One year later
    How victims have recovered a year after the Boston Marathon bombing
    Video
    Watch Video
  • Tax day freebies
    Everyone dreads tax day, but some businesses are offering deals today only
    Tax Day
  • Obamacare savings
    The rollout of Obamacare will cost $104 billion less than previously projected
    Top News
  • Blood Moon
    The first of four 'Blood Moons' came and went; is it the beginning of the end for mankind?
    Headlines
  • Arrest for threatening tweet
    A 14-year-old girl is arrested for issuing a threatening tweet towards American Airlines
    Strange News
  • Pistorius cross examination concludes
    Oscar Pistorius sheds more tears during the trial's final cross examination
    Video
    Watch Video

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!