Monthly Archives: July 2015

Walking to Emmaus

There’s a small town in Pennsylvania named Emmaus.  The town has just over 11,000 people living in just under 3 square miles.  Emmaus is home to Rodale – the publishers of Organic Gardening magazine and many other fine magazines and … Continue reading

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Exploding With the Arts

New Castle will be exploding with the arts from 4pm to 10pm this Friday and Saturday, July 10th and 11th when the city hosts the New Castle Fireworks Festival featuring Arts on the Riverwalk.  This is the second year the … Continue reading

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Our National Anthem

Francis Scott Key wrote his famous poem “The Star-Spangled Banner” as he witnessed the bombardment and defense of Ft. McHenry in Baltimore Harbor during the War of 1812.  Key chose the English tune “To Anacreon in Heaven” (written @ 1775 … Continue reading

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