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Celebrates 50th Anniversary Parthemore Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. The independent, family-owned funeral home is located in New Cumberland and serves families in the surrounding communities.

A Family Tradition of Caring The funeral home founders, Gil and Sondra Parthemore, have fond memories of growing up in small town New Cumberland. Gilâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s introduction to funeral service began at age 15 when he started working at the cemetery cutting grass and digging graves. The couple opened their funeral home in 1969. During the early years, Gil and Sondra were the sole employees and worked together to provide services, all the while UDLVLQJWKUHH\RXQJVRQV7KHÂżUVWĂ&#x20AC;RRU of the home was dedicated to funeral VHUYLFHVZKLOHWKHVHFRQGDQGWKLUGĂ&#x20AC;RRUV were reserved for family quarters.

Three Generations The Parthemoreâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s oldest son, Gib, was nine-years-old when they opened for business. After attending college and graduating from mortuary school, Gib and Bruce joined the staff of the funeral home in 1984. Later in 1989, Steve joined his brothers and became a funeral director with the home. Âł,QWKHEHJLQQLQJZKHQWKHER\VÂżUVW began working at the funeral home, people would call and always wanted to speak to the â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;old man,â&#x20AC;&#x2122; recalls Sondra. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Now they ask for one of the boys. It feels good to know that our community KDVFRQÂżGHQFHLQWKHQH[WJHQHUDWLRQ´ Grandson, Gibby Parthemore became the third generation licensed funeral director to join the home in 2018.

Dedicated to Serving 2YHUWKHSDVWÂżYHGHFDGHVWKH3DUWKHPRUHV KDYHKHOGWKHÂżUPEHOLHIWKDWGLJQLW\ compassion and professionalism were of utmost importance to the families they served. The history of husband and wife working side by side repeated when Joanna, Gibâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wife, joined the staff as Administrative Assistant in 2005.

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This dedication to helping people who have suffered a loss is shared by all the staff who have been a part of the funeral home. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We owe much of our success to all of our VWDII´VDLG6WHYH3DUWKHPRUHÂł<YRQQH 6HUVFKRXU2IÂżFH0DQDJHUVLQFHLVD SHUIHFWH[DPSOH:HNQHZLPPHGLDWHO\DW the start of the job interview that she would EHJUHDW´<YRQQHFRPPHQWHGÂł0DNLQJWKH decision to accept the job was easy. I take pride in my job, and I feel very blessed for WKHRSSRUWXQLW\WRKHOSRXUIDPLOLHV´

Community & Recognition Over the years, the funeral directors and staff have devoted time to coaching little league, playing in the town band and serving on community boards. Everyone has a cause thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s close to their KHDUWV6LQFH*LEKDVEHHQLQYROYHG with the West Shore School District by serving as a dedicated member of the PTO, the school board and the West Shore Foundation Board. Bruce and his therapy dog, Jasper, make regular visits to the childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ward at the Penn State Hershey 0HGLFDO&HQWHU6WHYHLVDPHPEHURIWKH 'LVDVWHU0RUWXDU\2SHUDWLRQDO5HVSRQVH Team and volunteers at the Highmark Caring Place. Gibby is active with the +DUULVEXUJ<RXQJ3URIHVVLRQDOVDQGWKH1HZ Cumberland Business & Professional Group. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It has been so gratifying that over the years, our community has recognized our FRQWULEXWLRQV´VDLG%UXFH3DUWKHPRUH â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been recognized by readers of Senior News and the Sentinel newspaper, as ZHOODV+DUULVEXUJ0DJD]LQHÂśVÂł6LPSO\7KH %HVW´IXQHUDOKRPHIRUWKHSDVW\HDUV´

Changes Over the Years 7KURXJKRXWWKHODVWÂżYHGHFDGHVWKH IDFLOLW\KDVEHHQH[SDQGHGDQGLPSURYHG ,QWKHEXLOGLQJZDVH[SDQGHGWR include a spacious chapel for services, handicap ramp, merchandise selection areas and a private arrangement room. 0RUHUHFHQWO\LQWKHFKDSHODQG foyer were redecorated. In keeping with their commitment to provide full service, state of the art, professional offerings to the community, the Parthemores will be adding their very own Tribute Center and Crematory in the very near future. In addition to physical changes at the funeral home, the Parthemores have also FRQWLQXDOO\H[SDQGHGDQGXSGDWHGWKHW\SHV of services that they offer to families. Some families prefer more traditional services, while others opt for more personalized, contemporary options. Whether choosing a cemetery burial, cremation or green burial, the funeral home is able to plan a service that honors the familyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s loved one. Even though commemorating the life of a loved one is a very intimate event, Parthemore Funeral Home is able to blend in the latest technology to help tell the story of the personâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s life with family and friends. Social media and the funeral homeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s website play a big part in sharing memories. Parthemore also offers families the ability to webcast services, so that those who are not able to attend can do so remotely. What hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t changed in the past 50 years, is Parthemoreâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s commitment to being a part of the fabric of the community that they serve by providing a Family Tradition of Caring.

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Actions of Council


• Approved motion to accept Mike Berney’s resignation from Borough Council • Approved motion to advertise vacant seat on the Camp Hill Borough Council • Approved motion to open all committee meetings to the public • Approved Payment of vouchers for March in the amount of $2,140,959.32 • Approved motion to accept the Façade Grant Program • Approved motion to plant an oak tree in Siebert Park in memory of former Mayor, Bruce McCLanahan • Approved motion to advertise the bids for Schaeffer and Beverly Parks in June • Approved motion to advertise the bids for the walkway in Siebert Park • Approved the motion to table the decision to adopt the Noise Ordinance until May’s Council Meeting • Approved the motion to update the Borough’s fee schedule resolution • Approved the Application of Payment No. 2 for the Pump Station Improvements Project (General Construction) in the amount of $88,315.00 to PSI Pump Solutions, Inc. • Approved Invoice No. 4689 from Flow Assessment Services, LLC for sanitary sewer flow monitoring in the amount of $28,480.00 • Approved motion to award the contract to PSI Pumping Solutions, Inc. for the 24th Street Pump Station Force Main Air Release Valve Replacement Project, Contract No. 2019-01 in the amount of $87,500.00 • Approved motion to re-advertise and table the discussion to enact and adopt the Cemetery Ordinance and Resolution until the May Council Meeting

MAY • Approved Payment of Vouchers for April in the amount of $542,345.07

• Approved motion to accept Kim SnellZarcone’s resignation from Borough Council • Approved motion to accept the Grant from DCED in the amount of $700,000.00 • Approved motion to accept the Chik Fil-A time extension • Approved motion for the Application for Payment No. 1 for the Pump Station Improvements Project (Electrical Construction) in the amount of $13, 860.00 to Monocracy Valley Electrical Contractors, Inc. • Approved motion for the Application for Payment No. 5-FINAL for the 2018 Storm Water Improvements Project in the amount of $6,705.00 to MacMor Construction, LLC • Approved motion to award the contract to Pennsy Supply for low bid for the 2019 Paving Project in the amount of $658,152.08 • Approved motion to table the discussion to advertise the Compost Facility Improvements Project for public bid • Approved motion to enact the Cemetery Ordinance • Approved motion to adopt the Cemetery Rules and Regulations by resolution • Approved motion to enact he ordinance to vacate a portion of Beverly Road

JUNE • Approved motion to hire 2 new police officers, one July 1st and another, September 15th • Approved Payment of Vouchers for May in the amount of $1,399,739.13 • Approved the Application of Payment No. 3 for the Pump Station Improvements Project (General Construction) in the amount of $69,143.42 to PSI Pumping Solutions, Inc. • Approved the Application for Payment No. 4 for the Pump Station Improvements Project (General Construction) in the amount of


BOROUGH CALENDAR August 2019 3 – Curbside Yard Waste Pick-Up by Penn Waste 6 – National Night Out – Willow Park – 6 pm 9 – Box Lunch – Willow Park – 11:30 am – 1 pm 12 – Business & Community Development Committee Meeting – 8 am* 14 – Council Meeting – 7 pm 17 – Curbside Yard Waste Pick-Up by Penn Waste 20 – Planning Commission – 6 pm** September 2019 2 – Labor Day Observed – Borough Offices Closed 9 - Business & Community Development Committee Meeting – 8 am* 11 – Council Meeting – 7 pm 14 - Curbside Yard Waste Pick-Up by Penn Waste 17 – Planning Commission – 6 pm** 21 – Harvest Hop – Downtown Camp Hill – 10 am to 4 pm 21 - Curbside Yard Waste Pick-Up by Penn Waste October 2019 1 – Recreation Commission – 6 pm* 5 – Curbside Yard Waste Pick-Up by Penn Waste 9 – Council Meeting – 7 pm 14 – Columbus Day Observed – Borough Offices Closed 15 – Planning Commission – 6 pm** 19 - Curbside Yard Waste Pick-Up by Penn Waste 22 – Halloween Parade – 6 pm 24 – Bike Friendly Community Meeting – 7:30 pm 31 – Trick-or-Treat – 6 to 8 pm * Conducted in the Administrative Office conference room. ** if needed These meetings are held at the Borough of Camp Hill Municipal Offices, 2145 Walnut Street, Camp Hill, PA 17011 and are open to the public. If you are a person with a disability, please note: 48 hours notice is requested for any individual with a disability who needs an accommodation to participate in a borough meeting, program, service, or employment procedure. Individuals wishing to attend these public meetings who require an auxiliary aid service or other accommodations to participate in the meetings please contact the Borough of Camp Hill at (717) 737-3456 or via e-mail: Residents requiring TDD service should call 1-800-654-5984.

