• After batting .315 in 32 games with the Jackson Generals, Lititz’s Zach Shank was promoted to the Seattle Mariners’ Triple-A club in Tacoma last weekend.
    Shank promoted to Mariners’ Triple-A club

      Zach Shank barely had any time to enjoy his 2-for-4 night in the Double-A Jackson Generals’ 5-2 win over the Chattanooga Lookouts last Saturday. Shortly after the game, the Lititz native learned from his manager, Daren...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Concentrating on his technique, Warwick junior Eric Garner prepares to release the javelin for a District Three gold medal-winning 187 feet, 7 inches in the rain at Shippensburg University last Saturday. Photo by Matt Libhart
    Garner-ing District gold

    From his very first javelin throw last Saturday, Warwick’s Eric Garner was feeling good. For that matter, the Warwick girls foursome of Leah Graybill, Samantha Shields, Deirdre White and Emily Williamson liked its chances in the 4×400...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • With Hersey runners at second and third in the top of the seventh, Warwick right-hander Zach Peters pitches out of trouble to preserve the Warriors’ 4-2 District playoff win on Monday. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Warriors advance past Hershey 4-2 in District playoffs

    One ace pitcher can make all the difference at this time of year. Hence, it’s not all that surprising to see first-round upsets in the District baseball playoffs. On Monday, top-seeded Hempfield and No.2 Penn Manor both...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Manheim Central senior Tyler Hoag reached a distance of 56 feet, 4 3/4 inches to win the District Three Triple-A boys shot put title last Friday at Shippensburg. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Crowning achievement: Hoag leads MC at Districts

    Throughout the season, Tyler Hoag has been shooting to reach the 58-foot mark in shot put. The Manheim Central senior came close last Friday, but fell slightly less than two feet short. It didn’t matter. With his...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Cooper Burke
    Little boy with big heart raising money to help others

    It all started with a simple question. And now a five-year-old boy from Lititz is on a mission to raise $3,000 to help children with cancer. Cooper Burke, who was four at the time, asked his father,...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • John B. Kline died April 12 at age 92. His obituary was published in the April 20 Record Express.
    The legacy of John Kline

    John B. Kline, a familiar farmer who lived just north of Lititz in Lexington, sadly passed away last month at the age of 92. In a unique way, he was a mentor of mine, and I’d like...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Radishes thrive in cool, wet weather, so it's been a great spring for the crunchy salad staple, even though the rest of us have been rooting for a little more sun and warmth. Still, the rainy morning of May 21 didn't dampen the spirit of fans of the Lititz Farmers Market, which is now open for the season. This week's forecast looks to be a bit brighter. Photo by Laura Knowles.
    ‘Rad’ weather doesn’t spoil market’s opener

    It was a soggy morning for the opening day of Lititz Farmers Market on Saturday as a steady crowd braved the showers and came out anyway. “I don’t really mind too much. Everything is covered and it’s...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Playing Splendor at Aaron's Books are (left to right) Chester Dunlap, David Raffensperger, Laura Paist, and Scott Paist. Photo by Sarah Hummer.
    Let’s Go! The Art of Geeking Out

    Recent rain may be pleasing to the plants, but not my little sprouts. A brief break in the weather gave way for a stroll down Main Street with children in tow. All Fun and Games On April...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Showcase of Homes and Real Estate May 25, 2016
    Showcase of Homes and Real Estate

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • The Districts to play Live on Vine

    The lineup has been announced for the second annual Live on Vine, produced by LNP. Brian Fallon and the Crowes, Good Old War and the Districts will perform in LNP’s production lot at 17 W. Vine St....

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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