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United Way of Adams County is pleased to announce that applications for 2020 Community Impact Program Funding are now available. Our mission is to mobilize the caring power of the community by supporting initiatives focused on education, financial stability, and health. We invite community o…

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The evening of Oct. 4 in Gettysburg will be a special night to remember. The Gettysburg Municipal League’s Conference will be downtown enjoying a fun evening of entertainment, food and GARMA’s First Friday. It is homecoming for both Gettysburg College and Gettysburg High School. Early Apple …

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One sure sign of a great farmers market is the presence of educational programming by community organizations in the midst of all the fresh produce. Activities like cooking demos, children’s activities, or educational presentations show a market has community involvement and support. We at t…

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The fall season, for many, is the best time of the year. As the weather shifts from the summer heat to cooler temperatures, people start to anticipate what the next season has in store. We’ve created a list of activities to help keep you engaged, relaxed, and to get the most out of the seaso…

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The autumnal equinox is almost here, and though you are no more likely to balance a broom on that day than any other, it’s still an important milestone in the year. In 2019 the autumnal equinox occurs on Sept. 23 at 3:50 a.m. EDT. Whatever your time zone, it occurs at the same moment all ove…

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In August I wrote a column not addressing gun violence. Sadly, by the time my column came out in this paper, there were new gun massacres in the U.S., both in El Passo and Dayton. And now, Odessa and Midland, Texas. By the time this column is published, many more Americans will have died in …

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What does investing mean to you? If the word makes you think of transactions — buying or selling stocks and bonds —you’re looking at just part of the picture. To work toward all your goals, such as a comfortable retirement, you need a comprehensive financial strategy. And for that, you might…

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The acronym NASA is synonymous with space exploration. NASA fulfilled the challenge made by President John F. Kennedy before Congress on May 25, 1961. That day Kennedy said, “I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on…

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Did you know that you can access magazines using Flipster, a next-generation magazine service that allows you to browse digital versions of the latest popular magazines courtesy of the Adams County Library System?

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When I decided to start my massage therapy career path back in 2006, I didn’t know anything about the scientific benefits of massage therapy. Researching the way someone else achieved positive outcomes wasn’t a make or break factor on whether I had a calling to the practice. I became a thera…