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CONTACT DIRECTORY Emergency ...........................................911 Mayor – Mark Simpson ............ 737-8596 Police Chief – Stephen Margeson Police Dept (non-emergency).....737-1570 Fire Chief – Mark Simpson EMS Supervisor – Fred Wadlinger Fire Dept (non-emergency) ........737-4623 Ambulance Membership.............737-4623 Borough Manager – Patrick Dennis Camp Hill Borough Office Telephone.................................737-3456 Fax ..........................................730-3961 TDD ..............................1-800-654-5984 Sewer & Trash Billing ..................901-9534 Code Enforcement.......................737-3456 Codes Enforcement Officer – Chris Miller ...........................................ext 1014 Codes Enforcement Officer – John Brenner ...........................................ext 1023 Recreation Director – Audrey Logar Recreation Dept ...........................737-4548 Public Works Director – Sam Robbins ...737-3456 (push “6” from menu) Downtown Coordinator – Mary Beth Brath ...........................737-3456 ext 1018 Camp Hill Borough Office Hours Monday–Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Mailing Address: 2145 Walnut Street, Camp Hill, PA 17011 Borough Council Peter Robelen President Leigh Twiford Vice-President Deb Donahue, Richard Guerin, Carl Schultz, Erin Vronman & Zach Willard Tax Collector – Diane Neiper ....737-5324 2626 Lincoln St, Camp Hill 17011 District Judge – Elizabeth Beckley District Justice Court...................761-0583 Camp Hill Post Office .................737-1461 Camp Hill School District ..........901-2400 Camp Hill Pool ............................909-3148 Cleve J Fredricksen Library.........761-3900 Humane Society...........................564-3320 Cumberland County Courthouse Directory .....1-888-697-0371 Elections Bureau ..........................240-6385 County Tax Assessment...............240-6350 Cumberland Co Tax Bureau .......590-7997 County Recycling Authority .......240-6489 State Representative – Greg Rothman ....................975-2235 or 783-2063 State Senator – Mike Regan ....................432-1730 or 787-8524 Attorney General Office Consumer Protection .......1-800-441-2555 Contractor Problems...................772-2425 Penn Waste........................1-866-575-8720 PA American Water ..........1-800-565-7292 PPL/Street Light Problems1-800-342-5775 Chamber of Commerce...............761-0702

Public Works $23,416.20 to PSI Pumping Solutions, Inc. • Approved Application for Payment No. 2 for the Pump Station Improvements Project (Electrical Construction) in the amount of $37,390.50 to Monacacy Valley Electrical Contractors • Approved the Change Order No. 2 to the General Construction Contract for the Pump Station Improvements Project providing for a 100-day Contract Time extension with no increase in Contract Price • Approved the Change Order No. 1 to the Electrical Construction Contract for the Pump Station Improvements Project providing for a 100-day Contract Time extension with no increase in Contract Price • Approved Invoice No. 4740 from Flow Assessment Services in the amount of $4,476.00 for sanitary sewer flow metering services • Approved the advertisement of Compost Facility Improvements Project for public bid • Approved the advertisement of the 2019 Stormwater Improvements Project for public bid • Approved the advertisement of Siebert Park-Goddard Trail Improvements Project for public bid • Approved the advertisement of Challenger Organization Baseball Field Improvements Project for public bid • Approved the advertisement for application from prospective board members for a Stormwater Authority in Camp Hill Borough • Approved action to award Traffic Signal Maintenance Contract • Approved the Borough’s Façade Grant Application No. 1 and 2 • Approved the advertisement for proposals for design engineering for the Borough’s Streetscape • Approved the request from the Fredrickson Library for a pool pass and brick purchase for their Reading Program • Approved the letter of support from the Borough Council for the Borough’s Cumberland County Land Partnership grant for the walkway in Siebert Park • Approved the advertisement for a public hearing on the amendment changing portions of Columbia Avenue from CHO zoning to LDR zoning to match adjacent zoning districts


• Approved the advertisement request for proposals for the Borough’s Zoning Ordinance review • Approved the extension for Consolidated Properties • Approved motion to appoint a student representative to the Planning Commission



Leaf collection will begin on Friday, November 1 and will continue through the week of December 9th. • Leaves may be raked into the street five (5) days prior to your regular scheduled curbside collection schedule which is the day after your trash collection. • Leaves should be windrowed along the curb or edge of the roadway. • Leaves prior to the November 1st start date can be brought to the Compost Facility or can remain on your property until the curbside leaf collection begins. • DO NOT blow or rake grass, sticks or other yard debris in the street at any time throughout the year. This is a violation under Ordinance § 176-10 regarding the prohibition of creating obstructions in the streets & sidewalks. • DO NOT place branches, grass clippings, rocks or other debris in with leaves. Any foreign objects placed in leaf piles may result in fines and suspension of leaf collection service. • DO NOT leave cars parked along the street the day of your leaf collection. • DO NOT park vehicles on or near leaf piles. • PLEASE remember that inclement weather will delay the leaf collection schedule. Residents are encouraged to take leaves to the Compost Facility located next to the Public Works Facility at 422 S. 24th Street. The Compost Facility hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm and Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm.

SANITARY SEWER Do not flush swiffers, cloth rags, baby wipes, baby cloths, dental floss or other similar materials into the sanitary sewer system. These items can cause clogs, dam-

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Code Enforcement NO ONE SHOULD BE HUNGRY! The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank will be giving food to all qualified Camp Hill residents in need of food assistance at the Christian Life Assembly Church at 2645 Lisburn Rd in Lower Allen Twp. Please stop by between 9 am and 12 noon on the following Tuesdays: August 13th, September 10th, October 8th and November 12th. A utility bill from your residence is the only requirement. Please stop by if your family is in need ! age sewage pumps and increase maintenance costs. Property owners are responsible for the lateral and the building sewer. The lateral extends from the sewer main in the street to the Right-of-Way which is typically behind the curb or sidewalk. The building sewer extends from the Right-of-Way to the home. Sewer customers are reminded to keep traps in homes/businesses filled with water. This will reduce sewer odors from entering the living and working spaces of the property. If you experience a sewer emergency during normal working hours (8 am and 4:30 pm) working hours, please call the borough office at 717-737-3456 and they will reach out to the Public Works staff. Any emergency outside normal working hours please call the Police Department at 717-737-1570 and they will reach the oncall person. The sewer main will be checked by Public Works Staff and flushed if necessary. If there is no problem in the sewer main the homeowner should call a plumber.


SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS, HOT TUBS AND STANDING WATER Please help the Code Enforcement Division in fighting the threat of West Nile Virus. Do not allow garbage can lids, old tires or any vessel to harbor standing water. These may become the breeding ground for mosquitoes.

OUTDOOR BURNING § 66-7 EXCEPTION TO RESTRICTIONS ON BURNING Patio and yard wood-burning units used as chimneas, patio warmers and other

us to help you by keeping building numbers free of obstructions.

STORAGE OF CAMPERS AND/OR TRAILERS ON STREETS IS PROHIBITED. Review the Zoning Code of the Borough of Camp Hill for storage requirements.

portable wood-burning devices used for recreational purposes, provided the following shall apply: (1) only clean wood may be used and burned, (2) patio and yard woodburning units must be located at least 50 feet from the nearest structure which is not on the same property as the patio woodburning unit and (3) use of patio and yard wood-burning units shall not cause a nuisance to neighbors.

GRASS CLIPPINGS AND GREEN WASTE Blowing/dumping grass clippings, green waste and any landscape material into streets or alleys is prohibited. This is a violation of Borough Code and EPA MS4 requirements. Please refrain from this practice.

BOROUGH-USE-ONLY DUMPSTERS Borough dumpsters located at Siebert Park (by the pool and cabin), Fiala Field, the end of South 30th Street and behind the Borough Building are for Borough Department use only. Dumping in, or in the vicinity of, the dumpsters by private individuals/households is a citable offense and will be prosecuted to the fullest extent provided by law.

IPMC § 304.3 PROPERTY IDENTIFICATION A number of homes and businesses throughout the Borough have unreadable or missing property numbers. Under Section 304.3 of the International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), building numbers must be a minimum of four (4) inches in height and readable from the street by emergency responders. Following the Code and keeping your home or business properly marked, assists Police, Fire and EMS to respond rapidly and effectively to emergencies. Also, help




Fact: Hundreds of people die each year in the United States due to heat waves, hurricanes, lightning, flash floods, powerful thunderstorm winds, and winter storms or winter cold. Additionally, thousands of people are injured by these weather events each year. Fact: If you are aware of what weather event is about to impact your area, you are more likely to survive such an event. To stay on top of the weather, utilize NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards receiver units that can be purchased at most electronic stores. Make sure the model you purchase has a battery-backup. The programmable types allow you to selectively screen out those county warnings you are not interested in. Most homes have a smoke detector; shouldn’t your home also have a weather radio? You should also obtain the latest weather information from commercial TV/ radio, cable TV, the internet/web and newspapers.

LIGHTNING SAFETY TIPS: 1. Postpone outdoor activities if thunderstorms are imminent. Lightning can travel 5-10 miles away from the thunderstorm and strike the ground with blue sky overhead. The storm doesn’t have to be overhead in order for you to be struck. 2. Move to a sturdy shelter or vehicle. Do not take shelter in a small shed, under


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All traffic signals have different phasing plans for the time of day. The controller, which is placed in a cabinet at an intersection and does exactly what the name implies, has a morning, afternoon and evening phase because traffic demand varies at different times of the day. The signals have pre-set timings that repeat throughout the day and always include time for pedestrians to cross the roadway. These preset timings should be studied periodically to ensure that they are accurate, in case minor adjustments can be made to make the intersections operate more efficiently. The borough will be studying the Market Street corridor in 2019 to increase efficiency. Pedestrian or “Push Button” signals help get the pedestrian across the street safely. There are two phases in which pedestrian signals can operate: Concurrent Pedestrian Phase and Exclusive Pedestrian Phase. The Concurrent Pedestrian Phase is the method of providing the walking time at the same time as the green light in the same direction. Vehicles are required to yield to pedestrians within the crosswalk if they are turning. This phasing will help to reduce congestion and decrease travel times, because traffic can continue simultaneously, yielding to pedestrians. The Exclusive Pedestrian Phase provides a separate phase of the traffic signal where all vehicle lights turn to red, and walking time allows pedestrians to cross the street without any vehicle movement in any direction. This phase requires that the pedestrian push a button and wait to cross until the next phase of the signals. Although this phasing requires the pedestrian to wait longer to cross the road and decreases the level of service of the intersection, it is safer for pedestrians. Nearly all pedestrian signals in the borough are the Exclusive Pedestrian Type.

