Tag Archives: PA

Need a haircut? Visit Licatese & Son’s Barber Shop in Springettsbury Township

A few weeks ago, I visited Licatese & Son’s Barber Shop in Springettsbury Township. The shop celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. It is owned by Steve Licatese, 54, and his story is an American dream of sorts.

Posted in Lauren Boyer, local business, On the job | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Stadium Grille in York partners with Liquid Hero Brewery to expand customer base

  Emmanuel Tsogas opened Stadium Grille seven years ago at 133 N. Duke St. in downtown York. Since then, the economic downturn, he said, has affected food sales — something many restaurants are seeing across the board. Tsogas had to … Continue reading

Posted in City of York, Economic Outlook, Lauren Boyer, local business, Restaurants, Retail | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New York Times goes inside Peeps factory

Today is Easter, a day filled with bunnies, fresh flowers and, of course, Peeps. Oh, those marshmallow goodies that pop up conveniently each spring and negate any diet progress you’ve made toward your New Year’s resolution. I love them. And … Continue reading

Posted in Ashley Wislock, Food, Holidays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How to let go of your “stuff”

American Pickers may be coming to Pennsylvania in search of fun, kitschy “stuff,” but that doesn’t mean people will necessarily take them up on their offer. I’ve seen the show “Hoarders.”I know how it works. That old jewelry-making kit from … Continue reading

Posted in Ashley Wislock, Do it yourself, Entertainment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

‘Pink slime’ debate feels a little hostile

No matter where I end up in this world, I’ll never be able to deny my rural roots. I was born and raised in Montour County, Pa. with parents who embrace their small town culture. So why does the recent … Continue reading

Posted in Ashley Wislock, Food | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

CNN video talks gas drilling in PA

On the heels of my article yesterday about Rep. Saylor’s proposal to increase usage of natural gas vehicles, CNN.com has posted an interesting video, showing how Pennsylvania homeowners with gas wells on their properties were not informed by the PA … Continue reading

Posted in Ashley Wislock, Gas Prices, Green business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

York in one of three test markets for new Dr Pepper products

When making your beverage selections at local grocery or convenience stores have you noticed the new “TEN” drinks featuring the brands 7UP, Canada Dry, A&W and Sunkist? If you haven’t, you’ll probably seeing a lot more of these products, labeled … Continue reading

Posted in Ashley Wislock, Food, Food companies, Retail | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The top 25 cities with most expensive gas

Monday, gas in York average $3.798, according to gas price tracking website, Gasbuddy.com. That’s pretty expensive, considering just one year ago, it averaged 3.356. But there is a tiny glimmer of sunshine for York County residents – we are still … Continue reading

Posted in Ashley Wislock, Gas Prices, Your money | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

New Harley commercial highlights York plant

Lauren Boyer posted this video to Facebook yesterday. It’s a Harley-Davidson commercial filmed right here in York: Here’s some of the reaction: “Nicely done. they sure are painting a pretty picture. My husband worked there for 36 years and working … Continue reading

Posted in Ashley Wislock, Harley-Davidson, Lauren Boyer, Manufacturing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Get ready for higher natural gas prices

Soon, residents may open their natural gas bills with a groan. As soon as this week, state legislators could approve a bill that would impose an impact fee on natural gas producers. Right now, Pennsylvania is the only state which … Continue reading

Posted in Do it yourself, payment, Sean Adkins, Your money | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment