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Lifestyle, Community & Culture of Landenberg, Pa.

Surrounded by natural beauty

Letter from the Editor

The Wild and the Scenic

For the last decade, Shane Morgan's The Giving Garden has been beautifying the properties of her clients through landscape design that's both ecologically smart and aesthetically beautiful

Q & A Gerald Simpson, Police Chief, New Garden Township

Ever since New Garden Township Police Chief Gerald Simpson came to his current position a few years ago, after serving as a lieutenant for the City of Newark Police Department for several years, he and his department have become the truest definition of “good neighbors.” Under his leadership, the unit has facilitated several town hall meetings, improved its website and empowered citizens to work with them to keep the township safe. Recently, Landenberg Today caught up with Chief Simpson, where he discussed what he's learned about the people of Landenberg, his ideas for the future of his department, the team he works with, and what it would be like to have dinner with the founders of our country.

Spotlight on Reins of Life

Reins of Life was founded two decades ago to provide equine-assisted therapy to individuals with special needs. Landenberg Today caught up with the organization's founder, Judy Hendrickson, to talk about the services that Reins of Life provides, the benefits of therapeutic riding, and the joys and challenges of running a non-profit organization in Landenberg.

Empowering students for the larger world

In its first few years, the White Clay Learning Center had several homes, but built on one teacher's vision and supported by the passion of its parents, it is now celebrating its 20th year

Book explores history of the area

When Ed Searl retired from his three-decade-long career as a Unitarian minister in Chicago, he returned to the history-rich region where Delaware meets Pennsylvania and rediscovered the area where he grew up.

From grief comes giving: Landenberg non-profit helps schoolchildren and families

Even before they endured the unbearable pain of saying goodbye to their stillborn daughter, Avelin Cara, in April of 2007, well before learning the news in the corridors of St. Francis Hospital and then returning home to see brand-new baby toys stacked in anticipation, Shannon Lynch and her husband Nathan Palkovitz of Landenberg had thought about establishing a non-profit organization, if for no other reason than to help people who need it.

The amazing MGEN Railroad

It’s a cold day in late February, snow is in the forecast, and Gil Green’s amazing model railroad is partially buried under a season’s worth of snow and ice in the side yard of his home on Flint Hill Road.

'Small things with great love'

A Landenberg artist’s book has helped parents affected by cancer share their story with their kids

Welcome to an equestrian's dream house

One of the many advantages of living in Landenberg is that on nearly every corner of its winding country roads, there is a beautiful vista that offers the best of southern Chester County: Rolling hills, acres of woodlands and nature preserves and, perhaps most beautiful, galloping horses that enjoy acres of pasture to run on.
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