During the training exercise, the local firemen took turns with chainsaws, cutting holes in the metal roof and exposing the ceiling’s rafters, which would allow air and eventually water to access the imaginary fire.
Seltzer’s Smokehouse Meats, located at 230 North College Street in Palmyra, may be the only company currently making Lebanon bologna in Lebanon County. According to its website, Godshall’s Quality Meats, at 1415 Weavertown Road in Lebanon, still sells Weaver’s Lebanon bologna, but it is not known whether or not that product is manufactured in the county.
Currently in the planning stages, construction on the new bridge is expected to begin in three years, and will take about six to eight months to complete. When finished, the new structure should last about a hundred years, and replace an existing bridge that has been supporting increasingly heavy traffic over the last 90 years.
The Lebanon Valley Council on the Arts is taking its newest exhibit out of doors. It’s being dubbed ‘Art in the Wild’, or more specifically ‘Connections’.
The Lebanon Rotary has been sponsoring the student of the month program for more than 35 years. Currently, the Lebanon Rotary honors high school students monthly – mainly seniors – in the Cornwall-Lebanon, Lebanon and Annville-Cleona school districts, as well as at Lebanon County Career and Technology Center.
From the 1920s to the 1970s, Krim’s Beverages produced a number of soda products in a modest plant at 406 S. Broad St. in Lebanon.
Community Homes of Lebanon County’s six properties provide 287 apartments and units for local seniors and younger adults with disabilities in need. There are another estimated 555 local residents on Community Homes’ waiting list for housing whose rent is determined by income.
Through the brick project, the organizers hope to raise as much money as they can for the funding of the First Responders’ Memorial, shooting for as much as $120,000 of the estimated $175,000 to $200,000 total cost.
Located at 435 Willow Street in Lebanon, at the site of the former Hidden Still Spirits building, the WareHouse 435 experience is rooted in the past, while featuring all the modern amenities.
Neely was one of the greatest mystery authors of our time. But because few details exist, her time in Lebanon is shrouded in mystery.
The location’s model seems perfect for the COVID era, offering only drive-through and walk-up service, but the lack of dine-in service was unrelated to the current pandemic.
Philosophically, David Balmer, a concerned citizen, and Jo Ellen Litz, a Lebanon County commissioner, see eye-to-eye on a great many things. But there are a few minor specific details that they vary on.
“Lebanon and Salem Lutheran grew up together. It has a distinguished place in the community, with its rich heritage. It has 260 years of Christian witness behind it.”
Activist and photographer Erik Soulliard’s latest project features portrait photos of 20 Lebanon County residents and is set to be displayed at a March 5th exhibit.
With few physical reminders of its existence, trolley car transportation in Lebanon County is now all but forgotten. But trolley cars played a key role in Lebanon becoming what it is today.