• The Goodharts of Lititz were the cast of Scooby-Doo in the Oct. 31 parade. (Left to right) Teresa, Mike, Trent, Kaillee, and Taylor. (photo by Stephen Seeber)
    Lititz Halloween Parade Winners!

    Winners from Saturday morning’s Halloween Parade in downtown Lititz, sponsored by the Lions Club, are: Children’s Division: 1st place – John Wenger Jr. (Wack-A-Me) 2nd place – Ella and Quinn Fotiou (flying carpet and bee) 3rd place...

    • Posted October 31, 2015
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    Reach for the Top at The Hill, Taste of The Town

    Reach for the Top at The Hill What happens when you reach the top of The Hill? You get a week of great fun and great food, of course. And the place is at The Hill in...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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    Affected workers to receive 60-day WARN notices

      by PATRICK BURNS Affected Cargill employees who’ll lose their job will soon receive notice from the state about how to move forward. Cargill spokesman Pete Stoddart said issue 60-day WARN notices to all of the workers,...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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    Closing related to Cargill’s purchase of ADM’s chocolate business

    by PATRICK BURNS In an interview this morning, Pete Stoddart, Cargill spokesman said the closing of the Lititz plant is related to Cargill’s 2014 purchase Archer Daniels Midland Company’s  global chocolate business for $440 million. Cargill will close...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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    Cargill to close Lititz Cocoa and Chocolate plant

    by PATRICK BURNS Cargill said the move to close it Lititz relates to a shift move to “modernize, centralize its North American Cocoa and Chocolate business.” As a result of these changes, approximately 130 jobs, mostly those...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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    Benefactors, Bricks and Beer

    A toast to the supporters of Warwick Community Ambulance Becky Reidenbach has good reason to be proud. It was her father, Dr. Arthur Griswold, who pushed for Lititz having a community ambulance in 1956. Back then, Griswold,...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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    Versatek succeeds by treating everybody right

    Every Thursday morning, Earl Furman walks through the many workshops at Versatek Enterprises, says “Hello” and “Thank you” as he hands each employee his or her paycheck, and schedules a time to meet with anyone who wants...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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    Election Day nears: Low voter turnout projected

    Several high-profile judicial contests on Tuesday’s ballot Political party leaders and candidates are bracing for a particularly low voter turnout on Election Day 2015 next Tuesday, Nov. 3. But that has not diminished the enthusiasm of local candidates...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Showtime! Seven candidates vie for five school board seats

    While the local political landscape offers few contested races, the ballot for Warwick School Board features some notable first-time candidates seeking to bump off well-known incumbents. The Lancaster County Democratic Committee got the ball rolling back in...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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    Shhh! JoBoy’s implements big changes

    New chefs and menu offerings, Speakeasy To say Jo and Jeff Harless at JoBoy’s have made some major changes at their barbecue-themed brew pub is an understatement. The craft brewery at 27-31 E. Main St. has been...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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