Backyard News, 01.10.13

Hip hip hooray! Here’s the first Backyard News post for 2013:

Live music in Linglestown … Music at St. Thomas Roasters coffee house located in the Linglestown square this weekend features singer/guitarist/comedian Frank Cotolo on Friday, and bluesy-folk group Rayzen Kane on Saturday. Both nights 8-10 pm, no cover and, of course, plenty of Java Geof’s freshly brewed coffee that’s roasted at the coffee house.

New eatery … Linglestown Family Restaurant is now open for breakfast, lunch and dinner at Sports City on Linglestown Road. The same folks who run St. Thomas Restaurant in the village of Linglestown are operating the new place.

Iron kettle soup sale coming soon … Linglestown Fire Company is gearing up for their annual mid-winter homemade soup sale on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 11 am until sold out.

More soup news … St. Thomas United Church of Christ is looking for contestants and tasters for a chili and soup cook-off on Sunday, Jan. 27. Contact the church at (717) 652-7259 or email for contest details.

lalanneSecond coming of Jack LaLanne? … Personal trainer Rene of Core Results did a 2-month progress check on the fitness program undertaken by Gazette publisher B² and the results were very encouraging — body fat percentage down 2 points, weight down 3 pounds, waist down 1 inch (equivalent to one hole on a belt).

Let’s get political … The Tea Party Patriots of Central PA will meet this Monday, Jan. 14 at 7 pm in New Love In Christ Church, which is in the old school building located behind Karns on Old Jonestown Road. The meeting topic is “You Will Be Heard!”

Municipal election news … Robin Lindsey has announced her candidacy for Lower Paxton Township supervisor. CLICK HERE for more info from

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Coming attractions … Check back next week for a story about Gazette publisher B² getting framed by a Linglestown merchant and for a report on the kickoff meeting of Citizens for CD Schools.

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