Dozens of local wedding photographers are married — to each other

By Mary Beth Schweigert, Lifestyle Staff

Autumn is prime wedding season in Lancaster County.

Love is in the air, and it’s not just between brides and grooms. Sparks are flying behind the camera too.

At least two dozen local wedding … Continue reading

Consider donating to a food pantry

By Michael Long, Staff

Most people who read the Food pages have never experienced persistent hunger. Most of our readers are what we today call “food secure.”

Imagine, though, what it must be like for those who don’t have enough … Continue reading

If approved, water rates to increase for all Lancaster city customers

By Bernard Harris, Staff Writer

Water rates for all of Lancaster city’s water customers will increase next spring if plans go forward, Mayor Rick Gray announced Tuesday.

The city recently reached a tentative agreement with three offices within the state … Continue reading

Picking and preserving apples

By Michael Long, Staff

Two days ago in Silver Spring, Maryland, Jeremy Kugel hit Day 1,000 of his apple-a-day food challenge. The 42-year-old prep-school executive has eaten an apple every day since February 2012.

Yet even if Kugel had eaten … Continue reading

Holiday gift roundup: What’s hot in Santa’s sleigh this year

Hear that? It’s the faint chime of Christmas bells, reminding us to make our lists and check them twice. After all, we all love a special surprise on the 25th. To help you come up with some gift ideas that … Continue reading

Winners of the LancMoms Facebook Christmas List contest

Thanks to all who participated in LancMoms Facebook Christmas List Contest by answering the question, “What is on your child’s Christmas list this year?” The two randomly-drawn winners of a $25 gift certificate to Education Station are Tasha Miller and … Continue reading

Christmas List Contest Results: “Techie” Toys

Sure, many toys have bells and whistles, but when was the last time you thought to hand over your electronics to your little one?  This year’s list of toys from the LancMoms Facebook Christmas List contest proves that “techie” toys … Continue reading

Christmas List Contest Results: Your Top Five Votes

Although new toys are hitting the stores just in time for the holidays, there are some that will never grow old.  The top five toys posted on LancMoms Facebook Christmas List Contest should come as no surprise to anyone with … Continue reading

Christmas List Contest Results: Toys to make you think

There are some kids who are thinking bigger picture at Christmas time. “Sure, I could get more Play Doh, but will that help me hone my skills for entrance to Harvard?” We applaud these young go-getters! Here are some requests … Continue reading

Christmas List Contest Results : Toys we never thought of (ever)

You may think you know what your child wants for Christmas, but have you considered these “wish list” items, as posted by parents on LancMoms Christmas List facebook contest?

[My] oldest (5 yrs) loves road signs! Nicole S.

My twin … Continue reading