Lunch with Susan Gottlieb

Lunch with Susan Gottlieb

By Marian Pontz I hear the prayer flags flapping in the wind; so loud that it’s hard to think, too loud for any conversation, and so colorful and beautiful that, as they traverse the mountains, travelers cannot imagine finding anything more beautiful, or more surreal. I have not actually seen…
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…
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…
Lancaster Public Library Kicks-Off NEA Big Read

Lancaster Public Library Kicks-Off NEA Big Read

Feature by Leigh Kaliss | Photography by Sollivan Photography Lancaster Public Library and the League of Women Voters of Lancaster County kicked off the NEA Big Read by hosting September’s First Thursday Latino at the library. An initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, the…
Lunch With Melissa Lane

Lunch With Melissa Lane

By Marian Pontz It’s called the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon (also known as the frequency illusion). We have all experienced it. You buy a certain brand of car-a Jeep, for instance—and you then begin to notice all the Jeeps on the road. For me, it began with an initial interview for this…
America’s Future Workforce

America’s Future Workforce

Four million babies will be born in the United States during Donald Trump’s first year as president. By the time Trump finishes his first term in office, these babies will each have made as many as 100 billion neural connections, which accounts for over 85% of their total brain development.…
Insuring Your Extra Special Things

Insuring Your Extra Special Things

Feature by Karyn Miller, CISR, CIC When it comes to insuring our homes, we know we need coverage for our house and the belongings within it, but what about those extra special items we own? Like jewelry, fine art, collections, musical instruments, and guns? How are they also insured? For…
January at the Ware

January at the Ware

This new year has officially begun. We've said goodbye to 2016. The flashing lights have dwindled and the confetti has fallen. Fear not! 2017 brings about more exciting events and shows at Millersville University's Ware Center. Kick off this year with a visit to Downtown Lancaster for an event or…
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