A Very Special Place
Lancaster County is well known for its beautiful farms, rich history, charming towns, Amish communities, farmer’s markets, arts & crafts and enviable quality of life. It’s no surprise that we’re growing.
The Hourglass was formed to champion and facilitate effective growth management in order to make Lancaster County an even better place to live, work and visit. We believe that Lancaster County can have growth and economic prosperity without losing its unique character and enviable quality of life.
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NEW DOWNTOWN LANCASTER WEBSITE
A new website designed by the Hourglass to promote tourism in downtown Lancaster. The site captures the unique Lancaster experience by focusing on the downtown’s rich history and all the exciting things to see and do - the art galleries, museums, shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Check it out at visithistoriclancaster.com.
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APRIL 19, 2017
Public Forum - The Answer Is Education
Kick-off Event for Education Series
The Ware Center
42 North Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603
5:00 - Welcome Reception
5:30-7:00 p.m. - Presentations
Join this important discussion on Lancaster’s future.
Facilitated by the Lancaster County Planning Commission
We’re not like other non-profit organizations. We aren’t focused on a single topic or passion. Instead, we concern ourselves with complex legacy issues and how they impact the quality of life in Lancaster County
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This Week’s Featured Publications / EVENTS
NEWS RELEASE: PSBA special report highlights school mandates and makes recommendations to stretch school funding.
The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) has released a special report on the impact of mandates on school finances and makes recommendations for relieving the burden and redirecting money and resources back into the classroom.