Take a look back through Lancaster County's Halloween history.
It's that lovely time of year again.
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.
Family history has always been important in our family. As long as I can remember there has been a wedding photo of my grandfather, Morris D. Wehr, and grandmother, Clara Mohr Wehr, in the family archives. The photo was taken in 1906 and now has yellowed with age, but the wedding attire had …
I once saw my new high school German teacher, Marta Schilling (not her real name), in her underwear. I didn’t know she was my German teacher just then, but I found out in a most uncomfortable way a few days later.
A dramatic, smoky fire engulfed the Weaver Nut Co. building near Ephrata on Wednesday evening, drawing dozens of firefighters and hundreds of spectators to the commercial property at 1925 Main St. in Clay Township.
Two distinct happenings in the summer of 1950 stand out in my mind: The beginning of a war and meeting my new seventh grade teacher.
Our little family of four moved in 1943 and arrived in Lancaster County. We first moved into the barroom of the former Swartzbaugh hotel on Hollinger Road, which was between Lyndon and Willow Street.
If you checked out our roundup of old photos of kids with Santa Claus from the Lancaster Newspapers archive, you might have recognized some of the Santas from those images.
For decades, the Chameleon Club has been at the heart of the music scene in Lancaster and throughout Central Pennsylvania.
It's possible there is no better symbol of the 1950s in America than the drive-in movie theater. It took the country's mid-century automotive obsession, married it to a timeless fascination with the silver screen, and created the perfect storm of postwar pop culture.
Editor's note: This article was originally published in 2019.