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  • Lancaster MCC Volunteer Among Those Killed In Afghanistan

    Lancaster MCC Volunteer Among Those Killed In Afghanistan
    The Mennonite Central Committee ( MCC) has confirmed one of their own was among those gunned down in a recent Taliban attack. 40-year old Glen D. Lapp, a Mennonite Central Committee worker was on a mission in Afghanistan. The United States Embassy...
  • Review: 'Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home' by Rhoda Janzen

    Review: 'Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home' by Rhoda Janzen
    "Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home" By Rhoda Janzen Henry Holt and Company, 256 pp., $22.00 I worry that it might be impossible to share with anyone who doesn’t have a background similar to Rhoda Janzen’s the wicked...
  • Off the grid in Amish country

    Off the grid in Amish country
    I scrambled out of bed at dawn's first light, dashed to the barn to milk a cow, stopped by the chicken coop to collect fresh-from-the-hen eggs, then doubled back to the farmhouse for breakfast. Six of us gathered around the table at Verdant View Farm B&B,...
  • MLK friend recalls work with civil rights leader

    In a chapel lighted in shades of blue in honor of Rev. Martin Luther King’s embrace of non-violent protest, a confidante of King’s reminded congregants at St. Sabina Catholic Church on Sunday to remember him as a man of accomplishment who...
  • Tuesday's high school roundup: HRA advances in state lacrosse; Walsingham boys edge Eastern Mennonite in tennis, but Peninsula District teams fall in regional

    Hampton Roads Academy rocked Covenant of Charlottesville 13-4 Tuesday in a first-round game of the Virginia Independent Schools lacrosse tournament. Latane Harris scored five goals and Andrew Carpenter four for the Navigators, who reached Friday's...
  • Saturday's 11:59 p.m. Score Center, area roundup UPDATE: Mason, VCU, ODU advance to CAA semis; CNU women return to Sweet 16; W&M, ODU lose in baseball

    Best viewed in "single page" mode. If you know an unreported score, please e-mail sports@dailypress.com and/or call 757-247-4640. Past calendars are available on Sonny Dearth's blog at HRTownSquare.com) SATURDAY, MARCH 5 COLLEGES Men’s basketball...
  • For God, but not for country

    For God, but not for country
    A minister who won’t sing the "Star-Spangled Banner"? Whoa. Some kind of New Age liberal up in Massachusetts? Actually, no. Mark Schloneger is a Mennonite pastor in Virginia. But his comments in a guest column for CNN have kicked up some sand --...
  • 7 Children Killed In Pennsylvania Fire

    Fire Marshals are on the scene of a farm house fire that killed 7 Mennonite children between 7 months and 11 years old. Pennsylvania State Police say the fire started just after 10 P.M. Tuesday at a home in Perry County. A 3 year old child saw smoke and...
  • Wednesday Night League Playoff Basketball Semifinals

    Wednesday Night League Playoff Basketball Semifinals
    A lighter schedule of high school playoff games on Wednesday but still plenty of drama at Conestoga Valley High School between Lancaster Mennonite and Hempfield. The Blazers Jessica Rheinheimer hits the game-winning shot with six seconds left to lift...
  • High school basketball scores

    High school basketball scores for March 3 GIRLS BASKETBALL AAA State Championship Quarterfinal    Princess Anne 57, Potomac 42    Woodside 55, William Fleming 42 AA State Championship Division 3 Quarterfinal    Liberty-Bealeton 73, Brunswick 51    R.E....
  • Former Lancaster Mennonite H.S. Principal Charged In Connection with Sexually Assaulting Boys

    Former Lancaster Mennonite H.S. Principal Charged In Connection with Sexually Assaulting Boys
    After a six week investigation East Lampeter Township Police Detective Scott Eelman charged former Lancaster Mennonite High School Vice Principal, 56 year old Steven J. Geyer with five counts of Felony and Misdemeanor Indecent Assault, three counts of...
  • Carlos Reygadas' films search for authenticity beyond reality

    Carlos Reygadas' films search for authenticity beyond reality
    Two or three years ago, if you asked the so-called Three Amigos -- Guillermo del Toro, Alfonso Cuarón and Alejandro González Iñárritu -- to name the most promising young contemporary Mexican director, their voices would unite in praise of Carlos Reygadas....