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2018 Dining Guide for Hanover, PA

Breakfast 1. Clair’s Family Restaurant With classics like biscuits and gravy, creamy chipped beef, omelets, and more, you can’t go wrong with this Hanover staple. Try Clair’s for lunch and dinner too—they’re famous for their broasted chicken! 1486 Grandview Rd., Hanover | 717-632-2077 2. Dutch Country Restaurant Locals love the angel food french toast, homemade […]

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A Local Account of the Battle of Hanover

Joanna Wrentzel: The Girl Who Dodged the Bullet Joanna Wrentzel (née Thomas) was born on April 8, 1850 in Hanover, Pennsylvania. She was the oldest child of John Thomas (1814-1859) and Mary Magdalena Baseshore/Basehore/Basehoar (1818-1899). Her siblings were John Martin (1853-1858), Isabel (1855-1925), and Uriah (1857-1920). Wrentzel was thirteen when the civil war came to […]

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It’s here! The 2018 Discover Hanover Magazine is now available!

The 10th anniversary issue of Discover Hanover is now available! In this special expanded issue, you will find a fresh new design with a year-round event calendar; features on downtown Hanover, the Battle of Hanover, summer activities, retail and dining guides; as well as our picks for the top ten dog-friendly spots and top eight […]

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Hanover Chamber Monitors Status of Senate Bill 936

The Hanover Chamber is closely monitoring the status of Senate Bill 936 (S.B.936), or the Prescription Drug Formulary bill, as part of our ongoing commitment to advocacy.  S.B.936 was a topic of discussion during the February Legislative Roundtable and we continue to follow its progress as it pertains to the state opioid epidemic that we […]

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Chamber Restructures Roundtables, Introduces Legislative Scorecard

In February, the Chamber introduced a new format for our popular Legislative Roundtables. The restructured event, from an open-floor format to an issue-specific discussion, ensures that we can better focus on issues and legislation that is of most importance to the Hanover business community, with the ultimate goal of ensuring that the voice of the […]

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Chamber Apprenticeship Program Approves New Partners

The Hanover Chamber’s Apprenticeship program recently added two new partners, Abbottstown Industries and Precision Cut Industries. Both manufacturers have a strong need for young talent to replace their retiring workers, a problem that most in the manufacturing industry are facing. The new partners were approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry in February, […]

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2017-2018 Leadership Hanover Class to Graduate in April

Leadership Hanover will graduate its sixth class on April 10, 2018. Meeting once day a month for six months, the program focuses on key components of the community, including: education, economic development, health and wellness, local government and state government. This year’s class was the program’s largest yet, with 17 students representing companies such as […]

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Downtown Hanover Applies for Redevelopment Grant Funds

The Downtown Hanover Area once again submitted three Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) Grant applications in the first round of 2018. The projects included in those grants, as laid out below, are to help infuse redevelopment projects with public dollars to make projects viable in our community. The Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) is a […]

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