A salty caramel makeover for Rice Krispie Treats

The Associated Press

To be honest, I had no idea about Rice Krispies Treats. That is, I certainly knew of them, but I’d never made them. And I never knew just how delicious they could be.

The first time I … Continue reading

American Girl Fashion Show to benefit Hands-on House

Lancaster, PA (October, 2014) – Hands-on House Children’s Museum of Lancaster celebrates girls and all they can be by hosting Central PA’s only American Girl Fashion Show held on November 14 – 15.

The American Girl Fashion Show provides an … Continue reading

From bowling to pinball, new clubhouse at Willow Valley offers fun for the whole family

By Mary Beth Schweigert, Lifestyle Staff

Elaine and Edward Eichner’s teenage grandsons love to sleep in — but that doesn’t happen when they visit their grandparents at Willow Valley Retirement Communities.

There’s way too much to do.

“We usually end … Continue reading


Area school bus drivers and police departments will team up to watch for bus stop violators next week.

It’s all part of the 18th Annual “Operation Safe Stop,” which will be conducted in communities across Pennsylvania on Wednesday, October 22nd … Continue reading

Announcing LNP: A new name, new look, new focus for your newspaper

By John A. Kirkpatrick III, President

To our readers:

Starting Thursday morning, your newspaper has a new name, a new look, a sharper focus, easier-to-use sections and pages, and a new company name to reflect our full integration as a … Continue reading

Always Lancaster … the big reveal

On billboards. In yards. Chances are you’ve seen it. Signs across the county that proclaim “Always Lancaster 10.16.2014.” But what does it mean? And how can you find out? If you scoot to participating stores on Thursday the 16th to … Continue reading

Ask a pediatrician: Treating infant addicts

By Dr. Pia Fenimore

The newspaper has been featuring the penetrating effects of heroin usage in Lancaster County. This drug leaves a trail of devastation that reaches far and wide, even into the nurseries and neonatal intensive care units of … Continue reading

Fountain Avenue Kitchen: Grandmother’s apple cake full of flavor–and memories

By Ann Fulton, Correspondent

The inspiration for The Fountain Avenue Kitchen was my maternal grandmother, Gladys Langford. Amazing aromas continuously wafted from her narrow kitchen, but it was her spunk and zest for life that made people want to sit … Continue reading

Adoptions From The Heart OFFERS An Adoption Education Class; Profile Key selections: Drug Exposure in Newborns

(Lancaster, PA):  Adoptions From The Heart (AFTH), as part of its lifelong commitment to its adoptive families, presents its Fall 2014 Adoption Education Class: Profile Key Selections: Drug Exposure in Newborns.  Join us in Lancaster where we will learn about … Continue reading

Boost your winter skin routine

By Jen Kopf, Lifestyle Editor

After you come in from your first raking session, yard-clearing or extra-long dog walk, your skin may feel it.

That’s because colder weather can dry out your skin, even if you don’t have dry skin … Continue reading