Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Heritage Day

Washington Boro will celebrate Heritage Day:

Hero Walk is scheduled

On Tuesday, June 14, and Wednesday, June 15, the Pennsylvania Hero Walk will take place in Lancaster County to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

Participants will walk from Coatesville (Lincoln Highway/Route 30 West) on June 14, ending the day at the Continental Inn in Lancaster. On Wednesday, they will depart from the Continental Inn and walk to York. The walk will start in Philadelphia on Sunday, June 12, and will culminate in Pittsburgh on Saturday, June 25.

All proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, which helps individuals who have been severely injured in Iraq and Afghanistan by providing the support and resources they need to make the often difficult transition into civilian life. The Wounded Warrior Project offers various programs and services.

For more information on the walk, including the timetable, and to obtain an application to walk with the group while they are in the county, readers may visit For more information on the Wounded Warrior Project, readers may visit

The first of two big events is next week

The cars will be cruising Columbia next Saturday:

Good luck to the CHS Class of 2011

Columbia will hold its graduation on Friday:

QRS to hold fund-raiser

Columbia Quick Response Service Inc. (QRS) will hold a chicken and ribs barbecue fundraiser on Saturday, June 11, in the parking lot of Musser's Markets’ Columbia location at 960 Lancaster Ave.

The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and separate prices have been set for chicken and ribs. All dinners will include a choice of side (potato or macaroni salad or cole slaw), a roll, and a cold beverage.

Wrestlers to hold barbecue

The Columbia High School wrestling team will hold a chicken barbecue on Saturday, June 11, at Scott's Automotive, across from Glatfelter Field.
The cost  for a dinner is $8 and $5 for a half.

Future stars basketball camp

There will be a sign up tonight, tonmorrow night and Monday through Friday of next week from 5-6:30 p.m. for the Future Stars Basketball Camp at Columbia High School.
Signups will be held in the gym lobby and the camp is the week of June 20.

Manor Township police reports

Police have charged Kathryn D. Garrity, 61, of Horseshoe Loop Road, Mountvillr, with driving undet the influence as the result of an incident on Yorkshire Way, outside of Mountville, June 4.

West Hempfield Township police reprorts

A 33-year-old Pequea mn is in Lancaster County Prison following his arrest as the result of a disturbance call in West Hempfield Township, May 30.
John E. Heiselman, 33, was charged with aggravated assault and terroristic threats as the result of an incident in the 3800 block of Hillcrest Drive. Police said he attempted to bite off the finger of another man.
He was placed in LCP in lieu of $25,000 bail.

Dillon Carter Schmidt, 24, of Lancaster, was charged with burglary, theft, criminal mischief and possession of drug parphernalia and placed in Lancaster County Prison, as the result of an incident at the Getty Mart, May 21.