CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

August 2017

Arts and Crafts – The Heart of a Show’s Success

The Heart of Lancaster Arts and Craft Show, which is held at Root’s Country Market over Labor Day weekend, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The show’s founder, Marilyn Hobday, reflects ...Read More
Broasted chicken and ice cream treats, such as milkshakes, are on the menu at The Caddy Shack in Manheim.
Broasted chicken and ice cream treats, such as milkshakes, are on the menu at The Caddy Shack in Manheim.

Food and Mini-Golf Combine for Late Summer Fun

Tucked away in a valley along Route 72 just south of Manheim, The Caddy Shack offers old-fashioned family fun. The restaurant and mini-golf course, established in Kauffman Park in 1989, ...Read More

It’s Hot … Get Wet!

The dog days of August are here! If you’re looking to cool off, there are plenty of options beyond a community swimming pool. Here’s a look at some “hot” spots ...Read More
Diandra and her parents, Hector and Sandra Valdez.
Diandra and her parents, Hector and Sandra Valdez.

Quinceañera – A Fiesta Celebrating 15 Years

In the Latino community, a girl’s “coming of age” is celebrated as QuinceaÑera. A Lancaster family recently celebrated their daughter’s QuinceaÑera with a party that brought Hollywood’s iconic red carpet ...Read More

Living Smart

It was a win-win for seniors and their loved ones when Willow Valley introduced SmartLife VIA Willow Valley. three years later, it’s the fastest growing Lifecare-at-home program of its kind ...Read More

Lancaster Barnstormers

History books will tell you the War of the Roses ended in England sometime around 1487, with the last significant victory going to the House of Lancaster following the death ...Read More
Deb Martin Berkoski pays homage to her mother, Dorothy M. Martin, whose first entries at the West Lampeter Community Fair – 65 years ago – included chow-chow, a floral arrangement and sugar cookies.
Deb Martin Berkoski pays homage to her mother, Dorothy M. Martin, whose first entries at the West Lampeter Community Fair – 65 years ago – included chow-chow, a floral arrangement and sugar cookies.

It’s Fair Season!

What is Christmas, a birthday and the Super Bowl all rolled into one? For seven local communities, the answer is easy … It’s Fair Season! The International Association of Fairs and ...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