News & Events

Firefighter Crisis

For nearly three centuries, communities across Pennsylvania have relied on volunteer fire companies to protect property and save lives. Today, this volunteer model is in jeopardy. Across the state, local fire companies are struggling. Volunteers are dwindling and costs are soaring. Training requirements have intensified. With donations and volunteers harder to come by, the future […]

Railroad Repairs-West Lexington Road Closed June 6-8

Norfolk Southern will be closing the railroad crossing at West Lexington Road near the intersection of Limerock Road and West Lexington Road for repairs from June 6-8. Railroad crossing will be closed to traffic. Jacob Williard Norfolk Southern Corp. MW&S Dept. Assistant Track Supervisor Columbia, PA

Railroad Repairs-Manheim Borough

Norfolk Southern will be upgrading 4 Railroad Crossings in Manheim Borough starting Monday May 21st (one at a time).  Below is the schedule for the closing of each of these crossings.  The detours for this work have been coordinated with the detour we have in place for the Main Street Project.  The proposed schedule for […]

Main Street Road Closure-Manheim Borough

North Main Street will be closed for road work.  The detour in effect goes North on Charlotte Street and South on Grant Street.  It will be in effect each week day from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  You will be able to cross the intersections on Main Street going East and West.  The work should […]

Chiques Creek Watershed Expo-June 6

Come join in the fun! Explore the creek at the Manheim Farm Show. It’s fun and educational for the entire family! Expo highlights include: ¨ Launching water balloons ¨ Rain barrel painting and raffle ¨ Making a fish print t-shirt ¨ Home composting workshop ¨ Streambank fencing exhibit ¨ Model rain garden and native plant display ¨ Beekeeping & reptiles ¨ Fish shocking […]

PennDOT to Repair U.S. 322

PennDOT to Repair, Pave a 7.46-Mile Section of U.S. 322 Survey, clearing, and drainage work scheduled in advance of nighttime base repair and paving. Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will set work zone signs today announcing that on Tuesday, May 15, its contractor will begin surveying and clearing brush on a […]

PennDOT to Repair Route 72

PennDOT to Repair, Pave Route 72 through Manheim and Rapho Twp. Cross pipe work scheduled in advance of base repair and paving later this summer. Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that its contractor has begun preparatory work on a project to repair and resurface a 3.49-mile section of Route […]

License Your Dog in PA

The Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement will be conducting a license canvas in Lancaster County in May.  Multiple wardens will be going door to door educating dog owners as well as checking the status of their dog licenses and rabies vaccinations. All dogs three months or older must be licensed by Jan. 1 of each […]

Rain Barrel Sale 2018

Rain Barrel Sale! For a limited time purchase your Classic Black 50 gallon Ivy Rain Barrel at a discounted price. Cost: $75.00 To purchase, click here or visit