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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 …

Flight 93 National Memorial: Field of Honor

by James Rada, JR. On Sept. 11, 2001, Flight 93 crashed into an empty field in Shanksville at 10:03 a.m. The passenger plane was traveling at 580 mph when it hit the ground. “Upon impact, the 7,000 ga…

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…

Battery Warehouse

Expires 12/31/18. Battery Warehouse 410-876-5149 | 717-633-5149 837-A Baltimore Blvd., Westminster, MD | 1201 Broadway,  Hanover PA…

The Apple of Our Eye

by James Rada, Jr. It took a single apple falling on Isaac Newton’s head for him to come up with the law of gravity. Imagine what he might have come up with if he had been sitting under a tree in Sout…

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