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Creativity unleashed in York County, Pa.: Crafts nights at 1891 Loucks Road

Customers visiting the York, Pa., Daily Record/York Newspaper Co.’s Loucks Road facility meet receptionist Linda Gracey. They might not know she’s a fan of crafts, and after work hours, she leads a craft night for employees. The craft nights will continue in September.

Linda Gracey is one of “The 3 Crows.”

Her mother tagged Linda and her two sisters, Bonnie and Joann, that way after observing the trio sitting together, cutting up and enjoying each other.

The three women still meet. Every Wednesday night, they working on crafts, primarily making cards for all occasions by cutting and stamping and gluing.

So Linda decided to spread the joy of making things with her hands to her co-workers.

She invited several folks at 1891 Loucks Road to meet for crafts nights. They’ve had several fun sessions so far.

Linda is largely self trained in such crafts work. She has taken classes and looked at books to gain these skills.

Working with her co-workers has brought the same level of fun as those Wednesday night sessions with her sisters.

“We enjoy it,” she said of those nights of cutting out and cutting up.