Skip to main content

Letters to the Editor [Summer 2016]

Jun 06, 2016 03:41PM, Published by Melanie Heisinger, Categories: Today In This Issue



Dear Erica,

     Lebanon Valley Bicycle Coalition (bikelebanon.org) promotes bicycling tourism in the Lebanon Valley and especially in Lebanon County.  Our Web site has 10 scenic bike rides available, with descriptions and maps for each ride.  In addition, we’ve published a county bike rides map that shows all 10 rides.  There’s also a challenging 100-mile perimeter ride.  If you have not bicycled in Lebanon County, Summer/Fall cycling awaits.

     In addition, we partner with others to have fundraiser bike rides.  This year it is Tour de Lebanon Valley (tourlebanonvalley.org), which took place in May. Many of us do a lot of bicycling throughout the Susquehanna Valley.

     Your Winter issue’s “From Where I Sit” column is excellent.  LVBC is bringing together many health care providers and others in Lebanon County to strategize on how to improve the health and wellness of residents.  The obesity crisis is here.  If your editorial is bringing results from your readers, you may want to send us some suggestions.  Meanwhile, your “From Where I Sit” is serving a purpose in Lebanon County.

Sincerely,

Pat Krebs, executive director, LVBC

Campbelltown, PA

 

Dear Editor,

My husband and I saw the [Susquehanna Life] magazine in a doctor’s office.  We were interested because the magazine explores places in PA that we thought would be of interest to us and would like to check out.  Loved the article about things in Juniata County. I grew up there, so it was fun to see what was highlighted in the area.

Thanks,

Beth Scott, 

Dillsburg, PA

 

Dear Editor,

In regards to the article on the “last raft,” featured in the Spring 2016 issue of your magazine: My mother took me from our Williamsport home to the Maynard Street Bridge to see the raft as it passed underneath. As a boy, my husband ran from his Muncy home to the river, where he watched the bodies being retrieved from the pier crash site of the raft. Perhaps others also had one of these experiences at the time of that historic event. We viewed the original footage, many years later, at a showing held at the museum in Williamsport.

Connie and Cork Egli,

Riverside, PA

 

Dear Editor,

I was raised in Lewisburg and return for reunions with some of my friends. They are readers and probably subscribe to your magazine. They bought me a subscription for my birthday a couple of years ago. I’ve really enjoyed the articles and keeping up with the area. I have a friend who grew up in Pittsburgh who reads the magazine when I get it. The other day he asked if I still got it –that’s when I knew it was time to renew!

Sin cerely,

Wendy Bice,  

Gainesville, FL


Like what you're reading? Subscribe to Susquehanna Life's free newsletter to stay informed



letters to the editor In This Issue


  • James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution

    03/30/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution—a brand new exhibit—will challenge what visitors think they...


  • The Women's Center Show

    03/30/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    The Exchange Gallery collaborates with The Women's Center on an exhibition of work by TWC clients...


  • Virginia Derryberry

    03/30/2017
    02:00PM — 07:00PM

    Virginia Derryberry’s large-scale figure paintings and costume constructions blend narrative elem...


  • iMake Classes

    03/30/2017
    04:30PM — 06:00PM

    This new a-la-carte class series offers both art and science projects for children ages 6-12. Wig...


  • James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution

    03/31/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution—a brand new exhibit—will challenge what visitors think they...


  • The Women's Center Show

    03/31/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    The Exchange Gallery collaborates with The Women's Center on an exhibition of work by TWC clients...


  • Part of Coal Collections Series Noon Lecture Series: The Creation of Anthracite Fields Fri...


  • Exhibit: One Ground Beetle

    03/31/2017
    01:00PM — 05:00PM

    This exhibition is a collaborative pairing of haiku poems by Melody Davis and prints by Harold Lo...


  • Virginia Derryberry

    03/31/2017
    02:00PM — 07:00PM

    Virginia Derryberry’s large-scale figure paintings and costume constructions blend narrative elem...


  • James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution

    04/03/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution—a brand new exhibit—will challenge what visitors think they...


  • The Women's Center Show

    04/03/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    The Exchange Gallery collaborates with The Women's Center on an exhibition of work by TWC clients...


  • Infectious Intelligence Club

    04/03/2017
    05:00PM — 07:00PM

    Monthly on the first Monday 5-7p.m. $120.00 ($108.00 for members) 8 sessions: October 2016 to Ma...


  • Adobe Photoshop

    04/03/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Adobe Photoshop DES 152, Monday, January 30 - April 3 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., 1 credit, $460 Laurie F...


  • James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution

    04/04/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution—a brand new exhibit—will challenge what visitors think they...


  • The Women's Center Show

    04/04/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    The Exchange Gallery collaborates with The Women's Center on an exhibition of work by TWC clients...


  • SEE Art Salon

    04/04/2017
    01:00PM — 02:00PM

    Topic: The Art of the Ballet of Sleeping Beauty Facilitator: Simon Ball, CPYB Open to those who...