Emergency Management isolated trees, or in a convertible-top vehicle. Stay away from tall objects such as trees or towers or poles. 3. If in your vehicle when lightning strikes – don’t touch a metal surface. You are safer in a vehicle than being outdoors. 4. Remember that utility lines or pipes can carry the electrical current underground or through a building. Avoid electrical appliances, and use telephones or computers only in an emergency. 5. If you feel your hair standing on end – get down into a baseball catcher’s position and plug your ears with your fingertips so if lightning does hit it will not blow your ear drums out. Do not lie flat. 6. 30/30 rule – if the time between lighting and thunder is 30 seconds or less, go to a safe shelter. Stay there until 30 minutes after the last rumble of thunder.

FLASH FLOOD/FLOOD SAFETY TIPS: 1. Nearly half of all fatalities in a flash flood involve a person driving a vehicle. Do not drive into a flooded area – Turn Around, Don’t Drown! It takes only 2 feet of water to float away most cars. 2. It takes only 6 inches of fast-moving water to sweep a person off their feet – don’t walk through a flooded area. 3. If you are camping in a river valley, move to higher ground if thunderstorms with heavy rains are in the area. Do not attempt to drive away. 4. Don’t operate electrical tools in flooded areas. 5. Most flash flood deaths occur in the middle of the night when it is more difficult to see rising water levels.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM STRAIGHT-LINE WINDS: 1. Don’t underestimate the power of

strong thunderstorm winds known as straight-line winds – they can reach speeds of 100 to 150 mph. Hurricaneforce winds start at 74 mph. Pennsylvania does experience these kinds of winds. 2. If a severe thunderstorm warning contains hurricane-force wind speeds seek shelter immediately (as you would for a tornado situation). 3. Stay away from windows and go to the basement or interior room/hallway. Do not use electrical appliances. 4. Be aware that tall trees near a building can be uprooted by straight-line winds – that tree can come crashing through the roof of a home and crush a person. 5. Powerful straight-line winds can overturn a vehicle or even make a person air-borne when they get up over 100 mph. 6. One type of a straight-line wind event is a downburst, which is a small area of rapidly descending rain-cooled air and rain beneath a thunderstorm. A downburst can cause damage equivalent to a strong tornado.


MAIL PAYMENTS TO: Diane Neiper Tax Collector–Mayor’s Office 2626 Lincoln Street, Camp Hill

OFFICE HOURS AT BOROUGH HALL: July 3 & 17; August 7, 14, 28, 29 & 30; Sept. 25; Oct. 30; Nov. 6, Dec. 18—9 am to Noon Office hours for collection will now be at

CAMP HILL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH FREE CONCERT The Camp Hill Presbyterian Church will be hosting a FREE "kid friendly" concert for the community on September 21st at 11:30 am featuring Steven Courtney. Concert will take place in the church parking lot. Hope to see you there!


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Clubs and Events Camp Hill Borough Hall—Mayor’s Office. Dropbox now located outside the Camp Hill Borough Hall—Police entrance. You can deposit your payments at any time, but be sure to use the tax collector box for your taxes. **Landlords: Please share this information with your tenants. They need to know the changes if they pay their per capita tax in person. **The Camp Hill Borough office employees cannot collect tax bills. It is illegal. Do not use the main Borough office for this purpose.


The Camp Hill Woman's Club plans fundraisers for the goal of giving financial gifts to local charities. Our club is open to all women from Camp Hill, Lemoyne, Mechanicsburg, New Cumberland, Harrisburg and other neighboring towns. We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from September until April at the Camp Hill Borough Hall at 7:00 p.m. and each meeting includes a program of varying types: a speaker, a demonstration, music, etc. Please stop in. We also engage in other activities which

include book discussion group, bus trips, pinochle and lunch group. Please help us to help others by attending our LASAGNA NIGHT on October 18 at the Borough Hall. Take-outs begin at 5:30; eat-in begins at 6:00. The cost is $20 per person and you can pay at the door. The dinner will consist of homemade lasagna, Italian bread, salad, beverage and dessert. This is a byob event. Visit our website:


"We Serve". That is the motto of all Lions Clubs, whether it is local, National or International. We vow to serve those in need, our community and each other. Although we are a small group we help, when asked, to the best of our ability. As we close out our 2018-2019 year of service, we would like to look back to a few of the projects we accomplished. We kept our assigned area of Trindle Road clean, we collected hundreds of pounds of food for food banks, purchased a new flag pole for Fiala Field, and pavers for the new entrance to Frederickson Library. These are in addition to our annual contributions to local charities. Our next fundraiser is our annual Christmas tree sales. Our community has always given us wonderful support for this project and it truly appre-

THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS HAVE OFFERED THEIR LAWN MOWING SERVICES TO CAMP HILL BOROUGH RESIDENTS FOR THE 2019 SEASON: Justin Shover • 433-3021 Sean and Jason Talbott 805-9003 (Monica Smith, mother) Matt Ulsh • 503-7948

Mike Ruell • 503-8980 Adam Cleland • 943-5907 Steve & Harry Bowman • 743-1060 Fred Wadlinger • 609-3584

Those listed are not Borough employees. Advertising their services in this newsletter is a courtesy, not an endorsement. Payment for services rendered is between residents and service providers.


The 50th PCGC Scholarship & Community Projects Benefit Luncheon/Floral Demonstration will be held Noon, December 2nd, at the Radisson Hotel, Camp Hill, by Reservation, Only. Ticket/donation is $38; send check payable to PCGC with SASE to Betty Pisano, 15 Wetherburn Road, Enola, PA 17025, by November 22nd. Contact /(717)-732-4631. December 2, 2019, the PCGC will host a Holiday Market Benefit at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill, PA 17011. The event is open to the public from 9AM to Noon, and will include multiple vendors, greens and garden items, bakery goods, unique gifts, and raffles.



The Club’s only goal is to try to preserve /improve Camp Hill’s water, air, land, flora and fauna for our children & grandchildren. We are always looking for new members who share our interests in the environment and to energize our organization. Membership dues are $10 for students and $20 for adults with a maximum of $50 per family. Applications for membership can be picked up in the Recreation Office, calling 737-4548, emailing or at a CHEC meeting. Our next business/breakfast meeting is scheduled for Saturday, October 12th, 7:30 am at the West Shore Plaza Restaurant. Come join us! One of our main goals continues to be keeping Camp Hill’s streets, neighborhoods and streams free of trash and litter. We have several events scheduled over the next three months. WHY DON’T YOU JOIN US. We will collect litter along Market Street in October as part of PennDOT’s Adopt-A-Highway program and the Borough parade clean up. We will also collect litter in two sections of town – in August and October. It is not too late to help with the ongoing Conodoguinet Creek Cleanup. We still have events scheduled for August 17 and September 21. Please consider joining us for one or both of these efforts. Just imagine the feeling when you see the trailer full of tires, lawn chairs, trashed bicycles and baby buggies, bottles, rusty cans, batteries, transformers, and all sorts of other trash at the end of our creek cleanup. Another of our goals is to promote recycling. As you read this article, we will have collected several thousand cans and bottles at the Little League fields this summer and sent them to be recycled. Please visit the Borough website for more information on the Environmental Club. For more detailed/ additional information on our projects or to suggest future program ideas or just to get on our email

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Clubs and Events ciated. It may seem early but it takes a lot of preparation. We now are holding our summer meetings outdoors. We meet the first and third Mondays at 6:30. If anyone is interested in joining us, hopefully with the intent of becoming a Camp Hill Lion, please contact any Lion you may know or call Jo at 717 761 8129. New members are needed and appreciated.


Have fun, make new friends and exercise your brain

LEARN TO PLAY BRIDGE Evening class: Mondays – 6:30-8:30 pm • September 16th for 8 weeks Daytime class: Mondays – 9:00-11:00 am • September 16th for 8 weeks Location: Harrisburg Bridge Club 349 N. 21st St.Camp Hill Cost: Free + $10 for the book Contact Information: Harrisburg Bridge Club 717-737-4461 Or Mike Mendelson at 717-728-1210

Camp Hill Band news COnGRaTUlaTiOns TO Camp Hill Band Class OF 2019! Several of our Band members were honored at the CHHS graduation in June, including Valedictorian Samantha Buck and Salutatorian Gloria Givler. We salute all our graduates and wish them the best as they march into the future! l.B. smiTH linCOln - "dRiVen TO GiVe" We look forward to seeing you along the Memorial Day parade route and at the cemetery service. Afterwards, please join us in Willow Park to watch the High School Jazz perform during the festivities. GianT and KaRns GiFT CaRds An easy way to support the band is by purchasing Giant and Karns gift cards. For every $100 gift card purchased, you receive $100 and the band earns $5. To purchase gift cards, you can visit Orrstown Bank (Market Street and Orrs Bridge Road) or contact Maura Caddell (574-2985 or to make arrangements for delivery. We sell them all year long and would appreciate your support. UpCOminG Band eVenTs • Remember to come early to home football games to see the Band perform! We usually start about 20 minutes before kick-off. • Everyone is invited to come out and see one of our Marching Band competitions this fall -- schedule available at The theme of this year's show is Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). • Watch for the Band in Camp Hill's annual Halloween Parade, October 22nd. or


JUNIOR CIVIC CLUB GFWC Camp Hill Junior Civic Club invites all women to become members of our community club. Join us for our first meeting, September 17th at 6:30 pm in the Log Cabin at Seibert Park. We host two successful community fundraisers. Breakfast with Santa will be held December 7th at Camp Hill Borough, Prosser Hall, 8 am to 10 am with Santa arriving around 8:30 am. Plus we will host our 21st Memorial Day 5K Dash on May 25, 2020. We need sponsors and runners for this event. We award two scholarships and allocate to many local organizations. To learn more about our Club, visit our website at or attend our first meeting.

