• Reel Reviews: Oscar talk starts

    ‘The Favourite’ With the holiday movie hangover coming to an end, it’s time to look at some serious movies. Or, well, movies in serious contention for Oscar nominations.* I never claim to be a voice for historical...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • Hop’in Around: Blue ribbon beers

      Beer has been an agricultural commodity for thousands of years. It is only natural the fermented beverage has a place at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. And while you still can’t grab a milk stout alongside a...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Reel Reviews: ‘Aquaman’ and ‘Mary Poppins Returns

    ‘Aquaman’ You know how the holidays go: always a ton of plans and not all of them are met. Well, I only got to see two of the many movies I wanted to watch over the holiday...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Beer: the real holiday spirit

    In the spirit of this giving season, I would like to introduce Colin Herbine. Herbine is a beer rep, a.k.a. Beer Ranger, for the Fort Collins, Colo.-based New Belgium Brewing Company. I got in contact with New...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’: Who is Spider-Man?

    It may not be a paltry amount, but $35 million does not look like a huge number when it comes to record breaking openings at the box office. However, the sum was enough to set a record...

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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  • A tale as old as time: EPAC presents ‘Beauty and the Beast’

        Like the majority of those who have enjoyed the tale of beautiful Belle and the Beast who dwells in the castle on the outskirts of her town, I have only known “Beauty and the Beast”...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Reel Reviews: Setting up the Christmas box office champ

    ‘The Possession of Hannah Grace’ While “Ralph Breaks the Internet” was breaking the box office, Screen Gems (a.k.a. Sony) tried to break into the wallets of holiday-spending Americans with a horror flick. They got me. “The Possession...

    • Posted December 5, 2018
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  • Staging a Christmas ‘Wish’: Local youngsters part of holiday musical at Dutch Apple

    While waiting through auditions, Kelly Ann Lynch wished every child could be cast in the 2014 Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre’s holiday show. “I knew many of the children there and asked them which Christmas song he or...

    • Posted November 28, 2018
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  • Hop’in Around: Lancaster County Resilience

    What would it take to get 15 of the region’s breweries to collaborate on one brew? The answer is: a good cause. When Sierra Nevada Brewery put out a nationwide call for help to raise funds for...

    • Posted November 28, 2018
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  • Reel Reviews: holiday blockbusters begin

    ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ It’s that time of year again. Welcome to the holiday blockbuster season! Don’t tell my family, but I had to go see “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” without them. But,...

    • Posted November 20, 2018
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