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Some of midstatersí favorite ice cream flavors include, from left to right in front, mint chocolate chip, cookies and cream, and pink teaberry, and, from left to right in back, vanilla and chocolate peanut butter cup.

Don Douglas and Kim Malatesta recently look over
management of Ice Cream Heaven in Rutherford.

Hereís the scoop in Ice Cream Heaven

Location: 6220-C Derry St. Rutherford.

About the shop: Itís located in the left end of a building that also houses a separate pizza and sub shop, next to the Rutherford Cafe. New owners Don Douglas and Kim Malatesta just took it over in April and added a new machine that makes 27 flavors of soft ice cream.

Itís takeout service only from two windows, but there are seven out-door tables that Ice Cream Heaven shares with the pizza shop.

Best sellers: Black raspberry is a favorite flavor, and the peanut butter and chocolate-chip cone is the most popular of eight cone choices.

Prices : Small 4-ounce cone is $1. Eight-ounce sundae (only size available) is $1.95.

Also on the menu: Shakes, sundaes and several ice-cream novelties, 44 flavors of slush drinks and a limited food menue, including french fries and barbecue.

Hours: Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 10 p.m. Open April through October only.

Readersí comments: "They keep adding and adding flavors, and the decision gets harder and hardor!" (Cindy Lang, Hummelstown)

"Iím an ice-cream connoisseur, and they have the best ice-cream around." (Rhonda Friese, Harrisburg)