CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

The Out-of-Towner

A Holiday Tradition

It’s midnight on Christmas Eve. My cell phone rings, and I jump from a deep sleep! Over the phone, my uncle shouts, “Christmas Gift!” As I turn toward my husband, ...Read More

Leadership Inspired!

It was a warm welcome on a rainy October 14 as people gathered in Olympic Hall at the Spooky Nook Sports Complex to hear special guest speaker Craig Parnham, USA ...Read More

A National Treasure – The Susquehanna National Heritage Area

My family and I moved to the charming river town of Marietta back in November. We’ve already had the pleasure of taking a few strolls down the Northwest Lancaster County ...Read More

The Next Generation of Volunteers

  April is National Volunteer Month. Recent studies show that the majority of those who volunteer are females; however, the data also shows a lack of interest in volunteering among ...Read More

What I LOVE to Do in February!

February is known as the month of “love.” So, here are a few simple things that I “love” to do in February (and on most days that end in -y) ...Read More

My First Prima Theatre Experience

Back in December, I was invited to attend a production at Prima Theatre’s new home (941 Wheatland Ave., Suite A, Lancaster). I’ve been eagerly waiting to catch one of their ...Read More

Holiday Tips from a Grinch

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year …” for some. As a kid growing up in rural Alabama, Christmas time was magical. We decorated the tree, hung up the ...Read More

Hotel Rock Lititz

Want to experience rock-star treatment without leaving Lancaster County? Now you can at Hotel Rock Lititz. Located on the Rock Lititz campus, the hotel – which opened November 18 to the ...Read More

My Top 10 Halloween Movie Picks

My first “scary movie” experience that traumatized me for years was Stephen King’s IT in 1990, which means I would’ve been 7-years-old at that time. I hated clowns for years ...Read More

Hendricks’ Flower Shop … Blossoming in Lititz Since 1937

A hidden treasure blooms in Lititz that is bursting with color, fragrance and smiling faces. I didn’t know what to expect as I walked down the sidewalk to Hendricks’ Flower ...Read More

Top 10 To-Dos for February 2023

Poppy's Groundhog Day Scavenger Hunt | February 2-5 Various Locations Join Poppy, the famous groundhog ambassador of Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation,

Acorn Acres Wildlife Rehabilitation: Nature Calls!

Rehabilitating nature’s smaller creatures – squirrels, rabbits and groundhogs – is the driving force behind the nonprofit organization that took

Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center: The Art of

If you didn’t know better, you would assume you mistakenly entered an art museum and not Penn State Health’s new

Ville & Rue: Rebecca Addington Finds Her Niche

Rebecca Addington could not be happier. After years of following along a circuitous career path, she became a business owner

Lancaster Beignet Co.: A Taste of New Orleans

Does your bucket list include traveling to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras? If that’s not in your cards for

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre: Dinner And a Show

While the concept of the dinner theatre can be traced to the Middle Ages, it didn’t become a favorite form

Lititz Fire & Ice Festival

Get ready to bundle up and hit the streets of Lititz because the Fire & Ice Festival is back from

Rollin’ Into the Future of Bicycles

Nationwide, sales of electric bikes (or e-bikes) grew by 145% in 2020, outpacing sales of all other bike styles. I