CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

July 2017

Oldenburg Vineyards
Oldenburg Vineyards

A South African Wine Safari

Let’s say you’re thinking about taking a vacation to wine country. Where would you go? Napa? Oregon? France? Italy? Joanne Bender would recommend South Africa. And, she’ll even take you ...Read More
On the menu: Start with a cheeseburger and fries, add a black raspberry frappe, and finish with the brown butter almond brickle affogato.
On the menu: Start with a cheeseburger and fries, add a black raspberry frappe, and finish with the brown butter almond brickle affogato.

Flavors Fresh from the Farm

Fox Meadows Creamery & Country Market focuses on farm-to-table food, with ice cream being the main attraction. The critical ingredient — milk — doesn’t have far to travel, as the ...Read More
The view of the Saron and Saal buildings from the Bake House.
The view of the Saron and Saal buildings from the Bake House.

Into the Mystic: The Ephrata Cloister by the Numbers

For years I’d driven past the Ephrata Cloister’s welcome signs. Years turned into decades. I wondered why I didn’t know more about the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission site that ...Read More

Lititz – Independence ✮ Remembrance ✮ 200

July 4, 2017, will mark the 200th time that Lititz celebrates Independence Day, making it the second-oldest continuous and community-minded event of its kind in the nation. It’s safe to say ...Read More

Recreation on the Susquehanna

This year I’ve had a lot of questions come my way about kayaking and enjoying our waterways, particularly after last month’s Lancaster Water Week story. So, I thought I would ...Read More
Boys & Girls Club staff leadership team, Scott McLellan, COO; Erin Elliott, chief development officer; and Karen Schloer, CEO, provided guests with more in-depth details on the clubhouse project from a “campaign headquarters” in the Carrs’ library. Plans and schematics for the project were available for guests to review.
Boys & Girls Club staff leadership team, Scott McLellan, COO; Erin Elliott, chief development officer; and Karen Schloer, CEO, provided guests with more in-depth details on the clubhouse project from a “campaign headquarters” in the Carrs’ library. Plans and schematics for the project were available for guests to review.

A Dinner Party Hits a Home Run and Scores a Lasting Legacy

We have all attended house parties that leave lasting impressions. An elegant dinner party held at the home of Edward and Barbara Carr, however, was momentous in that it will ...Read More
Queen of the Candles candidates for 2017.
Queen of the Candles candidates for 2017.

Queen of the Candles

Each year, members of the senior class at Warwick High School select 12 of their classmates as members of the Queen of the Candles court. The girl receiving the most ...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