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  • Senior David Brubaker (top) provided one of Warwick’s highlights on Tuesday night, decking Hempfield’s Donal Strausbaugh in just eight seconds to win the 195-pound match. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Knights outduel Warwick in Section One opener

    If Warwick was going to beat Hempfield in its Section One opener on Tuesday night, it had to find a way to overcome an 18-point deficit. In short, three forfeits created a big hole for the Warriors....

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • Joseph G. Zerphey, 72, Viet Nam vet, Donnelly Printing retiree, avid hunter, and NASCAR fan

    Joseph G. “Joe” Zerphey, 72, of Lititz, passed away Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at his home. He was born in Elizabethtown to the late Vincent Ray and Mary (Gise) Zerphey and was the husband of Esther L....

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • Senior Adam Wagaman (right) goes to work in the post against a Solanco defender in the Warriors’ 61-54 victory on Tuesday night. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    So long, Solanco

    For the first time this season, the Warwick boys faced some adversity. They passed the test with flying colors. Coming off their first loss of the season, the Warriors got back on track Monday night, riding a...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • Warwick senior David Heckel captured a first-place finish in the 100 butterfly in 59.88 seconds on Tuesday night, helping the Warriors defeat Manheim Central 112-40. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Warrior swimmers roll on with sweep of Manheim Central

    Three meets, three wins. In other words, a perfect start for the Warwick boys and girls swimming teams. They kept their unbeaten records intact on Tuesday night by splashing past back-yard rival Manheim Central at the Lititz...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • Births – Dec. 18, 2014

    BARNES, Jeromey and Rachelle (Jennings), Conestoga, a daughter, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, Dec. 8. BELT, Joshua, and Adrienne (Boyd), Ephrata, a daughter, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, Dec. 12. BROWN, Shacorra, and...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • PPL workers diagnose the street light problem in the first block
of East Main. The lights have been out since Thanksgiving, but
everything should be back in working order this week. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Lititz emerges from the ‘Dark Ages’

    PPL should have Main Street lights fixed by Thursday Downtown pedestrians have been in the dark since Thanksgiving, and borough officials were unable to shed much light on what has become a much-talked about public safety dilemma....

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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    A merry weekend, despite the weather

    Have Yourself a Merry Lititz Christmas might have been a bit merrier if it had been sunny, or even snowy, on Saturday. But the kids didn’t seem to mind. The Merry Lititz Christmas festivities were in full...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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    Christmas trees: A business of cheer

    Deb Weaver has always wanted to own a Christmas tree farm. “I remember as a little girl I thought it would be such a neat idea,” she said. “I love Christmas, and it seemed like the perfect...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • Michael Kline, with a photo of his murdered daughter  Ashley, talks to media Monday.
    Victim’s father speaks out on killers’ sentence

    The father of Ashley Kline spoke out Tuesday night about his feelings on the sentencing of the men who savagely killed his daughter. Ryan Schannauer and Adam Lynch pleaded guilty Monday in Lancaster County Court to avoid...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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    Get into the holiday spirit: Lititz Historical Foundation plans two free events

    The Christmas season is in full swing, and the Lititz Historical Foundation wants to help continue to get everyone in the holiday spirit with two free upcoming holiday events. First off is the very popular free community...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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