Excerpts and summaries of news stories from the former Intelligencer Journal, Lancaster New Era and Sunday News that focus on the events in the county’s past that are noteworthy, newsworthy or just strange.
Life & Culture
Volunteers needed to help citizens file income taxes
In the 1950s, while an undergraduate at Penn State, I was passing by a dorm room door after dinner and I heard a soft musical instrument being played, coming from within. Fascinated, I knocked and introduced myself to the student and asked about this melodious sound. He introduced me to the …
The abstract painter talks about his colorful career and his creative process.
This summer, Vintage Candy Shop opened in Lancaster city’s Cabbage Hill neighborhood, adding to the area’s options for where to find retro and nostalgic candies. Here are a few old-school candies that may conjure up memories of past visits to sweet shops.