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Guest post written by Amy Gaylon, an adoptive mother who assisted and supported her son in his search for his birth mother. We took Alex home to Pennsylvania from New York five days after he was bo…

It's never too late for love. After her father passed away and her mother got ill, Mary Smith's older cousin Muriel Clayton took her in and raised her like her own. Smith grew up with Clayton's children - and they all thought of her as nothing less than their sister. Clayton always had a secret dream to adopt Smith and make her a legal part of the family, but she never did out of respect for Smith's biological mother. But love has no…

ABCThe View’s Meghan McCain objected to what she described as “hyperbole” when it came to describing overcrowded and filthy border detention centers as torture facilities and concentration camps, directly invoking her late father’s experience in a POW camp during the Vietnam War.During Tuesday’s opening

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UNICEF estimates that there are about 143 million orphans worldwide. There are 30,000 of these child...

The Trump administration is dragging its feet on delivering the $600 million in emergency funding to Puerto Rico that Trump approved more than two weeks ago.

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Dr. Kiya Immergluck is committed to providing a safe, non-judgmental, nurturing environment to support individuals to explore ways to alleviate stress and develop new, life-affirming coping skills. Clients are encouraged to learn to accept themselves in their present circumstances in order to move forward and improve the quality of their lives. Read her full bio here.
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I wrote this blog in November of 2017, nine days after the events you’ll read about took place. I knew that I wanted to write out all of my emotions, before I forgot about the feelings I felt and the lessons I learned. As God would have it, exactly 16 days after writing this post, “K” joined our fam

It is not so strange or uncommon of a concept if you think about it. Most of the US population survi...

Hi friends! I’m Kyla! A wife and mom who become a mama through adoption. Our story is a bit unique, because I’m adopted as well! Having been adopted and also adopting has given me a special perspective on how to approach my sons story. I feel so incredibly passionate about protecting his st

I will retire Aug. 1 from the presidency of Lancaster Bible College Capital Seminary & Graduate School.

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My husband and I have an open adoption with our daughter’s birth parents, who live in a different st...

A guide for families on working with elementary school teachers and staff on creating a welcoming environment for students of LGBTQ households.

Penn State York Athletics has appointed two new coaches to the coaching staff. Both coaches are already recruiting and planning for their upcoming season.

Adoption can be a daunting concept even to an adult pursuing the process. Imagine being a child whos...

June 20, 2019
Click here for the Rider Alert detailing the approved changes.
A public hearing was held on Monday, June 17, 2019 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at RRTA’s Operations Center, 45 Erick Road, Lancaster, PA to hear comments on the proposed route and schedule changes.
New Ride Guides will be available in the middle of August.
Posted – June 20, 2019

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It was a lively pre-# SHRM19 # NextChat last week as we addressed the topic of Organizational Culture
We've been tackling culture within organizations since the turn of the century when the pendulum began to swing from micro-management to employee empowerment. Companies like Zappos and Google put their brand on the map by offering corporate campuses that resembled summer camps. Suddenly HR was being heard as…

This Spotlight is a part of a special blog series curated by the Case Foundation featuring Be Fearless stories from the field. Follow along with us as we meet people and learn about organizations that are taking risks, being bold and failing forward in their efforts to create transformative change in the social sector.

After a record year for sales, Weis Markets is planning to spend more than $100 million this year on store improvement projects.

Adoption is like working a puzzle. You can’t see the picture in the beginning. It comes together piece by piece
For me, the picture started forming when I was a child. I told my parents that when I grew up, I wanted to help other children. It came from my grandmother. She didn’t have much, but she was always giving things to people who had even less.
When I married my wife, Victoria, she had one lovely daughter, Virginia. We knew we wanted…

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Making sense of life as a transracial, adoptive family while relishing in the sweet, sugary moments of mommyhood

An open letter to the man who raised me, even though it wasn't his job. Thank you, Dad.