• Athletic Trainers Marc Schaffer (left), of Manheim Central, and Sheila Hershey (right), of Warwick, display the banners their schools received after earning the Safe School Sports Awards from the National Athletic Trainers Association. There were two of just 47 schools across Pennsylvania to win the recognition. (Photo by Bruce Morgan)
    Athletic training programs at Warwick and MC earn National Award

      More and more these days in the sports world, you hear the word concussion used almost as frequently as touchdown, base hit and layup. Awareness of the injury seems to be at an all-time high. And...

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  • Warwick freshman Kate Dickow ran away with top honors in the 1,600 on Tuesday, crossing the finish line in a time of 5:26. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    The streak is history

     WHS girls track team snaps Knights’ 74 dual-meet win streak To say that the Warwick girls track and field team had a good opening day would be a huge understatement. It was one which they will surely...

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  • Josh Croyle (left) scored the game-winning goal in Warwick's 5-4 win over Exeter on Monday night. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Croyle’s fourth-quarter goal lifts WHS boys

      Wenger chips in with three Offense figures to be a strength for the Warwick boys lacrosse team this spring. Coach Wayne Hummer likes his players’ creativity and flexibility. And on Monday night, the Warriors got a...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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  • Lebanon 23-year-old Marlin Krall takes a selfie as runners break away from the starting line at last Saturday’s Easter Egg Run and Walk. Amongst the pack of runners is Elizabethtown’s Shawn Luke (third from left), who eventually won the five-miler in 25:49.3. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
     Luke, Grannotti earn Sauder Egg Run titles

      Elizabethtown’s Shawn Luke averaged a blistering 5:10 mile pace and took home top honors at last Saturday’s 24th annual Sauder Egg Run Five-Miler under beautiful skies in Lititz. The 25-year-old Luke built up a 27-second lead...

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  • Warwick second baseman Tyler Martin takes a strong throw from catcher Justin Smith and tags out South Western would-be base stealer Luke Small. Looking on for the Warriors is shortstop Luke Mariano (far left). (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Warriors overcome early deficit to stun the Mustangs

      On the mound, Matt Cover’s day didn’t go as planned last Saturday. The Warwick senior pitcher, whose defense committed five errors in the first two innings, threw 67 pitches in that time and left trailing 5-0....

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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  • Back in 1919, Roy Musselman was known to give locals rides in his airplane, taking off from a field north of town. The photo was most likely taken on the property of the Spruce Villa Dairy. (Photo from the Robert “Sketch” Mearig collection)
    The 1919 Aeromania Epidemic

    Ever since the first successful airplane flight near Kitty Hawk, N.C., by the Wright Brothers in 1903, Americans, as well as the entire world, have been fascinated with the magic of flying. And Lititz residents are no...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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    Kayaks are back at Speedwell Lake!

    Photos by Dick Wanner There are increasing signs of activity at the Speedwell Forge Dam project. There was a gathering of waterfowl floating around, diving for snacks and generally hanging out. A few canoes and kayaks are...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • Chief William Seace (left) and Det. Sgt. John Schofield at the chief's retirement party, held at the General Sutter Inn March 24. (Photos by Stan Hall)
    Hail to the chief: Seace retires from Lititz police

    Chief William R. Seace will sit at his desk in the Lititz Police Department for the final time this Friday, and thus the curtain falls on a storied 37-year career in local law enforcement. Friends, family and...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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    Catch ‘em if you can

    The streams are stocked and ready for local anglers, as trout season opens April 2 at 8 a.m. in this region of the state. (Above) float stockers Lamar Myers (left) and Ken Hoffman disperse approximately 400 trout...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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    Joan G. Wengert, 85, medical technician, Highland Presbyterian member, avid reader

    Joan G. Wengert, 85, of Lititz, passed away Monday, March 21, 2016, at her residence. She is survived by her husband of 25 years, Clifford Wengert. Born in Allentown, he was the daughter of Frederick and Elizabeth...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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