September/October 2014


One Loan At A Time

Community First Fund helps local businesses prosper

By Anita Fordyce
Photography by Mike Chepurin

Branching Out

Adams County’s apple cider producers

By Karen Hendricks
Photography by Casey Martin

For The Core, Or Could We Do More?

Controversy continues for PA Core Standards

By Jennie K. Brown



Experience Adams

Gardening Guidance

Fall is the perfect season for planting shade trees

By Steve Zimmerman

How 2

Research your family history

By Brendan Raleigh


Pennsylvania Dutch Country

By Brendan Raleigh
Photography by Noel Kline

Edible Enlightenment

A taste for tailgating

Story and photography by Michael Vyskocil

First Person

Breast cancer survivor and advocate Stacy Hobbs


Whimsical illustrator Erin Brown

By Adam Kulikowski
Photography by Noel Kline

Civil War Journal

An educated people
By Joanne Lewis

On the Menu

Savor Gettysburg Food Tours
By Barbara D’Arienzo
Photography by Casey Martin

Adams County Remembered

Sheely’s School students in 1898