CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

August 2018

Magical Sunflowers

As we head into August, there is one crop that really draws a crowd. It’s not something grown on many farms in the area, but that only adds to the ...Read More

Back to School

How much do you know about what’s going on in your school district? Unless you have children in school, more than likely your only connection is paying school taxes. If you ...Read More

Here a Chick, There a Chick…

A growing number of folks are returning to the age-old tradition of raising backyard chickens. It’s a curious hobby that a number of my friends have adopted. From a culinary ...Read More

An Educational Culinary Experience

Located at the Mount Joy campus of Lancaster County Career & Technology Center, this student-run restaurant and bakery serve as a training opportunity for the county’s high school students who ...Read More

An Enchanting Story About a Donkey

It is a scientific fact that pets can add years to our lives. But, sometimes those pets can enhance our lives in unexpected ways. Such is the case when a ...Read More

So Many Choices … So Little Time: Lancaster

It was apropos that the preview of Lancaster City Restaurant Week was held at a restaurant named Decades. The annual

Oh, Henrietta!

Henrietta Heisler is one of the talented women who Eliot Sefrin, the founder of Kitchen & Bath Design News, credits

Cherry Blossom Time

Mention cherry blossoms and visions of Washington, D.C., immediately come to mind. However, you don’t need to travel to the

Cheesecake Revival

Have you noticed? Cheesecake is experiencing a resurgence in popularity. From grocery stores and bakeries to specialty shops such as

Be Gracious, Be Generous, Be Gregarious: Your Guide to

Those perennial signs of spring are just around the corner: daffodils, robins, golfers and, in Lancaster County, fundraising events! Whether

A Path to Genealogy

I never expected to “get into” genealogy. I had a pretty good grasp on my heritage … I thought. Then

CoffeeCo: 40 Years of Coffee, Food & Community

Forty years is a long time for any business to both endure and succeed. CoffeeCo achieved that milestone in December.  “It’s

For HOPE International, Money Can Buy Happiness

$1.2 million. That’s the amount of money HOPE International raised through its 23rd annual golf outing that was held last