THE CAMP HILL BOROUGH POLICE DEPARTMENT IS IN NEED OF CROSSING GUARDS!! Crossing Guards are needed for regular daily crossing guard duty as well as substitute crossing guard duty. There are several Crossing Guard posts, all within the Borough of Camp Hill, with assigned hours approximately 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. and 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Specific times may vary depending on the location. Safety apparel, outerwear and any other necessary equipment is supplied by the Borough of Camp Hill and training will be provided. A background investigation and criminal history check is required of all applicants. If you or someone you know is interested in helping insure the safety of Camp Hill School students and supplementing your income (new hourly rate of $17/per), please contact the Camp Hill Borough Police Department to obtain an application. The Borough of Camp Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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Camp Hill Borough is fortunate to have so many people who give back to this community and many people don’t realize who they are or what they have done. This will be our 8th year for this award and this individual should be someone who has made one or more outstanding and significant volunteer contributions in some facet to Camp Hill Borough. All details and the application can be found at and in the Camp Hill Borough Office. All nominations are due by the November 1, 2019 deadline and it is not too early to submit one for this year.

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR FALL YOUTH DEVELOPEMENT AND TRAVEL Head to the website to find out more information and to register for Fall 2019 Soccer Season.


DOGGY DAY AT THE POOL! If you are a friendly, well-behaved dog and have always wanted to go for a dip in the pool, this is your chance to “take the plunge.”

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FALL Programs & Events Adult Programs For more details or to register go to or call 761-3900 x 225. Holiday Closings Monday, September 2 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Closed for Labor Day Thursday, November 28 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Closed for Thanksgiving Accepting Donations - Friends Annual Online Silent Auction 2019 Accepting decorative treasures, sports or concert season tickets, antiques, framed artwork or SULQWVJLIWFHUWLÂżFDWHVRUJLIWFDUGVXVHRIDYDFDtion home for a weekend or week, or services like a massage, car wash and detailing, and more! Contact Diane Myers 717-761-3730 or for more info. Donations accepted until October 1.


FREE WORKSHOPS - Day & Evening! ~ Career Exploration Workshops ~ Resume Writing Workshops ~ Get That Job! Workshops ~ Walk-in Sessionsâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;BCC Classroom ~ Spreadsheet Basics - Excel & Google Sheets ~ Home-Based Business Roundtables with SCORE ~ AND more workshops to come! REGISTER ONLINE at for all workshops, or drop in Mon., Tue., Thurs., or Fri. to see how the BCC can help YOU on your career path or with your small business! Natalie D. Craumer Writersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Workshop: The Creative Writing Portfolio 8 Tuesdays: September 3 - 24, & October 8 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 29 - 6:30 pm â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8:30 pm With Catherine Jordan. New students register Aug. 1. Returning students â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Aug.15. Curl Up with the Classics* First Tuesdays from 10 am to 11 am September 3 - The Turn of the Screw by Henry James October 1 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson November 5 - A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens Please read or listen to the book in order to attend. Ages 18 and older, please. Register Aug. 1. Moving Forward Book Group 1st Wednesdays- 1 pm to 2 pm September 4: Option B by The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho October 2: Listen for the Whispers: Coping with Grief and Learning to Live Again by Kim Kluxen Meredith November 6: Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living by Krista Tippett A book discussion group for those who have suffered a loss or tragedy and could use an infusion of hope. In cooperation with Hospice of Central PA. Please read or listen to the book to attend. Ages 18 & older. Register Aug. 1 for all sessions.

Meetup to Save the World Thursdays, September 5, October 3 and November 7 - 7 pm to 8:30 pm Join us as Mike Travisano and Joe Brtalik facilitate deep discussion and dialogue employing communication techniques that provide a space IRUGLá&#x201A;&#x2021;HULQJRSLQLRQVWREHKHDUGVDIHO\KRQRUably, and respectfully. Space is limited. Register Aug. 1, Sept. 1, Oct. 1. Language at the Library* Language Immersion Conversation Groups Spanish: Every* Thursday, 10:00 am - 11:00 am Beginner & Intermediate French: Every* Thursday, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm Beginner & Advanced French: First and Third* Thursdays, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm German: First and Third* Thursdays, 11:30 am 12:30 pm Russian: Second and Fourth Thursdays: 9:00 am - 9:45 am Italian: Second and Fourth Thursdays: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm No registration necessary. *No classes Sept 19. Blood Pressure Screenings First and Third Thursdays of each month September 5 and 19, October 3 and 17 and November 7 and 21 - 11 am - 1 pm. 830&3LQQDFOH )UHGULFNVHQDUHRá&#x201A;&#x2021;HULQJIUHH Blood Pressure Screenings Three parking spaces are reserved near the main entrance. Index Card RPG Nights Fridays, September 6, October 4 and November 1 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6 pm to 9 pm Interested in Dungeons & Dragons? The Index Card Role Playing Game is shorter, more interactive, simpler, with minimal math. Lead by RPG expert/Game Master, Jon Langer. Ages 14 and older, please. Register Aug, 1, Sept. 1and Oct. 1. Philosophers Roundtable* Mondays, September 9, October 14, November 11 - 2 pm to 3:30 pm This round table discussion, led by Jim Logue, will apply the Socratic method. Ages 18 and up. Register Aug, 1, Sept. 1, Oct. 1. Twisted Stitchers Knitting Group Second Mondays - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm September 9, October 14, November 11 16 years and older. Registration now open. Great Stories 2nd Wednesday of each month (Sept 11, Oct 9, Nov 13, Jan 8, Feb 12, Mar 11, Apr 8, May 6) 10:00 am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 11:30 am Read and discuss stories from The Oxford Book of English Short Stories. One-time fee of $20 for materials. Registration begins August 15. Fake News, Fighting Words & â&#x20AC;&#x153;Fireâ&#x20AC;?: How Free is Free Speech? Mette Evans & Woodside Thursday, September 12 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Free speech in the age of social media, hate speech and political polarization. Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best for America? Join Attorney Aaron D. Martin from Mette Evans & Woodside for an interesting look into Americaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s treasured freedom of speech.


Foreign & Indie Film Fridays Fridays, 2 pm to 4 pm & 7 pm to 9 pm September 13 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Chasing Coral â&#x20AC;&#x201C; USA - Not Rated September 27 - 35 Shots of Rum â&#x20AC;&#x201C; FRANCE â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Not Rated October 11 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 35 Visages, Villages â&#x20AC;&#x201C; FRANCE â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Rated PG October 25 - Moonlight â&#x20AC;&#x201C; USA - Rated R November 8 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Pool â&#x20AC;&#x201C; INDIA - Rated R November 22 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Last Resort â&#x20AC;&#x201C; USA â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Not Rated Sponsored by Jane and Bill Murray. Blood Drives at Fredricksen Fridays, September 13 and November 8 - 4 pm to 7:30 pm For more info call Central PA Blood Bank at 1-800-771-0059 or visit Trivia After Hours - (B.Y.O.B.) Second Saturdays from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm September 14 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; The Beatles! â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Register Aug. 1 October 12 - Stephen King! â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Register Sept. 1 November 9 - Golden Girls! â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Register Oct. 1 Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll provide snacks, corkscrews, bottle openers and prizes with Cheaters Never Prosper. Ages 21 & up. Registration REQUIRED. Free-will donation will be taken. Springsteen Tribute Concert Sunday, September 15 1:30 pm â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 3:30 pm in the Atrium Come celebrate Bruceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 70th birthday with us! The Street Corner Collective is Elena Rossetto, vocals/percussion; Anthony Saddic, accordion/ piano; James Devor, acoustic bass; doug morris, guitar/vocals Join us for music and stories about The Boss! No registration needed. Fredricksen Writes Mondays from 6:45 pm to 8:45 pm September 16* â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Register Aug. 1 October 7 and 21 - Register Sept. 1 November 4 & 18 - Register Oct. 1 This writers group provides aspiring writers a forum for their work and feedback from their peers in a friendly en-vironment. *No class Sept. 2. Friends Fall Book and Media Sale September 19 through September 22 Thursday, September 19 from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Special Preview Sale Special Preview Sale for Friends Members ONLY! Friday, September 20 from 9 am to 8:30 pm Saturday, September 21 from 1 pm to 5 pm Sunday, September 22 from 1 pm to 4 pm â&#x20AC;&#x201C; BAG SALE! - 2 bags for $10.00! In Good Taste Kitchen Tour Sunday, September 22 from 1 pm - 5 pm In Good Taste is a chance to tour distinctive kitchens in ten local homes, meet designers, and taste delicious samples from local restaurants, caterers and chefs. Tickets are $40 each, or two for $75, and are on sale now.

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Gardening with Nature Series Tuesdays - 7 pm to 8 pm The Invasive Spotted/DQWHUQÃ&#x20AC;\ September 17 Storm water Problems & Management Tuesday, October 15 Fredricksen Library has teamed up with Penn State Master Gardeners to bring you a series of workshops. Penn State Master Gardeners are volunteers trained by Penn State Extension to provide research-based home gardening information to the public.

Citizenship Preparation Tutoring Summer Sessions: Mondays & Tuesdays, (August 5 - September 24) - 10 am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 12 pm *HWPRUHLQIRDQGUHJLVWHUDW

Fredricksen Reads Fourth Mondays from 7 pm to 8 pm September 23 - Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak October 28 - Educated by Tara Westover November 25 - The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah Read or listen to the book to attend. Registration begins August 1. Ages 18 and older, please.

