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

The Story of Washington, D.C.’s Cherry Blossoms

Each spring, thousands of tourists flock to D.C. to see the famous cherry blossoms that encircle the Tidal Basin and

In Her Own Words

Looking for guidance or simply an interesting read? Turn to the blogs on Henrietta Heisler’s website for her observations on

It’s Flower Show Time!

One indication that spring is on our doorstep has always been the Philadelphia Flower Show, which is being held March

February 1992: The Boys From the Hill

In the world of magazines, some covers are unforgettable, while others pass on into oblivion. In the case of Lancaster

Marching Into Spring!

March reminds us that spring is on its way (it arrives on the 19th) but lets us know that winter

A Most Unusual Houseguest

Groundhog Day always makes me think back to 1990. For the February 1991 issue, we decided to do a take-off

Leaping Through February

Considering that February is the shortest month of the year – it grows to 29 days every four years, including

LCM’s Top 10 From 2023

It’s always interesting to look back and see what captured the attention of visitors to our website (lancastercountymag.com) during the