CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

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August 2016

Team USA Driven by Local Talent

The chances of having a local player make an Olympic team that is comprised of only 16 members are rather slim, but to have two local players make the team ...Read More

First Friday Went to the Dogs!

June not only celebrates grads and dads, but also dogs! It was a perfect reason to throw a party during June’s First Friday festivities and raise some money – nearly ...Read More

Sharing the Bread, Helping the Community Rise

In 1731, BenjaminFranklin – yes, early America’s influential inventor, scientist and statesman – had yet another brilliant idea: pool the resources of his fellow intellectually curious colleagues and start a ...Read More

New Adventures

Brenda Lee Sieglitz’s busy life is about to get even busier as she launches a new venture, Widow Voyages. She began her “second act” at the young age of 32, ...Read More

A Restaurant with a Railroad View

Whether you’re entertaining out-of-town guests or your bored children, the dog days of August can be a challenge. Perhaps a little time travel will help to shake things up! The ...Read More

Hitting the Trail

There is something going on down by the river. People are walking, running and riding bicycles from Columbia to Marietta in record numbers. Outdoor enthusiasts and history buffs are discovering ...Read More

Getaway in a Glass

Photographing food has always intrigued me. I think it’s the primitive nature of the tones and textures that are so alluring. It’s something we can all relate to, and it ...Read More

Meet the 2022 SCORE Small Business Award Winners

This year’s SCORE Small Business Awards recognized five local businesses that demonstrated resiliency, leadership and excellence in the face of

Living in a Natural World

When Stacy Martin and Kevin Lehman moved to suburbia six years ago, the property they purchased provided them with a

Perfect Pots: A Grassroots Enterprise Blooms

With Longwood Gardens as her playground, a grandmother whose gardens served as a classroom and a mother who operated a

Plant Shopping For a Cause

May is when gardeners get serious about buying plants. By early June, they’re putting the finishing touches on their gardens,

Dine and Shop in Brickerville

The Brickerville House and its shops have become a dining/shopping destination. “People enjoy the restaurant’s historic atmosphere. They dine here

Front Porch Baking Co.: Grain Forward

Earlier this year, Food & Wine magazine presented a state-by-state rundown of the best forward-thinking bread bakers in the country.

Hummingbirds!

Continuing last month’s column on attracting songbirds to the garden, the focus this month is on the special characteristics and

Painting the River Towns En Plein Air

Sixty local and regional artists are taking their work outdoors to capture the beauty of the Susquehanna River and surrounding