CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

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Health

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

Healthy Strategies for Eating & Exercising in a Third-Shift World

When searching for topics such as “eating healthy” and “exercising while working night shift,” Google provided endless suggestions and tips: Exercise before your shift. No, exercise right after your shift. ...Read More

13 Must-Dos for October 2023

In the opinion of many, October is the unofficial start of the holiday season, as it entails decorating, social gatherings,

Erin Gerlach: Fearless DIYer

Erin Gerlach discovered a “passion for construction” when she and her husband, Justin, purchased their first home and found themselves

Kitchen Design: A Classic But Modern Choice

It was inevitable. Our love affair with all-white kitchens seems to be waning. Peruse home-focused magazines, blogs and internet sites

Celebrating Our Agricultural Roots

Beginning in late August in Elizabethtown and continuing through early October in Manheim, fair season remains a time-honored tradition in

Spice It Up With Saffron

No doubt, you’ve seen the small packets of saffron at the checkouts of local supermarkets and specialty stores. I would

Isaac’s: Cheers to 40 Years

The year was 1983. Sally Ride became the first American woman to go to space. We were listening to Michael

Fall is For Planting

Gardening season is not quite over. Fall is the perfect time to divide perennials and plant new trees and shrubs.

Before or After I Do: Viva Las Vegas! 

Vegas and weddings. Synonymous, right? But, what about bachelor/bachelorette getaways and honeymoons?  My trip to Vegas last year was a blur. As