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York County happenings: Student struck; Holidays for Heroes; autism lecture

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Newberry Township

Student struck while boarding school bus

A student was seriously injured early Wednesday morning when they were struck by a vehicle while trying to board a school bus in Newberry Township. 

The collision happened just before 7 a.m. in the 500 block of York Haven Road, police said.  

The student, identified only has a high-school-age child, was struck by a passenger vehicle going in the opposite direction, according to police. 

The child was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. 

The Newberry Township Police Department is investigating the incident and asks anyone who witnessed what happened to contact them at 717-938-2608. 

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Continuing an annual tradition, Royer's Flowers & Gifts on Tuesday presented several thousand holiday cards and coloring pages to the American Red Cross for distribution to area veterans. Royer's, which has participated in the Red Cross "Holidays for Heroes" program for nearly a decade, collected the cards from the public in each of its stores throughout November. From left, Barry Spengler, chief administrative officer, RoyerÕs Flowers & Gifts, and Jonathan Glenn, regional program director, American Red Cross. submitted

Royer's Flowers and Gifts  

Holidays for Heroes 

Throughout November, Royer's Flowers and Gifts will be collecting holiday cards and coloring pages for service members and veterans. 

The program, Holidays for Heroes, is affiliated with the American Red Cross. 

Individuals are encouraged to drop off cards and coloring pages at any of the 16 Royer’s locations throughout central Pennsylvania during normal business hours. 

Free coloring pages can be found at royers.com/heroes

York College 

Lecture on the history of autism 

York College will host a lecture on history of autism at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Waldner Performing Arts Center on the campus. 

Steve Silberman will give the lecture, The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity. He has given lectures on the history of autism at Oxford, Harvard, Yale and MIT. 

The event is free and open to the public.