• Members of Ellie Kreider’s family and officers of the Warwick Travel Baseball Association pose with a memorial which was dedicated to Kreider at the Warwick Township’s Midget-Midget field on June 29. Shown here are (front row, left to right) Michael Kreider, Eric Rehm and WTBA officers Eric Martin and Jamie Weachter; (back, l-r) Jeremy Rehm, WTBA president Todd Shertzer, Sandy and Gary Rehm, and WTBA officers Dana Clark and Matt Burr.
    Local legend honored by WTBA with memorial

    In the same spot where Elwood “Ellie” Kreider watched so many youth baseball games now stands a permanent memorial. Just behind the backstop at the Warwick Township building’s Midget-Midget field, officers in the Warwick Travel Baseball Association...

    • Posted July 28, 2016
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  • Waverunners capture Division Three championship

    The Lititz Springs Waverunners scored 775 ½ points Saturday to swim away with their second-straight Lancaster Summer Swim League’s Division Three meet championship at Lititz Springs Pool. The regular-season champion Waverunners claimed a total of 17 first-place...

    • Posted July 28, 2016
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  • Wilbur Chocolate became the talk of the town, again, when it was announced that its retail store and museum would be relocating from the west side of North Broad Street to the former Freeze & Frizz building, directly across the street from its current location. The news also heightened speculation that the sale of the former factory building (pictured above) will be announced soon.
    Waiting on Wilbur

    Retail store moving across the street; sale of former factory expected soon While nothing’s been announced publicly, it appears a buyer is ready to soon take ownership of the former Wilbur Chocolate manufacturing plant on North Broad...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Sleep like a Rock

    Room service: Township approves final plan for six-story Rock Lititz hotel and restaurant The updated master plan for Rock Lititz is rockin’ on. At the July 20 meeting of Warwick Township supervisors, the newest version of the...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • The Lititz Outdoor Art Show marks its 50th year in downtown Lititz this Saturday. The photo above, from the 1974 show, is a memory from the event’s early years when art was displayed on the sidewalks of Main and Broad streets.
    A fine (art) history: Saturday’s show marks 50th show

    On a warm evening in July 1967, a group of artists was busy making rosettes for the ribbons that would be awarded for the first Lititz Outdoor Art Show. The show was to be held July 29,...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Ray and Doris Smith
    Smiths go Platinum

    Raymond “Smitty” and Doris (Thomas) Smith, of Lititz, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary two weeks ago. The couple were wed July 15, 1946, in Lebanon. Ray enjoys big band music and is an avid Penn State fan....

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Full-time police officer secured for Warwick schools

    Borough, school district to split $80,000 cost Lititz Borough is partnering with the Warwick School District to provide a school resource officer. At the July 26 borough council meeting, a memorandum of understanding was approved for the...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    VFW falls short in LNP finals

    Township wins title with 7-0 victory The Lititz VFW 14-and-under baseball team was seeking revenge against Manheim Township Monday night at Kunkle Field in Mount Joy in the 71st LNP (former New Era) Tournament. The Blue Streaks...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Dick’s ‘gigged’ up

    Friday, July 29, is the very last day you can upgrade to Windows 10 for free. What happens if you don’t upgrade? Nothing. Windows has guaranteed to provide upgrades to Windows 7 and 8.1 for the next...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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