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Linglestown Gazette: April 2011

Friday, April 29, 2011

Happenings at the 'new' Colonial Lounge

I reported a few weeks ago that the Colonial Lounge on N. Mountain Road has new owners. Below is a rundown of new things and weekly special events:

– A brand new deck is being built and the grand opening will be May 5 for the Cinco de Mayo deck party!

– Every Tuesday night – Texas Holdem Poker at 8:30 pm

– Every Wednesday night – Karaoke with Giavanni at 9 pm

– Every Friday night – live band starting at 10 pm! Tonight a group of Hershey called Driving Vegas! will be playing

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Linglestown yard sale on tap Saturday

A community yard sale will be held throughout the village of Linglestown and adjoining neighborhoods this Saturday, April 30.

CD Boys' Basketball Camp set for June

Basketball camp will be held June 27–30 at Central Dauphin High School for boys who will be in 2nd through 9th grades next school year. Use the links below to obtain more info and registration forms.

Camp for boys, 2nd through 6th grades

Camp for boys, 7th through 9th grades

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Front yard visitors

This was a first for me – Mr. and Mrs. Duck were hanging out in my front yard this morning. I thought it was weird because my home is nowhere near a pond or stream.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Royal wedding fever hits Linglestown

The fashionistas at First Impressions hosted a Queen's Night Out event to celebrate William & Kate's upcoming wedding.

Related links: La Piazza of Linglestown; Tootsie's Cupcakes

Friday, April 22, 2011

Earth Day in Linglestown

Leaves on maple trees started to emerge this week. This photo was taken late Thursday afternoon on Larue Street.

La Piazza of Linglestown gets some ink

Mimi Brodeur of The Patriot-News gives her take on one of Linglestown's newest eateries.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

CD alumni offer Hersheypark discounts

For the fourth year in a row, the Central Dauphin High School Alumni Association is pleased to be able to offer a great discount on Hersheypark tickets! You won’t see prices this low anywhere else, and they are only available for a limited time.

Tickets are good for any day during the regular 2011 season, beginning on May 6 and running through September 25 and include admission to Hersheypark, The Boardwalk at Hersheypark, and ZooAmerica.

Orders will be filled on a first come/first served basis, so don’t delay. Everyone is eligible to purchase and/or use these tickets, so feel free to forward this blog post to anyone you know who might like to be "Hersheypark Happy" this year! We have 180 Regular, 40 Junior/Senior, and 10 Super Senior tickets.

* Regular tickets (ages 9–54) are $34.00 each. Gate price at Hersheypark is $53.95.
* Jr/Sr tickets (ages 3–8 and 55–69) are $29.00 each. Gate price is $32.95.
* Super Senior (ages 70 and over) are $21.00 each. Gate price is $21.95.

Payment and mailing instructions are on the attached order form. Tickets will be mailed to you upon receipt.

CLICK HERE for order form.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Another eatery opens in Linglestown

NOTE: Opening day was Thursday, April 21, 2011.

Gordon's Family Restaurant is set to open its doors on Monday, April, 18, according to the sign in front of the shopping plaza on N. Mountain Road located across from the school complex.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Linglestown weekender

Check out these events happening on Saturday, April 16 ...

* Lower Paxton Easter Egg Hunt at Brightbill Park, 1 pm, children ages 2–10, free. Don't forget to bring an Easter basket.

* Chicken BBQ at New Hope Church, 10 am–1 pm, drive-thru pick-up. Meal includes half chicken, baked potato, roll, drink and dessert for $7, or half chicken only for $4. CLICK HERE for directions to the church.

* Chicken BBQ at St. Thomas United Church of God, 10 am until sold out, drive-thru pick-up. Menu features half chicken, baked potato, apple sauce and roll. Baked good also available.

* Opening day of midget baseball at Koons Park, 11:30 am.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Lower Paxton paradise to grow homes

NOTE: References in the video to Crooked Hill Road are incorrect. The property described is located between Crums Mill Road and Colonial Road.

Related links:
- Benefits of cluster plan
- Maps of cookie-cutter and cluster plans
- Triple Crown Corporation
- Proposed text amendment to the zoning ordinance seeking a density bonus of 20 percent if certain conditions are met.

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Linglestown weekender, April 8–9

* Consider taking the gang out to eat Friday evening at the famous fish dinner sponsored by Linglestown Fire Company, 5–7:30 pm. The menu includes your choise of baked or fried fish, french fries or macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, beverage and dessert. Cost is $9.50 for adults and $5.50 for children.

The dinner also will be held on April 15 and April 22.

* PA Kids Market , a children's consignment sale, is being held at Linglestown Life Church this Friday, 9 am–7 pm, and Saturday, 8 am– 2 pm.

* Also for kids, check out an indoor carnival to benefit Caitlin's Smiles this Saturday, noon–4 pm at New Hope Church.

Sunday, April 03, 2011

SWAN to meet Monday evening

Stray Winds Area Neighbors (SWAN) will meet Monday, April 4 at 7 pm at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 1100 Colonial Road.

Friday, April 01, 2011

Sasha's now Blue Moose

I noticed in the Gazette stats that several readers have been searching for info about the newly opened Blue Moose Bar & Grille, which was formerly Sasha's Hideaway.

CLICK HERE for a Patriot-News article about local restaurant trends that features the Blue Moose.

The restaurant is located on Rt. 39 east of Linglestown. (map)