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JANUARY EDITIONS 
  • Year In Review 2014 Year in Review 2014

    Year in Review 2014

    Featuring people, places and special events. The 2014 Year in Review offers a recap of the top stories and events in Franklin & Washington Counties. Also check out our many business advertisers in the Business Honor Roll.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, January 14, 2015

  • Medical and Health Directory Medical & Health Directory

    Medical and Health Directory

    Featuring health tips, physicians, hospitals, rehabilitation and therapy centers and health services information. Browse local healthcare services and providers and find the right physician to suit your needs.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2015

FEBRUARY EDITIONS 
  • Racing Guide Racing Guide

    Racing Guide

    Check out 2015 local and national racing schedules. From Nascar to drag cars, our Racing Guide includes all of the information you will need for the 2015 season. Also check out our many featured automotive related advertisers to keep your vehicle running as smooth as the pros.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

  • The Golden Years Gazette The Golden Years Gazette

    The Golden Years Gazette

    Brought to you in part by the Franklin County Area Agency on Aging. This month's issue features agency on aging services, local help with home repairs in 2015, Enrichment Center community activity, senior center programs and services plus more.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

  • Frugal Frankie Coupons Frugal Frankie Coupons

    Frugal Frankie's Coupon Booklet

    Features huge savings from Franklin County, PA and Washington County, MD businesses. Cash in on huge deals from local automotive, restaurant, services and retail merchants. Coupons available in print, online or on your favorite mobile device!

    Issue Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

MARCH EDITIONS 
  • Spring Home Spring Home

    Spring Home

    Check out our Spring Home Improvement Guide to help rejuvenate your home after this harsh winter. Articles include tips for homeowners on their first renovation projects, planting right to save water and energy, tackling spring cleaning with the environment in mind.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015

  • Spring Home Improvement Spring Home Improvement

    Spring Home Improvement

    Need some ideas on sprucing up your home this Spring? Check out our Spring Home Improvement issue for tons of useful tips. Check out articles on how to cool your home without breaking the bank, the potentially harmful effects of mold in your home, how to address ceiling stains and much more.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015

  • Living 50 Plus Living 50 Plus

    Living 50 Plus

    Check out our all new Living 50 Plus special edition featuring articles on things to consider before downsizing your home, how to catch up on retirement savings, and travel ideas for active seniors. Also included are services offered by the Washington County Commision on Aging and other local news and information.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2015

APRIL EDITIONS 
  • Spring Home Improvement and Lawn & Garden Guide Spring Home Improvement and Lawn & Garden Guide

    Spring Home Improvement and Lawn & Garden Guide

    Featuring articles on the many benefits of hiring a professional landscaper, restoring your property after a long winter, alternatives to pesticides, how to clean dirty windows plus creating a proper seeding and fertilizing schedule for your lawn.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2015

  • The Golden Years Gazette The Golden Years Gazette

    The Golden Years Gazette

    Brought to you in part by the Franklin County Area Agency on Aging. This month's issue features Agency On Aging Services, Property Tax/Rent Rebates, Crossword Puzzle, Summer Safety For Seniors, Senior Activity Center Info, Menu's for May/June at Franklin County Senior Centers, Prime Time Health Programs and much more.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015

MAY EDITIONS 
  • Frugal Frankie's Coupon Booklet Frugal Frankie's Coupon Booklet

    Frugal Frankie's Coupon Booklet

    Features huge savings from Franklin County, PA and Washington County, MD businesses. Save big with a wide variety of coupons ranging from home improvement, local restaurants, vehicle services, family fun and entertainment, photography and print services, party supplies and so much more! Lots of great savings from local hometown merchants!

    Issue Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2015

  • How to Guide How to Guide

    How to Guide

    It's the way you want to live. Informative articles that cover everything from how to choose an assisted care facility to maintaining your yard and everything in between. Articles for your lifestyle!

    Issue Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

  • Life on the Farm Life on the Farm

    Life on the Farm

    Inside you will find articles about soil testing, water testing, area farm markets and other local products. Plus a Pennsylvania dairy industry overview and Franklin & Washington County agricultural facts.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2015

JUNE EDITIONS 
  • Think Green Think Green

    Think Green

    Check out our latest Think Green section for tips on going green and saving green in the process. Learn about 7 ways to go green today, going green in the kitchen, how to lessen a pool's impact on the environment, making your workouts eco-friendly, how to usher your office into the eco-friendly era and so much more.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, June 11, 2014

  • The Golden Years Gazette The Golden Years Gazette

    The Golden Years Gazette

    Brought to you in part by the Franklin County Area Agency on Aging. This edition features articles on the PA Farmers' Market nutrition program, Aging and Summit Health’s Heart Health Series, Senior activity center info and much more.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2014

  • Business Card Directory Business Card Directory

    Business Card Directory

    Check out our business card directory and discover the many great services offered by local area businesses in Franklin County, PA and Washington County, MD.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2014

