WORKING TOGETHER: Volunteers at the Project SHARE's warehouse package fruits and vegetables for the families they serve. Since the pandemic started, the food bank has seen an 18% increase in households served.

Nourishing the community: The role of the local food bank during the pandemic

Jillian Grimes December 1, 2020

With a pandemic comes privation, an unfortunate state of lacking essentials like food and utilities. Where do people turn when they don’t have the financials to fully support their family after getting...

SIDE LIGHTS: While Thanksgiving dinner may center around the turkey, it's the side dishes that get people talking? What are your favorite Thanksgiving accompaniments?

Festive foods: Highlighting the sides of Thanksgiving

Hannah Stoner November 27, 2020

Modern Thanksgiving celebrates everything we are thankful for including our homes, our loved ones, and our favorite foods.  One of the most important traditions of Thanksgiving is the huge feast prepared...

Many teachers in the high school have started to offer healthy snacks to students in containers like this one.  As part of an initiative to combat the distraction of hunger in the classroom setting, these snacks are available to anyone in need of a quick pick-me-up.

Filling young minds and bellies: CHS offers food to combat distraction from hunger

Hunter Nace, Staff writer March 12, 2020

CHS is taking the initiative to ensure that students don’t have to go through the school day hungry.   Starting this year, CHS has begun offering healthy snack items in classrooms for students to...

An assortment of cupcakes, brownies, cookies, scones, and cinnamon rolls are laid out from Nothing Sweeter.  This bakery is new to Carlisle and is located on Pomfret St.

“Sweet” arrival: New bakery comes to Carlisle

Emma Santillo, Staff writer February 25, 2020

What could be sweeter than a brand new bakery in downtown Carlisle? While there are already several bakeries in Carlisle, Nothing Sweeter brings great variety as it has sticky buns, eclairs, danishes,...

These five pies will help you break up the ordinary pies you have for the holidays. Each pie is unique and can bring a new taste to your holiday meal.

New desserts on the table: unique pies found in Carlisle

Emma Santillo, Staff writer November 26, 2019

Pie has been a Thanksgiving essential since even before it was a nationally recognized holiday, thanks to Sarah Josepha Hale, a 19th century woman who promoted making Thanksgiving a national holiday...

Extra candy corn leftover from Halloween? Try making these fun treats.

Spooky Treats: Turn your candy into these confections

Abigail Lindsay , Editor in Chief November 4, 2019

While trick or treat might be over, there's no reason that you can't enjoy these homemade Halloween treats! Below are some simple, yet spooky, Halloween recipes that you have to try. Might even help with...

Mt. Fuji has a variety of food to please all people including vegetarian and vegan options.  This Asian restaurant was has been a long time established restaurant but has recently been gaining a lot of popularity.

Mt. Fuji: Sampling the overlooked gem of North Hanover Street

Jarrett Wilson, Staff writer October 7, 2019

Carlisle, Pennsylvania is known for its iconic Greek-owned restaurants such as the Hamilton, North Hanover Grille and The Rustic Tavern but lately, another Carlisle staple is stealing the show from these...

Swartz recently remodeled their fitness center to improve student physical fitness opportunities. Students are encouraged to use this center, with supervision, after school to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Only one life: the advantages of leading a healthy lifestyle

Kaitlyn Peck, Staff Writer March 19, 2019

Enduring a healthy lifestyle can be quite a struggle for high school students. Besides just eating vegetables and fruits, there are many other factors that can influence a healthy life. Opening up to...

This well-loved dessert is causing controversy. Is it a cake, pie or tart?

Cheesecake: Cake, pie or tart? (Editorial)

Reese Daugherty, Perspectives Writer March 28, 2018

One of the most profound debates throughout history lies in the world of desserts. Specifically, a cream cheese and graham cracker crusted delicacy. For centuries, people have argued about the terminology...

Fresh fruit and protein bars are quick and easy lunch options to go with sandwiches. Packed lunches are often a healthier  option than  buying a lunch.

Pack it or sack it? Ideas for a healthy weekday lunch

Abigail Lindsay, Editor in Chief February 2, 2018

  Lunch, the 27 minutes a day students get to take a break from their crazy school day and enjoy eating.  Many students will choose to buy lunch from the school cafeteria, but those meals often...

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