Savor Your Spirits

by Michael Vyskocil, photography by Kelly Heck While historians have traced the science of fermentation to 10,000 B.C., debate still surrounds the exact origins of distilled beverages. Over the centur…

The Art of Telling Tales: Haunted Hanover

by Jennifer Noel, photography by Phil Grout Professor of Prestidigitation. A unique title for a unique performer. But Dr. Marc Charisse certainly owns the designation proudly. As a student of the art …

Taking the Stigma Out of Seeking Help

by Sylvia Blair Forty-nine-year-old Kim* has battled depression for 20 years and has also experienced chronic anxiety for the past six years. A series of tragic circumstances triggered both conditions…

From Skate to Tile

by James Rada, Jr., photography by Phil Grout Growing up, Rich Moorhead loved to skateboard. He liked the speed, the feel of the wind on his face, and the excitement of pulling off a stunt. Then one d…

Currents – Sept/Oct 2017

Halloween in the Park at Codorus There promises to be a little spooky and a lot of fun at the Halloween festivities at Codorus State Park Oct. 20-21. Part of the campground is reserved for campers to …

Summer Lawn Concert Series

The Warehime-Myers Mansion was the perfect place to enjoy The Jazzberries and The JB5 on Aug. 2. The Hanover Area Historical Society hosts the summer lawn concert series.  –  photography by Gregory Bl…

34th Annual Hanover Dutch Days

Hanover celebrated its Dutch and German heritage on July 29 with the 34th Annual Dutch Days Festival. More than 200 vendors lined the streets with food, crafts, drinks and entertainment. –  photograph…

Gary Laird: Taking Care of Business

by Nancy Duffy, photography by Bill Ryan It is difficult to catch up with a man who is always on the move. From the South Hills of Pittsburgh, Pa. to the “small town that just feels like home,” Gary L…

All Should Bloom

I can’t imagine the fears linked to being out of control of my moods or being at the mercy of a prescription cocktail to raise my spirits or get me out of bed each day. I can’t imagine being brilliant…

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Birds of a Feather

by Lisa Gregory | photography by Kelly Heck When Kipper, a blue-and-gold macaw, first came to Ruffled Feathers, a sanctuary for rescued parrots and ot…

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