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News, Opinion, and Events from Adams County, PA

News, Opinion, and Events from Adams County, PA
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News, Opinion, and Events from Adams County, PA

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Robin Fitzpatrick Coordinates Economic Growth in Adams County [Episode 15]

11/8/2019
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In this episode I talk with Robin Fitzpatrick, President of the Adams Economic Alliance. The Alliance provides personalized advice for local businesses about retention, expansion, and workforce development. The Alliance also works to recruit new businesses to the region and to retain existing businesses. The Alliance works with organizations of all sizes, including agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing, and can help with business financing. Fitzpatrick The Alliance cooperates with local...

Duration:00:28:07

Podcast: Gettysburg Ward 3 Borough Council Candidate Vandessa Johnson [Episode 14]

10/22/2019
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The Fall 2019 Adams County Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. In this episode I talk with Vandessa Johnson, Democratic candidate for borough council member from the 3rd ward. Johnson Johnson has been active member of the Gettysburg community since 2004. She has been a member of the Old Getty Place Committee and the Safe, Clean and Green committee, and she has worked extensively with SCCAP. In this interview she talks about her ideas for children, transportation,...

Duration:00:24:40

Judith Butterfield, Ward 3 Candidate for Gettysburg Borough Council [Episode 13]

10/16/2019
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The Fall 2019 Adams County Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. In this episode I talk with Judith Butterfield, Republican candidate for Gettysburg borough council member from the 3rd ward. Butterfield is currently a member of the council, having been appointed earlier in the year to temporarily fill the seat vacated by Charles Strauss. Butterfield has been involved in the Gettysburg community since 1994, acting on task forces and boards of directors. She has also...

Duration:00:20:32

Coffee and Creativity at Waldo’s and Company [Episode 12]

10/4/2019
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Waldo’s and Company is a Gettysburg nonprofit that brings people together to make art and music, to drink fresh-roasted coffee, and to enjoy each other’s company. It’s a bohemian experience, a Gettysburg treasure, and an experience that should not be missed. In this episode I talk with Chris Lauer, Waldo’s founder. He talks about this trek to Gettysburg from Minnesota, his love for the borough, and the many ways that Waldo’s helps people in their creative endeavors. Gettysburg Connection...

Duration:00:18:44

21st Century Learning in the Gettysburg Area School District (Episode 11)

9/16/2019
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As the school year begins, students in the Gettysburg Area School District (GASD) find themselves able to customize their own learning through sophisticated curricular programs provided by the district. These personalized, courses involve offline (unplugged), face-to-face, and online approaches and provide students with the opportunity for independent learning. Two of the most interesting of these activities include Robert C. Hoffman Trust sponsored "genius hour" sessions in which fifth...

Duration:00:28:34

Charles Strauss Talks Gettysburg Politics [Episode 10]

9/8/2019
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Gettysburg resident Charles Strauss ran for a borough council seat in 2015 and again in 2017 when he was elected from the third ward. Strauss served on the Gettysburg Borough Council from January 2018 until he resigned this year because he and his family moved from the 3rd ward to the 2nd ward. Strauss During his time on council Strauss was an instrumental part of a well-functioning council that made progress on zoning and other important issues facing Gettysburg. In this episode Strauss...

Duration:00:24:06

Visit the Adams County Farmers Market with Reza Djalal [Episode 9]

8/20/2019
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The Adams County Farmers Market is at its best during the harvest season, and the vendors’ tables are now overflowing with produce. But in addition to hosting the Saturday morning market, the Adams County Farmers Market Association also sponsors many community and educational activities in the county. In this podcast I talk with Reza Djalal who has been the market manager since May 2018. Djalal is an Adams County native who grew up in Biglerville. He graduated from St. John’s College in...

Duration:00:23:22

Kathy Gaskin, former Survivors EO, Recollects its History [Episode 8]

8/1/2019
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After being founded by a group of local women in 1982, the local non-profit Survivors Inc. helped Adams County women and families who were in abusive relationships for almost 40 years. The organization was funded by local, state and federal grants and provided assistance to hundreds of families. In early 2019 the organization lost its funding and closed. In this podcast I talk with Kathy Gaskin, currently Executive Director of Healthy Adams County, who is a former Executive Director of...

Duration:00:18:59

Interview with Janet Riggs, Gettysburg College President [Episode 6]

6/20/2019
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Riggs talks candidly about her career, the college, academics, and the Gettysburg community.

Duration:00:33:00

Interview with Harry Stokes, Candidate for Gettysburg Borough Council [Episode 4]

5/10/2019
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The Adams County primary is on Tuesday May 21st. The ballots have been prepared. You can see yours here. Stokes Harry Stokes is running as a Democrat for an at-large Gettysburg Borough Council seat. I had a chance to talk with him about his candidacy. Stokes is an experienced local politician, having spent three terms as county commissioner and one-plus term on Borough Council from 1986 to 1991. During his time on council Stokes helped with the Hotel Gettysburg rebuilding project, the...

Duration:00:24:21

Jake Schindel, Candidate for Gettysburg Borough Council [Episode 3]

5/10/2019
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The Adams County primary is on Tuesday May 21st. The ballots have been prepared. You can see yours here. Jake Schindel is running as a Democrat for an at-large Gettysburg Borough Council seat. I had a chance to talk with him about his candidacy. Schindel is the owner of the Ragged Edge Coffee shop and has been a representative of Ward 2 for two terms. He has also served on the boards of the Interfaith Center for Peace and Justice, the Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association, Destination...

Duration:00:25:21

John Rice, Candidate for Gettysburg Borough Council [Episode 2]

5/7/2019
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The Adams County primary is on Tuesday May 21st. The ballots have been prepared. You can see yours here. Rice John Rice is running for a Gettysburg Borough Council seat from Ward 2. I had a chance to talk with him about his candidacy. You can listen to the interview here: Your browser does not support the audio element. Rice is a life-long resident of Gettysburg who graduated from Gettysburg High School and received his B.A. from Yale University. Now retired, he worked for 45 years as sales...

Duration:00:20:29

Matt Moon, Candidate for Gettysburg Borough Council [Episode 1]

5/2/2019
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The Adams County primary is on Tuesday May 21st. The ballots have been prepared. You can see yours here. Moon Matt Moon is running for a Gettysburg Borough Council seat from Ward 2. I had a chance to talk with him about his candidacy. You can listen to the interview here: Your browser does not support the audio element. Matthew Moon is a progressive Democrat running for the Gettysburg borough council in the second ward. He is running on a platform of environmental activism, civic engagement,...

Duration:00:16:44