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  • ER20150422_CobiWEBERLester
    Lester Clayton Weber, 89, teacher, ‘seagoing cowboy,’ founded two Akron churches

    Lester Clayton Weber, 89, passed away April 19, 2015, in his apartment at Landis Homes, Lititz. He was born in Ephrata to Ruth (Kolb) and Abel Weber, as the oldest of four sons. He lived in the...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Barons’ pitcher Blake Reiff fires a strike to the plate during a recent Manheim Central win. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Sixth inning haunts MC … again

    The sixth inning with two outs hasn’t been kind to the Manheim Central baseball team lately. A couple of weeks ago, the Barons were clinging to a one-run lead against back-yard rival Warwick when Drew Keller hit...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • LR20150423_CObiBeckThomas024
    Thomas J. Beck, Professor Emeritus at Thaddeus Stevens College, enjoyed vegetable gardening

    Thomas J. Beck, Professor Emeritus at Thaddeus Stevens College in Lancaster, passed away April 14, 2015 at Hershey Medical Center. Tom was born in Lancaster, the son of Edward J. and Mary Beck. He graduated from Lancaster...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Pat Narduzzi
    New Pitt coach will speak at MTC banquet

    When Penn State and Pitt renew their football rivalry in 2016-17, the Manheim Touchdown Club will be able to sit back and watch with pride. After getting Nittany Lions’ boss James Franklin to speak at their banquet...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Charlie Hample (LNP photo)
    Six vie for five school board spots on Republican ballot

    The Republican school board race will be the focus of next month’s primary election, as a cross-filing Democrat could bump a Republican from the general election ballot in November. Charlie Hample, who ran for the state legislature...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Deaths of Local Interest – April 23, 2015

    John Clarence Banker, 82, passed away Feb. 20 in Norwich, Conn. John spent 25 years in Christian radio and television management. He enjoyed traveling, square dancing, camping in his RV, and attending Barnstormers baseball. John served on...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Janelle Garber, a former star player at Elizabethtown High School and West Chester University, is the new head girls basketball coach at Warwick High School. (Photo by Bruce Morgan)
    Garber named Warwick girls coach

    Although Janelle Garber was anxious to get back into coaching girls basketball, she didn’t figure an opportunity would come so soon. A former standout player at Elizabethtown High School and West Chester University, the 26-year-old Garber stepped...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • remembers
    ‘Lititz Remembers’: Lititz Springs Park will host Memorial Day display

    The Lititz Springs Park Board of Trustees will host “Lititz Remembers… A Timeline Encampment of Military History” on Monday, Memorial Day, May 25, from 12 to 5 p.m. The day will begin with the Annual Memorial Day...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Cathy Gelatka, recently retired speech pathologist for the Warwick School District, hopes to continue her service to education as a member of the Warwick School Board. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    Democrats unveil two school board candidates

    The Lancaster County Democratic Committee held its spring awards banquet at the General Sutter Inn April 18, with three Lititz residents announcing their candidacies for public office. Two of the candidates, Cathy Gelatka and Charlie Hample, are...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • storkbaby
    Births – Reported April 22, 2015

    BUCKWALTER, Travis L. and Krista M. (Derk), Mount Joy, a son, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, April 17. BOWDEN, Dennis J. and Christina (Kline), Lititz, a daughter, at Women & Babies Hospital, April 16. COLON,...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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