The Main Attraction

The Main Attraction

Written by Brent Urmey “I couldn’t be happier,” Penn Ketchum declared, as he greeted the first audience of movie-goers at The New Main in Ephrata. “I love the movies. Some guys, they’re into cars, they’re into fishing, hunting, golfing, whatever—I’m a movie guy. The movies have always been in my blood.” Penn and his…
A Moment with Danene Sorace Part 3

A Moment with Danene Sorace Part 3

In the third installment of our series with Democratic Mayoral Candidate Danene Sorace, reflects on the City’s role in the Lancaster County. When I first moved to Lancaster City ten years ago, I was interested in learning everything I could about the City and urban living.  The City wasn’t altogether…
STEM Baby: How STEM Learning Starts in Infancy

STEM Baby: How STEM Learning Starts in Infancy

Written by Aimee Ketchum Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math: our future, our present, our world! These concepts are not just relevant in terms of the job market or the future of education, but it is what’s important and relevant right now and it is trickling down to babies. Babies need to have STEM skills? They most certainly…
It’s a Jeep thing.

It’s a Jeep thing.

Feature by Nathan Stoltzfus I recently found myself needing an upgrade in the car department. My old Xterra was sporting a rusted out custom bumper that said “HIGH CLA$$” on the front.  While it fit my needs—and let’s be honest, was awesome—it hardly commanded respect when meeting new clients. I looked…
A Moment with Danene Sorace Part 2

A Moment with Danene Sorace Part 2

After winning the Mayoral Democratic Primary in May, Danene Sorace talks to FLL about what makes her tick, her priorities for the City of Lancaster and the upcoming general election.  Now at the start of the campaign season, this is the second in a series. FLL:  What’s your favorite thing…
How the Stone Independent School is Taking Root in Lancaster City

How the Stone Independent School is Taking Root in Lancaster City

Written by Abby Kirchner  "It really began with this abstract idea that everyone learns best by doing, and everything grew from there,” Mike Simpson, the founder of The Stone Independent School in Lancaster recalls. But the origin story of this unique endeavor actually begins farther north, on a trip that would serve as the inspiration for a new kind…
Downward Facing Dog

Downward Facing Dog

Written by Monica Kirchner If you heard of yoga, you have probably heard of Downward Facing Dog Pose. This popular pose is also known as Adho Mukha Svanasana. Benefits: • Stretches the hands, shoulders, hamstrings calves and arches • Helps relieve stress and calms the mind • Strengthens the arms, legs and…
Private Flood Insurance Gets Traction

Private Flood Insurance Gets Traction

“I’ve lived here for 30 years, and I’ve never seen flooding like this.” That’s a common lament of flood victims, especially those who thought that they lived outside the flood zone of a nearby creek, river, or ocean and who have realized that their homeowner’s policy, condo unit-owner’s policy, renter’s policy or even business…
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