From the Editor

joannbwDear Readers,

The arrival of cold, wintry weather signals the beginning of The Most Wonderful Time of the Year—Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the new year! What always amazes me is the speed with which everything happens. November arrives and suddenly Thanksgiving is upon us, immediately followed by Christmas, with the time between unfolding so quickly, it makes my head spin. Get ready for an amazing blur of wonderful activity!

In this edition we welcome former White House Executive Chef John Moeller, owner of The Greenfield Restaurant & Bar. He has created a festive array of holiday meals that are sure to satisfy even the most particular diner. He invites you to enjoy lunch and dinner and book your holiday party at The Greenfield. His party rooms accommodate groups of all sizes. Read his feature story on page 3.

Continuing LCW’s 20-year tradition of sharing our blessings, we invite you to “Share Your Blessings” by selecting one or more local community organizations who can use your help. These organizations benefit our community by providing much needed resources to individuals and families who need a helping hand, especially over the holidays. Please be generous and make their holidays brighter with a generous donation of time and money. You will be blessed.

Clipper Stadium’s “Holiday Magic Inside the Ballpark” runs from Wednesday, Dec. 11, through Sunday, Dec. 22. Take your family and enjoy the fun activities and a drive through the park to see 100 beautifully decorated Christmas trees! It’s free…however, you can make a donation to support our local community organizations who help the needy throughout the year.

For anyone who’s lost a loved one, DeBord Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory and the First Presbyterian Church of Lancaster are presenting “Blue Christmas: A Service of Remembrance,” Sunday, December 1, at 3:00 p.m. You’ll find details inside on page 22. For all you ladies who love beautiful party dresses, please check out Bella Rose Bridal Boutique’s selection! They are exceptionally beautiful this season, and you’re sure to find the perfect dress for that special event. Owner Tami Johnson and her wonderful staff are the kindest, most accommodating ladies, and you’ll love the service they provide.

Last, but not least, we thank you—our readers and contributors—for being the most important part of our business for 21 years. We are truly blessed.

Please remember our servicemen and servicewomen and their families this holiday season. May God continue to bless them.

May you have a happy Thanksgiving, Merry Christmas, and a prosperous new year!

JoAnn Notargiacomo
Managing Editor

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