Welcome to Southern PA

Welcome to Southern PA Magazine. This is our new and exciting venture that expands the coverage of Hanover Magazine to include Gettysburg and York. Th…

Buried Lead

When Hanover Magazine launched in 2015, I noted that our infinite mission was to provide well-reported, well-written stories and tidbits that reward y…

Small Steps

We have become creatures who expect immediate gratification. I want a new pair of shoes at midnight — I can sign on to the internet, and new shoes sho…

Reach Resolutions

Happy New Year, dear readers. I hope that your holiday was joyous and that you have launched into 2018 with resolutions that you can reach. I’ve got a…

Solace and Solid Ground

At a time when most people place print journalism in quicksand and news about mass shootings and hurricanes weighs down hearts, it is an incredible ho…

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 ou…

Guilty Dogs Bark Louder

By both example and by their words, parents teach their children lessons that last a lifetime. Linda Esterson’s story (Things My Parents Told Me, page…

Live Your Gifts

One of my favorite columns in Hanover Magazine is Q&A. I should probably never put my byline on Q&A because the fine people featured technical…

Dedicated To….

Throughout February, I tend to pull out one of my favorite collections: book dedications. To me, they represent a powerful expression of love, gratitu…

Take Time to Remember

As part of the Liberation of New Oxford event in September, ten WWII veterans were recognized for their service and treated as guests of honor. Two ve…

Never Too Late

My mother-in-law, Pearl, is 94-years-old and she rises each day thankful for everything: God’s grace, the ability to get out of bed, the strength of f…

Savor Summer

I hope that when you pick up this issue of Hanover Magazine you are sitting beside a pool or your toes are in beach sand. I hope that the issue makes …

Ride the Wave of Melody

There has to be a special place for those who renovate old theaters and bring the arts back to the stage. Just the way hymns and sermons revive congre…

Your Time Matters

Being a good person and a journalist is an oxymoron for some. There is just too much of a disconnect between the connotation of “goodness” and “journa…

Contagious Kindness

My daughter recently offered cash to pay for her coffee at a drive thru window only to be greeted with the happy news that she owed no money because t…

Amazing Peace

You might have noticed that I end each Editor’s Note with “Amazing Peace” as my salutation. The phrase is actually the title of a poem by Maya Angelou…

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 gi…

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 res…

Editor’s Note

Hello, Hanover. I suspect that many of you will receive this unexpected surprise of Hanover Magazine in your mailboxes or around town and think, “What…