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Lauxmont from the air, in 2 different seasons, from 2 different directions

Development along the Susquehanna River has gained headlines recently. That would be at the Zimmerman Center, the old Dritt House, in Long Level, and plans to renovate the Susquehanna riverfront in Wrightsville. So, it seems appropriate to take a broader view of land near the river, specifically Lower Windsor Township’s Lauxmont Farm. This land was the source of controversy about five years ago. These two aerial photographs capture the beauty of the land – and give a clue about why the preservationist v. developer battle erupted, in the first place.

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Easter forgiveness, reconciliation and Amish grace

In these days of the ridiculous “Amish Mafia” reality show, the grace of the Amish should be placed more squarely under a strong spotlight – a spotlight appropriate for Easter Day

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Winterstown principal about machete attacker: ‘I’m thankful that no one died in my school … ‘

Norina Bentzel, North Hopewell-Winterstown Elementary School principal, holds a letter of forgiveness she wrote to William Michael Stankewicz in 2009. Stankewicz refused to accept the letter. Also of interest: York County, Pa., educator recounts machete attack on ‘I Survived…’ and … Continue reading

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York County can – and must – connect with grieving Connecticut community, Part II

York County journalists traveled to Newtown, Conn., to help sister newsroom at the New Haven Register cover the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School

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School violence in Red Lion: When bad things happen to good towns

Handprints cover the Red Lion Area Junior High School cafeteria honoring Principal Eugene Segro. For junior high students Josh Campbell, left, and Chad Waltemyer were in the lunchroom in 2003, when classmate Jimmy Sheets shot and killed Principal Eugene Segro. … Continue reading

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