The 2018 Year in Photos & Review


What was time very well spent this year? Self Development, Journaling – I’ve developed the daily habit of journaling my thoughts using the Daily Stoic Journal, as well as a notebook, and now I’m also using the Sweet Ass Journal to Develop Your Happiness Muscle in 100 Days. Journaling has not only helped me better…

Open House/ Art Sale~


If you are in the Harrisburg area, join me for my open house where selected images previously exhibited will be 50 % OFF ~!!! This is an awesome deal if you love my photography and have wanted a piece to call your own. In addition to my work, music, and improv will be happening, so…

Little Theater of Mechanicsburg hosts Nature Exhibit


The Little Theater of Mechanicsburg will be kindly exhibiting my nature photographs during the performance of Incorruptible from May 31 – June 15. Here’s a bit about the show from LTM’s website: Welcome to Priseaux, France, c. 1250 A.D. The local monks are starving because St. Foy, their patron saint, hasn’t worked a miracle in…

52 Week Project Exhibit at Homeland Center now up :)


I’ve put up the 12 selected photos from last year’s 52 Week Photo Project. They will be on display at the Homeland Center now until the end of June. Make sure and stop by to see them, just off to the left hallway when you enter the building. This is the second time I’m exhibiting…

Travels to O.C. N.J.


I had a great adventure yesterday, traveling from Harrisburg, Pa. to Schwenksville, Pa., to Ocean City, N.J., all in a day, along with a cute couple who just happen to be expecting soon! Here’s some photos from our adventure. (The pregnancy photos will be shown later, after her baby shower.) For more photos, Go To…

First Friday Nature Photography Exhibit


Last night I participated in Lancaster Arts First Friday event. It’s great, tons of awesome art galleries and Lancaster has an amazing art scene. SO I was super excited when I got it all set up to exhibit at Lancaster Dental Arts, right around the corner from “Gallery Row” !!! Yes, I exhibited in a…

Pinnical Health Family Care Center


DS Pinnical Health Family Care Center

Press And Journal photo- by Debra Schell
Pinnacle Health Family Care Center offers more examination rooms, a larger staff, and increased providers, which should mean shorter waiting times.

Middletown- Surrender ends police standoff


A Middletown resident with guns in his home threatened suicide, prompting police to lock down his Race Street neighborhood Tuesday morning. A police negotiator convinced the man to give up, ending a 3-hour stalemate. By Debra Schell, Jim Lewis and Garry Lenton Press And Journal Staff A Middletown man who threatened to shoot himself kept…

‘We had to do something’


Middletown Area teachers band together to help flood victim By Debra Schell Press And Journal Staff Yvonne Helmer and her grandson Daunte Cruz came home after the flood to discover there was little left. “The first thing we saw was my grandson’s teddy bear,” Helmer said. The bear was lying in the smelly floodwaters that…

In Royalton, anger over boro’s response to flood


by Debra Schell / Press And Journal Staff : 10/7/2011 Video         Photos Six years ago Amy Benner moved from Harrisburg to a home along the Swatara Creek in lower Royalton. Last month’s flood was her first disaster. The creek, which flows behind her home, filled the streets with water. “We were new to this. We…

Down, but not out


Press And Journal Photo by Debra Schell- James Snook kisses his daughter, Kerri Twaddell, Friday afternoon as they picked through what was left of his home on Few Avenue in Middletown. In flood’s wake, a mountain of trashed memories By Jim Lewis and Debra Schell Press And Journal Staff The floodwaters have receded, leaving its…

Swept away


First an earthquake, then a hurricane, then, seemingly out of nowhere, a flood unseen since the days of Agnes, overtakes the region with devastating effect. In its wake, at least four dead, thousands forced from their homes, and damages yet to be calculated. By Jim Lewis, Debra Schell and Garry Lenton Press And Journal Staff…