CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

August 2019

Top 10 To-Dos for August 2019

August 31 & September 2 | Hospice & Community Care’s Labor Day Auction Solanco Fairgrounds Delight in delicious food prepared by the Amish and enjoy the day’s auctions that will feature ...Read More

WOODSTOCK 50 – Lancaster Style

It was the “dawning of the age of Aquarius.” The theme of the era was peace and love - especially on Max Yasgur’s 600-acre dairy farm in Bethel, New York. ...Read More

Bridging the Skilled Labor Gap

This country is facing an alarming shortage of skilled labor and trade workers. Is there a way to solve this universal issue? Many believe the answer lies in education. Lancaster ...Read More

Mount Gretna – Historically Steeped in the Arts & Education

Situated less than 2 miles north of the Lancaster-Lebanon line, a unique community of 2,000 residents is nestled in the timbered hills of the Piedmont Province before the geography opens ...Read More

Beekeeping

There’s a recurring message about bees being critical to the health of our environment and agriculture, a message that honey bees need our help. What significance do they have for ...Read More

The Jigger Shop – A Mix of Summer Fun and Tradition

This Mount Gretna landmark is the perfect place to enjoy a refreshing treat, whether it’s an ice cream cone, a soda, a milkshake, a sundae or birch beer served in ...Read More

A Celebration of Flight

One Saturday when I was a teenager, my parents gathered me and my siblings for a surprise day trip. We ended up at the Lancaster Airport for the Community Days ...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