Device Advice Tuesdays 10 am - 12 pm; Thursdays 5:30 pm - 8:30pm Reference Desk, Main Floor Reserve up to one hour with one of our trained Reference Librarians who will assist you with your device. You must have the device, login and SDVVZRUG7RUHJLVWHUFDOO[

German Language Film Group* Thursdays, September 26 and October 24 from 2 pm to 4 pm 1R(QJOLVKVXEWLWOHVRá&#x201A;&#x2021;HUHGVRVRPHH[SHULHQFH in the language is necessary. No registration. 1R¿OPJURXS1RYHPEHU Adult Crafternoon: Fall Porch Décor Makeover Sunday, September 29 - 1:30 pm â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 4:30 pm Basic supplies provided by the library. $7.50 per person, ages 16 and older. Register Aug. 15. Home Food Preservation: Wild Game Thursday, October 10 - 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Canning, freezing, and drying are methods to enjoy the fruits of your hunt all year long. Join Andy Hirneisen from Penn Stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Department of Food Science to learn more! $8.00 per person. Registration now open. (https://extension.psu. edu/home-food-preservation-wild-game) The Philadelphia Campaign of the Revolutionary War Tuesday, October 22 - 7 pm â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8:15 pm Join local favorite, Steven Runkle, as he chronicles the most critical year of the American Revolutionary War, from July 1777 through June 1778. Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll learn about 19-year old Marquis de Lafayette, Benedict Arnold, Baron von Steuben, and Carlisleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s own Molly Pitcher. No registration. Citizenship Preparation Tutoring Fall Sessions: Mondays & Tuesdays, (October 14 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; December 17) - 10:00 am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 12:00 pm *HWPRUHLQIRDQGUHJLVWHUDW Friends Online Auction Friday, November 1 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Thursday, November 14 3UHYLHZVWDUWV2FWREHUDXFWLRQJRHVOLYH1Rvember 1, closes on November 14; Saturday and Sunday November 16 and 17 are pick up days. Celebrate Diwali! Saturday, November 2 1:00 pm â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 5:00 pm, in the Atrium Watch for details coming soon! Fredricksen Library Holiday Book Tree November & December in the Fredricksen Atrium For a minimum $10 donation, patrons are able to have a name or family name placed on the VSLQHRIDERRNIRUWKHKROLGD\VHDVRQ Please join us again for this Fredricksen Library tradition! ONLINE ($1 fee) and mail requests will be accepted. Oliver! the Musical @ Oyster Mill Playhouse hosted by the Friends of Fredricksen Tuesday, November 12 Watch for more details! The Friends Basket 5Dá&#x201A;&#x2030;HZLOOUHWXUQDOVRZLWKEDVNHWVRQGLVSOD\2FWREHU7LFNHWVRQVDOHIRUHDFKRUIRU Intro. To Reiki: Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s it All About? Tuesday, November 19 - 7:00 pm â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8:15 pm Are you curious about Reiki? Join Rickie Freedman, Reiki Master/Teacher to learn about and observe the Gentle Touch and Deep Healing of Reiki. Registration begins October 15.

Italian for Beginners I - Fall Session Thursdays, July 25 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; October 3 - 5 pm - 6 pm Italian for Beginners II - Fall Session Thursdays, July 25 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Oct. 3 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Ages 16 and older. Cost: $110 for 10 classes SOXVD0DWHULDOV)HHSDLGDWWKH¿UVWFODVV  5(*,67(521/,1(E\SKRQH H[WRULQSHUVRQ

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Pollock Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Library Programs For more details or to register go to IUHGULFNVHQOLEUDU\RUJRUFDOO[ Mission Transition 2019/2020: Preparing for Kindergarten - One Monday a month, based on school district, at 6:30 pm during the 2019/20 school year. Help your little one prepare for a lifetime of learning by participating in Fredricksen Libraryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Kindergarten readiness program. Children HQWHULQJNLQGHUJDUWHQLQWKHIDOORIZLOOGR kindergarten readiness activities, hear stories, meet other future students and make early friendships! Registration starts Aug. 1/ The last GD\WRUHJLVWHULV-DQXDU\ Fall Story times - 6-week sessions August 26 through October 4 These story times will help increase childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s vocabulary, comprehension, and ability to interact VRFLDOO\5HJLVWUDWLRQEHJLQV$XJXVW6HVVLRQV are as follows: Baby & Me \UV 0RQ7KXUVDP  Fr. 10:15 am Toddler \UV 0RQ7XHV7KXUVDP Preschool (3 yrs.) 7XHVDP 7KXUVSP Preschool (4 yrs. to K)0RQSP )UL DP Bilingual Story Times â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6 week session Wednesdays, August 28 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; October 2 10:30 am - 11:00 am Join Miss Olga for our special story times in 6SDQLVK)RUFKLOGUHQDJHV±5HJLVWUDWLRQ EHJLQV$XJ Colorful STEM Tuesday, September 3 from 4:30 pm â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 5:30 pm OR Thursday, September 5 from 5 pm â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6 pm The world is a colorful place, letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s learn about it! Children may get messy. Dress for spills! For DJHVUHJLVWHUVWDUWLQJ$XJ Perky Piggy Banks Thursday, September 5 - 5:30 pm â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6:30 pm Paint with watercolor and decorate your own FHUDPLFSLJJ\EDQN)RUDJHV±5HJLVWHU $XJ


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18, 25 - 5 pmPreparation - 6 pm Citizenship Tutoring Learn howSessions: to use BeeMondays Bots, Sphero Robots, and Summer & Tuesdays, Makey Makeys! Those registering for â&#x20AC;&#x201C;all12 sixpm ses(August 5 - September 24) - 10 am sions will get preferential registration. For ages *HWPRUHLQIRDQGUHJLVWHUDW 8-12, register Oct. 7. 6DPHFRQWHQWDVWKH-XQH-XO\SURJUDP Italian for Beginners I - Fall Session Thursdays, July 25 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; October 3 - 5 pm - 6 pm Color Leaf Decorations ItalianPopping for Beginners II - Fall Session Thursday, - 5:30 6:30- 7:30 pm pm Thursdays,October July 25 24 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Oct. 3 -pm 6:30â&#x20AC;&#x201C; pm Create your beautiful leaf decorations! For Ages 16 andown older. Cost: $110 for 10 classes DJHVÂąUHJLVWHU2FW SOXVD0DWHULDOV)HHSDLGDWWKHÂżUVWFODVV  5(*,67(521/,1(E\SKRQH Library for Lunch â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Dinosaur Dance Party H[WRULQSHUVRQ Monday, October 28 OR Wednesday, October 30 - 12 pm - 1 pm Device Advice Bring a bagged lunch Tuesdays 10 am - 12and pm;the library will provide aThursdays sweet treat.5:30 Register Oct. 16. For ages 3 - 6 but pm - 8:30pm siblings mayDesk, attend. Reference Main Floor Reserve up to one hour with one of our trained The Sounds of STEMwho will assist you with Reference Librarians Tuesday, November at 4:30 - 5:30 pmand OR your device. You must5have thepm device, login Thursday November 7 at 5 pm - 6 pm SDVVZRUG7RUHJLVWHUFDOO[ Join us to explore the science of sounds! Learn about sound, do a sound experiment, and a craft! &Rá&#x201A;&#x2021;HH&RUQHU:HHNGD\VDPWRPLG For ages 6-8, register Sept 3. afternoon&Rá&#x201A;&#x2021;HH7HDV+RW&RFRD:DWHU  6QDFNV3URFHHGVEHQHÂżW)UHGULFNVHQ/LEUDU\ Wise Fall Owls Thursday, November 14Donations - 5:30 pm â&#x20AC;&#x201C;- First 6:30 pm Donation Station Book Learn about owls and make Saturday ofwise every month from 1your pm own to 3 owl pm from pine cones jazzed up with darling decora7RGURSRá&#x201A;&#x2021;GRQDWLRQVSOHDVHSDUNLQWKHORZHU WLRQV)RUDJHVÂąUHJLVWHU2FW parking lot nearest to the sidewalk. Library for Lunch â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Celebrate the Harvest * The Daytime Academy is made possible by a grant Monday, November 18honoring OR Wednesday, from Harsco Corporation, the memoryNoof Dervember 20 - 12and pmhis - 1passion pm for life-long learning. ek C. Hathaway Bring a bagged lunch and the library will provide a sweet treat. Register Nov. 6. For ages 3 - 6 but siblings may attend.

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For The Devonshire Manor is an 18th in the Fredricksen Atrium UHDGHUVDQGXQGHU *For Girls in STEM: Fairy Tale Challenges mansion on the outskirts of the town of Pinehorn. a minimum $10 donation, For more details or to register go to Thursday, October 17 - 5 pmpatrons - 6 pm are able It was once owned by the wealthy Devonshire Bilingual Story Times â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6 week session to have a name or family name placed on the IUHGULFNVHQOLEUDU\RUJRUFDOO[ Familyand Movie Nights estate to the citizens Construct homes for the three little pigs, design family is a legendary Wednesdays, August 28 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; October 2 Fridays at 6:30 pmday, the Devonshires were aVSLQHRIDERRNIRUWKHKROLGD\VHDVRQ pulley for Rapunzel, and more! For ages 9-12, of Pinehorn. In their 10:30 am - 11:00 am Please join us again for this Fredricksen Library Teen Homeschool Hangout register Oct. 3. beloved and 20 treated as royalty.You will receive September - Ponyo Join Miss Olga for our special story times in tradition! ONLINE ($1 fee) and mail requests will Tuesdays, September 3, October 1 and aOctober character assignment and description in 6SDQLVK)RUFKLOGUHQDJHVÂą5HJLVWUDWLRQ 18 The Nightmare Before Christmas be accepted. November 5 - 10:00 am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 11:00 am An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe advance. This event includes games, dinner, EHJLQV$XJ November 15 - Lego Movie 2 'R\RXDWWHQGKRPHVFKRRORUF\EHUVFKRRO"7KH Wednesday, October 17 GHVVHUWDQGLQWULJXH)RUDJHV$ Oliver! Musical A G orprice PG rated movie withevent. Free popcorn! ÂżUVW7XHVGD\RIWKHPRQWKPHHWXSZLWK\RXU 6:00 pmthe â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 7:00 pm @ Oyster Mill Playhouse ticket collected at the Register Oct. 1. 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Recreation Department

A Message From the Director... Dear Friends I hope everyone is having a great summer and has had a chance to catch one or more of the community events, programs or camps we offered this summer. It has been great seeing so many using the pool, gaga pits, tennis courts, turf and track over the summer months. If you still don’t have an access card for the stadium, be sure to read the information in the Recreation Section about how to receive one. The response to the Box Lunch Review this summer has been wonderful. Thanks to Highmark, Mid Penn Bank, Service 1st Restoration, HRG and Conte Wealth Advisors for their sponsorships to this program. I would also like to thank all the camp counselors, pool staff, snack shack staff and instructors for a great job this summer. The participants at all the camps and programs as well as everyone visiting the pool enjoyed themselves thanks to their hard work. There were hundreds of children who enjoyed Siebert Park Day Camp, Pre-school Summer Adventures, Boys and Girls Basketball Camps, Soccer Camps, Theatre Camps, Field Hockey Camp, Science Camps, Tennis Lessons, Wrestling Camp and Scuba Program.

