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  • Election Dems
    A perfect storm election

     When two candidates face off in a November general election in Lancaster County, there are no guarantees, but at least you can put your finger on the variables. In some cases, the results are easily predictable. The...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • 5=17-15 Fish Kill 002
    Troubled trout

    Low water levels coupled with a storm Saturday night proved fatal for about 2,700 fish in a Lititz co-op trout nursery . Lititz Sportsmen’s Association’s all-volunteer nursery typically raises about 14,000 trout per year — for stocking...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Exeter base runner Zoe Texidor beats a throw to Warwick catcher Jolyssa High at the plate while helping the Lady Eagles take an early 3-0 lead on Tuesday night. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Exeter upsets Warwick in Districts

    Take away the first inning and Warwick’s District Three Quad-A first-round softball game against Exeter Township might have been a different story. Unfortunately for Warwick, that opening frame counted, as the Lady Eagles scored three runs while...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Jordan McMullen (23) and Adam Black (22) go high to earn a blocking point for the Warriors. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     Warriors take CD to the limit in Districts

    Razor thin. That was the difference between the 9th-seeded Warwick boys volleyball team upsetting No. 1 Central Dauphin on Monday night or going home. In fact, in the fifth and decisive game, Warwick found itself at match...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Grant Zimmerman successfully steals second base of a throw to Exeter shortstop Chris Smith in the Warriors’ 5-1 District win on Monday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Warriors gain revenge in Districts

    One year ago, Warwick would have loved another shot at Exeter Township in the District Three baseball playoffs. The Eagles won that game 3-2 on a fifth-inning home run by Austin Gentry. On Monday afternoon, the Warriors...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Manheim Central pitcher Tanner Fahnestock (second from right) huddles with his catcher Skylar Wilson (far right) and the rest of his infield at the mound in the District playoffs on Monday. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Barons overcome early deficit, top Panthers 13-9 in Districts

    When East Pennsboro jumped out to a 5-0 first-inning lead on Monday afternoon, Manheim Central probably had thoughts of its L-L League semi-final playoff game last week. In that affair, Penn Manor bolted to a 6-0 edge...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Manheim Central junior Tyler Hoag prepares to throw the discus 153 feet, 7 inches, which was good enough for the District silver medal last Friday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Hoag advances to States in three events

    Strausbaugh picks up District bronze to reach PIAA Meet In more than a decade of coaching track and field, Manheim Central skipper Shane Mack had never sent one of his throwers to States in three events. Until now,...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Warwick senior David Lucas repeated as the District Three Triple-A discus champion last Friday, uncorking a winning throw of 175-7 inches at Shippensburg University. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Lucas repeats as District champion

    McCord also grabs gold, Harpel sets 400 record David Lucas wasn’t at his best last Friday. Turns out, the Warwick senior didn’t need to be. His discus throw of 175 feet, 7 inches was good enough to...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • ER20150506_AkronTrailTopped3523
    Rail trail chugs along

    Should reach Millway Road by 2017 Warwick Township supervisors updated the ongoing rails-to-trails project that will ultimately connect Lititz to Ephrata. During the May 6 supervisors meeting, township manager Daniel Zimmerman said the trail at the Warwick Township...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • LR20150514_socTaste
    Festival celebrates Lititz originals, from food to art

    ow does gourmet tomato pie accompanied by a cold summer shandy while strolling with friends amid local artwork and live music sound? Or Spanish paella and chilled pinot grigio as you watch the baffling contortions of a...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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