Midstate Memories: Thaddeus Stevens

Thaddeus Stevens, originally from Vermont, called the Midstate home once he became an adult — moving to York, Gettysburg and then Lancaster …

Thrifty Thursday: Boot Socks!

Boots are very practical and fashionable during cool months and so are boots socks. However, at more than $20 a pair in most stores, they ca…

Camp Koala helps grieving children heal

In 1989, Lisa Liebetrau, then quite young, suffered a sudden and tremendous loss. “When I was a teenager, my sisters were killed in a car ac…

Safe Kids Pennsylvania: Sledding Safety

Cities across the United States have banned sledding on city properties due to liability issues. Leaders fear they may face lawsuits or be f…

Best Friends Furever: Petapalooza

As we shiver through January, the Midstate rescue group, Best Friends Furever, is looking ahead to late Spring when it hosts the annual Peta…

Elite Athletic Performance: Running Tips

Did you resolve to get fit in the new year? Perhaps you have considered running to increase your physical activity. Whether you are new to r…

First Aid Friday: Space heater warnings

As temperatures continue to drop in the Midstate, it is tempting to turn to space heaters to provide extra warmth for your home. While such …