November 2019 Did You Know

November 2019 Did You Know

The first forms of pies can be traced back to 6000 BC in early Egypt. Early Romans used the pie pastries as offerings to the Gods The phrase all roads lead to Rome also had the reverse effect as these Pie Pastries traveled roads from Rome to everywhere in the world....
Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know? Frankenstein Castle really exists in Germany and 300 years ago there was a scientist of sorts who lived there. He was rumored to have dug up bodies to perform experiments on them.  The tale says that a local cleric also warned his parish that this...
Did you Know

Did you Know

With the Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally happening this August we thought we would share some Air Balloon Trivia. Montgolfier’s Balloon The first untethered manned balloon flight was in 1783. It was built by the Montgolfier brothers who were part of a paper company...
Did you Know – the Declaration of Independence

Did you Know – the Declaration of Independence

Did you Know? The Declaration of Independence Once written, Congress sent the Declaration of Independence to a printer by the name of John Dunlop to make about 200 official copies. Today about 26 are known to remain. In 1989 in PA an old picture was bought for about...
Did You Know – the Susquehanna River

Did You Know – the Susquehanna River

Did You Know – the Susquehanna River   The Susquehanna River… maybe the oldest major river system in the world going back as far as 340 millionyears ago. is 464 miles long making it the longest river lying entirely in the United States which drains into...
Issue 10 February Did You Know?

Issue 10 February Did You Know?

Your Valentine. Well it’s here. That one day a year that guys and girls can express their admiration and love without fear of sounding corny. Of course, we’re talking about Valentine’s Day. A day when cards, chocolates and flowers are rushed to those we care about,...