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  • Sixteen minors arrested at motel

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    A party at a Lancaster motel Sunday, Oct. 2, led to charges against a room full of underage revelers, including four juveniles.
    According to a police department incident report, Lancaster police got a call about 1 a.m. from a clerk at the Jameson Inn on Commerce Boulevard.
    The call came in response to guests’ complaints of people making noise outside their rooms and someone throwing up on the sidewalk.

  • Job fair draws 922 jobseekers

    Lancaster County
    Economic Development Corp.
    More than 900 people attended the Oct. 1 job fair at the Adult Education Campus at the old Barr Street High School.
    The purpose of the job fair, which was sponsored by the Lancaster County Economic Development Corp. (LDEDC) and Lancaster County Workforce Action Team (WAT), was for unemployed workers to meet companies that are hiring in the region while collecting their information into a job seeker database.

  • New IL fire station opens Sunday

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    The Indian Land Volunteer Fire Department is getting ready to celebrate a significant milestone with the official opening of its new and improved fire station.
    Located at 185 Six Mile Creek Road, the department’s newly renovated Fire Station 10 will open at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, with a grand “fire hose uncoupling ceremony.”
    The department, and the community it serves, have plenty of reason to be proud of the renovated station.

  • Officers arrest man wanted in Chester

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Local authorities arrested a Lancaster man who had been wanted by Chester County deputies for an assault in July.
    A Lancaster County sheriff’s deputy came to Felly Lane on Monday evening in response to a call about a disturbance there, according to an incident report.
    The caller said a man was hiding in a yard and “watching law enforcement.” The deputy located the man on the property of a nearby resident, who had come outside to question what was going on.

  • ‘I Do’ event Sunday

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    The dress. The decorations. Floral arrangements, music and, of course, the cake.
    With so much to consider when planning a wedding, an upcoming event aims to help make the task a little easier and less stressful.
    The Lancaster County Council of the Arts is hosting “I Do: Ladies Afternoon Out” from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Lancaster Golf Club Fairway Room, 1840 Springs Club Road.

  • J. Marion Sims makes $1.5 million in grants

    J. Marion Sims Foundation
    The J. Marion Sims Foundation Inc. has made about $1.5 million in awards to 10 different community organizations in its adult literacy and responsive grants programs. The foundation awarded the following grants in its adult literacy and basic skills initiative:
    u Brooklyn Springs Elementary School, $61,237 two-year challenge grant for its “Home Literacy Trail” family literacy program

  • Four re-elected to board

    J. Marion Sims Foundation
    Four community leaders from Lancaster and Chester counties have been re-elected to the board of  trustees of the J. Marion Sims Foundation for terms of service that began Oct. 1.
    Phyllis B. Bunkley, Dr. R. Malcolm Edwards, Polly C. Jackson, and Pamela Y. Temple were re-elected by the board to three-year terms.
    Bunkley, senior vice-president of human resources/training for Founders Federal Credit Union, is a graduate of Kings College and the Credit Union National Association’s Human Resource Management School.

  • Special-needs student hit by car at bus stop on Thursday

    Reece Murphy
    rmurphy@thelancasternews.com
    A special-needs student from Lancaster High School was struck by a car Thursday afternoon after getting off the school bus and Lancaster police are searching for the driver, who drove away.
    The incident occurred about 3:35 p.m. in the 400 block of Clinton Avenue as Clarence Houston was helping his 19-year-old granddaughter cross the street after helping her off the bus.

  • County gives first nod to new map

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Lancaster County is one step closer to changing the lines of its seven districts.
    As part of the county’s redistricting process, which involved incorporating data collected during last year’s national Census, Lancaster County Council unanimously approved first reading of a map of new council districts at its recent meeting.

  • Man dies in fire

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Investigators are still searching for the cause of a house fire that killed a Lancaster man Saturday night.
    Lancaster police officers were the first to notice the fire at 107 ½ N. Market St. at 11:23 p.m., according to a police department press release.
    Several officers reported seeing a large amount of smoke pouring from the house, as well as flames shooting from the right side of the home.