Features http://www.thelancasternews.com/features/todaysfeatures en Just passing through: The ‘903’ part of our ‘Big Three’ http://www.thelancasternews.com/content/just-passing-through-%E2%80%98903%E2%80%99-part-our-%E2%80%98big-three%E2%80%99 <img src="http://www.thelancasternews.com/sites/www.thelancasternews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sambo_faile_file_art.jpg" alt="The late Robert “Sambo” Faile plates a club sandwich to go in August 2014. The Lancaster News featured his namesake, Sambo’s 903 Drive-in, when he celebrated his 45th year in business. Faile took over the former 903 Drive-In on Aug. 1, 1969. However, it’s been around much longer than that. I’ve been asked multiple times this week how long the drive-in has open. Truth is, I don’t ever recall the 903 not being there." title="The late Robert “Sambo” Faile plates a club sandwich to go in August 2014. The Lancaster News featured his namesake, Sambo’s 903 Drive-in, when he celebrated his 45th year in business. Faile took over the former 903 Drive-In on Aug. 1, 1969. However, it’s been around much longer than that. I’ve been asked multiple times this week how long the drive-in has open. Truth is, I don’t ever recall the 903 not being there." align="left" hspace="6" width="93" height="85" /><p> For some, the &ldquo;Big Three&rdquo; is a reference to automakers Ford, General Motors and Chrysler.&nbsp;</p> Accepting and valuing those with special needs http://www.thelancasternews.com/content/accepting-and-valuing-those-special-needs <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">c</span></p> <p class="p2"> cording to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a dream is defined as a visionary creation of the imagination. Every person has a different dream or a hope for a miracle to take place. I have a dream that special needs students will not only be accepted, but valued in society.</p> Catch Christmas spirit in Van Wyck http://www.thelancasternews.com/content/catch-christmas-spirit-van-wyck <img src="http://www.thelancasternews.com/sites/www.thelancasternews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/donna-abigail-loyd_fox2.jpg" alt="Donna, Abigail and Loyd Fox light one of the hundreds of candles along Van Wyck’s main roads during last year’s Lighting of the Way. This year’s event begins at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at the Van Wyck post office." title="Donna, Abigail and Loyd Fox light one of the hundreds of candles along Van Wyck’s main roads during last year’s Lighting of the Way. This year’s event begins at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at the Van Wyck post office." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> The Christmas spirit will be contagious at two Van Wyck events this weekend.<br /> Grand marshal Clarence Witherspoon will lead the annual Christmas parade at noon Saturday, Dec. 13, and a candle-lighting worship event will take participants through four churches at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14.<br /> The Van Wyck Community Development Club hosts the two events during the second weekend in December, appealing to those who enjoy holiday tradition and the charm of a small community.<br /> Holiday breakfast ideas sure to please http://www.thelancasternews.com/content/holiday-breakfast-ideas-sure-please <p> My house seems to be the place to be this holiday season. I have people staying with me&nbsp; each weekend through the New Year. I&rsquo;m sure your home feels like Grand Central Station, too.<br /> When I have overnight guests, I love to prepare breakfast. What is better than starting the day with something special?<br /> &ldquo;Rich and moist&rdquo; is how Nicole Hood describes her Red Velvet Waffles with Cream Cheese Glaze.<br /> Lussier-Waters Engagement http://www.thelancasternews.com/content/lussier-waters-engagement <img src="http://www.thelancasternews.com/sites/www.thelancasternews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/e_lussier-waters.jpg" alt="Camille Lussier and Mychal Waters" title="Camille Lussier and Mychal Waters" align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> Philippe and Lynne Lussier of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, announce the engagement of their daughter, Camille Lussier, to Mychal Waters of Lancaster.<br /> The wedding is planned for 3 p.m. Dec. 20, 2014, in Ottawa.<br /> Mr. Waters the son of Lee and Rhonda Waters of Lancaster.</p> Sistare-Kubiak Engagement http://www.thelancasternews.com/content/sistare-kubiak-engagement <img src="http://www.thelancasternews.com/sites/www.thelancasternews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/e_sistare-kubiak.jpg" alt="Justin Kubiak and Paige Sistare" title="Justin Kubiak and Paige Sistare" align="left" hspace="6" width="56" height="85" /><p> Reginald and Catherine Sistare announce the engagement of their daughter, Paige Nolan Sistare, all of Lancaster, to Justin Kubiak, of Rockingham, N.C.<br /> The wedding is planned for Dec. 13, 2014, in Hamlet, N.C.<br /> Miss Sistare is the granddaughter of Martha Stevens of Lancaster, the late William &ldquo;Bill&rdquo; and Frances Moore and the late Paul Sistare. She is a 2009 Buford High School graduate and studied Dental Assisting at York Technical College. Paige is an employee of Moubry Family Dentistry in Southern Pines, NC.<br /> Ellis-Craig Engagement http://www.thelancasternews.com/content/ellis-craig-engagement <img src="http://www.thelancasternews.com/sites/www.thelancasternews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/e_ellis-craig.jpg" alt="Holly Ellis and Brandon Craig" title="Holly Ellis and Brandon Craig" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> Mr. and Mrs. Allen Berry Ellis announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Rebecca Ellis, all of Heath Springs, to Brandon Tyler Craig of Lancaster.<br /> The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. May 30, 2015, at St. Luke United Methodist Church.<br /> Miss Ellis is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Fred Ellis and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joyce T. Horne. She is a 2011 graduate of Lancaster High School. She is a senior at Winthrop University pursuing a bachelor&rsquo;s degree in mathematics.<br /> Cunningham-Hough Wedding http://www.thelancasternews.com/content/cunningham-hough-wedding <img src="http://www.thelancasternews.com/sites/www.thelancasternews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/w_cunningham-hough.jpg" alt="Mr. and Mrs. Hazer Hough Jr." title="Mr. and Mrs. Hazer Hough Jr." align="left" hspace="6" width="58" height="85" /><p> Iva Rositta McDow Cunningham and Hazer Hough Jr. were married July 7, 2014, at Mount Carmel AME Zion Church by the Revs. Harold Jones and Lauressa McDow.<br /> The bride is a 1973 graduate of Lancaster High School. Sadie McDow stood as her honorary mother.<br /> The groom is a graduate of Mayo High School and earned a master&rsquo;s degree from Southern Wesleyan University. Mary Ghee stood as his honorary mother.<br /> The bride was given in marriage by her son, Baraso Cunningham.<br /> Matron of honor was Mary Hazel of Lancaster, cousin of the bride.<br />