To Have and To Hold
May04

To Have and To Hold

by Kym Byrnes Although weddings conjure thoughts of romance and love and beautiful things – there is a tremendous amount of work (and chaos and decision making and compromising and budgeting) that goes into pulling such an event together. Many people are often shocked to find out just how much the celebration of love costs. A study conducted by The Knot wedding website shows that people are spending more than ever on weddings. In 2016...

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Words of Wisdom: Parental Advice Sticks Through Adulthood
May04

Words of Wisdom: Parental Advice Sticks Through Adulthood

by Linda L. Esterson Whether it was to “sit up straight,” or “sit with your legs crossed,” or “say please and thank you,” childhood is filled with parental edicts. Mother’s Day and Father’s Day unfold only twice a year, but  parents’ words of wisdom tend to spill into life every day. Especially when raising their own children, many people in the area are discovering that parents indeed knew best. Lisa Kane, director of the Guthrie...

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Enjoying the Open Road
May04

Enjoying the Open Road

by James Rada, Jr., photography by Phil Grout With the weather warming up and the days getting longer, many people are hitting the road and letting the wind blow through their hair as they roll along the highways and backroads of Adams and York counties. They feel each bump in the road more intensely, and with a shift in their bodyweight, they change lanes. “This is a great area for riding,” said Phil Destethano, manager of...

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Never Too Late To…. Write a New Story
May04

Never Too Late To…. Write a New Story

by Nancy Duffy, photography by Bill Ryan WHO: Kevin Turnbaugh is an inspiration. This 62-year-old industrial engineer turned Army logistician turned Christian author has learned to write new chapters of his life story since being diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), a disease that left him totally blind 18 years ago. With the aide of his service dog, Harpo, a golden labrador, this ‘72 graduate of Hanover High School travels...

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Settle In With a Good Book
May04

Settle In With a Good Book

by James Rada, Jr.  photography by Bill Ryan Is it a bookstore, coffee shop, or café? Does it even matter? When you walk into the Reader’s Café on Broadway in Hanover, you know you’re in someplace different. The Reader’s Café is the brainchild of Derf Maitland, who opened the store in 1996 with his wife. “Coffee shops were taking off then, and Starbucks was taking over the world,” Maitland said. “Small chain shops were opening, and...

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One Blade at a Time
May04

One Blade at a Time

by Jeffrey B. Roth   photography by Phil Grout The first question that comes to mind when talking to Rob “Deker” Dekerbaum, 40, is how does a computer security consultant, and the co-owner of a computer security business, become a custom knife maker, who ends up as a contestant on a bladed weapons making competition reality television series? In 2016, Deker, a native of Silver Spring, Md., who moved to the Hanover area 12 years ago,...

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