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The Lancaster County Department of Parks and Recreation is converting six tennis courts at D.F. Buchmiller County Park in West Lampeter Township into pickleball courts.

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Ephrata's Hannah Plowmaker (24) gets a piece of Elizabethtown's Aisley Raybold (5) shot during first half action of an L-L section 2 girls basketball game at Ephrata Middle School Friday Jan.17, 2020.

Jean Shindle, left, Gale Ziegler and Alice Murray recall old memories with their group of friends while waiting for their food at Outback Steakhouse on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. The group of eight women range in age from 74 to 82 and have been keeping their friendship close by meeting togethe…

Lifelong friends Jean Shindle, from left, Gale Ziegler, Alice Murray, Carole Matt, Judy Koenig, Sandy Brisson, Barbara Schulter and Sandy Engle catch up with each other while eating at Outback Steakhouse on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. The group of eight women have gotten together once a month s…

Barbara Schulter, right, and Sandy Brisson look over the drinks menu at Outback Steakhouse on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. Schulter and Brisson are part of a group of friends and McCaskey grads that have been getting together montly since 1960.

Alice Murray, 81, of Lititz, laughs while talking with a friend at Outback Steakhouse on Jan. 8, 2020. Murray and seven other friends have met monthly since 1960, keeping a close friendship. The eight women are also all McCaskey grads.

Sandy Engle, of Lancaster, and laughs while talking with friends during a lunch date at Outback Steakhouse on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. Engle and seven other McCaskey grads have been getting together monthly since 1960.

Carole Matt, right, pretends to smoke as she tells a story as Alice Murray laughs, Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 8, 2020. Matt and seven other McCaskey grads, ranging in age from 74 to 82, have met monthly for nearly the past 60 years, keeping a close friendship. The group used to meet to Pinoch…

Sandy Brisson holds out her phone to show a photo of the tight-knit group of friends on one of their many excursions over the past 60 years. The eight friends have been meeting monthly since 1960, most recently at an Outback Steakhouse, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020.

Lifelong friends Sandy Engle, from left, Jean Shindle, Gale Ziegler, Alice Murray, Carole Matt and Barbara Schulter (not pictured: Judy Koenig and Sandy Brisson) catch up with each other while eating at Outback Steakhouse on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. The group of eight women have gotten toget…

Sandy Brisson, of Millersville, right, shows her friend, Judy Koenig, of Lancaster, photos on her phone during a lunch at Outback Steakhouse on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. Brisson, Koenig and six others have gathered monthly for nearly the past 60 years, helping the McCaskey grads keep a close …

Judy Koenig, of Lancaster, laughs with her friends during the group's monthly lunch date, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. The group of eight women, varrying in ages from 74 to 82, have met every month since 1960.

Carole Matt, right, and Alice Murray, center, laugh while looking at a photo of their group of friends from one of their past trips. Matt and Murray and six other women have been friends for the past six decades and have met once a month to have lunch, most recently in the Outback Steakhouse…

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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A dog treks through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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A runner rests on the ground at Lancaster County Central Park after running the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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A volunteer cheers on runners as they trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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Runners trek through snow at Lancaster County Central Park for the Sierra Club’s 10th annual Polar Bear 5K, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

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The dragon sits on a rack waiting the start of the Dragon Dance. Several hundred people gathered at the Lancaster Farm and Home Center in Lancaster City for a Vietnamese celebration of the Lunar New Year. This year is the Year of the Rat.