Volunteer Spotlight: Deb Maddas

Sponsored by Grane Hospice Care Deb Maddas began volunteering with Grane Hospice in November of 2017. She has always been a natural caregiver and loves helping people. “I was looking for ways to give back and volunteer for something to do after retiring,” shared Deb. “My daughter Brooke work ...

Welcome to Fall

The hot summer temperatures fade as the cool air creeps in, as the leaves change colors and dance along the clear blue sky. The scent of cinnamon and nutmeg out of the kitchen as fresh apple dumplings bake in the oven while family begins to gather in the family room as the sounds of a football ...

Timeless Bedford County Sports Traditions: Friday Night Lights

The shouting of fans, falling leaves, the sound of whistles and those Friday night lights… it’s fall time in Bedford County! High school football, among other fall sports, tend to bring back memories of years past. High school football in Bedford County doesn’t just propel a team forward with winnin ...

Community Life Presents Pauline Clark: Matriarch

Pauline Clark, who sometimes goes by the nickname “Gussy,” was born 92 years ago in Central City, Pennsylvania, one of six children who lived on a farm where they grew vegetables and raised cows, chickens and pigs. Pauline loved life on the farm and especially enjoyed riding the horses. It was hard ...

75 Years and Counting: The Story of Robert and Frances

What makes a marriage so strong it can outlast 75 years? If you ask Robert Beck, 95, of Woodbury, he’ll tell you the secret for him and his wife, Frances, 94, is, “She tells me what to do, and I just say, ‘Yes, dear.’” Born in Stony Point, VA, Robert worked in D.C. for several years. It was duri ...

Easy Summer Shrimp

From Generations Magazine Seventh Issue Summer is truly a magical time. It could be that it’s finally warm enough to see bees gently floating about the newly bloomed flowers and plan road trips to the beach. Or, if you’re a foodie like me, it’s because there’s grilling, smoking, and fireside foo ...

It’s That Time Again to Get Your “Summer Body”

From Generations Magazine Seventh Issue By Victoria Williams If you go to any search engine or social media platform and search “diet,” you will be greeted with hundreds of different diet programs, supplements and advertisements promising you the “perfect body,” along with plenty of retouched ...