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Today's News

  • Tigers ignite to oust Vols

     

       

  • Bruins clip Blue Eagles

     

       

  • Take time for veterans at parade, monument

    There’s plenty of activities here to honor Veterans Day in Lancaster.
    It should be.
    Veterans Day is the time our nation, from Main Street, USA to Washington and across our county, to salute military veterans.
    The federal holiday is also celebrated as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day in other parts of the world and falls on Nov. 11, the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I.

  • Machines enrich uranium moved to secret site in Iran

    I’ve said many times that Iran has long sought to become the undisputed leader in the region, largely through aggressive and ambitious military development.
    Iran’s weapons program is of enormous concern to the United States. It isn’t only former Soviet weapons and weapons – grade nuclear material that Iran is getting its hands on – it has also actively recruited former Soviet atomic scientists. Communist China has also supplied the Iranians with nuclear technology.

  • Precious in his sight

    Precious in his sight

    Children of the World International Choir comes here

    Gregory A. Summers

    gsummers@thelancasternews

    Those who think children should be seen and not heard have never met Chiman. From Nepal, he likes to play basketball and has aspirations of being a scientist one day.

    They haven’t met Irene, either. She hopes to turn her love of singing into a career as a music teacher in her native Philippines.

  • Prepare garden for cold weather

     Scotts Miracle-Gro

    As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, there are a number of ways to prepare your yard for winter. 

    Performing these few chores now will help get your garden through the cold weather in good shape - and make gardening easier in the spring.

  • Earned Honor

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Pat Cassetta clearly recalls images from his time as a machine gunner during World War II.
    The former U.S. Marine was first deployed to the island of Saipan and later sent to battle at islands along Japan, as the United States fought back after that nation attacked Pearl Harbor.
    Cassetta served four years in the Marines before being discharged in 1947.
    Those years in battle came with gruesome sights he’ll never forget. Death and dismemberment were commonplace.

  • Doster wins state award

    Jesef Williams
    jwilliams@thelancasternews.com
    Cherry Doster was recently recognized for her support of the arts in Lancaster and beyond.
    Doster, who’s known by many in local arts and service circles, is the winner of the Distinguished Art Advocate Award for 2011 by the S.C. Art Education Association.
    She received the award at the SCAEA’s annual Professional Development Conference, which was held last weekend in Greenville.

  • To B-3 or not to B-3?

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Listening along with his fellow Lancaster County Council members, Larry McCullough shook his head in frustration at the idea of ending a ban on commercial rezonings in the Panhandle.
    As council’s Indian Land representative, McCullough championed the creation of the moratorium earlier this year. The idea was to halt rezonings in the Indian Land area until B-3 rezoning classifications were better defined.

  • Stewart had ‘gruff style, but a heart of gold’

    Travis Jenkins
    Landmark News Service
    Harvey Stewart never claimed any of the rightful credit due him for being a good coach. He would, however, take credit for hiring a good coach.
    “Hiring John Smith, I guess I did do that one good thing for Great Falls High,” Stewart joked.
    Smith is now the all-time winningest basketball coach in the history of the state, so the hire certainly was a good one. Smith said Stewart did far more for the school than hire a good basketball coach, though.