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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 other exotic birds, she kept repeating, over and ove…

The Many Hearts of York

by Elena Bittinger | photography by Walter P. Calahan Since 1888, Central Market House, a public, local market, has been the heart of York for many people. Designed by architect John A. Dempwolf, he c…

All That Jazz

story & photography by Will Hutchison If my iPhone wears out, it will be on “My Funny Valentine” by Chet Baker. I was first captured by the “jazz sound” as a teenager. Later, it was my good fortun…

The Frightening Side of Gettysburg

by James Rada, Jr. When the sun goes down in Gettysburg, lanterns are lit, and crowds prowl the old buildings and battlefield searching for signs of life from the beyond and listening to storytellers …

Adams County Irish Festival

The Adams County Irish Festival in Gettysburg held its 18th annual tradition of Irish song and dance at Moose Park on July 21. Sponsored Garryowen Irish Pub and other contributing sponsors, participan…

Retire with Confidence

by Sylvia Blair With the right mix of forethought and sound retirement strategies, a comfortable and secure retirement can be within reach. Retiring comfortably may seem out of reach for many people a…

Hanover Dutch Festival

The Hanover Dutch Festival, sponsored by Members 1st Bank and other contributing sponsors, celebrated the town’s Pennsylvania Dutch heritage on July 28. Downtown Hanover closed its main streets for al…

Staying Fit in Retirement

by Jennifer Noel For Peggy Santamaria, Bob Dylan said it best: “But I was so much older then, I’m younger than that now.” At a spry 74, Santamaria teaches weekly chair yoga classes for active adults a…

Currents – Sept/Oct 2018

Dover Firemen’s Fair September 1 & September 3 – 8: Bring the family and enjoy the cooling weather outside with live music, exciting rides, fun games, and more. 30 East Canal Street, Dover. www.un…

York Plein Air Picnic

Plein Air Picnic with Creative York gave local artists a chance to paint outdoors using the scenery around Lake Redman as the back drop for their art. The York Water Company sponsored the event on Aug…

Live Theatre

by James Rada, Jr. Nowadays, movies are filled with special effects that often hide poor writing and bad acting. But Southern Pennsylvania has plenty of opportunities to see professional actors up-clo…

Sept/Oct Editors Note

As I write this, I’m still waiting anxiously for the first issue of Southern Pa. Magazine to hit the streets. I’ve seen the proof, but there’s something about holding the magazine in your hands that m…

Beveled Edge

Expires 12/31/18. Beveled Edge 410-386-0161 57 Aileron Court, Suite 18, Westminster, MD…

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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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