We have some great programs and events coming up this fall. Zumba, Dance, Photography, Drone, Art Classes, and Basketball Clinics, so be sure to check out the dates and times if you are interested. Details about our special events including the Halloween Parade and Toys for Tots Parade, are in this newsletter. Please remember that Camp Hill Recreation programs require preregistration. All registrations must be completed online. If you need assistance please call the Recreation Office. Contact us if you have any questions or concerns about existing programs or if you have suggestions for new programs. You can reach us at 717-737-4548 or by email Also remember to look up us on facebook and like our page to find out the latest news and reminders. Our page is Camp Hill Parks And Recreation. I am a one person office, so I am not always able to answer my phone when it rings. If I am not available to answer your call, please leave a message and I will return your call usually within one business day. Thank you,

Audrey J. Logar Recreation Director

RECREATION COMMISSION MEMBERS Jon Arosell, Dustin Chapman, Superintendent Patty Craig, Borough Manager Pat Dennis, William Forrey, Patty Gilroy, Melanie Gurgiolo, David Hershey, Mayor Mark Simpson, Doug Snyder, Council Person Leigh Twiford and Paul White



The Halloween parade is sponsored by Camp Hill Recreation Department. To make this as much fun as years past, I could use some community help. If you are interested, please call or email the recreation office. There will be activities and refreshments in Prosser Hall for all the children to enjoy after the parade and the awards have been handed out. Please join the community of Camp Hill this Halloween and plan to participate in the parade and the other activities with your family. Further information will be available on our site soon. Registration will be held from 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm (NO registration after 5:45!) in the parking lot of the Trinity Lutheran Church.

Camp Hill Borough policy regarding Trick or Treat is the following. Trick or Treat is on the 31st, unless the 31st falls on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday, then Trick or Treat is on the prior Thursday.

TOYS FOR TOTS Camp Hill Borough and Centric Bank are teaming up for the Toys for Tots Children’s Benefit Parade. The Quaker City String Band – Mummers is returning this year. The purpose of this parade is to gather toys for children. We would like anyone who would like to contribute a toy to bring it to the parade or bring your toy to area businesses ahead of time. This


event will take place on December 7, 2019. At 4 pm a parade will start at 24th and Market Street and heading east to North 21st Street and then turning onto Walnut Street and ending at the Borough Hall. Following the parade we are planning on having our Annual Holiday Tree Lighting and Caroling. The High School Cheer Ensemble will perform for us, there will be caroling and of course, we will have a special guest coming for all the children. If you are interested in having a group in the parade or would like to volunteer please call Audrey Logar, Recreation Director at 717-737-4548 or email

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Recreation Department SPECIAL THANK YOU’S Camp Hill Borough would like to thank the following for helping out during various events throughout the summer months. • Camp Hill Lion’s Club and Camp Hill Woman’s Club for their donations to the Recreation Department. • Blooms by Vickrey, Penn Waste and Associated Products for their in kind donations to Memorial Day. • Centric Bank, L.B.Smith, Mid Penn Bank and West Shore Academy of Martial Arts for sponsoring in our Memorial Day Parade and Festivities. • Col. Ward Adams for presiding over the Memorial Day Service. • Lt. Col. Keith Beebe for coordinating at Memorial Day Parade start point. • LTC Michael W. Kichman and Student Sydney Preston for speaking at our Memorial Service. • Mr. Richard Bushman for providing information and assistance to the scouts in placing of the flags for the veterans in our cemetery. • Mrs. Jill Williamson for assisting in updating Camp Hill Service Members for the Cemetery Ceremony for Memorial Day. • The Camp Hill Fire Police for donating their time for the Memorial Day Parade. • Highmark, Mid Penn Bank, Service 1st Restoration, HRG and Conte Wealth Advisors for their sponsorship to the “Box Lunch Review”. • Camp Hill Fire Department and Police Department for talking to Siebert Park Day Camp kids during July 8th Week.

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE, CEREMONY AND ACTIVITIES AT WILLOW PARK We would like to thank everyone who took part in the Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony and Activities. It was a big success due to everyone working together and the community coming out with their support for the annual event.

REGISTRATION IS ONLINE FOR PROGRAMS, CAMPS, RENTALS AND MEMBERSHIPS For your convenience, we have ONLINE REGISTRATION available! Of course, you are always welcome to stop by the Borough offices to register in person but you should make an account first so

when you come in we can register you. PLEASE NOTE: If you already have an account please don’t create a new account, just login and if you forgot your password, just click forgot password. Be sure to read over the Refund Policy prior to Registering as well. More details can be found on our website.

ACCESS TO SIEBERT PARK STADIUM If you are interested in having access to utilize the stadium when it is not being used for an event, you need to stop by the Borough Office and fill out an application. One application per family. To enter the stadium access the Siebert Park Stadium near the Athletic House. Just swipe your card and push on the access gate. It will turn to let one person enter. If you lose your card, you need to notify the Borough immediately, so we can deactivate your card. Replacement cards, are $5.00 each. You can view the stadium calendar on our website under Recreation/Facilities to see when it is occupied.

RECREATION COMMISSION MEETINGS 2019 In 2019 the Camp Hill Recreation Commission will conduct its meetings at 6 pm at the Borough Building of Camp Hill Municipal Office in the conference room, 2145 Walnut Street, Camp Hill, PA 17011 on the following dates: October 1st.

CAMP HILL BANQUET FACILITY Thomas J. Prosser Hall in the Camp Hill Borough Building is available to rent for parties, wedding receptions, meetings, etc. Our elegant community room seats 200 people, has a large kitchen, and a garden patio right outside. For general information or make a reservation please go to our website:

ENVIRONMENT, EDUCATION, AND RECREATION CENTER This center which is located at Siebert Park in Camp Hill is available to rent for meetings, parties, etc. The EERC can accommodate up to 65 people, has a kitchen, and two restrooms. For general information or make a reservation please go to our website:


YOUTH/TEEN PROGRAMS A full description for all classes can be found on our website under Recreation.

KIDS CREATIVE ART CLASSES (Instructor: Allison Juliana) An opportunity for young art enthusiasts to explore a variety of art materials and techniques. Original art work will be created based on photos, still-life and imagination. All supplies are included in the cost of the program. Please wear clothing that is appropriate to get a little messy! Thursdays: September 19 – October 10 Grades: 1-3 Time: 6:30 – 7:30 pm Location: Community Room Cost: resident $82 / non-resident $88

YOUTH BASKETBALL PROGRAM (BOYS AND GIRLS GRADES 3RD – 6TH) Camp Hill Recreation will be having a basketball program for 3rd – 6th grade students. There will be information on our website soon and registration will be online. Practices will start late November and games will start in January and run through most of February.

2ND – 4TH GRADE BOYS AND GIRLS BASKETBALL CLINICS (Coordinators: Alison Goodwin and Dustin Chapman) This is an instructional group of clinics. Please go to our site and look under Recreation and click on dark green button to register. Sundays: September 15 – October 27, No clinics on October 13th Time: 5 – 6 pm (Both boys and girls) Location: Eisenhower Elementary Cost: $35.00

ADULT CLASSES A full description for all classes can be found on our website under Recreation.

JACKI’S AEROBIC DANCE This class provides a one hour fun class of well choreographed routines to upbeat music. Hand held weights (max. 6 pounds per hand) and ankle weights (2 ½ pounds per leg) are optional. All routines, including the booster, six aerobic dances and cool down can be geared to anyone’s fitness level.

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Please read Refund Policy before registering. Tues: Sept 17 - Dec. 12 (28 Classes, no class 10/31 &11/28) Time: 6 pm – 7 pm Location: Hoover Elementary MultiPurpose Room Cost: residents $154/non-residents $164 (Drop in - $9)

AARP DRIVER SAFETY CLASS This AARP Driver Safety Class teaches preventive measures to use when driving that can help save lives. Produced by the American Associated of Retires Persons (AARP) and conducted throughout the country. The curriculum also is designed to remind you of skills and techniques you once learned but perhaps fail to use regularly, and update you on the rules of the road. This class is offered to motorists age 50 and older. There are no driving tests or written tests given. If you do complete this class you will receive a certificate which you can give to your insurance company and receive 5% off your insurance rates. Dates: October 28 Time: 8:30-12:30 pm, please arrive 15 minutes before class start to complete registration, pay fee and receive class materials. Bring: Drivers License & AARP Membership Card Location: Community Room Cost: $15.00 for AARP Members with valid AARP card / $20.00 for Nonmembers. Make checks payable to AARP

ZUMBA GOLD® PAY AS YOU GO! Instructor: Jenn Dusart Tues. and Thurs.: Aug. 6 – Dec. 19, No classes 9/26, 10/1 & 3, 11/5 & 28 Time: 10-11 am Location: Community Room Pay as go: $5.00

PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES FOR ADULTS AND TEENS (Instructor: Michael Yatsko) Do you have a DSLR camera and aren't sure how to use it? Are you still taking photos using only the AUTOMATIC mode? If you answered yes to either of these questions then this is the perfect class for you! Each class will begin with an exploration of a new topic followed by some hands on application of the technique or idea. Weekly assign-

ments will also be given to reinforce what has been learned in class. During this class you will learn about the history of photography and cameras, the science behind how a DSLR camera works, how the masters of photography from the past and present can influence your photography, lenses and how different ones produce different results, the exposure triangle - aperture, shutter speed and ISO, composition techniques, and much, much more. In order to participate you need to have a DSLR or mirrorless camera. If you have any questions send me an email - Wednesdays: October 2 – November 6 (six weeks) Grade 9th to Adult Time: 6-7:30 pm Cost: resident $132 / non-resident $142 Location: Cabin ·


