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Farm visitors enjoying a hayride through the farm at Flinchbaugh's Orchard & Farm Market. (Photo Credit: Julie Keene)
May 21, 2017
Your community may look like this, or it may be more rural.    Either way, it's partially governed by local officials, yet served by many, many volunteers.  (Image location: Vandergrift, PA)
May 12, 2017
Increasingly, art is becoming an important means to engaging community. (But that's not Art speaking, that's Tommy.  Art is on the wall behind him, backing him up.)
March 24, 2017
A sign may not be glamorous but it can be an effective way to get a message to local residents.
February 12, 2017
Apple orchards by Leonardo Dasilva/ BY 2.0
September 19, 2016
September 13, 2016
Better Block events are one example of Placemaking.  Learn more --
August 5, 2016
Rules of Engagement - Skills and Ethics
July 8, 2016
It's important for organizations to take time to look back... and forward.
June 16, 2016
June 3, 2016
March 21, 2016
November 30, 2015
Sports can teach us many lessons.
September 11, 2015
Even repairing a leaking roof can disrupt routine activities.
August 26, 2015
March 6, 2015
Three homes abandoned in York City after extensive fire damage occurred.
February 3, 2015
January 23, 2015
"Goodwill or Good Will may refer to: Goodwill (accounting), the value of a business entity not directly attributable to its assets and liabilities" --
December 19, 2014
November 26, 2014
From churches and their congregations, to community trail and recreation champions, to local businesses and property owners... many places are figuratively "dripping" wealth.
October 27, 2014
October 14, 2014
September 17, 2014
August 27, 2014
Places or activities can be a valued part of a community.
August 22, 2014
Many small towns such as Saugatuck, MI have reinvirogated their main street economy through tourism
July 11, 2014