Community comes together to help clean up after blaze destroys chicken house

Published on LancasterOnline and in print (front page) June 25.

Alex Alpino, a construction worker at Elam King Builders, of Strasburg, was at James Eby’s farm early Friday morning to help rebuild after fire destroyed a large chicken house in Gap.

A poultry farmer himself, Alpino said it broke his heart to hear about the fire. “Coming out of work last evening to see (the fire), it was sad and hurtful,” Alpino said.

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Romance writers will embrace fans in Lititz

Published on LancasterOnline and in print June 24.

When a young Megan Hart found out that she could write for a living, she says she found her calling. Her passion for writing has sustained her into adulthood.

Ray Bradbury’s stories helped inspire her to start a career as a fiction writer. She says her love of writing, however, started much sooner.

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Hempfield High School Class of 2016: ‘Future is only limited by imagination’

Published on LancasterOnline on June 7 and ran in print June 7.

Family and friends of Hempfield High School seniors filled Franklin & Marshall College’s Alumni Sports & Fitness Center for Hempfield’s graduation ceremony Monday night.

They were packed like sardines as their chairs were zip-tied together, but that did not quell their enthusiasm one bit.

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