Get ready for fasnachts … New Hope Church, located on Colonial Club Drive near Linglestown, is gearing up to make a huge pile of doughy delights to help kick off the Easter season and to raise money for the church’s mission projects in Swaziland, Africa.
Pick-up times for fasnachts are Monday evening, March 3, or Tuesday morning, March 4. You can order a half dozen for $5 by sending an email to email@example.com or calling the church office at (717) 545-3400. (map)
Earlier wake up call? … Central Dauphin School Board will be back in action Monday evening with only routine business appearing on the meeting agenda. The meeting will be held in the lecture hall at Central Dauphin East High School and will start at 7 pm.
The most notable item is a proposal to change the daily start time at Central Dauphin High School from 7:45 to 7:40 am to enable current seniors to meet the state’s requirement for instructional time.
CLICK HERE for a PennLive article that looks at a proposed policy on students’ rights of expression that will be up for a vote during Monday’s meeting.
Parade coming to Linglestown … There is a good chance that Central Dauphin High School will kick off Homecoming festivities next fall in Linglestown with a parade and after-parade activities. Tentative date for this new event is Sunday, Sept. 28.
Champion athlete … Gazette congrats go out to Rachel McCormick of Central Dauphin High School for winning the Mid Penn Girls’ Diving Championship. CLICK HERE for an interview with Rachel that appeared on PennLive.
Musical anyone? … Believe or not, the season for high school musicals is fast approaching. Central Dauphin High School is presenting “Pirates of Penzance” early next month, including a free matinee performance for senior citizens. CLICK HERE for info.
Park plans approved … Lower Paxton Township supervisors approved a master plan for Koons Park in Linglestown and the undeveloped Wolfersberger Park that borders Wenrich Street just east of the village. But there’s a catch – the township doesn’t have funding to immediately put the plan into action. CLICK HERE for details from PennLive.