Come Scrap with Us


Come Scrap with Us! The Lancaster Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention is on! July 25th and 26th at the Lancaster County Convention Center in Lancaster, PA! Join other scrapbookers in shopping the hottest products & latest brands, cropping with your friends, … Continue reading


The Friends of the Lancaster Public Library proudly announce their first ever book sale at Clipper Magazine Stadium will be held on Sunday, July 27th from 11am to 5pm on the concourse alongside first base. The book sale is for … Continue reading

Getting crafty with Creative Reuse: See-through postcards

By Andrea E. Stoner Leaman

Summer is a good time to introduce a child to the joys of sending mail. All the more fun if you can make a postcard that has … Continue reading

August Mom of the Month: Barb Raasch

By Maureen Leader, Special Features Writer

Barb Raasch says she’s not a competitive person. Sure, it’s fun to win–but winning is just not the most important thing to her.

Not the kind of thing you’d expect to hear from your … Continue reading

Mom’s pick of the week: Give it up for the classics

August marks the point in summer when children across the Lancaster area are racing to complete their local library’s summer reading form. It’s amazing what the promise of a ticket to Dutch Wonderland can fuel, as well as the lure … Continue reading

Mame’s corn fritters, wonderfully simple

By Jennifer Kopf, Staff Writer

The beauty of a good family recipe – at least on either side of my family – is that it’s simple. It’s satisfying food created seemingly from nothing, often recipes from a time when folks … Continue reading

Exercising with a newborn?

By Megan Sabol, HARTZ Physical Therapy

Reality. It hits you like a ton of bricks. I fully anticipated this month’s article to be about getting back into shape after pregnancy. Ha! I now laugh at my own unrealistic goals.

When … Continue reading

Ephrata is Cool Fun in the Sun

Bring the entire family for a weekend of Summertime Fun in Ephrata.  The weekend will kick off with a Night at the Movies on Friday, June 18th from 5:30-8pm at the Ephrata Whistle Stop Plaza, 16 East Main Street.  The … Continue reading

Girls on the Run councils in PA are leading the way

In June, three Pennsylvania Girls on the Run Councils were selected from among more than 200 nationally to form a “Young and Strong” Council Collaborative Alliance.  The alliance met at Girls on the Run International Headquarters in Charlotte NC at the historic … Continue reading

Aaron’s Acres hosts Sensory-Sensitive Cinema Day in July at Penn Cinema

Lancaster, PA…Aaron’s Acres will present its summer Sensory-Sensitive CinemaDay at Penn Cinema, 541 Airport Road, Lititz, on Saturday, July 19, at 10:00 a.m.

All children and their families are invited to attend a screening of the G-Rated Disney animated film … Continue reading

4 cole slaw varieties, including a true Amish version

By Lynn Commero, Correspondent

Summer is the prime season for coleslaw, a deceptively simple dish that has almost as many variations as there are cooks to prepare it.

There’s slaw with scallions, slaw with hot peppers, slaw with … Continue reading