Lorann Jacobs, a local artist, makes beautiful sculptures in the basement of her Dallastown home. She says working on her art helps her deal with feelings of anxiety and anger. “I’d just go make a piece of art,” she confessed to me. “It’s more positive than feeling sorry for yourself.”
Tuesday, Nov 6, was election day. We had two Yorkers running for the governor’s seat, and Tom Wolf triumphed. This is not the first time York produced a great “leader” (haha). For four years in the 1950s, George Leader, from Leader Heights, operated as governor of Pennsylvania. A few months
In America today, the unique blending of ethnicities and subcultures mean a fusion of death and funeral festivities. Some prefer services of celebration in their homes, others a traditional funeral service at a local church. Some family members write eulogies, and others prefer to hand out flowers as tokens of
A few weeks ago, I was on my way to get my hair cut at Didi and Smiling John’s Salon in downtown York. Unfortunately, I was two minutes late because a train was slowly making its way down the tracks at the station near Revs stadium. This train went forward
Everyone remembers their first day of classes whether it’s the beginning of middle school, high school or college. Will you sit in the front of the classroom or the back? Who will you eat lunch with? Who is Ty Cobb? This last question is what Dr. Paul Doutrich, now-retired professor
Exactly 100 years ago, in fall 1918, the fairgrounds in York, Pa., were bustling, but not with the fair usually held at that time. Instead, the Spanish Flu came to York,and the fairgrounds became a makeshift hospital.