Local Marketplace

Cover Stories

  • Andrew Douglas Jewelers

    Andrew Shelly is living his dream. Ever since he started working in jewelry during college, Andrew dreamed of owning his own jewelry store. But it was about more than gemstones and watches. Andrew finds great reward in working with each person who enters the store. “That part never changes!& …

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  • Eastern Mobile Wash

    Glen Bootay remembers it well. Glen, owner of Eastern Mobile Wash, a commercial and residential power-washing company, was asked to come out and give an estimate on a house-washing project. “It was a very large home, ” Glen recalls. “The owner was getting several quotes for the …

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  • Mount Joy Woman in Business

    "It’s beautiful and NOT your typical flower shop,” says a customer as they walk through what was formerly a “Getty Mart” eleven years ago. When Jill Hoffines-Erb decided to start her business and move into the vacant corner location at 102 East Main Street in Mount Joy, she …

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  • Xquisite Nail Design and Day Spa

    When you walk into Xquisite Nail Design and Day Spa in Mount Joy, you’ll love the warm, open atmosphere and clean, sophisticated look. But the entrance is only the beginning. With your glass of wine or cup of tea in hand, the real fun begins. Offering everything from manicures and pedicures …

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  • Epic Photography

    Andrew and Jamie Schoenberger are busy people. The Elizabethtown couple has their hands full with a thriving business called Epic Photography, two young daughters (and a new baby on the way), plenty of community involvement, and a desire to see Elizabethtown and surrounding areas become a haven for …

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  • Marco‚Äôs Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria

    For four generations, the Sardi family has been serving delicious and authentic Italian dishes. In fact, the first generation of Sardi family restaurants started in Italy. From there, they brought their tasty recipes to New York City. And now Marietta and the surrounding towns—from Columbia …

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"I received better response from the cover story in Local Marketplace than advertising full page ads in similar publications. No other publication has come close to these results!"
–Marco Sardi, Marco’s Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria

"We've done over 50 new estimates already, directly from the article. And we had a number of previous customers who have called to say that they saw the article, and that’s leading to more work, too."
–Greg Bootay,
Eastern Mobile Wash


"Best advertising I’ve done in my 15 years in business!"
–Lori Houser, Xquisite Nail Design and Day Spa

"Local Marketplace has greatly helped us become more recognizable both in and out of our town. The Holiday issue, which happened to be our cover story, boosted our sales. We started receiving phone calls with questions the day that it came out. We like working with the art department as well as the sales reps. Overall excellent experience."
–Leda Eckman,
Simp-Lee Seafood