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

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