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Time To Harvest Begins In Earnest Locally

(Shopping News Photo by Donald Reese)

Lancaster County was truly blessed this summer with what seemed like the perfect combination of sun, rain and temperatures. Farmers enjoyed bountiful fields of corn, barley, tobacco and more. This time of year is an especially busy one for businesses like Groffdale Custom Harvesting, which helps farmers with their harvesting needs.

With corn as far as the eye can see, the need is great to get it from the fields as efficiently as possible, and whether done by the farmer or by a harvesting team, it takes a concerted effort to clear the fields. Shown is a team from Groffdale Harvesting as they make the trip from one field to the next.

 

Fair Season Is Rapidly Approaching

(Shopping News Photo by Donald Reese)

With cool nights becoming more frequent and the end of summer upon us, that can mean one thing, and that is we are heading into fair season. The Denver Fair will run from Tuesday, September 15 through Saturday, September 19, and will be full of activities for the entire family.

One of the highlights is the crowning of Miss Denver Fair and shown are this years participants including from left to right: (front) Maya Bingaman, Olivia Martin, Sabrina Simmon, Brianna Titi; (middle row) Rebecca Voler, Victoria Janke, Emily Heisler; (back) Allyson Butz, Marissa Petery, Cassandra Hoover and Rachel Weaver.

 

Formica Honored By Denver/Ephrata Rotary Club

(Shopping News Photo by Donald Reese)

The Denver/Ephrata Rotary Club is pleased to honor Lea Formica as a Student of the Month. Lea is involved in the Leo Club, Aevidum and a member of National Honor Society. Lea was named Miss Denver Fair first runner up last fall. She is a member at LCBC in Ephrata and has participated in the Denver Fair ‘Kiddie-day,” Adamstown afterschool mentoring, Boston Service Trip, Reamstown Fire Hall dinners and the Water Street Ministries. She plans to attend Lancaster Bible College and major in Counseling. Lea lives in Denver with her parents and sisters Larissa and Louella.

Shown in the photo, from left to right, are Joe Vulopas (Teacher at Cocalico High School), Steve Goble (Rotary President), Lea Formica (Senior at Cocalico High School), Joseph Formica (father) and Virginia Formica (mother).

 

“Heroes On Hand” Puppet Show Held

(Shopping News Photo by Donald Reese)

The Adamstown Area Library recently welcomed Adam Swartz Puppets for a program titled “Heroes On Hand.” The program emphasized decision making and the power of teamwork in a show that was both educational and entertaining for young and old alike. Shown are children enjoying the show.

 
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