Class Of 1968 Seeks Class Members June 22, 2018
The Manheim Central High School Class of 1968 will celebrate its 50-year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Four Seasons Banquet Facility in Landisville. Organizers are still seeking contact information for several class members.
Individuals who were members of the class, are related to a class member, or are friends with someone from the class are asked to share the event date and contact Terrie Eshleman at 717-665-7393 or firstname.lastname@example.org with their current mailing address, phone number, or email address. Readers may also search for "MCHS Class of '68 Fifty Year Reunion" on Facebook.
Frey Family Sets Reunion May 17, 2018
The descendants of Jacob Edwin and Mary Jane Strickler Frey will celebrate their 75th family reunion on Sunday, June 3, on the grounds of Central Manor Camp Meeting, 798 Central Manor Road, Washington Boro, at 9:30 a.m.
The day of celebration will include a church service, food, and games, along with shared desserts and homemade ice cream.
The family's roots can be traced to Western Europe. The family's ancestors left there and traveled to Pennsylvania. Jacob and Mary Jane's family consisted of nine boys and three girls. All survived childhood except for one boy, who died of cholera in 1908 at the age of almost 2 years. Jacob and Mary Jane's family lived numerous places in Manor Township.
Class Members Plan Reunion May 16, 2018
The Classes of 1945, mid-year 1945, and 1946 of the William Penn Senior High School in York will gather on Saturday, June 16, to commemorate their 72nd and 73rd years since their graduations. The event will take place at the Terrace Room at Heritage Hills, 2700 Mount Rose Ave., York.
A social time will begin at 11 a.m., followed by lunch at 12:30 p.m. and a program and entertainment afterward. Classmates, spouses, and friends are welcome.
Invitations have been mailed to classmates. For additional information and to make reservations, readers may call Jeane Eby at 717-843-3361. The registration deadline is Wednesday, May 30.
Burk Family Members Plan Reunion May 16, 2018
The William H. Burk family reunion will take place at New Harmony Church, 2295 Delta Road, Brogue, in the social hall on Sunday, June 3. A covered dish luncheon will begin at 1 p.m. Paper products will be provided.
Attendees are asked to bring along old photos of past reunions, as well as family information to add to the family tree, which dates back to the early 1800s. The reunion will feature information on the Burk family members from the U.S. Census records and on members who served in the Civil War.
School Holds Final Banquet May 16, 2018
Members of past graduating classes of East Lampeter High School held a banquet at the Bird-in-Hand Restaurant on May 5. According to Fay Weaver Good, treasurer of the school alumni organization, this was the final banquet that the school graduates will hold. The school graduated its first class in 1909 and with the exception of a few years during World War II, a gathering of graduates has been held each year.
At the most recent event, a representative of each graduating class from 1942 to 1958 was present. The Class of 1958 was the last class to graduate from East Lampeter.
All graduates of all the high school classes from 1909 to 1931 are deceased, but one member of the Class of 1932, Arlene Landis Kurtz, age 102, is still living. "The Class of 1939 has seven living members, and five of them were at the banquet," said Good, noting that the five were Ethel Brown Bielmyer, Marian Groff Walker, Dorothy Brown Baile, Evelyn Pickle Brubaker, and Abram Miller. Miller, who lives in Roanoke, Va., traveled by train to Lancaster and rented a car and drove to the banquet. "He is 97 and still golfs one day a week and bowls four days a week," said Good.
Good said that while individual graduating classes may hold future gatherings, this was the final event for the entire school. "It was a bit of real joy and a bit of bittersweetness because we knew this was the last," said Good, who added that more than 200 attended past events. "We had 155 register this year," noted Good, who added that of that number, 114 were East Lampeter graduates and the rest were spouses of graduates.
One-Room School Reunion Held May 9, 2018
The 10th annual banquet reunion of the former students of Thompson's one-room school in Chanceford Township was held on April 7. A total of 86 former students and guests attended the family-style dinner, which was served at the New Bridgeville Memorial Fire Hall.
Former students age 90 and over were recognized at the event, including Velma Graham Waltemyer, age 91; Earl Hannigan, age 90; Violet Craley Warner, age 99; and Richard Warner, age 94.
The next banquet will be on Saturday, April 6, 2019.
School Reunion Scheduled May 9, 2018
The Freysville Elementary School alumni will hold a 20th reunion on Sunday, May 20, at Equine Meadows Community Center, 500 Equine Cove, Red Lion. Registration will start at noon. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish to share at 1 p.m. Beverages, plates, and utensils will be provided.
For more information, readers may call Shirley Zerbe at 717-755-8837.
Starting in June, the group will meet for breakfast at Meadowhall on the third Wednesday of the even months. The cost will be split between the attendees.
Class Of 1967 Holds Reunion, Sets Luncheons December 12, 2017
The Dover Area High School Class of 1967 held its 50th reunion on Sept. 30 at the Dover Borough Fire Hall.
The Dover Class of 1967 will have monthly luncheons at Denny's, Route 30 and Roosevelt Avenue, York, on the second Tuesday of each month at 11:30 a.m.
Class Of 1959 Posts Luncheon December 6, 2017
The Red Lion High School Class of 1959 will hold its monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 18, at Meadow Hill Family Restaurant, Longstown.
Spouses and guests are also invited to attend. The class meets for lunch on the third Monday of each month.
Class Of 1957 Marks 60th Anniversary November 15, 2017
The Elizabethtown Area High School Class of 1957 recently held its 60th class reunion. Class members met in the evening on Oct. 13 at the Elizabethtown Community Center for fellowship and refreshments. A banquet was held on Oct. 14 at noon at the Gathering Place in Mount Joy.
The Class of 1957 was the last class to graduate from the South Poplar Street high school building, now the community center. Of the 95 graduates, 44 attended the reunion banquet. Guest teachers Donald Haverstick and Eleanor Wolf were also present.
Class Of 1957 Sets Breakfast October 25, 2017
The Lower Chanceford High School Class of 1957 will hold its monthly breakfast on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 8 a.m. at Lion's Pride Restaurant in Red Lion.
The class meets on the second Thursday of each month. Classmates, spouses, former teachers, and guests are invited.