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  • Deaths of Local Interest – Jan. 22, 2015

    Nelson “Nels” Fitzgerald Craige III, 81, of Lancaster, passed away Dec. 31 at Landis Homes. Nels worked at Hamilton Watch for 15 years, starting as a finance trainee and serving as assistant controller, director of watch services,...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Central boys escape scare from L-S

    Through three quarters on Tuesday night, things didn’t look good for the Manheim Central boys. Their three-game lead over Cocalico atop the Section Three standings was in danger of shrinking. Yes, Lampeter-Strasburg was giving the Barons a...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Manheim Central’s Gabby Hahn takes the ball inside against L-S in Tuesday night’s action. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    L-S cools off the Lady Barons

    As a freshman, Brooke Breinich was a bit of an unknown for the Manheim Central girls basketball team coming into the season. She’s certainly not anymore. The Lady Barons’ forward is leading the team in scoring with...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Warwick sophomore guard Rene Ross makes a strong base line move to get past Ephrata’s Caroline Stauffer. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Ephrata overcomes early deficit to drop Warwick

    When the score at the end of the first quarter in a girls high school basketball game is 9-0, you have a pretty good idea which team is going to win. Last Friday night, there was a...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Lititz Christian senior Lexi Enck drives through the lane in second-quarter action against Dayspring on Tuesday night. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Dayspring shuts down Lady Eagles in first-place battle

    Enck 18 points shy of 1,000 Facing box-and-1 defenses isn’t anything new for the Lititz Christian girls basketball team. Normally, the Lady Eagles adjust to the zone and go on about their business. On Tuesday night, though,...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Warwick's Grant Zimmerman  ( Chris Knight Photo)
    Warriors extend win streak to five

    As a young team, the Ephrata boys are well aware of their vulnerability late in games. Last Friday, Warwick knew it too. “We don’t have a lot of depth,” Mounts’ coach Jason Coletti said. “I’ve got to...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Austin Maguire, who won L-L bronze at 285 last year, has his sights set on getting into the League finals this Saturday night. (Photo by Cathy Chapis)
    Warriors, Barons gear up for L-L League Tournament

    Can Warwick junior Devin Schnupp repeat as the Lancaster-Lebanon League’s 113-pound champ? Will Manheim Central junior Jared Siegrist be able to win a second straight L-L gold medal? Those questions will be answered this weekend when the...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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    Atomic Expands in Florida

    ATOMIC EXPANDS in FLORIDA Lititz-based Atomic Design has opened a Miami-area warehouse to serve south Florida and southeastern U.S. The new facility, located in Fort Lauderdale, Atomic, which has clients such as The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Walt...

    • Posted January 18, 2015
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    Rock Lititz Festival Bike Race set for April

    Rock Lititz Festival and Lititz Criterion bike Race returns  APRIL 25-26 Look for details in this week’s Lititz Record Express on the return Rock Lititz Festival and Lititz Criterion Bike Race. The beginning of competitive bike racing...

    • Posted January 18, 2015
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    Wendy S. Caldwell, 52, Warwick grad, EPAC performer, FM 97 DJ, LNP correspondent

    Wendy S. Caldwell, 52, wife of James M. Schreder, of Lititz, died Jan. 12, 2015. Born on July 30, 1962, Wendy was the daughter of Donald Caldwell, Lancaster, and Audrey Caldwell, Ephrata. She was a 1980 graduate...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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