• Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," made a surprise visit to Lititz this week. (photo courtesy of MSNBC)
     Lititz shopkeep ‘knows her value’

    Mika Brzezinski pops in for surprise visit Where else but through the Lititz Record Express can you parlay a $13.50 annual subscription into a possible $10,000 bonus? One reader is on the road to doing just that....

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • The study of ALS is personal for WHS Science Fair Grand Champion Shohini Banerjee. She presents her research at F&M this week. (photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Science champ finds her passion

    Hopes ALS research leads to improved treatment Shohini Banerjee is always looking for the next opportunity to challenge herself. At 16, the Warwick High School sophomore has poured herself into poetry and classical Indian dance. “That’s where...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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    The Lititz Record Express has expanded Manheim Coverage

    Look for our new  “Manheim for the Record” page in The Lititz Record Express – available now.

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Whiskey from the Becker Distillery, once located along Pine Hill Road in Warwick Township, was transported in Conestoga wagons to Delaware for mass distribution in the 19th century. The still house was razed in the early 1980s. (photo courtesy of the Becker family)
     Pine Hill spirits

    History of the Becker Distillery With the recent popularity of whiskey, both locally and nationally, I thought I would use this month’s historical vignette to discuss one of the Lititz area’s lesser-known but important distilleries, the Becker...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Young helpers deliver auction items to the pick-up area during Saturday's muddy mud sale in Penryn. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    Penryn delivers

    Plenty of mud at this year’s sale There was mud, mud and more mud at the 10th annual Penryn Mud Sale March 20 and 21 at the Penryn Fire Hall. How muddy was it? The mud sale...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • EPAC actors (left to right) Elizabeth Pattey as Violet; Susan Kresge as Barbara; and Ken Seigh as Bill;
in a scene from the Ephrata Performing Arts Center’s “August: Osage County.” (LNP photo)
    Fear and humor in the Midwest: EPAC stages ‘August Osage County’

    After every EPAC opening night performance theatergoers are treated to access to an after-party where the actors and actresses of the show mingle with the crowd. The venues rotate throughout the season, but there is always a...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • The Lititz Community Band, pictured here circa 1890s, when the bank was called the Lititz Military Band, has long been a part of the local culture.  Always on the lookout for new members, the band begins rehearsal April 13 at Lititz Moravian Fellowship Hall.
    Lititz Community Band seeking new members

    The 2015 season with the Lititz Community Band is about to begin. New musicians are always welcome to join the ranks. The Lititz Community Band is made up of people of many ability levels who live and...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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    Mary S. Young, 92, worked for Stirling Insurance, volunteered at Nearly Nu Thrift Shop

    Mary S. Young, 92, a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, formerly of North Grant Street, Manheim, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at Moravian Manor, Lititz. Born in Manheim, she was the daughter of the late...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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    Judy A. Wilson, 77, Lititz H.S. grad, secretary, Scout leader, enjoyed camping, puzzles

    Judith “Judy” A. Wilson, 77, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away unexpectedly March 13, 2015 at Lancaster General Hospital following a brief illness. She was born in Lititz on Oct. 10, 1937 to the late Charles...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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    Seth H. Wolf, 26, WHS grad, enjoyed life to the fullest and loved new adventures

    Seth H. Wolf, 26, of Denver, passed away Monday, March 16, 2015. He was born in Ephrata to the late Herbert H. Wolf Jr. and Tracey A. (May) Wolf of Denver. Seth was a 2006 graduate of...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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