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Each year in late September, the sister city Project Gettysburg Leon (PGL) along with the city of Gettysburg sponsors the block party known as Salsa On The Square. This year, the head count for attendees would have been hard to guess as it was… well, a lot of people. Thousands of them. The A…

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Recently the entire staff of the Adams County Office for Aging, Inc (ACOFA) completed training to be certified as Dementia Friends. A Dementia Friend is someone who attends an in-person training session, learns about what it’s like to live with dementia, and then turns that understanding int…

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The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event that fights to end all types of cancer, uniting communities across the globe to take action against this disease. Teams from all over Adams County camp out at Oakside Park in Biglerville and take tur…

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If your employer offers a 401(k) or similar plan, you’ve got a powerful retirement-savings tool at your disposal. And yet, how well you do with your 401(k) depends greatly on your choices and actions. What steps can you take to maximize the benefits of your plan?

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2019 is a special year as it marks the 60th anniversary of the Adams County Friends of the Library. Started in 1959, a group of concerned citizens wanted to make a library in Gettysburg an important community resource. That spirit continues today as we make our yearly fundraising donation, a…

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It’s November. A lot of people have already started the countdowns to Christmas. Let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves. November holds some great holidays and traditions that shouldn’t be overlooked.

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Over the last 11 years, with the assistance of dozens of community volunteers, and collaboration with our partner organizations, United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program has assisted more than 5,000 Adams County individuals and families. The program has resulted in more th…

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It’s that time of year again — time to start thinking about holiday shopping — and why not support a worthwhile cause while doing so?

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The Adams County Community Foundation is hosting Giving Spree at the Gettysburg Area Middle School, 97 Lefever St., Gettysburg, on Nov. 7, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. If you have attended in the past, you know what an amazing event this is. If you have not, let me tell you a little about it.