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New Stirrings at Spoutwood Farm

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Stephen D. Winick

For three days each year, an organic farm in bucolic Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, transforms itself into Faerieland, and people of all ages come from far and near to frolic with the faeries.

Why Your Next Employee Could Come From Amish Country

Joel Capperella | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Joel Capperella

Yet this 22-year-old from a small school tucked in a town known more for its Amish crafts than computer programming skills had managed to do the unthinkable: overcome 3,000 miles of distance and a deep cultural divide to land his dream job.

Hershey Launches New Candy Brand For First Time In 3 Decades

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 10.11.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Chew this. The Hershey Co. is launching a new candy brand, its first new brand in 30 years, a soft caramel creme line...

Tim Youd: An Art of Sound and Word

Juri Koll | Posted 11.17.2013 | Arts
Juri Koll

Most of us have forgotten the unique rhythmic noise of words being typed on a page with a typewriter. What we know these days is soft and sometimes silent, whether composed with our fingers or our thumbs. Tim Youd has not forgotten that original sound.

A Celebration of George Duke, a Great Musician and Good Guy

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 10.13.2013 | Arts
Lionel Rolfe

George Duke was then Zappa's keyboardist, an integral part of the band: a good looking, sturdily built guy with a most genial manner. He seemed to like me; he'd nod at me and tell me about the "fine doobie" he had, and lead me to his van parked in the alley behind the rehearsal space.

"Resilience" Expanding Support for Renewable Energy

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 07.15.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Last week, the wine-making town of Sebastopol became the second California city after Lancaster to require that solar panels be installed in all new b...

5 Awesome (And Budget-Friendly) Summer Road Trip Destinations (PHOTOS)

college candy | Posted 06.14.2012 | Teen

By Emma Stoneall Here’s the thing: It’s summer and you want to get out of the town that reminds you of high school. The problem is, you barely...

Kentucky Family Of 12 Who Lost Everything In House Fire Gets Help

Posted 06.08.2012 | Impact

A Kentucky family of 12 is reeling from having lost everything -- including critical medical equipment -- in a devastating house fire, but is thankful...

David Lohr

Teen Accused Of Storing Tons Of Her Sexual Images On School Computer | David Lohr | Posted 03.30.2012 | Crime

Pennsylvania police have filed charges against a high school student who allegedly had hundreds of sexual images of herself on her school-issued lapto...

The Best Colleges For Making Friends

Posted 02.28.2012 | College

Some colleges just have a better atmosphere for making friends. It can be fairly easy to feel like a cog in a big machine at a large public univer...

Small Is Beautiful: The Nearby Arts

Agnes Gund | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Agnes Gund

Smaller institutions can give us lessons about how to stimulate, strengthen and substantiate the values that reside in true community. I think we need to know more about what they do and how they do it.

David O'Neal Brown Jr. DEAD: Dallas Cop, Police Chief's Son, Third Man Killed In Texas Shootout

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LANCASTER, Texas (AP)-- A police officer and two other men, including the son of Dallas' police chief, were killed in shootings at a suburban Dallas a...

JFK Plaza Hotel Owners Leave Trail of Ruin Stretching to Lancaster, Penn.

New York Observer | New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Kronos Hotels, the hotel concern that so mismanaged the Crowne Plaza JFK that the InterContinental Hotels Group, the owner of the Crowne Plaza...

Droning Away

Don Ringe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Don Ringe

If they can't find Osama bin Laden with these modern missiles, why do they think they can outwit illegal immigrants determined to cross the border any way possible?

In Focus: Man Braves Freezing Weather To Cross Parking Lot

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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LANCASTER, PA—With night coming and temperatures dropping, Louis Bergstrom was forced to leave his wife at the supermarket entrance and set out...

Amish Woman Knew She Had Quilt Sale The Moment She Laid Eyes On Chicago Couple

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LANCASTER, PA—Repeatedly referring to them as "easy money," Amish quilt shop proprietor Mary Stolzfus, 43, said Monday that as soon as she......