Category : Cover Story

Protecting and Serving Her Community

It isn’t an illusion: Women walking out of York College’s Grumbacher Center look a little more confident than when they went in. Most likely, they’ve just come from the RAD (Rape Aggression Defense system) self-defense training, offered by York College…

0 Comments / 132 View / December 30, 2016

A Precious Legacy

Jo Miller of Brent L. Miller Jewelers & Goldsmiths comes from a long line of family-owned businesses. Her grandfather, an immigrant from Sicily, was a tailor who owned and operated two pants factories in Reading and Perkosie, Pennsylvania, and her…

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Saddle Up for Success

“My sister and I were always riding ponies and horses as far back as I can remember,” Laura Rutledge said. “I rode a pony by myself before I learned to ride a bike.” With that kind of background, it seemed…

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A Blip on the Screen of Life

“Most of the time, things seen on mammos and ultrasounds are not bad,” Laurie Gaughan said. But in her case, being an ultrasonographer at PinnacleHealth, she had more expertise than most of us when viewing her diagnostic results and, therefore,…

0 Comments / 387 View / October 1, 2016

Coming Full Circle – In the Real World, Robin Hood Goes to Prison

The doors slammed with a deafening clang. The reverberation seemed to last forever. The echo faded. My anxiety increased: “I’m stuck here until somebody lets me out.” My stay in Lancaster County Prison was short: seven hours a day. Five…

0 Comments / 1088 View / September 1, 2016

The Meaning of Freedom

Evelyn Chatel freely admits she knows nothing about cars, although she’s been in the automobile sales industry for 34 years. “They all look kind of the same to me,” she said. “So I let the people who know about cars…

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Fit and Fashionable

“I love being fit and strong, because it’s so much more than just about your size,” Katie Kozloff, owner of Katie K. Active, said. “You feel mentally and physically able to do anything and can push through when you encounter…

0 Comments / 233 View / July 1, 2016

Engineering a Successful Partnership

It’s not every couple that can spend all day every day successfully working together, but Ann and John Luciano from First Capital Engineering—and happily married for 28 years—are accomplishing just that. As Ann Luciano so clearly put it, “I really…

0 Comments / 372 View / June 1, 2016

Serving with a Passion

“What I cherish most about my upbringing is the respect and compassion for others that my parents instilled in me,” Col. Maureen Weigl said. It was their example of dedication and commitment to their family, church, and local community that…

0 Comments / 1466 View / May 1, 2016

Turning the Awful into Good

“When my oldest son turned 10, it suddenly struck me that this is what a 10-year-old looks like, so young and vulnerable,” Kristen Pfautz Woolley, clinical director and founder of Turning Point Women’s Counseling and Advocacy Center, recalled. “That’s when…

0 Comments / 255 View / April 1, 2016