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September 2016

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Trade Schools

Trade Schools

Discovering a career is a daunting task for everyone. With a multitude of options, developing a skill in a trade school is often overlooked by many young adults. A career school can be the easiest way to land a promising career at the time of graduation.

Harrisburg Stagecraft, Part 1

Harrisburg Stagecraft, Part 1

Midstate Melody

Midstate Melody

At 32, Daisie Ghost-Flower (her stage name) rightfully sits on the precipice of a mass audience. Once a member of the midstate band Yellowday as well as a current member of The Passionettes, a local 1960s girl group, she recently caught the attention of Rusted Root lead singer Michael Glabicki, who invited her to open for them and Toad the Wet Sprocket on the East Coast leg of their 2016 tour. By the time this article reaches readers, she will have played nine shows in two weeks, traveling through Virginia, D.C., New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts and then back to Pa.

Why Picking The Right Major, Is A Major Decision

Why Picking The Right Major, Is A Major Decision

It’s the first question people ask right after, “Where do you go?” The mind races trying to figure out how best to answer that question when you haven’t decided yet. It may not be what parents, families and potential employers want to hear, but here’s why being “undecided” isn’t a bad thing.

Home Sweet Home Again

Home Sweet Home Again

It was very nearly too late. By the time Manor on Front Bed and Breakfast proprietors, 
Mike and Sally Jo Wilson, bought the Hull Mansion and Mary Sachs House, which are located next to each other on Front Street just north of Division, time and neglect had nearly destroyed them.

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Bookmarks

Bookmarks

Bookmarks

The last time you opened Safari or Google Chrome to purchase a book on Amazon or checked in on your Facebook or Twitter feed, chances are you weren’t devoting much thought to the underlying ethos of the incorporeal construct that allowed you to execute those tasks. But if you have any curiosity about what it is that makes our digital life so fascinating and so maddening, Virginia Heffernan, in her new book Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art, has come along to satisfy it, offering an exciting, at times unsettling, glimpse behind that electronic curtain.

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Be Well

Be Well

Be Well

There’s a lot of talk in the news these days about concussions. It’s even been the topic of a recent movie starring Will Smith. As the school year begins, and student athletics start, it is again a hot topic. But what exactly is a concussion, how do you recognize the signs and symptoms, what do you do if someone has potentially suffered a concussion and what are the methods of prevention?

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Adventure Chick

Adventure Chick

Adventure Chick

Adventure Chick went caving. Other than that moment of slight terror, it was an exhilarating introduction to a netherworld of tiny tunnels and soaring vaults.

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Stackpole Books, recently sold to Rowan & Littlefield, one of the largest independent book publishers in North America, was one of the premier publishers of military-related titles, including the bestselling Army Officer’s Guide that has now gone through 52 editions. Stackpole Books also became known for its nature series and large list of angling titles. And, despite its reputation for hunting and fishing volumes, it also published fiction by Damon Runyon and John Fante as well as autobiographies by legendary musician Benny Goodman and the equally legendary politician Huey Long.

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Photo Story

Photo Story

Photo Story

Taste

Taste

At the corner of Linglestown and Colonial roads in Harrisburg, Greystone Public House is already making it’s mark on the midstate culinary scene.

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Press Box

Press Box

Press Box

The old-timer – only in age, not spirit – stood in front of the pitcher’s mound, looking no different than the thousands of others who have thrown out ceremonial first pitches before a Harrisburg Senators game on City Island. Only this man was different.

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Press Releases

HB McClure Co. Supports Breast Cancer

  HB McClure Co. Supports Breast Cancer by Pairing with the Feel Your Boobies® Foundation $1 will be donated for each residential service call and installation during October   Harrisburg, (September 26, 2016) – HB McClure Company, central Pennsylvania’s...

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Culture

Fun and Culture in the Mid-State
Celtic Celebration Yields a Day of Memories

Celtic Celebration Yields a Day of Memories

Irish, Welsh, Scottish or Breton, the "Celtic Fling" at Mount Hope Estate provides a look into the culture and food of the Celtic nations.

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City Beat

Friday Favorites Poll - What Is Your Favorite Breakfast Food?

Friday Favorites Poll - What Is Your Favorite Breakfast Food?

If you missed out on your free short stack of pancakes yesterday, you're not the only one. We asked our staff about their favorite breakfast foods.

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