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Ghoulishly Good Halloween Foods

by Michael Vyskocil, photos by Tara Hope Cofiell It’s a night of festive pageantry, scary and surprising touches, and foods that can make you scream. When you think about Halloween, what usually comes to mind are the traditional tricks and treats…

Inside the Ring

“Pop, pop, pop …” murmurs Joe Dressel, almost unknowingly, while demonstrating how to strike the bag in front of him. “This double-end bag is used to practice head-movement,” explains Dressel, with the perfect mix of certainty and enthusiasm. There is…

Putting the Hot in Hot Dogs!

by James Rada, Jr.   photography by Phil Grout Forget the hot dogs that “plump when you cook them” or “the dogs kids love to eat.” The average American eats more than 70 hot dogs a year, according to the…

Get It Straight

When Do Parents Have to Think about Braces? by Kym Byrnes When I was a kid, I dreaded getting braces, but I knew I was going to need them. I had buck teeth (my nickname was Buck Toothed Beaver, thank…

Unique Ways to Top Your Dogs!

Whether you pour on traditional toppings or opt for something unique, bring out the nuance of your hot dog’s flavors with one (or more) of  these regional favorites: Los Angeles Danger Dog Once the thing of street cart lore due to a…

Simplify: The Morning Routine

by Kym Byrnes With the start of school comes chaos, arguments, confusion and frustration, and that’s just trying to get out the door in the morning. Here are five tips to help parents make that morning routine a little smoother…

Hanover Conference & Heritage Center

Hanover Conference and Heritage Center Looking for a Few Good Events After several years of planning, decision-making and envisioning, the Hanover Conference and Heritage Center is officially open and looking for great events to make use of the renovated 8,000…

National Coffee Day

by Kym Byrnes Some can’t start their day without it. Some need multiple cups a day. Some like it steaming hot and some like it over ice. Some like it black and bitter and some douse it with sugary sweetness. However…

A High Score

by Linda L. Esterson At first glance of her profile on dating site Plenty of Fish in October 2012, Jason Riley was taken with Jamie Haines’ eyes. Her eyes still attract him nearly three years later, according to Jason, an…

32nd Annual Dutch Days

An estimated 8,000 to 10,000 people filled the square in downtown Hanover on July 25 for the 32nd Annual Dutch Festival. The event aims to celebrate the Dutch heritage of the town and surrounding areas. Under sunny skies, festival goers…

3rd Annual Walk a Mile In Her Shoes

Close to 200 people participated in the 3rd Annual Walk a Mile in her Shoes event at the Warehime-Myers Mansion on August 14. The event, hosted by the Hanover YWCA, aims to support victims of family violence in the greater…

Here’s Y the Ys Are So Important to Hanover

by James Rada, Jr. photography by Phil Grout Having an affordable place to swim, workout, or socialize is great. That’s enough for most people and they appreciate that they can find these things at the local YMCA and YWCA. The…

Saluting Those Who Have Served

by Lisa Moody Breslin photography by Amy McIntyre Devilbiss On an unusually cool summer day, Terry Gendron welcomed a Vietnam veteran into his office. The gentleman was a recent retiree who realized he was suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder…

Helping Youths Succeed

by Lisa Moody Breslin    photography by Amy McIntyre Devilbiss Mike Bauer has been hailed as a local legend in Hanover, not necessarily because of his current role as athletic director for Hanover Public Schools, a position that he has…

Linger Longer

With each issue of Hanover Magazine, we strive to offer stories about an array of topics and people. Whether it’s a small feature about someone who gives their time and talent (Terry Gendron), or an escape into haunted happenings (A Spirited…

Your Community of Givers

Whether residents want the grit and thrill of a speedway or the ease of strolling around Main Street while sipping wines – Hanover has it. Whether residents want to learn more about locally brewed beers or fine art and independent…

Savoring the Sweets of Summer

by Michael Vyskocil, photography by Tara Hope Cofiell This is the season of abundance. From the farmer’s market to the dozens of locally owned farms that work the corners of the county, summer is the season for enjoying the freshest…

Piped Up

by Nancy Duffy, photography by Phil Grout Hanover is alive with the sound of organ music. From St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church on Charles Street to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on Basilica Drive to St. Matthew Lutheran Church…

Taking Off: New Recreation Park Replaces Hanover Airport

by Jen Noel, photography by Amy McIntyre Devilbiss From propellers and pilots, to pavilions and picnickers. Sport fields. Walking paths. Perhaps a tennis court. The possibilities for the new recreational park are much like a choose-your-own-ending story at this juncture.…

Snack Foods Keep Hanover On the Map

by David Greisman, photography by Phil Grout In a state that has everything from Hershey’s to Herr’s, it is York County that has been called the Snack Food Capital of the World — and Hanover in particular stands out as…

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Born To Race: Young Phenoms Smashing Records

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