Memorial Day Events
May09

Memorial Day Events

Memorial Day is more than just the traditional start of summer. While Veterans Day in November is set aside to remember all of our nation’s men and women in the Armed Forces, Memorial Day is specifically designated to remember those veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the military. Originally called Decoration Day, it’s been around since 1868. It’s a time when people visit cemeteries and often mark them with...

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Currents – May/June
May09

Currents – May/June

Codorus Blast Friday–Sunday, June 17–18 Codorus State Park will be aflutter with activity the weekend of June 17-19.  The first “Blast”, organized by the park staff, was an Earth Day celebration. The goal was to showcase all the park has to offer and to show people a good time in a state park setting. Over the years, the event became too commercial so this year event organizers say they are planning to bring the...

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Readying the Herb Garden
Mar04

Readying the Herb Garden

by Kym Byrnes There are many reasons to start an herb garden – they can be colorful, diverse and fragrant. But maybe better than aesthetics is the fact that planting an herb garden can directly impact your wallet and your health. The best news is, growing herbs can be pretty easy, even if you aren’t gifted with a green thumb. According to George Weigel, author of the Pennsylvania Getting Started Garden Guide and Month-by-Month...

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Ways to Increase Green
Mar04

Ways to Increase Green

We’re anxiously awaiting the green grass that comes with spring and looking forward to the green fun that comes with St. Patrick’s Day. But spring can also be a time to work on that other green – money. Just like spring offers a great opportunity to clean and freshen the house, it’s also a good time to evaluate ways to save money. Here are some tips from the financial advisors at Sturgill & Associates to help you assess and...

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5 Things To Turn Green
Mar04

5 Things To Turn Green

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17. At last count, 34.5 million Americans claimed an Irish heritage, no matter how distant. But the Irish have a saying: on St. Patrick’s Day everyone can be Irish. Here’s how to feel a little Irish, even if your blood doesn’t run green. Don’t neglect the locks! Green hair is fun, especially on St. Patrick’s Day. Hair extensions or hair clips are easy and don’t require much commitment, they’re...

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Day: Saturday, April 2
Mar04

Peanut Butter & Jelly Day: Saturday, April 2

by Kym Byrnes Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches have been a lunch box staple for decades. In fact it is reported that the average child will eat 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before graduating from high school. National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day on April 2 celebrates the sweet and nutty combo. Hanoverians probably won’t see any sandwiches like the one in Grand Saline, Texas, which weighed in at 1,342 pounds in 2010. It...

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