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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

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School District of Lancaster Community Meeting

The School District of Lancaster is inviting residents to attend a Community Meeting for the renovations to Buchanan Elementary School. There will be opportunity for you to give input and ask questions about this construction project.

The meeting is Wednesday, October 5 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm in the library at Wheatland Middle School. Wheatland Middle School is located at 919 Hamilton Park Drive.

BoS Special Meeting Agenda-September 26, 2016

1240 Maple Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603

Special Meeting
Monday, September 26, 2016


A.        Bid for Hawthorne Ridge Development—Road and Various Additional Improvements Project.
The board will consider and take action on the bid submitted by Pennsy Supply, in the amount of $2,139,947.11, for construction of required public and quasi-public improvements at the property Hawthorne Ridge.

Any other items deemed necessary.



Southern Village Paving-Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016

This is a Developer project–All of Waypoint Drive and half of Farm Lane are to be paved Tuesday, September 20, 2016, starting at 7:00AM sharp. Milling of Farm Lane is currently taking place.

On Tuesday, traffic will be directed while paving operations are underway. Signs are posted at the entrance of Southern Village on Waypoint Drive.

Any resident that lives on Waypoint Drive, Farm Lane, or Waterleaf Road can park on Southbrook Drive, and exit the development through the construction driveway at the end of Southbrook, if needed during paving operations.

BoS Special Meeting-September 26, 2016

Public Notice
Special Meeting
Lancaster Township Board of Supervisors

The Lancaster Township Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on Monday, September 26, 2016 at 6 PM at the Township Office, located at 1240 Maple Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603. The purpose is to consider the award of the bid for construction of required public and quasi-public improvements at the property Hawthorne Ridge and to take such action on any other items of business deemed necessary.

Police Log-September 16, 2016

  1. Criminal Mischief, September 17, 2016, 800 Block Sterling Place (LT) – A window was shot with a projectile in the 800 Blk of Sterling Place sometime between 9:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. September 17, 2016.
  2. Theft from Vehicle, 1000 Block Elwood Avenue (LT) – An unlocked vehicle parked in the 1000 Blk of Elwood Avenue was entered sometime overnight September 16-17, 2016. Loose change was taken.
  3. Theft from Vehicle, 200 Block Waterford Court (LT) – Several items were stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked overnight September 15-16, 2016, in the 200 Block of Waterford Court. Loss $542.
  4. Retail Theft, 1:40 p.m. September 15, 2016, 1360 Columbia Avenue (LT) – Male/27 of Elm Avenue, Lancaster, was observed concealing razors in a bag at Giant, 1360 Columbia Avenue, at 1:40 p.m. September 15, 2016. When confronted by employees, he dropped the bag and fled the store. An identification card was found in the bag, which assisted in his identification. Officers arrested him for Retail Theft at his residence a short time later, and he was committed to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $5,000 bail.
  5. Criminal Mischief (LT) – Citations for Criminal Mischief have been filed against Female/19 of Kentshire Drive, Lancaster, and Male/19 of South Prince Street, Lancaster. During the early morning hours of August 12, 2016, multiple homes and vehicles were damaged with spray paint in the 200 Blk of Kentshire Drive.