July-August 2023

Mount Joy: Honoring the Past, Sailing Into the Future

History abounds in this small town that grew out of the wilderness, offering natural riches to fur traders and religious freedom to Scots-Irish settlers. Fast forward 300-plus years and while ...Read More

Mount Joy: Show Your Colors

Veterans Day (as well as other patriotic holidays) haven’t looked quite the same in Mount Joy since Harold Billow’s passing on May 17, 2022. Billow, who was born in 1922 ...Read More

Mount Joy: Living

Mount Joy living certainly offers a world of possibilities. Whether your taste is period or contemporary, you’ll find it in Mount Joy. If period architecture is your preference, the downtown ...Read More

Mount Joy: Library

Visit the Milanof-Schock Library and it’s obvious that it’s a beloved and very utilized part of the community. As the very popular event facilitator, “Miss Jan”, noted, library personnel were nearly ...Read More

Mount Joy: Parks

For a small town, Mount Joy offers its residents plenty of spaces – ranging from small pocket parks such as Old Standby on West Main Street to the 32-acre Little ...Read More

Mount Joy: Stay

Nancy Skee always dreamed of owning a bed & breakfast. When she retired from teaching – 24 years in the Manheim Township School District – she took over Mount Joy’s ...Read More

Mount Joy: Twirl

Paula’s School of Baton “My cousin took baton lessons, so I wanted to take them,” says Paula McAdoo of idolizing her older cousin. Little did Paula know that she would ...Read More

Discover the Independent Retailers of Lancaster City

The vibrant variety of independent retail in Lancaster City will take center stage during Lancaster City Indie Retail Week from

August Angst

Sadly, summer is winding down and soon it will be back to the same old routine. Don’t despair; there are

Haint Blue

No, it’s not a Dutchy way of describing a shade of blue … wait a minute, turns out there might

Glass in the Garden

Dale Chihuly is once again putting the focus on glass as an artistic addition to gardens through the exhibit that

Lose Yourself Along Route 23

I know what you’re thinking … how could you possibly lose yourself  along busy Route 23 in Eastern Lancaster County?

Route 23 Corridor: A Variety of Dining Experiences

The Route 23 corridor from Leola to New Holland and beyond offers diverse and fun dining experiences. Choosing from the

The Golden Guernsey

In the shadow of the Welsh Mountains, a small herd of Guernsey cows grazes the rolling pasture. Operated by Dina

Recess! In the Courtyard

Recess! For a kid, that word ranks up there with “Christmas” and “snow day.” For the parents of Sacred Heart