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Gina Napoli

A Cultural and Educational Retreat Vacation

Chautauqua (“shi-TAW-kwa”) Institution is a rejuvenating retreat where its visitors treat summer as a verb. The experience is a hybrid of a college campus, a summer camp, a church revival, and a bygone era resort like Kellerman’s (a la Dirty…

0 Comments / 55 View / May 1, 2018

Landlady Providing Second Chances

Linda Dean believes in second chances. She operates Kera’s House—a home environment for ex-offenders transitioning back into the community after incarceration. Her mainstreaming efforts include advocating for and educating each tenant to rebuild them into productive and contributing members of…

0 Comments / 71 View / October 31, 2017

Get Ready for Back-to-School

When enrolling my daughter in kindergarten in 2010, our school of choice required her to take a placement test. I didn’t give a thought as to what the test might ask her. Tie her shoes? Sing the alphabet? Point to…

0 Comments / 36 View / June 30, 2017

Ticked Off

With all the notable people and animals who call South-Central Pennsylvania home, the most unwelcome are deer ticks, dog ticks, and the occasional Rocky Mountain wood tick. Of the 14 different tick-borne diseases listed on the Center for Disease Control’s…

0 Comments / 116 View / May 1, 2016