News & Events

Road Closure – Elm Road

Elm Road, from Doe Run Road to Fairview Road, will be closed to through traffic, for a period of time on Tuesday morning, November 20th. The closing is for some shoulder work. Emergency vehicles, school buses, and mail carriers will be able to get through, with a little care. Daryl J. Lefever Public Works Director […]

Residential Fire Prevention & Safety Guide

Most fire accidents are preventable and time is of essence when it comes to fires at home. In just two short minutes, a fire can become life-threatening. In five minutes, an entire home can be engulfed in flames! With that said, it’s important for residents and families to become familiar with how fire works, the […]

Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a prion disease that affects deer, elk, reindeer, sika deer and moose. To date, there have been no reported cases of CWD infection in people. However, studies raise concerns that there may also be a risk to people. Learn more about this disease by visiting the Center for Disease Control’s website […]

Lanternfly Invasion

A bizarre pest from Asia is in Pennsylvania and if you haven’t already seen it, you soon will be. This insect is spreading fast and putting billions of dollars’ worth of resources at risk — maybe even your livelihood. This insect, known as the Spotted Lanternfly has been spotted in Lancaster County and is threatening […]

PennDOT to Repair Route 72

TRAVEL ADVISORY August 24, 2018 PennDOT to Prep Rt. 72 for Paving in Manheim Borough, Rapho Twp. Milling scheduled in advance of asphalt paving in September. Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that Starting Monday, August 27, and continuing through the week, its contractor will conduct a milling operation to […]

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 […]

EMS Bystander Response Training

Northwest EMS (Emergency Management System) provides lifesaving emergency medical care but they can’t do it alone. Northwest EMS needs your help to save the life of your loved one, friend, or neighbor. Bystanders are the critical link to saving lives in the precious minutes before an ambulance arrives! Please do not let another day go […]