JULY EDITIONS 
  • Franklin County Fair Franklin County Fair

    Franklin County Fair

    Check out our 2014 Franklin County Fair edition for information regarding this year's fair and schedule of events. With plenty of things to do, come on out with your friends or family and take part in the excitement the Franklin County Fair has to offer.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, July 2, 2014

  • Shippensburg Fair Shippensburg Fair

    Shippensburg Fair

    The Shippensburg Community Fair is one of the Summer’s biggest highlight events in south-central Pennsylvania. The Shippensburg Fair attracts tens-of-thousands of visitors during the six day event and brings the community together by uniting town and country to teach about our rich agricultural heritage.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

AUGUST EDITIONS 
  • Frugal Frankie's Coupon Booklet Frugal Frankie's Coupon Booklet

    Frugal Frankie's Coupon Booklet

    Features huge savings from Franklin County, PA and Washington County, MD businesses. Save big with a wide variety of coupons ranging from home improvement, local restaurants, vehicle services, family fun and entertainment, photography and print services, party supplies and so much more! Lots of great savings from local hometown merchants!

    Issue Date: Wednesday, August 6, 2014

  • The Golden Years Gazette The Golden Years Gazette

    The Golden Years Gazette

    Brought to you in part by the Franklin County Area Agency on Aging. Articles include: Pennsylvania Department of Aging recognizes local volunteer, the 20th anniversary of Senior Spring Break, National Senior Center Month in September, Summer 2014 PEER graduates at Falling Springs Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and more.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

  • Disaster Preparedness Guide Disaster Preparedness Guide

    Disaster Preparedness Guide

    Action plans for every emergency. Family safety first! Keeping kids, pets and parents protected in case of emergency requires a solid communication plan. Plan your stay-safe strategy now. Including 7 stay safe scenarios for drivers, safety tips for hot dogs, financially securing your home and much more.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

SEPTEMBER EDITIONS 
  • Fall Home Improvement Fall Home Improvement

    Fall Home Improvement

    Featuring informative content to guide you through your next home improvement project. Articles include how to stay within your home improvement budget, how to improve indoor air quality in your home, paint-free ways to brighten your home, fixing leaky fixtures around the house plus more.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014

OCTOBER EDITIONS 
  • Fall Home Improvement II Fall Home Improvement II

    Fall Home Improvement II

    Our Fall Home Improvement II guide has everything you need to help beef up your home improvement projects this fall. Articles include building a better bathroom, winterizing to safeguarding your home from winter weather, understanding attic insullation, how to inspect your furnance before winter arrives and much more.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

  • The Golden Years Gazette The Golden Years Gazette

    The Golden Years Gazette

    Brought to you in part by the Franklin County Area Agency on Aging. This edition features articles on Resident's Rights Month 2014, winter preparedness, Pennsylvania's property tax rebate program expanding relief to seniors plus more.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

NOVEMBER EDITIONS 
  • Hunting Guide Hunting Guide

    Hunting Guide

    Gear up for the 2014-2015 hunting season with our latest Hunting Guide. Topics include general hunting regulations, 2014-2015 hunting seasons and bag limits, wild game recipes and hunting safety tips.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

  • Home for the Holidays Home for the Holidays

    Home for the Holidays

    The holidays are quickly approaching, and our Home for the Holidays special edition has everything you need to prepare for the upcoming holiday season. This edition features buffet entertaining tips and timesavers, how to carve a turkey like a pro, how to make your holiday party unique and holiday gift ideas for the new parent in your life. Also check out the many delicious holiday recipes submitted by our readers.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

  • Frugal Frankie's Coupon Booklet Frugal Frankie's Coupon Booklet

    Frugal Frankie's Coupon Booklet

    Features huge savings from Franklin County, PA and Washington County, MD businesses. Save big with a wide variety of coupons ranging from home improvement, local restaurants, vehicle services, family fun and entertainment, photography and print services, party supplies and so much more! Lots of great savings from local hometown merchants!

    Issue Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014

DECEMBER EDITIONS 
  • Holiday Gifts and Lifestyle Holiday Gifts & Lifestyle

    Holiday Gifts and Lifestyle

    Get in the holiday spirit with our Holiday Gifts & Lifestyle special edition. Articles include Christmas tidbits to put you in the holiday spirit, holiday living made easy, easy ideas for holiday wreaths, strategies for last minute shoppers, how to establish gift spending limits and lots more.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, December 3, 2014

  • The Golden Years Gazette The Golden Years Gazette

    The Golden Years Gazette

    Brought to you in part by the Franklin County Area Agency on Aging. This edition features articles on how to winterize your home, the upcoming income tax filing season, senior crime prevention awareness, senior activity center info, health and wellness programs plus more.

    Issue Date: Wednesday, December 31, 2014

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