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Football Frenzy, the Brownstone Real Estate Way

Jean Taylor and Crystal OyerlyTo usher in the arrival of fall and football season, Brownstone Real Estate recently held a “Football Frenzy” tailgate party for its agents and staff, inviting everyone in the company to the Hershey office for an afternoon of fun.

Facts and Fun: Friday the 13th

calendar page of Friday the 13th with penIt’s Friday the 13th! The first of 2013 and one of only two this year (the next will occur on December 13th). Although the date is usually associated with bad luck, some people have met with amazing fortune on this day. A British couple reportedly won 17 million after buying a lottery ticket on a Friday the thirteenth, and some consider it lucky for children to be born on this day.

Brownstone Real Estate’s Hometown Series: The Historic Charm of Schaefferstown

Bank at SchefferstownOne of the oldest towns in Lebanon County, Schaefferstown--a rural community dating to the early 1700s--is a place where small town ideologies continue to thrive. On any warm-weather evening you’ll find residents amiably chatting with neighbors on the front porch, catching up on the news of the day. A visit to the post office isn’t simply a trek to pick up mail, but a friendly outing guaranteed to bring a smile. Here, the postal clerk knows you by name and even box number!

I’ve lived in Schaefferstown for the last thirty-eight years, ever since marrying my husband, Eddie, in 1975.

We Will Never Forget

New York city skyline with Twin Towers light tributeIt’s hard to believe that so many years have passed since September 11, 2001. I don’t think any of us will ever forget where we were the moment we heard news of the tragedy.

So much has changed since 9/11. The world changed after that day, but we will never forget. Today we remember those who were lost and stand united. God Bless the USA.