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15th Anniversary of a Great Move

15th Anniversary of a Great Move

Some of the best decisions I made in my life can be attributed to one woman, Ashley Andyshak Hayes. Fifteen years ago, she was Ashley Andyshak, and we were two reporters in the early stages of our relationship. Newspaper work is fun, but side gigs are often necessary...

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Don’t Stand By; Become An Ally

Don’t Stand By; Become An Ally

An ally is defined as "one that is associated with another as a helper: a person or group that provides assistance and support in an ongoing effort, activity, or struggle - often now used specifically of a person who is not a...

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Swimming Lessons Make A Comeback

Swimming Lessons Make A Comeback

Recreational swimming is one of the leading forms of recreation enjoyed by Americans. However, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, "Drowning is a leading cause of death for children."  The CDC also reports that "more children ages 1-4 die from...

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15th Anniversary of a Great Move

A Proud YWCA Community

For many years, I substituted at the YWCA service desk when needed. I enjoy people and YWCA service desk employees interact with people of all ages and backgrounds. Our child enrichment center cares for youngsters six weeks to 12 years old. Teenagers and men and women...

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Get Out The Vote With YWCA!

Get Out The Vote With YWCA!

YWCA's annual Get Out the Vote campaign is underway! Voting rights, abortion access, child care, gun safety, paid leave, racial discrimination, and many other issues fundamental to our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women hang in the balance of the...

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Tymia Green Is Named YWCA Executive Director

Tymia Green Is Named YWCA Executive Director

YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County has announced the hiring of Tymia Q. Green as Executive Director. The selection was made by the Board of Directors following an extensive search that also relied upon the YW’s executive management team. Tymia most recently has served...

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YWCA Aquatics Commitment Runs Deep

YWCA Aquatics Commitment Runs Deep

by Chris Little   It Started with a Pool If you’re of a certain generation, summer afternoons may bring to mind memories of hours spent in a pool—playing Marco Polo, doing cannonballs off the diving board, and learning how to avoid that awful (but short-lived)...

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In Support of the Women’s Health Protection Act

In Support of the Women’s Health Protection Act

by Nancy Lilley On Monday, May 2nd, Politico published a leaked Supreme Court majority opinion that explicitly overturns Roe v. Wade. This is decision would reverse nearly 50 years of precedent and explicitly end federal constitutional protections for abortion....

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