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2017

YWCA Greater Harrisburg’s Women of Excellence

Class of 2017 WORDS BY ANGELIQUE H. CAFFREY, PHOTOGRAPHY BY KELLY ANN SHULER <p>Central Pennsylvania has much to be thankful for, including a community of people dedicated&nbsp;to bettering all of the neighborhoods that dot the […]

2017

Taste: Thea

Thea This past December, mother and daughter restaurateurs AnnMarie and Sophia Nelms (the culinary team who created the popular West-Shore spots Sophia’s on Market and Sophia’s at Walden) opened their newest venture located at Arcona […]

2017

Salsa Dancing

The instructor bubbled with enthusiasm. “Are you guys ready?” “Ready!” I yelled. “OK, like three people are ready,” he said with faux despondency. The group’s second try was stronger. The music started, and we put […]

2017

Gallery Space: Yachiyo Beck

The Millworks Painter Demonstrates Equal Facility with Oil and Watercolor BY SCOTT CAMPBELL It is a long way, in both miles and time, from Harrisburg to Japan. However, the universal appeal of art has always […]

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2017

Bookmarks: The Nix

The Nix by Nathan Hill (Alfred A. Knopf, $27.95, 640 pages) BY HARVEY FREEDENBERG In an age when the attention span for some people extends no longer than a 140-character tweet, I realize I’ve set […]

2017

Igniting the Passion to Help, Part 2

Manada Conservancy 113 E. Main St., Hummelstown (717) 566-4122, manada.org Mission: “Manada Conservancy is a land trust dedicated to preserving the natural, historic, agricultural and scenic resources of Dauphin County through land conservation, environmental education […]

2017

Igniting the Passion to Help, Part 1

50 Midstate Charities and Nonprofits to Support by Volunteering   To proffer kindness, to assuage suffering, to advocate a worthy cause, to donate time and attention, to help another for no other reason than it’s […]

2017

Staying Motivated

How Exercising with Others Keeps you Moving WORDS BY JENNIFER BROWN Getting motivated can be the hardest part of developing a workout routine, but thanks to a push for group workouts, it’s never been easier […]

2017

Free Store

An Experimental Act of Giving WORDS BY CHELSEA HESS- MOORE The act of giving is to pass along something to another person. This action can come in many forms, such as giving time, money, food […]

2017

Charitable Companies

Three Area Workplaces That Make Giving Back a Priority WORDS BY JILL GLEESON Sometimes it feels like it’s a cold world out there – especially now, when our country seems more divided than ever. But […]