WORDS BY ANDY LINKER Not so long ago in Philadelphia, the Phillies won the World Series. Really. Honest. Happened only nine years ago; barely a nanosecond in baseball time, considering the Phillies took 97 years to win their first World Series title...

The Great Debate

By Rick Dapp Google is an interesting search engine – actually much more than simply a search engine – and infinitely mysterious to confirmed Luddites who use it to glean facts as they research articles for publication. It’s unclear if...
By: Scott Campbell; Photo by Paul Lynam, Fine Line Photography For years, the banking and financial services industries have played an integral role in the development of communities. The extent of their influence has even been portrayed on the silver...
By Jadrian Klinger; Photography by Jadrian Klinger Glory Lasts A Lifetime Outside the caged octagon, away from the charged-up crowd, the whirlwind of pre-fight action and the ear-ringing surge of adrenaline, nine mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters – some amateur, some...
By: Eileen Voyles Memories of the Hershey Park Ballroom “I’m coming!” The moonlight flashed off the pearl necklace of 20-year-old Kathy Lewis as she rushed to rejoin her friends. The air was warm and electric; a summer Saturday night. Kathy had stayed...
By: Lori Myers; Photography by Jadrian Klinger A rose by any other name may very well be called the M.S. Hershey Rose, and for good reason. This rich, red hybrid tea rose was introduced at the Hershey Rose Garden – now called...

Did You Know

Could mining return to the Susquehanna River? Given the current federal administration’s stance on coal as an energy source it’s interesting to note that the black stuff that has played such an important role in Pennsylvania’s economic history has relied...
By: Lori M. Myers; Photograph by Ali Waxman The goals and accomplishments of the Junior League of Harrisburg read like a wish list that has all come true: supporting other community events, providing grants to other local nonprofit organizations, providing...
By Rick Dapp; Photograph by Jadrian Klinger Just north of Division Street nestled between Third and Green streets lies the most beautiful park in the city of Harrisburg. With its easily recognizable Japanese bridge and a sculpture entitled Dance of...
Bridge of Hope BY AMY KEHM Sarah worked hard and put in long hours, yet she could not bring in enough money to keep her children housed. She went to school for medical assistance, but instead of getting a professional certificate,...