CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

In This Issue August 2022

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

The Susquehanna River: The Main Street of Western Lancaster

Thanks to the development of recreational trails on both sides of the Susquehanna, river towns such as Columbia, Marietta and

Wrightsville: Surrounded by Beauty

The area around historic Wrightsville is defined by unsurpassed natural beauty. Travel to Long Level and you’ll find the Zimmerman

Columbia: Is for History Lovers

Thanks to historic preservation, adaptive reuse and the ever-growing presence of antiques shops, Columbia is attracting the attention of tourists

Marietta: Art is Second Nature

Historic preservation, adaptive reuse, a thriving restaurant scene and a new focus on the arts define this riverside town.   The Marietta

Hiding In Plain Sight

Milestones are interesting pieces of history and fortunately you can still find them hiding in plain sight along roadways in

A River Runs Through It: Restaurants, Cafés & Brewpubs

Whether you’re walking the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail, spending time on the Susquehanna River, antiquing or exploring the area’s

Go Forest Bathing

Are you looking for a pristine place to practice the outdoor trend that became a huge phenomenon during the pandemic?  For the

Barbecue: The Fat is Where it’s At

Nick Santoleri and Scott Nemeth met more than 10 years ago through their wives, Tina and Krystle, educators who were