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  • LR20141127_CobitTrumpGordonOJr
    Gordon O. Trump Jr., 90, WWII vet, RCA retiree, operated Trump and Son excavating service

    Gordon Oliver Trump Jr., 90, of Lititz, passed away at the Ephrata Community Hospital Nov. 17, 2014. Born in Clearfield County, he was the son of the late Oliver and Ellen Kennedy Trump. He was married for...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • LR20141127_CobiBeamWilliam
    William H. Beam, 92, U.S. Army vet, ran a blacksmith shop

    William H. Beam, 92, of Lititz, formerly of Talmage, passed away Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at Hospice & Community Care, Mount. Joy. Born in Beckersville, he was the son of the late Adam and Esther McGowan Beam....

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • LR20141127_CobiHUGHESMAURITA
    Maurita Cox Hughes, 91, formerly of Lititz, preacher’s wife, teacher, exceptional seamstress and cook

    Maurita Cox Hughes, 91, of Plaza Drive, Downingtown, formerly of Lititz, and Winston- Salem, N.C., died peacefully Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 at Freedom Village at Brandywine. Born in Cades (Lake City), S.C., she was the wife of...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Deaths of Local Interest – Nov. 27, 2014

    Amos J. Balsbaugh Jr., 81, of Myerstown, died Nov. 20. Amos was founder and previous owner of Balsbaugh Insurance Co. in Schaefferstown and he also was involved in farming, both for 50 years. He was involved for...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Manheim Central’s Danielle Ober (34) takes the ball up strong inside during action last season.
    Lady Barons feature improved depth, quickness

    In year three with Dan Cotchen at the helm, the Manheim Central girls basketball team will be looking to build off of its 8-14 finish from a year ago. To do so, the Lady Barons will have...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Wenger earns high honor with Georgetown soccer

    Liz Wenger, a 2014 Warwick High School grad and a freshman playing on the Georgetown University women’s soccer team, was named to the TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week as a defender for the time period of Nov....

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Warwick senior Connor Spangenburg (right) is shown accepting the John Male Award from Warwick Athletic Director Ryan Landis (left) at the Warrior football team's banquet on Sunday night.
    John Male Award presented to Spangenburg

    Warwick senior Connor Spangenburg received the John Male Memorial Scholarship Award at the Warrior football team’s banquet last Sunday, Nov. 23 at the Eden Resort. Warwick Athletic Director Ryan Landis presented the award to the Warrior star....

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Warwick’s Nathan Weaver digs the puck out of the corner in the Warriors’
defensive zone against Hershey last Friday night.
    Hershey turns back the Warriors, 6-2

    Warwick went into Friday’s CPIHL game hoping to play David to Hershey’s Goliath. The Trojans came into play undefeated for the young season and ranked as the top team in Tier 1 by PennLive. The Warriors entered...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Warwick’s Rylee Derr, who led the Lady Warriors in scoring last year as a freshman with 18.0 ppg, is a key returning player for the team this winter.
    Young Warwick girls hope to be competitive in Section One

    More than nine months have passed since the Warwick girls basketball team played its final game of the 2013-14 season, and yet, there are still a few losses that stick with head coach Amy Derr like they...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Local scouts collected 18,500 pounds of food on Saturday. (photo by Stan Hall)
    Sunday driving on Wednesday morning

    It’s 18 degrees and my car seat is freezing. At the same time, there’s a guy in Buffalo shoveling his SUV out of six feet of snow. A late night order of beef lo mein and a...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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