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

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