Our community 11/7

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Lindsey Bickford, 5, of Dover Township, makes eye contact with 8-year-old golden retriever Lyra during the Tales for Tails program Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at the Dover Area Public Library. The Tales for Tails program is for elementary school age children who are reading independently and wish to practice reading aloud to a furry friend. The program is available the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon, and sessions can be scheduled in advance by calling the library at 717-292-6814. Amanda J. Cain photo

Dover Library 

A Letter from Santa  

The Dover Community Library Friends will again offer a personalized letter from Santa as a fundraiser.  

Santa can write to any child or adult in your circle of favorite family members and friends between Monday, Nov. 11, and Dec. 14.  

Stop in at the Dover Library, 3700 Davidsburg Road in Dover, to pick up the form letter. You or your child can fill it out and mail it to Santa in the special Santa Express mailbox  installed there for the Christmas season.   

Details will be available with the form letter at the library desk in the Santa packet. A donation to the library of $5 for each letter with a discount for more than two letters will be accepted.  

Each letter will be handwritten on Christmas stationery including personal references and sent through the mail after Dec. 1 to the recipient’s home address.  

Funds will benefit the Dover Area Community Library. For more information, call the library at 717-292-6814. 


‘Wisdom in Sayings Around the World’ 

Charles (Chip) Kauffman, adjunct professor of World Languages and Indo-European Languages at York College and retired U.S. government linguist, will speak at the next meeting of York Branch American Association of University Women. 

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at York Alliance Church, 501 Rathton Road. 

Kauffman’s program, “Wisdom in Sayings Around the World,” will provide insight into life in diverse cultures by exploring unique sayings, proverbs and adages, such as “You can’t judge a horse by its saddle” and “A bird in hand is worth two on the roof.” The public is invited to attend. 

AAUW, which continues to work worldwide to empower women, welcomes all graduates with an associate or equivalent, baccalaureate or higher degree, from an accredited institution to become a branch member.  

New Cumberland 

Olde Towne Association 

The New Cumberland Olde Towne Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the American Legion Post 143, 214 Market St., New Cumberland.   

The speaker will be Todd Stoltz, superintendent of the West Shore School District.   

The organization is always looking for new members, and the public is invited to attend.  Lunch is $10 for guests and $7.50 for members.  Membership is $5 a year.   

For more information contact, Christine Leukus at 717-319-4421 or 

Cross Keys Village 

Paparazzi Jewelry sale 

The Friends of Cross Keys Village is hosting a $5 Paparazzi Jewelry sale, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Thursday, Nov. 14. 

The Friends will fill Nicarry Meetinghouse with Paparazzi Jewelry from Amy’s Awesome Accessories. The jewelry comes in a variety of styles and is lead and nickel-free. 

All are welcome to peruse and purchase. All items are $5 each, plus tax. All proceeds will benefit the Friends of Cross Keys Village, which helps residents who need financial support through the Good Samaritan Fund and allows team members to receive assistance for continued education through the BHEAP Fund. 

Cross Keys Village — The Brethren Home Community is located at the intersection of Route 30 and Route 94. Nicarry Meetinghouse is best accessed via the Route 30 entrance, which is at the northwest corner of the campus. Directional signage and parking are available.