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  • Former Lancaster Mennonite H.S. Principal Charged In Connection with Sexually Assaulting Boys

    Former Lancaster Mennonite H.S. Principal Charged In Connection with Sexually Assaulting Boys
    After a six week investigation East Lampeter Township Police Detective Scott Eelman charged former Lancaster Mennonite High School Vice Principal, 56 year old Steven J. Geyer with five counts of Felony and Misdemeanor Indecent Assault, three counts of...
  • Journey to the past

    Journey to the past
    There are outdoor summer festivals and then there's the Kutztown Folk Festival. The annual event, held each year in the Pennsylvania town that bears its name, is larger than life in every which way. It attracts around 150,000 visitors each year. It's...
  • For God, but not for country

    For God, but not for country
    A minister who won’t sing the "Star-Spangled Banner"? Whoa. Some kind of New Age liberal up in Massachusetts? Actually, no. Mark Schloneger is a Mennonite pastor in Virginia. But his comments in a guest column for CNN have kicked up some sand --...
  • Tuesday's high school roundup: HRA advances in state lacrosse; Walsingham boys edge Eastern Mennonite in tennis, but Peninsula District teams fall in regional

    Hampton Roads Academy rocked Covenant of Charlottesville 13-4 Tuesday in a first-round game of the Virginia Independent Schools lacrosse tournament. Latane Harris scored five goals and Andrew Carpenter four for the Navigators, who reached Friday's...
  • Off the grid in Amish country

    Off the grid in Amish country
    I scrambled out of bed at dawn's first light, dashed to the barn to milk a cow, stopped by the chicken coop to collect fresh-from-the-hen eggs, then doubled back to the farmhouse for breakfast. Six of us gathered around the table at Verdant View Farm B&B,...
  • 7 Children Killed In Pennsylvania Fire

    Fire Marshals are on the scene of a farm house fire that killed 7 Mennonite children between 7 months and 11 years old. Pennsylvania State Police say the fire started just after 10 P.M. Tuesday at a home in Perry County. A 3 year old child saw smoke and...
  • Saturday's 11:59 p.m. Score Center, area roundup UPDATE: Mason, VCU, ODU advance to CAA semis; CNU women return to Sweet 16; W&M, ODU lose in baseball

    Best viewed in "single page" mode. If you know an unreported score, please e-mail sports@dailypress.com and/or call 757-247-4640. Past calendars are available on Sonny Dearth's blog at HRTownSquare.com) SATURDAY, MARCH 5 COLLEGES Men’s basketball...
  • MLK friend recalls work with civil rights leader

    In a chapel lighted in shades of blue in honor of Rev. Martin Luther King’s embrace of non-violent protest, a confidante of King’s reminded congregants at St. Sabina Catholic Church on Sunday to remember him as a man of accomplishment who...
  • Paul Soldner dies at 89; ceramicist known for American raku

    Paul Soldner dies at 89; ceramicist known for American raku
    Paul Soldner, a ceramicist and longtime Scripps College teacher who introduced a pottery technique called American raku, died Monday at his home in Claremont after a period of declining health. He was 89. "He was one of the greats in California...
  • Review: 'Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home' by Rhoda Janzen

    Review: 'Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home' by Rhoda Janzen
    "Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home" By Rhoda Janzen Henry Holt and Company, 256 pp., $22.00 I worry that it might be impossible to share with anyone who doesn’t have a background similar to Rhoda Janzen’s the wicked...
  • Lancaster MCC Volunteer Among Those Killed In Afghanistan

    Lancaster MCC Volunteer Among Those Killed In Afghanistan
    The Mennonite Central Committee ( MCC) has confirmed one of their own was among those gunned down in a recent Taliban attack. 40-year old Glen D. Lapp, a Mennonite Central Committee worker was on a mission in Afghanistan. The United States Embassy...