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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…

Flavored With Fun

by Michael Vyskocil, photography by Gregory Blank For a taste of the sweet life in Hanover, look no farther than Jacquelyn’s Bakeshop & Café. Stepping inside this bakery and coffee shop on the Bal…

The Spiritual Experience of Local Hikes

by Jeffrey Roth Rays from a recent Sunday morning sun danced upon the rippled surface of the briskly moving waters of Susquehanna River as it flowed past Indian Steps, in southern York County. Slightl…

Long Live the Queen

by Jennifer Noel, photography by Gregory Blank Strength in numbers. The adage certainly proves to be true, especially when it comes to honey bees. Thousands of bees may blanket a single hive in order …

Hanover YMCA: New Vision, Same Mission

by Jennifer Noel, photography by Bill Ryan Potential. A single word can sum up the new South Hanover YMCA. With a brand new, state of the art facility, members can continue to take advantage of all th…

Currents – July/August

The 34th Annual Hanover Dutch Festival  Saturday, July 29  •  8 a.m. until 4 p.m.  •  Free The 34th Annual Hanover Dutch Festival will take over Center Square Hanover with delicious foods, handmade cr…

Hanover Chamber Golf Outing

The Hanover Country Club was all business on June 8 as the host of the Hanover Chamber of Commerce’s 48th Annual Golf Outing. The event raises money for Chamber initiatives. For more information visit…

Spring Sip & Stroll

Downtown Hanover was bustling on June 3 as folks participated in Spring Sip & Stroll. Ticket holders visited downtown businesses and tasted local food, beer and wine, with local art featured at ea…

Black Rose Rollers All Stars

On April 30, Hanover’s Black Rose Rollers All Stars took on the Connecticut Roller Girls All Stars at Magic Elm Skateland. The Black Rose Rollers compete through the end of October. For more informati…

Blending Compassion and Skill

by Lisa Moody Breslin, photography by Walter P. Calahan Dr. Zaher Srour moved his practice from Manhattan, NY to the Hanover-York area in 2007 to have a better quality of life with his family. An awar…

Covering a Vibrant Community

The first issue of Hanover Magazine hit the streets in the spring of 2015, just over two years ago. As the associate editor of the publication, I am thrilled with the vibrant and diverse stories we ha…

Marinate Magic

by Michael Vyskocil, photography by Tara Hope Cofiell To marinate or not to marinate … that may be the question facing home cooks. Marinating helps bring flavor and aids in tenderizing meat, fish or p…