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Praise for Manor House’s maintenance team

As a resident of Manor House Apartments in Lancaster, I know that when I have something that needs fixing, adjusting, or tweaking, the maintenance staff will go above and beyond to ensure my satisfaction. This may sound like an advertisement but it’s nothing but the truth.

2014 Central PA Best of Living Awards

Manor House Apartments was a winner at the recent 2014 Central PA Best of Living Awards. They received first place Curb Appeal and Best Overall Community. They also received Star Performer in Maintenance Excellence. Congratulations to the staff at Manor House!

Happy Thanksgiving- Office closed for the holiday

It’s one week until Thanksgiving! The staff of Manor House Apartments wants to wish everyone a fabulous and safe Thanksgiving. We also want to remind everyone that our office will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 27. We will resume normal business hours on Friday, November 28.

Washington Post ranks McCaskey among state’s “most challenging” schools

McCaskey High School in the School District of Lancaster ranked 20th on the listing (via the Washington Post) of the most rigorous high schools in Pennsylvania.

No other Lancaster County schools made the list. The nearest school that did was Lower Dauphin High School in Hummelstown.

The Washington Post created its list by dividing the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education exams given at a school in 2013 by the number of graduating seniors.

Read the original article here.

20 Thrifty, Frugal & Inexpensive Decorating ideas

We can look at and critique expensive furniture and accessories all day long, but when it comes down to our own spaces, we tend to diy many things and repurpose others. In honor of keeping costs down, we’ve rounded up 20 budget friendly posts… We dug through our archives and rounded up some pocketbook friendly ideas. There’s things to paint, things to frame and things to sew! See if any of the projects below will improve the looks of your space!

Check out the article for the decorating ideas picture:

Eggnog Cheesecake- A holiday treat

1 cup graham cracker crumbs
2 tablespoons white sugar
3 tablespoons melted butter
3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1 cup white sugar
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4 cup eggnog
2 eggs
2 tablespoons rum
1 pinch ground nutmeg

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
2. In a medium bowl combine graham cracker crumbs, 2 tablespoons sugar and butter. Press into the bottom of a 9 inch spring form pan.
3. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes. Place on a wire rack to cool.
4. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
5. In a food processor combine cream cheese, 1 cup sugar, flour and eggnog; process until smooth. Blend in eggs, rum and nutmeg. Pour mixture into cooled crust.
6. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes.
7. Reduce heat to 250 and bake for 45 minutes, or until center of cake is barely firm to the touch. Remove from the oven and immediately loosen cake from rim. Let cake cool completely before removing the rim.

Santa Clause is coming to town!

There has been a Santa sighting! Rumor has it that Santa will be stopping by our community to double-check his list. He has told us that all the boys and girls at Manor House have been nice this year and he wants to pay us a special visit. Join us from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the community building on Saturday, December 14 for lunch and snacks, plus a picture with Santa compliments of Manor House.

2013 Central PA Best of Living Awards

Congratulations to the staff and residents of Manor House Apartments. At the 2013 Central PA Best of Living Awards ceremony that was held on September 26, Manor House Apartments was awarded with the Star Performer award in Leasing and Marketing Excellence. Congratulations to the members of our office staff on such an achievement.

Flu Shot for 2013 is Thursday, October 24

The flu shot is good for children, parents and grandparents; healthcare workers and childcare workers; teachers and students; pregnant women, bosses and employees.

Other ways you can prevent the flu

  • Use a tissue when you cough or sneeze—then throw it out
  • Wash your hands after coughing or sneezing
  • If you are sick, stay home
  • If you have been exposed to the flu or begin to have symptoms, see your doctor immediately for antiviral treatment

CDC annual flu vaccination guidelines

  • Children 6 to 59 months
  • Pregnant women
  • People age 50 and older
  • People of any age with certain chronic medical conditions
  • Household contacts who have frequent contact with persons at high risk and who can transmit influenza to those persons at high risk
  • Healthcare workers
  • Anyone who wants to reduce the likelihood of getting the flu