Colonial News, 2600 Columbia Avenue, sold a winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $225,000 from the Monday, May 5, drawing. The ticket matched all five balls, according to the Pennsylvania Lottery. The winning ticket holder should sign the back of the ticket, call the Lottery at 717-702-8146 and file a claim at any of Lottery's seven area offices or at Lottery headquarters in Middletown, Dauphin County. Colonial News will also receive a monetary bonus for selling the winning ticket. Congratulations to both.
The Lancaster faced the Long Island Ducks and won it in the 10th inning. The Barnstormers gained an early lead and maintained it until the Ducks edged close in the bottom of the 6th. After a run-less 7th inning, the Ducks tied it up in the 8th. Yusuke Kajimoto hit a solo homer in the 10th to claim the win for Lancaster. The Barnstormers are now 8-3. They face the Ducks again tonight at Bethpage Ballpark.
Tellus360 will hold Yoga on the Roof tonight at 6 p.m. Students are encouraged to bring their own mats; however, there will be mats available if you forget yours. The cost of the class is $10. Tellus360 is located at 24 E King Street.
The Lancaster Public Library’s History Book Club meets Wednesday. Wednesday’s discussion will be chapters eight through 12 of The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change. The Library is located at 125 North Duke Street.
The Gemini Syndrome is scheduled to perform at the Chameleon Club on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Kill Devil Hill will perform Saturday at 7 p.m. there.
The Sophia Stargazer Boutique remains closed today as they attend some trade shows in New York. The shop will reopen tomorrow, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Have you been considering joining the YMCA? Enjoy a free one-week guest pass to any Lancaster Family YMCA branch. This offer is valid through 31 May.
Franklin & Marshall College is already prepping for summer courses. Registration is only open until 19 May for the first session. Session I runs 3 June to 2 July. The second session will then run 8 July to 6 August with that registration being due 23 June.
Governor Corbett was at McCaskey East yesterday to announce $6.5 million in school safety grants. The School District of Lancaster received $120,000 in funding: $60,000 awarded to the district to contract with the Lancaster City Bureau of Police to fund a school resource officer and $60,000 awarded to Manheim Township Police Department to assign an additional officer to the district’s school resource officer program. The MTPD covers some of the elementary schools in the District, which includes Lancaster Township where MTPD patrols.
“Students who do not feel safe while in school are unable to learn, which will negatively impact their academic performance,” said Corbett.
The Pennsylvania National Guard is hosting Vigilant Guard, a multi-agency emergency-preparedness exercise. The exercises run today through 16 May. The main location will be Fort Indiantown Gap in neighboring Lebanon County. Secondary training events are scheduled in other locations, including Lancaster County.
Franklin & Marshall has announced the commencement speaker will be Molly Barker, founder of Girls on the Run (GOTR). Commencement will be at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, 16 May at the Mayser Gymnasium.
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