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AppleUmpkin Fall Festival Is Perfect For Families

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There’s something for everyone in the family at Adamstown’s AppleUmpkin Days. And a lot of it is free. On Saturday, October 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., participants can shop at craft stands, feast on food items from Frankenstein Franks to jumbo apple dumplings, enjoy hay rides and have fun with family-friendly games and other activities. The fall festival, coordinated by the borough’s Adamstown Comm­unity Days (ACD) committee, will be held at the community park at the end of town near the swimming pool. There is plenty of free parking and no admission fee.

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Grandparents Day Celebrated At Reamstown Elementary

(Shopping News Photo by Donald Reese)

Reamstown Elementary’s second grade classes invited their grandparents to school for a song and time together to interact in some learning centers with their grandchildren. They appreciate their grandparents and thank them for their support of education. Shown are grandparents and children spending time reading.


Cocalico High School Homecoming Court Candidates

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The Homecoming Court has been named at Cocalico High School and the following seven young ladies competed for the title at the Homecoming football game which was held Friday, October 13. Shown in the photo, from left to right, are (front, seated) Allysa Hirneisen, Lauren Zemeski, Mackenzie Hainley; (back) Alison Grobengeiser, Evelyn Cable, Skyra Heckman and Paxton Steffy.

Lauren Zemeski, Adamstown, is the daughter of Kimberly and Kyle Zemeski. She is currently involved in the following: AP Chemistry, AP Biology, AP Calculus, Anatomy, Psychology; Choir, Choralaires, Girls Soccer, Student Government, NHS, FCA; Kids Worship Leader at CCC; and is in the process of enlisting in the United States Navy. She will be escorted by Austin Eberly, son of Darryl and Kris Eberly.

Mackenzie Hainley, Denver, is the daughter of Joel and Karen Hainley. She is currently involved in the following: AP Calculus AB & BC, AP Language, Psychology; Track and Field, LEO Club, NHS, FCA; reading, playing piano, hiking, spending time with friends; youth group, youth worship team, helping in the nursery, summer mission trips; and is planning to attend Liberty University with a major in Children’s Psychology. She will be escorted by Colin Higinbotham, son of Melissa and Jack Gonzalez.

Paxton June Steffy, Reamstown, is the daughter of Susan Summers-Steffy and Terry Steffy. She is currently involved in the following: AP Biology, Anatomy, AP Language and Composition, AP Statistics; Soccer (9th-12th), Swimming (9th), Track and Field (9th), Lacrosse (10th) and Women in Business (11th); LEO Club (9th-12th) - Vice President (12th), NHS (11th-12th) - Treasurer (12th), Student Government (9th); and is applying to Gwynedd Mercy, Chatham and Elizabethtown University for Occupational Therapy. She will be escorted by Hunter Charles Garman, son of Tammy and Todd Garman.

Evelyn Jean Cable, Den­ver, is the daughter of Chris and Michelle Cable. She is currently involved in the following: AP Language, AP Statistics; National Honor Art Society; Golf, Basket­ball, Track, loves traveling and finding fun things to do around the area, also listening to Taylor Swift 24/7; working with kids at her church, Bible school, community meals and choir; and is planning to major in Sports Communications at Susquehanna University or Gettysburg College. She will be escorted by Addison Mitchell Styer, son of Mike and Steph Styer.

Allysa Grace Hirneisen, Adamstown, is the daughter of John and Donna Hirneisen. She is currently involved in the following: Varsity Soccer - Captain, Club Soccer at Rage, Yearbook Editor, FBLA, watching “Grey’s Anatomy”; and is planning to major in Elementary Education at Alvernia University and play soccer in college. She will be escorted by Devon Fichthorn, son of Ashley and Trinell Fichthorn.

Alison Emery Groben­gieser, Reamstown, is the daughter of Andrew and Veronica Grobengieser. She is currently involved in the following: Yearbook - Editor (12th), Staff Member (10th-11th); LEO Club (9th-10th); Track (9th); FBLA; Soccer - Club (Penn Legacy), CHS (Varsity Captain); and is planning to attend West Chester (undeclared major, but focused on working with people). She will be escorted by Bradley Joseph Heck, son of Melanie and Todd Heck.

Skyra Heckman, Reams­town, is the daughter of Travis and Bridgett Wealand and Tara Heckman. She is currently involved in the following: AP Language, AP Calculus, Psychology; Field Hockey, NHS, LEO Club, FCA; summer mission trip, Ablaze Youth Group, Ignite; and is applying to Cal U, West Chester and Widener to study Social Work. She will be escorted by Derek Sauder, son of Randy and Lisa Sauder.


Akron Elementary School Mountaineers Are Honored

(Shopping News Photo by Donald Reese)

Akron Elementary School is pleased to recognize the following students chosen to receive the Mountaineer Prize Slip honor. They include the following students: Rory Grattan, Anthony Shank, Dayton Stauffer, Caleb Witmer, Alex Horning, Nathan Moyer, Jamie Sharpe, Davon Stock, Brynn Raski, Emma Ober, Maverick Balmer, Bella Rymarenko, Anya Thomas, Sam Boody, Alliah Bontrager, Martina Elliott, Andro Hanna, Torianna Reese, Audrina Bacon, Hannah Williams, Olvia Hagy, Morgan Hainley, Travis Shubert, Norah Gehman, Eva Ludwig, Jacqueline Snyder, Quinn Coppenhaver and Alexandra Hoshour. Missing from the photo is: Presley Clicquennoi, Max Newlin, JeJe Tshibangu, Marianna Hansell, Leah Hoshour, Lacy McFadden and Carson Thomas.

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