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    Newport Commons fire could have been catastrophic

      Last week’s big fire in the Newport Commons development was Lititz’s second smoking-related fire in the past month. Local firefighters spent Monday night assessing the response, talking about firewalls, and reiterating the need for public diligence....

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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    Veteran Lady Warriors seek playoff run

        Chrissy Casella has just one wish for her Warwick girls soccer team. “Our freshmen through our seniors, none of them have ever made it to the post-season and it breaks my heart because they’re such...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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    Horse power

    Spectators at Sunday’s Lancaster Polo Club’s match lined the length of the comfortable, tree-covered sidelines. The shade provided a cool view to watch the four-on-four match versus Delaware Polo Club on a sun-baked Forney Field. Groups of...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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    Discarded pipe tobacco cause of Newport Commons fire

    Investigators have determined that discarded pipe tobacco in a flower pot on a second floor balcony was the cause of Friday’s fire that destroyed a row of apartments in Newport Commons. Twenty-one people from six families have...

    • Posted August 22, 2015
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  • The Lititz Lions Club held its popular cruise night in downtown Lititz Aug. 12. Two borough council members had entries, and the mayor was one of the judges. (photo by Dennis Bicksler)
     Tails from Main

    What do your elected leaders drive?   When borough council gave the Lititz Lions the OK to shut down East Main for last week’s big car cruise, the wheels were turning. In addition to Mayor Tim Snyder...

    • Posted August 19, 2015
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  • (Left to right) American Legion Commander Leroy Emmerich, Shawn Houchin, and Legion member Barry West. (photo by Stephen Seeber)
    Gone but not forgotten

    Volunteers give new life to old cemeteries As communities grow, relics of their origins often disappear amid progress. This includes cemeteries. Take a Sunday drive through Lancaster County and you’re sure to pass a small family graveyard,...

    • Posted August 19, 2015
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  • The legendary Bingeman's Restaurant, painted by legendary artist Al Taft.
    Bring back Bingy’s!

    Local couple hopes to recapture the folksy charm of a legendary business Abby Shirk Winters remembers visiting Bingeman’s Restaurant as a child. “It was a family restaurant right downtown, with food like BLTs and chicken pot pie,”...

    • Posted August 19, 2015
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  • Scenes from Wednesday night's car show, sponsored by the Lititz Lions Club. (photos by Preston Whitcraft)
    Main Street street rods

    Great turnout for Lions Cruise Night The Lititz Lions Club Car & Motorcycle Show, held along several blocks of East Main Street Wednesday night, Aug. 12, was “a great success,” said Lion Jere Tangert. More than 230...

    • Posted August 13, 2015
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  • Warwick announces 2015 Athletic Hall of Fame Class

    In less than a month, six new inductees will go into the Warwick Athletic Hall of Fame. The ceremony will be held on Sept. 4 when the Warrior football team hosts back-yard rival Manheim Central in their...

    • Posted August 7, 2015
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  • BB&T, which acquired Lititz-based  Susquehanna Bank, plans to rename  Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden and call it the BB&T Center
    BB&T officially acquires Susquehanna

    BB&T Corp.’s takeover of Lititz-based Susquehanna Bancshares is complete. After receiving necessary regulatory approvals last month, BB&T completed the acquisition Saturday and as part of the agreement, integrated Susquehanna into BB&T’s Branch Banking and Trust Company segment. ...

    • Posted August 5, 2015
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