I hope that very quickly your answer to “What’s this?” will be, “Our magazine – a publication that complements other news sources around town in a unique, and thoughtful way.”
As a magazine, we want to celebrate Hanover’s rich history, its vibrant business community and its unsung heroes. We hope to introduce you to philanthropists, artists, educators and visionaries who weave into the fabric of the town.
If you are looking for stories that dig up the dirt in Hanover, you won’t find them here.
Hanover Magazine’s infinite mission is to provide well-reported, well-written stories and tidbits that reward your serendipitous flip of every page.
We hope you grab the magazine when you want to know where to eat, where to shop, or what to cook for the summer party. We hope you’ll find stories with enough complexity and wonder that you want to sink into them during hunks of your free time.
And we hope you will share your reactions to what you read.
Bringing Hanover Magazine to your tightknit community is a bit like walking into a family reunion on a first date. Many of you have lived and loved in Hanover for so long that every trip downtown, or around town, includes reunions every time.
You are so comfortable in the borough that you know it’s ok to roll out with bedhead to get coffee or cat food and still run into friends you saw at the symphony the night before. You often share phone numbers without stating (717) first.
As we chronicle the good news in Hanover and you become more familiar with us, we hope that each story, each photograph will feel like a reunion too – a reunion with the folks who put the story or the photographs together, as well as the person or the event featured.
Enjoy this debut issue of Hanover Magazine. As this issue reveals, you have a lot to celebrate.
Let us know what you enjoyed or what left you annoyed. Let us know what, or who, you would like to read about in future issues by emailing your ideas to: email@example.com.
We value that connection.
Lisa Moody Breslin
*This salutation is inspired by Maya Angelou’s poem by the same title.