(Instructor: Michael Yatsko) Interested in learning about one of the most fascinating and exciting technologies to come around in a long time? Have you thought about buying a drone or maybe you received one as a gift and are not sure how to use it or what it’s capable of doing? If you answered yes to either of these questions then join me for a 6 week crash course on all things drones. In this class you will learn about the history of drones, all the different ways they are being put to use in almost every sector of our economy, the different types of drones and which one may be most suitable for you, how to take care and maintain a drone, how drones work, how to safely operate a drone, tips and tricks for taking photos and videos with a drone, and how to prepare and receive your drone pilots license. Each week we will spend the second half of class will be spent flying! In order to participate in the class you DO NOT need a drone. Small drones that are designed to be flown both indoors and outdoors will be provided. The class is for up to 6 students per class, so register early! If you have any questions don’t hesitate to ask Mondays: September 30 – November 11, no class 11/4 (six weeks) Time: Grades 3rd – 8th, 6-7 pm Time: Grade 9th - Adults, 7:30 – 8:30 pm Cost: resident $150 / non-resident $160 Location: Community Room


BACK TO SCHOOL WITH ESSENTIAL OILS Want to start the school year off supporting your kids naturally? Get geared up and ready for school with borough resident and educator Sarah Dressler, as she shares her favorite back to school essential oil recipes, blends and DIYs. This class is FREE and open to the public; seating is limited to 15, so be sure to reserve your seat today! Dates: September 12, 2019 Time: 6:30-7:30 pm Location: Camp Hill Community Room

FALL SUCCULENT DIFFUSERS Have you seen the cute succulents and want to learn how to make your own just in time for fall? Join borough resident, Sarah Dressler, as she shares simple ways to make succulent diffusers for your home. Participants will create their own succulent diffuser to take home. The class space is limited to 15 spaces, and cost is $20 each for materials. Pay at class. Dates: October 10, 2019 Time: 6:30-7:30 pm Location: Camp Hill Community Room

REFUND POLICY A refund will not be granted for any session $50 or less. This includes any program (one day programs, camps, or multi session programs) offered by the Recreation Department. For all sessions greater than $50, a refund will be granted according to this schedule:

Refund Request Date Amount of Refund >90 days before program 75% of program cost 60-90 days before program 50% of program cost 30-59 days before program 25% of program cost Less than 30 days before program No refund No refund will be granted for any camps after July 1st. If any program is cancelled by the Recreation Department due to insufficient participation, a full refund will be granted.

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The Lion Foundation Emeritus Board still actively supports the Foundation as seen here at a recent event honoring Greg Sutliff, 2019 Camp Hill High School Wall of Honor recipient. Sutliff also spoke to high school students at their recent end of year awards assembly. Pictured (left to right): Lucy Gnazzo, Burke McLemore, John Kennedy, Carlyn Chulick, Peter Wilson, Ted Mowery, Betsy Gayner, Phyllis Mowery, Jim Hepfer, Hank Straub, Greg Sutliff, Nancy Besch, Dave Freed, Mike Berney, John Slike, Nancy Bigelow, and Susie Sutliff

The Camera Box donates numerous photos of school events during the year for the Senior Banner Program.

Donate Now to The Lion Foundation Your donation to The Lion Foundation benefits programs and projects that inspire and support educational, athletic and cultural programming in Camp Hill. These are programs that tax dollars simply do not cover. Donations of any size are appreciated. Donations over $75, if made by September 30, receive the following: $75 Camp Hill School District INDIVIDUAL 2019-20 ATHLETIC PASS or POLLOCK ARTS CARD $125 Camp Hill School District COUPLE 2019-20 ATHLETIC PASS or POLLOCK ARTS CARD $175 Camp Hill School District FAMILY 2019-20 ATHLETIC PASS or POLLOCK ARTS CARD The Pollock Performing Arts Center Priority Arts Card option allows early ticket purchases for Pollock Center events/classes and behind the scenes tours/ events. CHSD athletic passes are good for all home regular season sporting events. Donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Passes will be mailed directly to you! To donate, visit our website or contact our office at 717-775-5170.

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The Lion Foundation is a family. When you donate or volunteer for the Foundation YOU become part of a family that supports “Our Children, Our Community, Our Future” here in Camp Hill. As part of this family, we have 24 volunteer Board Members and a host of volunteers and Emeritus Board Members that give their time and talents to support our schools. Our family begins here. I was recently contacted by the family of a retired teacher who wanted to honor their mother’s 90th birthday by establishing a Fund in her name to support the Camp Hill English program that is still so near and dear to her heart! Family again. And then we have our business community family like the Camera Box and Geoff and Tammy Shearer who continue support of Camp Hill Schools by helping with our Senior Banner Program. And our donors. YOU make everything we do possible. I would like to take this time to thank all of those who make a difference in our schools by being part of our Lion Foundation family and supporting “Our Children, Our Community, Our Future!” WE ARE The Lion Foundation!


Robin Jones, Executive Director

To learn more about The Lion Foundation, or to donate: • 717 775-5170 Note: The Lion Foundation operates as a 501(c)3 non-profit, charitable organization in support of the school district, funding programs and projects not covered by taxpayer dollars.


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YOUR DONATIONS AT WORK 2019 Camp Hill Boys Tennis Team

The Lion Foundation Announces More than $63,000 in Grants to Further Support Academics, Arts, and More! On May 15th, The Lion Foundation announced more than $63,000 in grants to benefit academics, arts, and more within the Camp Hill School District. Working in partnership with the Camp Hill School District, the Foundation raises funds to support programs and needs to enhance academic, cultural, and athletic opportunities for district students and student-athletes. Grants included: Reading & Math Enrichment Program Grants

Mrs. Shenk and Eisenhower kids invited Officer Capers to their Drum Circle. The group had a great time making music and dancing. The drums were purchased a few years ago with a grant from The Lion Foundation.

Hoover Half-Pint Readers Program $1,438 Hoover Reading Mastery Signature Edition Program $1,780 K-5 One School One Book Reading Program $3,851 Eisenhower Summer Reading Academy 2019 $2,412 3rd & 4th Grade Math Fact Fluency Fun Summer Camp $2,948

College Dual Enrollment & Career Initiative Grants

The 5th grade class participated in the 2019 Junior Achievement Biztown Program where the students run a fictional town for a day!

HS HACC Dual Enrollment S.T.E.P. Academy Fall 2019 $5,000 HS HACC Dual Enrollment Emergency Responder Training Program $10,000 Eisenhower STEAM Day Supplies 2019-20 $600 Junior Achievement Programs K-5, 7th, 8th & 11th $2,100

Robin Jones, Executive Director of The Lion Foundation, recently presented Tiffanie Falkenstein, representative of the Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania, with a check to help fund the 2019-20 Junior Achievement Programs for kindergarten thru 11th grade in Camp Hill Schools. Junior Achievement provides economic education 2019 Camp Hill Quiz Bowl Team support to schools, teaching real-world skills students need, such as how to manage money, prepare for a career, and be responsible citizens.

Rena Rogoff Turns 90! Fund Established In celebration of retired teacher, Rena Rogoff’s 90th Birthday, her family established “The Rena D. Rogoff Fund for High School English Education", which will support the Camp Hill High School English Department for initiatives that enhance academic programming, appreciation of live theater, and field trips. Rena taught High School English in Camp Hill from 1969-1993. If you would like to donate to the Rogoff Fund please send a donation to The Lion Foundation, 2627 Chestnut Street, Camp Hill, Pa 17011 or donate online at Note Rena Rogoff Fund with the donation. Acknowledgements will be sent to Mrs. Rogoff.


Field Trip Grants 2nd Grade Butterfly Garden Field Trip $1,250 Grades 11 & 12 Hamilton Play in Philadelphia Field Trip $4,719 Hoover Special Education Community Based Field Trips $250 8th Grade Career Field Trip/Vo-Tech Tour $ 210

Technology Grants Grades 3-5 Virtual Reality Headsets Phase II $2,840 6th Grade Social Studies Laptops $13,713 3rd Grade & Learning Support OSMO Genius Kit for iPad $636 K-2 Osmo Educational Game Program $3,310 8th Grade "Revision Assistant" Writing Program $900 K-2 Dash Robot STEM Program Kits $1,377

Other Grants Awarded HS Breakfast Club $750 Drama Department Director One-Day Workshop $670 HS AP US History Cumberland County Historical Society Presentations $260 HS World Language National Foreign Language Exam Fees 2019-20 $1,500 1st Grade Frank Littlebear Program 2019 $1,250

The Lion Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization. Since 2013, with the generous support it receives from individuals, families and companies, The Lion Foundation has proudly awarded more than 800 grants totaling more $1.4 million— providing additional resources to the District, faculty, and staff beyond the limits of the District’s tax-supported budget. The Foundation also built and manages an endowment to maintain the Grace Milliman Pollock Performing Arts Center. To learn more, or to donate, visit

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PeoplesBank DONATION Lion Foundation Board Member John Brosius accepts a $10,000 donation from Diane Baker, from PeoplesBank. The donation was part of the statewide Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. Thank you PeoplesBank for your support of Camp Hill education!

Ways of Giving…

PEG EARLEY MEMORIAL FUND Our sincere condolences and appreciation go out to the Earley family & friends for memorial donations made in memory of Margaret (Peg) Rushong Earley. Peg was a founding Board Member of The Lion Foundation and an Emeritus Board Member as well as a proud Camp Hill alumna from the Class of 1954. Her passion and love of Dixon and Peg Earley Camp Hill will be missed. Donations can be made online at: Note Peg Early Fund with the donation. Acknowledgements will be sent to her family.

