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Linglestown Gazette: Linglestown getting a touch of the Orient

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Linglestown getting a touch of the Orient

Today’s top story A new business is gearing up to open on the village square next to St. Thomas Restaurant. According to a banner, Oriental Market and General Store will open Sunday, May 4. (Hat tip to Gazette contributor Q.)

I’ve got letters (from The Patriot-News) Addamay Hafer of Lower Paxton Township says Central Dauphin School District’s decision to switch to a for-profit tax collector will cost taxpayers big dollars, and rebuts statements by school board member Justin McShane. … Former Central Dauphin School Board member Helen Wagner penned a letter that takes current member Christian Malesic to task over his op-ed that questioned a proposed budget increase requested by Dauphin County Technical School.

CD sports Ouch! At the ballpark Wednesday, CD East's Levi LaFleur slammed a two-run, walk-off homer to pace the Panthers's 3-2 victory over CD. East’s Kevin Pagano drew a one-out walk in the seventh before LaFleur ripped CD reliever Zach Seaman's first pitch. Seconds earlier, Seaman took over for CD starter Kyle Weldon, who allowed no hits through 6 1/3 innings. The Rams are in third place in the division with a 5-3 record, 9-5 overall. … In another cross-township matchup, CD topped CD East 12-2 in softball as Kiersten Darhower, Tiara Tolene and Sam Sinisi each had two hits and Kelsey Shutt had two RBIs. The Rams are in first place with an 8-0 divisional record, 11-1 overall. … In girls’ lacrosse, Cumberland Valley topped CD 15-8.

Grass Mowing Contest update Hey, hey, hey, four entries were received today, pushing up the total number of competitors to six. Most of the guesses are in the same range. If there is a tie, I’ll pick one out of a hat to declare a winner. CLICK HERE if you’re not in the know. Deadline to enter is April 30 at midnight. Why wait? CLICK HERE to submit your entry today to get in the running for a great prize (to be announced later). In the e-mail, please include your name and the number of times you think I'll mow my yard this mowing season.

2 Comments:

At 6:26 PM, Anonymous Scoutpylut said...

Many of us like oriental food and might find a market at the square handy. I like to shop at two oriental markets on Paxton Street but Little Saigon is my favorite. If you've never eaten Vietnamese, give it a try. If you like Ramen, and who doesn't, (especially if you've been a soldier)you'll like Vietnamese "Pho".

 
At 8:44 PM, Blogger BB said...

Thanks much for submitting a comment, scoutpylut. I'm curious to see what kind of food and merchandise the store will offer. Currently, you can't see what's happening inside the house because the windows are covered.

 

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