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Health

A Toast to Your Health

If your New Year’s resolution is to cut back on alcoholic, caffeinated and sugar-laden beverages, now might be the perfect time to explore kombucha.  What Is Kombucha?  I love sparkling water and ...Read More

The Kids Are Not All Right

The events of the past year have created a ripple effect, reaching nearly all aspects of our lives. The COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally changed the ways we go about our lives, ...Read More

Natural Born Therapists

Karen Gerth, who founded Keystone Pet Enhanced Therapy Services (KPETS) in 2003, is of the opinion that “we’ve only touched the tip of the iceberg” in discovering how canines can ...Read More

Are You Lonesome Tonight?

Who knew that when Elvis Presley released this angst-filled song – “Are you lonesome tonight, do you miss me tonight, are you sorry we drifted apart … do the chairs ...Read More

The Case for Less Meat

With immense hope, a new year has arrived! As is often the case, many of us resolve to embark on new nutritional choices in the pursuit of a “better you.” ...Read More

2020: A Health Odyssey

I recently read that a person’s health begins to go downhill at age 69. “Boy, isn’t that the truth!” I thought to myself. Pair that notion with a pandemic and ...Read More

COVID Dreams

Have you noticed a change in your dreams in 2020? If so, you are certainly not alone. The coronavirus pandemic left people with extra time on their hands and many ...Read More

Self Care and Mental Wellness during COVID

It’s been a month since Governor Wolf ordered all non-essential businesses to shut down, leaving the majority of Lancaster County unemployed or working from home. Those deemed essential are on the frontlines ...Read More

Tips from a Local Nutritionist

Kilene Knitter is the Nutritionist for Giant Food Stores in Lancaster, York, and Chester Counties. She frequently offers programs to help consumers find healthy, yet affordable food options. I attended ...Read More

Swimming Through Her Third Act

Mindy Yocom is very happy to be working at the Hempfield recCenter in Landisville. But, it took a long and steady transition from being a writer, an actor and a ...Read More

Meet the 2022 SCORE Small Business Award Winners

This year’s SCORE Small Business Awards recognized five local businesses that demonstrated resiliency, leadership and excellence in the face of

Living in a Natural World

When Stacy Martin and Kevin Lehman moved to suburbia six years ago, the property they purchased provided them with a

Perfect Pots: A Grassroots Enterprise Blooms

With Longwood Gardens as her playground, a grandmother whose gardens served as a classroom and a mother who operated a

Plant Shopping For a Cause

May is when gardeners get serious about buying plants. By early June, they’re putting the finishing touches on their gardens,

Dine and Shop in Brickerville

The Brickerville House and its shops have become a dining/shopping destination. “People enjoy the restaurant’s historic atmosphere. They dine here

Front Porch Baking Co.: Grain Forward

Earlier this year, Food & Wine magazine presented a state-by-state rundown of the best forward-thinking bread bakers in the country.

Hummingbirds!

Continuing last month’s column on attracting songbirds to the garden, the focus this month is on the special characteristics and

Painting the River Towns En Plein Air

Sixty local and regional artists are taking their work outdoors to capture the beauty of the Susquehanna River and surrounding