Modern Society

Areas of interest in the modern political, legal, economic, and technological worlds, where such items bear directly on the living history community

PUBLISHER OF MEDIEVAL HOBBYIST NEWSPAPERS PURCHASES GANNETT INC. FOR $2.2 BILLION

The owner of an obscure chain of medieval recreation hobbyist publications has purchased all the assets of media giant Gannett Inc. in an unsolicited, hostile takeover bid that included cash, letters of credit from half a dozen "kingdoms" in which she publishes, and an unspecified quantity of "chocolate Chaucers," apparently some kind of alcoholic beverage.

Serengeti Campers Assist Crash Victims

By Ursula the Widow

for the Pennsic Independent

Dozens of SCAdians responded to a serious traffic accident on I-79 Thursday evening, just north of N19.

Heirusalem and Cally Eat Out: Eppinger's

On the way to Pennsic, on the way home, or just running errands, there are traditional and not-so-traditional Pennsic dining spots around Cooper’s Lake. Heirusalem and Cally from PI took a tour of some of these spots recently and had a few things to mention

Heirusalem and Cally Eat Out: Hugger Mugger

On the way to Pennsic, on the way home, or just running errands, there are traditional and not-so-traditional Pennsic dining spots around Cooper’s Lake. Heirusalem and Cally from PI took a tour of some of these spots recently and had a few things to mention.

State Police Investigating Reported Assault on Woman

By Peregrine Fairchylde

Staff Writer Pennsic Independent

Construction Warnings for Routes Near Pennsic

One thing I've discovered from traveling to Cooper’s Lake this year, and from other folks arriving over the past couple of days is that there is construction along almost every route. Be prepared for delays. Keep your gas tank full. Be patient. We'll wait for you.

Going Off Site at Pennsic

Getting Started

Take Currie Road back out to the stop sign at Route 422. A right turn will take you west toward New Castle. A left turn will take you east toward Interstate 79, Moraine State Park, and Lyndora/Butler (in that order).

Traffic advisories for highways near Pennsic

Travel to Pennsic may be a little slower in the next few days due to highway construction in the vicinity of Cooper's Lake Campground.

Kopper Kettle Closed

Many of those who travel to Pennsic have enjoyed the home cooking at the Kopper Kettle, a dine-in restaurant near Coopers Lake.

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