CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

September-October 2023

Spice It Up With Saffron

No doubt, you’ve seen the small packets of saffron at the checkouts of local supermarkets and specialty stores. I would also wager a guess that you have no idea what ...Read More

Isaac’s: Cheers to 40 Years

The year was 1983. Sally Ride became the first American woman to go to space. We were listening to Michael Jackson’s Beat It and Billie Jean. Shoulder pads, large belts ...Read More

Fall is For Planting

Gardening season is not quite over. Fall is the perfect time to divide perennials and plant new trees and shrubs. It’s also a good time to tidy up your beds ...Read More

Before or After I Do: Viva Las Vegas! 

Vegas and weddings. Synonymous, right? But, what about bachelor/bachelorette getaways and honeymoons?  My trip to Vegas last year was a blur. As expected! So, when I started thinking of fall wedding-related getaways ...Read More

Event-Full: September-October 2023

“So much to do” essentially sums up fall in Lancaster County. Events are back in a big way!  Art, Crafts, Makers and More  Long’s Park Art Festival, being held September 1-3, will ...Read More

Bon Appétit

Residents from some of the senior living communities that are featured in this issue prepared their favorite recipes for our photo shoots. Perhaps you’ll discover something you’d like to try.  As you’ll ...Read More

Senior Living: Taking Kitchen Design to Heart

The kitchen has always been regarded as the heart of the home. From the excitement of buying your first home as a newlywed to raising a family, the kitchen has ...Read More

Luthercare: Reflecting Christ’s Love Through Service to Others

Meet Ruth Lohmeyer  Ruth has been a resident at Luther Acres, a Luthercare community in Lititz, since 2017. In some ways, Lititz reminds Ruth of Culpepper, Virginia – where she lived ...Read More

Moravian Manor Communities: Pursue More From Life

Meet the Neighbors  Even before choosing to move from Leola to the Warwick Woodlands campus in 2017, Fran and Mike Kane were impressed with MMC. Mike’s father resided in the Health ...Read More

United Zion Retirement Community: Your Story Matters Here

Meet the Spohns  Marcia loves to cook and entertain, while Clarence, who is a history buff, is a long-time member of the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley and a former ...Read More

May: So Much To Do!

It’s that glorious time of the year! The weather is perfect, gardens are in bloom with spring flowers, rhubarb and

Arbor Day: April 26, 2024

I’d always heard about a huge sycamore tree that grows just off Centerville Road in East Hempfield Township. However, curiosity

GR Mitchell: A Company on the Grow

It’s always heartening to see a company with deep roots in Lancaster County continue to thrive and grow. Having weathered

Butt, Who Knew!

This year I saw two of the movies that were up for a fair share of Oscars. Those were Maestro

Get Composting with Lancaster Compost Co-Ops!

And you thought composting was just for people who have large yards and/or expansive gardens. Think again! Composting is for

The U.S. Women’s Open is Returning to Lancaster!

May 28-June 2 at Lancaster Country Club Golf fans, the ladies are making a return trip to Lancaster and the

No Foolin’, April Has Arrived

Spring has sprung! It’s time to get out and enjoy all that the season has to offer. Best Kept Secrets

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