• Rock ‘n’ Glow is here to stay!

      On Saturday, May 30, the Manheim Downtown Development Group will host our 3rd Annual Manheim Rock-N-Glow 5K!  Lots of fun entertainment beginning at 6 p.m. on Market Square with live music by Crackerboxx, DJ music by...

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  • Dwayne Clinton (in the lead) of Lititz has dominated the 45+ Men's category of the Rock Lititz Bike Races, taking first place every time the event has been held. (Photo courtesy of Rick Harting)
     Lititz’s Clinton wins again

    Will he have a chance for a fourth first place in 2016? The return of the Rock Lititz Bike Race after a one year hiatus was deemed a “spectacular success” by promoter Rich Ruoff, but there’s no...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Joe Jefferson entertained and informed the spectators at the Rock Lititz Bike Race Sunday. He also urged the racers to pedal harder. (photos by Dick Wanner)
    Meet Joe Jefferson

    The charismatic announcer who calls the Rock Lititz races Joe Jefferson was THE standout performer at the 2015 Rock Lititz Bike Race and Block Party Sunday, and he didn’t have to pedal even once around the 0.8-mile,...

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    Yvonne M. Young, 81, Glassmyers Restaurant owner, managed General Sutter Hotel

    Yvonne M. Young, 81, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, at the Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, with her husband of 57 years, Stanley J. Young, by her side. Born in Shamokin, Yvonne was the daughter...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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    Rev. Joseph H. Heiney, 88, WWII vet, minister at Salem UCC

    The Rev. Joseph H. Heiney, 88, Lititz, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Luther Acres in Lititz. Born in Wind Gap, he was a son of the late Warren and Annie (Hawk) Heiney. His wife, Patricia...

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    John D. Myers, 57, Army vet, Rothsville I.O.O.B. Sportsman Club member, enjoyed camping

    John D. Myers, 57, is survived by his parents, David J. Myers of Arizona and Joanne Myers of Baltimore, Md. Also surviving are two sisters and his “rental family,” Kelly, Darrin, Ashley, and Adam Fry. He was...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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    Vestar buys Woodstream: Maker of the legendary Victor mousetrap by Patrick Burns Lititz-based Woodstream, maker of the legendary Victor mousetrap, has been sold. The privately-held manufacturer of pest, animal control, and lawn products has had a long...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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    David M. Bowden, 47, Manheim, father of five

    David M. “Pops” Bowden, 47, of Manheim died unexpectedly Saturday, April 18, 2015. Born in Lancaster County, he was the son of Robert Bowden and Barbara, wife of Richard Wiand. He was married 15 years to Donna...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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    Georgia L. Heisey, 66, machine operator at PrecisionForm, enjoyed home decorating

    Georgia L. Heisey, 66, of Manheim passed away peacefully Sunday, April 26, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late John Lebzelter and Betty Jane (Burkhart) Beck. She was...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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    Barbara Jean Johnson, 63, YoungLives director on Navajo reservation, loved family vacations

    Barbara Jean (Stanton) Johnson, 63, Lititz, passed away April 23, 2015, at the home of her daughter, Jessica Bodene, and surrounded by family members. Born in Albany, N.Y., she was the daughter of Douglas R. Stanton and...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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