All posts by Cory Van Brookhoven

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  • Chilly buildup to 14th Fire & Ice

    By Cory Van Brookhoven Despite Groundhog Phil’s prediction of an early spring, Old Man Winter is not going quietly as freezing temperatures, snow and ice have stalled life for many in the region. Warwick and Manheim schools...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • Future objectives for local emergency services

    By Laura Knowles The future of fire services in the Warwick area were explored at the Feb. 6 meeting of the Warwick Township supervisors. Duane Ober, administrator for WESC (Warwick Emergency Services Commission), outlined the eight objectives...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • ‘Gearing up’ for retirement

    It’s the end of a local era. After 55 years of business, Lititz Service Center, 737 S. Broad St., will close its doors at the end of February, according to owner Mike Griffith. A second generation owner,...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • Warwick proposes new athletic facilities

    Plans for a new field house at the Warwick School District campus have been under consideration for more than a decade. At the Feb. 5 committee of the whole meeting of the Warwick School Board, RLPS Architects...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Ready to bring the heat

    Holly DeKarske has been hard at work to ensure that this year’s Fire & Ice event in Lititz will be the best one yet. And there’s no easy task when you consider the countless moving parts involved...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • In memory of Maria

    Daniel and Tricia Fisher always remember their daughter Maria for her kindness and her creative talents in music and art. So, when they decided to purchase and open The Avenue Guesthouse and Gallery on Newport Road, they...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Rail trail dedication set for April 24

    When a bridge over the Cocalico Creek was opened last month, the entire length of the Warwick to Ephrata rail trail (WERT) was finally available to pedestrians and bicyclists.The opening marked the culmination of a 15-year visionary...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Lititz eyes future of emergency services

    Lititz Borough Council took a look at the future of local emergency services at its Jan. 29 meeting. Duane Ober, administrator for the Warwick Emergency Services Commission (WESC), was on hand to present a summary of the...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Lookout for extreme cold this week

    To the surprise of no one, Lititz area residents woke Wednesday morning to a frozen mess as iced-over steps, streets, sidewalks and vehicles &tstr; some with the doors and windows sealed shut by ice — created delays...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Bicentennial honors

    The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley recently received a special donation. The memento, a bound oversized book, contains letters and correspondence involving a series of Bicentennial-era field masses held locally during the 1970s. These services were...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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