Renfrew’s Women Through History Program is a great reflection of the women who lived in Renfrew from the 1800’s and 1900’s and includes the stories and history of local women who have loaned their treasured heirlooms for display. In Renfrew’s Museum House, Summer...read more
Local officials have been on a three-year search to find a location for Leg Up Farm (LUF) to locate in Franklin County. The search is now over as Penn National will become the home for Leg Up Farm’s 2nd therapy center. LUF is a non-profit therapy center for children...read more
Travel writers Terri Marshall of New York, NY and Vanessa Orr of Pittsburgh, PA launched their first combined website, EveryRoadAStory.com. The site is designed to showcase locations from Belize to Baden-Baden to Big Bend, TX, and delights in the fact that while every...read more
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Greencastle Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Seasonal Marketplace on Saturday, May 20, 2017 in downtown Greencastle. The Marketplace is sponsored by Meritus Health System.
Seasonal Marketplace will be held from 9am to 3pm on the square in Greencastle. The focus of this unique event is the craftsmanship, skill and talent of the vendors and artists. All items are hand-crafted, hand-made, earth-friendly and unique. There will be a variety of crafts, food, seasonal produce and local chefs on the square. read more…
On Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7 pm, Allison-Antrim Museum will hold its monthly Speaker’s Meeting, in the German bank barn. Rescheduled from February, Joe Mieczkowski will present a PowerPoint presentation, “Lincoln and His Cabinet,” based on his book of the same title. Lincoln’s first cabinet included all of his major rivals for the Republican nomination for President in 1860, including William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Simon Cameron (Maytown, Pennsylvania), and Edward Bates. read more…
Totem Pole Playhouse has announced nominations in twelve categories for the Fourth Annual Totem Pole Playhouse Awards to be presented Sunday, May 21, at 5pm on stage at Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater.
In addition to trophies, beginning this year, Totem Pole will also award thousands of dollars in college scholarship money. The William M. Moore, Jr. Scholarships of one thousand dollars each will be awarded to the recipients of the Outstanding Performance by an Actor and Actress in a Leading Role, and five hundred dollars each to the winners of the Outstanding Performance by an Actor and Actress in a Supporting Role. read more…