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    LANCASTER COUNTY WEEKLIES WEEKLY COLLEGE FOOTBALL CONTEST

    WIN $50 Shopping Dollars COLLEGE FOOTBALL FORECAST THE EPHRATA REVIEW • LITITZ RECORD EXPRESS This Week’s Winner Is Sylvia Hartranft of Ephrata. 1. 14 games are printed in the ads on this page. Select the team you...

    • Posted September 29, 2016
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    Take to the Road this Fall with Tire Consultants

    Take to the Road this Fall with Tire Consultants Fall is always a fun season to take a road trip. Maybe you are off to see the autumn leaves, or perhaps you want one last trip to the...

    • Posted September 29, 2016
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    A Fall Harvest at Zig’s Bakery and Café

    A Fall Harvest at Zig’s Bakery and Café This autumn Zig’s Bakery and Café at Brick Gables offers a fall harvest of seasonal produce. From crisp apples to pumpkins and squash, you’ll love the wonderful taste-tempting recipes...

    • Posted September 29, 2016
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  • Handing out refreshments in the homebrew competition area.
    Cheers to another great Beer Fest

    East Main Street was packed with people by the time music started to fill the downtown air during the third Lititz Craft Beer Fest. Volunteers manned entry lines as thousands of brew fans filtered in to the...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • Lititz Beer Fest photos by Mike Shull
    Lititz Craft Beer Fest: The beers

    You have to be dedicated to try every beer at beer fest. This is definitely true at the Lititz Craft Beer Festival, which took place on Sunday, September 25. The event brought more than 125 beers (and...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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    Masquerade Party: A Venture Lititz Fundraiser

    Saturday, Oct. 15 Save that date and plan to attend what could well be the party of the year. This autumn masquerade fundraiser, to benefit the ongoing downtown improvement efforts of Venture Lititz, will take place at...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • The new Wilbur Chocolate retail store and museum will be open for business in time for Chocolate Walk, Oct. 8.
    New Wilbur store to open in time for Chocolate Walk

    Officials say the new Wilbur Chocolate retail store and museum will be ready to open on schedule Oct. 8 in time for the annual Lititz Chocolate Walk. Wilbur Chocolate owner, Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate, targeted the date...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • The Springs Theatre (the building to the left of the Parkview Hotel) was the home of Lititz vaudeville for a brief time in 1911.
    Lititz’s short-lived entertainment venue

    March of 1911 proved to be an important month for live entertainment in Lititz, for that was when The Springs Theatre prepared for its grand opening on North Broad Street. The venue occupied the former building of...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • Janice Ballenger as deputy coroner was photographed praying following her experience at the West Nickel Mines Amish school massacre (photo courtesy of The Washington Post).
    Ten years later: Remembering the Nickel Mines Amish school massacre

    On Monday, Oct. 2, 2006, I stood inside the West Nickel Mines Amish one-room school house, desperately searching for one square tile on the floor that didn’t have a speck of bright red blood on it. I...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • These advertisements, over 100 years old, list some of the vaudeville acts that passed through Lititz in April 1911 (images from the Robert “Sketch” Mearig collection).
    They’re having a ball!

    Saturday, Oct. 15: Save that date and plan to attend what could well be the party of the year. This autumn masquerade fundraiser, to benefit the ongoing downtown improvement efforts of Venture Lititz, will take place at...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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