Wind Crest
Margaret Elise Murphy Rowe is only 50% Irish, but it s a heritage of which she s 100% proud. It defines who I am and where my family came from, she explains. I m not mistaken for being anything but Irish. People tell me I have a map of Ireland all over my face. Plus, I have the red hair and love to wear green. But being Irish is more than that, Rowe says. I think I can...
Linden Ponds
If Janice Guilbault wants to know what her ten grandchildren are up to or how the family reunion planning is coming along, she logs onto Facebook. Guilbault, who lives at Brooksby Village, is one of 350 million active members of Facebook, a social networking website. Facebook users create profile pages with photos and information about themselves that they can share with the people...
Cedar Crest
[caption id="attachment_8351" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Members of the Harmonicazz group (left to right) Ray Schmitt, Harold Wehner, and Sal Longo. (Photo By Andrew Pruner)"][/caption] Harmonicas may be pocketsized, but their following is growing exceedingly large. At Cedar Crest and Seabrook , harmonica music can be heard all across campus, and new harmonica-...
Oak Crest
[caption id="attachment_8458" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Oak Crest s Ed Sommerfeldt teaches math and computer skills to formerly homeless men at Christopher Place Employment Academy. "]
[caption id="attachment_8460" align="alignright" width="280" caption="JoWynn Johns shows an example of one of her favorite pastimes embroidery! She also teaches courses at Charlestown for fellow stitchers. "]
Deciding to trade the upkeep of their twobedroom, three bath, Hanover, Pa., house for a more carefree lifestyle, it seemed only natural that Francis and Rosemarie Fabian would put Charlestown at the top of their list. [caption id="attachment_8457" align="alignright" width="224" caption="Francis and Rosemarie Fabian credit Charlestown s personal moving consultant for their smooth move."]
Ashby Ponds
[caption id="attachment_8218" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Benjamin Givens created this website to document the history of the U.S.S. Indiana, a ship he served on from September 23, 1944, until March 6, 1946."][/caption] Surrounded by bookcases filled with his research, Benjamin Givens shares the history of the World War II battleship U.S.S. Indiana BB-58 via a personally...
[caption id="attachment_8219" align="alignright" width="235" caption="(File photo)"][/caption] If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine what a live video presence might be worth. Thanks to new technology, an Internet hookup and webcam are all you need to find yourself face-to-face with beloved family and friends. Envisioning the possibilities, Greenspring resident...
Cedar Crest
[caption id="attachment_8355" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Members of the Cedar Crest Rock and Gem society pose in front of a boulder on campus. (Submitted photo)"][/caption] Members of one of the most popular clubs at Cedar Crest spend much of their time looking at the ground and staring at rocks. That s what we do, says Jim Johnson, founder of the Cedar Crest...