CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

Things to See & Do

Soak Up the Summer!

Last summer saw a phenomenon wash over the country. Americans craved anything having to do with water. They wanted to swim in it, relax by it, walk along it, add ...Read More

Discover Kayaking

If you decide to follow the directive of the headline, you’ll find yourself late to the party. The pandemic prompted kayakers – veterans and newbies – to come out of ...Read More

Tre and Andre Fissella: A Brotherly Love for Swimming

Whether they are competing, teaching, continuing their educations, coaching or vacationing, water is – and has always been – a part of these brothers’ lives.  You never know what you’ll come ...Read More

Learn to Swim: Exercise for Life

Mindy Yocom: Water Rat  With a degree in journalism from Shippensburg University and a career spent backstage in the theatre, how did Mindy become the assistant aquatics director at the Hempfield ...Read More

Float Away!

Joe Devoy knows a little bit about entertainment … he launched the highly successful Tellus360 in Downtown Lancaster in 2010. Now, Joe and his wife, Dana Paparo, have taken the ...Read More

Millersville Lions Club Pool: Still Roaring After 60 Years

In the 1960s, when suburbia was expanding by leaps and bounds, members of Lions clubs saw an opportunity to serve their communities from a recreational standpoint through building and operating ...Read More

Way Down Yonder in the Pawpaw Patch

A few years ago, Bill Lauris, the owner of Off the Beaten Path Nursery in Lancaster, clued me in on pawpaw fruit. Occasionally referred to as “Appalachian bananas” or “custard ...Read More

Scoops Ice Cream & Grille: Ice Cream, Food and Fun

It’s August! You’ve taken your vacation and the kids have grown bored with their summer routine. What’s a family to do? Head for Mountville, where you can enjoy a casual ...Read More

Sunflowers!

Known to induce smiles and feelings of overwhelming happiness, sunflowers have been cultivated in the Americas since at least 1,000 B.C. They are also good for your physical wellbeing, as ...Read More

The Susquehanna River: The Main Street of Western Lancaster and Eastern York Counties

Thanks to the development of recreational trails on both sides of the Susquehanna, river towns such as Columbia, Marietta and Wrightsville are experiencing a revitalization that extends to a growing ...Read More

Covered Bridges

Map courtesy of  Discover Lancaster. For more information, visit discoverlancaster.com/things-to-do/covered-bridges.

Top 10 To-Dos for October 2022

Lancaster County Best Kept Secrets Tour | October 6-22 Various Locations Experience a unique shopping adventure featuring 41 off-the-beaten path businesses.

Columbia Makes A Super-Natural Connection to Halloween

Thanks to several organizations that sponsor Halloween-related events and the fact that spookiness seems to be synonymous with Columbia, it

Good Bones

It’s only appropriate that the Halloween-loving Schaeffer family lives in one of Columbia’s grand Victorian homes – many of the

The Brubaker: Museum of Halloween

While Gary and Denise Brubaker love all the holidays on the calendar, Halloween sits atop the list. Actually, the Brubakers

Travel Wellbeing

Destinations have started selling the idea of wellness travel to visitors. Over the last few years of traveling, I’ve spotted

Tacos El Gordo: The Road to Success Leads to

Over-the-road truck drivers know how grueling and isolating life on the road can become. Francisco Ostos and his family can

Columbia Market House: Food & Community

Are you looking for a fun and entertaining place to grab some breakfast or lunch and do some shopping for