HONORARIUM & MEMORIAL DONATIONS (3-19-19 TO 6-13-19) In Honor of Rena Rogoff: Eliot Kaplan and Jean Chatzky Martin Rogoff

Thank you Camp Hill High School Student Council for your $500 donation to The Lion Foundation Earl Besch Fund for Needy Students! Thanks for giving back and helping others!

In Memory of Earl Besch: Al and Susan Pera Nancy Besch In Honor of Vanessa Shenk's Retirement: Bruce and Jill Williamson In Memory of Margaret Rushong Earley: Marian Augustine Diana Martlew John and Nancy Black Linda Maxfield Robert Brenner Mollie McCurdy and Kevin Edward and Cheryl Briner McKeon Dennis and Barbara Byrne Bob and Betty Moore Mike and Liz Conway Theodore and Lisa Mowery Ardella Campbell Darlington Fred and BJ Owen Barbara DeHaven Allison Phillips Frederick and Melanie DePalma Joan Prescott Jay and Cass Dunn Rick Robb Bill and Dottie Forrey Mark and Carolyn Sabolcik Bruce and JoAnn Haines Carolyn Shaffer Meryl Hamilton “Mike Shenk–Shenk Company” Molly Hoke Betsy Shipe Francis and PJeanne Howley John and Loma Slike Patricia Hughes David and Shari Sponic Brad and Robin Jones Marlin E. Way Peter Kirk Tim Weston and Mary Roberta Kitzmiller Webber Weston Robert and Kristine Latham Robert and Martha Wexler Lynn Lies Peter and June White

Thank you West Shore Baptist Church for partnering with the Earl Besch Project and The Lion Foundation Besch Fund to collect and deliver food boxes to 35 area families that participate in the food backpack program during the month of June. Well Done!


In Memory of Bruce McLanahan: David and Vahide Barnes Gene and Cheryl Bombara Frank and Carlyn Chulick Katherine Costabile J. Stephen Feinour and Bernadette Barattini Veronica Forbes Robert and Mary Ellen Harner Brad and Robin Jones Mollie McCurdy and Kevin McKeon Phyllis Mowery Timothy and Linda Waechter In Memory of Nancy Meiser: Frank and Jill Connaghan Michael and Patricia Meiser Scott and Susan Meiser Dorothy Sullivan


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CAMP HILL SCHOOL DISTRICT Educational Excellence

Community Strength

Student Success


Dear Community Members,

Summer can be one of the busiest times of the year in a school district, and this is especially true for the current summer. Our work has been focused on finalizing the 2019-20 District budget, inter viewing for professional staff positions, holding professional learning sessions and meetings to analyze curriculum and school scheduling, hosting athletic and academic camps for students, holding administrative planning sessions on a variety of topics to prepare for the new school year and more! We currently have a few summer renovation projects in full swing at the Middle School/High School including: • HVAC rooftop unit replacement • Exterior door and window replacement (pictured below) • Replacing partitions with walls between three classrooms in the World Language wing (pictured below) • Intercom system replacement

Each of the items above was identified as high priority following the facilities study conducted by EI Associates during the fall of 2017.

The District has also been working closely with K&W Engineers to finalize the Land Development Plan for the Hoover Elementar y project, which was approved by Camp Hill Borough Council on July 11, and is slated to go out for bid at the end of August. Due to the on-going safety concerns regarding pedestrian, bicycle and vehicular traffic all converging at the 24th Street entrance of the Hoover Elementar y building, the arrival and dismissal loop for vehicular traffic will be moved away from pedestrians and cyclists and be relocated to the rear of the building. This drop-off and pick-up loop will be accessible via Deanhurst and Dickinson Avenue. For more information regarding the Long-Range Facilities Plan, please visit:

As you read through this edition of the Camp Hill Newsletter, you will find many reasons to continue to celebrate the accomplishments of our graduating senior class and the overall success of the 2018-19 school year. I am looking for ward to the 2019-20 school year and continuing to ser ve all stakeholders in supporting our mission to provide students with the foundational skills, knowledge and opportunities for lifelong success. As a District our goal is to maintain strong collaborative relationships and a shared belief that ever y day is a great day to have Lion PRIDE. We thank you for your continued support and for partnering with us to empower our students to achieve their full potential!


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• 94% of seniors will attend either a 4 year or 2 year college • 26 seniors earned a 93% GPA (weighted) or above for their High School career • 1 National Merit Scholarship finalist • 1 recognized as the Best and Brightest Class of 2019 by the Patriot News • 1 Global Scholar • 26 members of the National Honor Society • 21 members of the World Language Honor Society • 1 silver medal award winner for the National Latin Exam • 1 senior scored in the top 5% in the nation on the PSAT • 6 seniors participated in the Cumberland County Envirothon • 7 seniors participated in the annual Classics Festival at Dickinson College • 2 seniors placed individually in the Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair and 2 won special awards. • 4 seniors won Apollo Theatre Awards and seniors participated in The Illusion, which won Outstanding Play. • 1 senior participated in Cumberland County Honor Band. • 10 seniors in Concert Choir, 4 in RoaR, and 1 participated in Districts and Regional Choir. • 3 seniors won Scholastic Art and Writing Awards with 1 honorable mention. • 1 senior on the Quiz Bowl team who was invited to take part in the 2019 Individual Player National Championship. The team won the Battle of the Burgh Tournament against 16 schools and was recognized as an NAQT Team of the Week . • Senior athletes were named as Mid-Penn All Stars in field hockey, football, boys soccer, girls soccer, girls basketball, and softball. • 1 Senior was selected for the Boys Soccer All State Team by the PA State Soccer Coaches Association. • 5 seniors on the field hockey team were named Keith Waldman All-Academic Team Members by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.


Cole Bayesa Gettysburg College, Division III Football A J Brantley McDaniel College, Division III Football Amias Colestock Rowan University, Division III Soccer

Mason Gavlick Washington and Jefferson, Division III Baseball Javier Gonzalez Kings College, Division III Soccer

Nicole Lee Messiah College, Division III Swimming

Dylan Mayanja Washington and Jefferson, Division III Soccer Sheridan Reid Robert Morris University, Division I Soccer

Newsletter photos courtesy Samuel Getty, Mark Pynes & CHSD


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• Class of 2019 Valedictorian - Samantha Buck • Class of 2019 Salutatorian - Gloria Givler • Camp Hill High School which was listed by U.S. News and World Report as one of the best high schools in the U.S. • Jonathan Fagan and Kevin Young who were chosen to represent the German 4 class in the Bundesliga Total competition in Washington D.C. • Jonathan Setzer, Maria Medvedeva and Gus Eberlein who placed 2nd at the annual HACC Math Contest. • Luke Waldner who was chosen as this year ’s CHHS representative to the Rotar y Youth Leadership Conference. • Chase Gierasch, Matthew Gurgiolo, Anne Newman, Jacob Perr y, Sadie Schultz, Madelyn Stalter & Ava Spitzer for their graduation from the West Shore Chamber of Commerce Junior Leadership Program. • Grace Stewart for being recognized as the Best and Brightest Class of 2019 by the Patriot News. • Julia Raich who was selected to the Olympic Development Program for soccer. • Samantha Buck , Carissa Sanden, Gloria Givler, Jonathan Setzer and Grace Stewart for placing 2nd at the Cumberland County Envirothon. • The cast and crew of The Illusion which won the 2019 Apollo Award for Outstanding Play.. • Carissa Sanden, Caitlin Finney, Maddie Beckley and Diana Ryder for winning individual Apollo Awards. • The Middle School and High School students who won awards at the Annual Classics Festival. Camp Hill won 2nd place overall. • Lauren Poplaski and Camille Zulli who took 15th place out of 175 HS/MS teams at the Bloomsburg University Husky Dog Pound competition (similar to Shark Tank). • The Boys Tennis Team for winning the Mid Penn Colonial Division and qualifying for the District Tournament. • Luke Goodyear, Carey Myers, Jackson Thompson & Alyssa Foerster who were named as Baseball & Softball Mid Penn All Stars.

• Brendan Foerster, Liam Raney, Matthew Lutkins and Noah Jack who won the gold medal in Shuttle Hurdles during the Cedar Cliff Relays. • Track & Field team members Laura Sakol, Brody Myers, Patrice Forcey, Kaitlyn Vorkapich, Ava Brackett & Julia Raich who competed in State Championships. • The Baseball Team which was the PIAA District 3 Class 2A runner-up.


• In April, Hoover Elementar y students participated in Career Day where they heard from a meteorologist, EMS personnel, Officer Capers and many more. • 1st grade students visited Lake Tobias to connect with their science curriculum. • Eisenhower STEAM Day was held in April and students participated in virtual reality exploration, live science demos, coding, tessellation stations, and more. • A small group of 4th & 5th graders, from Chorus & Band, traveled to Messiah Village where they entertained the residents and sang with the men’s choir. • The MS VIP club hosted a fundraiser for the American Heart Association. The students raised over $1,000 and earned an afternoon “Fun Day”. • 7th grade Life Science students took a trip to Pine Grove Furnace State Park where they completed a stream study. • High School PE classes participated in Stop the Bleed training and Compression Only CPR training. • Ten high school students attended the Special Olympics to be a Buddy to an athlete.









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Camp Hill Community member s have been busy traveling this summer! As of July 1st, we collectively traveled over 15,000 miles and visited places such as Houston, Costa Rica, and Switzerland. There’s still t i m e b e f o re s c h o o l s t a r t s s o i f you’re planning a trip or took one earlier this summer, visit npride to find out how you can share your school spirit!

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If you are a senior citizen (65 years of age or older) and a resident of Camp Hill borough, you are eligible for a free Gold Pass. Gold Passes allow cardholders to attend school district sponsored concerts, plays and home athletic events free of charge. To receive a free Gold Pass, bring a photo ID  with your address and DOB to the Administration Building at 2627 Chestnut Street.

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Athletic Passes are available for purchase at the High School Office beginning August 5th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adult - $40, Student - $10 (Grades K-12), Family - $80, Couple - $60. These are not valid for away contests or playoff games (Mid Penn, District or States).

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