  • Virginia Derryberry

    04/04/2017
    02:00PM — 07:00PM

    Virginia Derryberry’s large-scale figure paintings and costume constructions blend narrative elem...


  • Content Creation & Digital Storytelling

    04/04/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Content Creation & Digital Storytelling SM 105, Tuesday, January 31 - April 4 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., ...


  • James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution

    04/05/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    James Bond Wore the Quartz Revolution—a brand new exhibit—will challenge what visitors think they...


  • The Women's Center Show

    04/05/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    The Exchange Gallery collaborates with The Women's Center on an exhibition of work by TWC clients...


  • Exhibit: One Ground Beetle

    04/05/2017
    01:00PM — 05:00PM

    This exhibition is a collaborative pairing of haiku poems by Melody Davis and prints by Harold Lo...


  • Virginia Derryberry

    04/05/2017
    02:00PM — 07:00PM

    Virginia Derryberry’s large-scale figure paintings and costume constructions blend narrative elem...


  • Insights, Analytics and Strategies for Digital Marketing and SEO SM 102, Wednesday, February 1 -...


  • Adobe InDesign

    04/05/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Adobe InDesign DES 154, Wednesday, February 1 - April 5 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., 1 credit, $460 Nancy ...


  • 2017 Lions Club Pancakes & Sausage

    03/30/2017
    08:00AM — 02:00PM

    Mouth watering pancakes topped with melted butter, tender sausage roasted to perfection; now add ...


  • 70th Annual Pennsylvania Maple Festival

    03/30/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    The Pennsylvania Maple Festival is an annual event in Meyersdale, PA to celebrate spring, the tap...


  • Quilt Show

    03/30/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    he Quilt Show is open to the public throughout the festival. Some items are for sale. This h...


  • Quilt Show

    03/31/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    he Quilt Show is open to the public throughout the festival. Some items are for sale. This h...


  • Part of Coal Collections Series Noon Lecture Series: The Creation of Anthracite Fields Fri...


  • The Legend of the Magic Water

    03/31/2017
    01:00PM

    The Maple Festival would be incomplete without the colorful pageantry and song of "The Legend of ...


  • 2017 Lions Club Pancakes & Sausage

    04/01/2017
    08:00AM — 04:00PM

    Mouth watering pancakes topped with melted butter, tender sausage roasted to perfection; now add ...


  • Antique, Street Rod & Classic Car Show

    04/01/2017
    09:30AM — 11:30AM

    The Car Show made its debut at the Maple Festival in 1961 Since that time, the car shows have ...


  • 2017 Quilt Show

    04/01/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    he Quilt Show is open to the public throughout the festival. Some items are for sale. This h...


  • Grand Feature Parade

    04/01/2017
    01:00PM

    You won't want to miss the Pennsylvania Maple Festival's Grand Feature Parade! For 2017 the p...


  • The Legend of the Magic Water

    04/01/2017
    04:00PM

    The Maple Festival would be incomplete without the colorful pageantry and song of "The Legend of ...


  • 2017 Lions Club Pancakes & Sausage

    04/02/2017
    08:00AM — 04:00PM

    Mouth watering pancakes topped with melted butter, tender sausage roasted to perfection; now add ...


  • 70th Annual Pennsylvania Maple Festival

    04/02/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    The Pennsylvania Maple Festival is an annual event in Meyersdale, PA to celebrate spring, the tap...


  • The Pageant

    04/02/2017
    09:00AM

    High School senior girls from across Somerset County compete for $5500.00 in various cash or scho...


  • 2017 Truck & Motorcycle Show

    04/02/2017
    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    For the third consecutive year, the Pennsylvania Maple Festival will devote the first Sunday of t...


  • 2017 Quilt Show

    04/02/2017
    10:00AM — 04:00PM

    he Quilt Show is open to the public throughout the festival. Some items are for sale. This h...


  • Exhibit: One Ground Beetle

    04/05/2017
    01:00PM — 05:00PM

    This exhibition is a collaborative pairing of haiku poems by Melody Davis and prints by Harold Lo...


  • Shaolin Warriors

    04/06/2017
    07:30PM

    "... they combine the agility and grace of gymnasts with the showmanship of Cirque du Soleil perf...


  • Rossini's bubbly L'italiana in Algeri Overture will open the performance with quiet pizzicato bui...


  • THROW IT TOGETHER!

    04/12/2017
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    Wednesday, April 12 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Using various pre thrown forms, students will learn ho...


  • Banff Mountain Film Festival

    04/14/2017
    07:00PM

    From adrenaline-fueled action sports, to an exploration of wild landscapes and remote mountain cu...


  • Exhibit: One Ground Beetle

    04/21/2017
    01:00PM — 05:00PM

    This exhibition is a collaborative pairing of haiku poems by Melody Davis and prints by Harold Lo...


  • “Bridges Over Troubled Water”

    04/22/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    What’s better than Earth Day with friends? Earth Day with friends, wine, covered bridges, and gre...



PROUDLY BROUGHT TO YOU BY THESE COMMUNITY SPONSORS


Weis Center for the Perfoming Arts
Albright Care-Services
Geisinger Medical Center