Category Archives: Things to do

Give Blood for Boston

Looking for a positive way to honor the victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings? Give blood with the York Road Runners and the American Red Cross for the first Boston Strong Memorial Blood drive. The drive runs 2-7:30 on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Healthy alternatives to sugar-filled Easter candy

Children often wake up Easter morning to be treated to overflowing baskets of sugary treats. But most of those basket options lack nutritional value and will load your little ones up with sugar, saturated fat and little else. Do you … Continue reading

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Living your best life with Multiple Sclerosis

The Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will be hosting “Living Your Best Life with MS: Mind, Body and Wellness.” to help those with the illness learn how to make the most of everyday activities. The event … Continue reading

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Hanover Hospital hosts ‘Be kind to your skin’

Those with diabetes often have to take special care of their skin. Hanover Hospital will be hosting an educational program 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 7 to address the skin needs of those with diabetes. Guest speaker Lisa Zeno  will … Continue reading

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Anna’s Amazing Race returns to York for third year

In past years, participants kicked large beach balls up Reservoir Hill, decorated cupcakes while blindfolded, sang karaoke and added up all the items on the menu at Marcello’s Pizza in the West Manchester Mall.

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Mud run challenges body, mind

By Brandie Kessler Hundreds of thrill-seekers made their way through mud-covered obstacles and up, down and back up hilly terrain at Lauxmont Farm last April, looking to conquer the inaugural CerebRun. Organized by Matt Sanger of Elizabethtown and Jeff Neal … Continue reading

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Autism York to host Annual Autism Expo/Walk

  Autism York will host its annual Autism Expo/Walk 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 5, according to a news release. The walk is one of the major fundraisers for free programs the organization offers for families and individuals affected … Continue reading

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Your Life – Your Wishes Task Force to offer end of life planning tools

The Healthy York County Coalition established the Your Life – Your Wishes Task Force to encourage York County residents to be proactive by considering their options, having the conversation, completing and sharing advance directive documents (Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney) … Continue reading

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No Sweat, Literally: One down, a few more to go

I was feeling pretty good about myself, but I felt even better when I walked into Tara Neff’s office Tuesday afternoon and proudly told her I accomplished the task she set before me. My first week of 5K training is … Continue reading

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Fourth annual JRobwalk to benefit pancreatic cancer research

The fourth annual JRobwalk, a fundraiser for pancreatic cancer research, is set for later this spring. The 2-mile walk is in honor of Dr. James Robinson who died of pancreatic cancer in 2010. He had been employed as a Diagnostic Radiologist … Continue reading

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