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  • Andrea Shirk, Rock Lititz General Manager, told an overflowing audience on Oct. 15 that low-frequency vibration emanating into nearby residences has forced the temporary closure of the spanking-new $7 million Rock Lititz Studio. (photo by Pat Burns)
    Rock Lititz discord

    The honeymoon between Rock Lititz and its neighbors was short. It was definitely not sweet. Rock Lititz will remain closed until it figures how to prevent low-frequency vibrations that triggered about 50 police resident complaints during the...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Earl Ziegler is the king of the Crop Walk, having done the event every year since 1970. (photo by Dick Wanner)
    2014 Lititz CROP Walk is 44th for retired pastor

    A group of 10 people left the parking lot of the Lititz Church of the Brethren early Sunday afternoon, took a three-mile trek and returned to the church having raised $3,205 for the 2014 CROP Hunger Walk....

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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    Rev. S. Allen Shirk, 92, Mennonite minister, was missionary in Hong Kong and India

    Rev. S. Allen Shirk, 92, of Landis Homes, passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Born March 19, 1922, in New Holland, he was the son of the late Samuel S. and Lydia Stauffer Shirk. He was the...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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    Burnell S. ‘Nelly’ Nolt Sr., 85, co-owned Nolt Bros. Machine Shop, had passion for boating, fishing

    Burnell S. “Nelly” Nolt Sr., 85, of Lititz, and formerly of East Petersburg, died peacefully surrounded by his family Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy. Born in Manheim Township, he was the...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Shirley L. Ocker, 85, formerly of Ephrata, worked at EHS cafeteria, enjoyed camping, fishing

    Shirley L. Ocker, 85, a resident of Luther Acres and formerly of Akron and Ephrata, passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 at Lancaster General Hospital. Her husband, the late John A. Ocker, passed away Sept. 29, 2012....

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Deaths of local interest – Oct. 23, 2014

    Edith M. Bowman, 95, of Lititz, formerly of Union Grove, died Oct. 16 at Landis Homes. Edith was a homemaker and a member of Weaverland Mennonite Church. She also encouraged widows and single ladies through a card...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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    Bodacious Beer Can Chicken

    What did he say? Fuse crispy caramelized-crusted grilled chicken with beloved, benevolence-bearing bouquet rich and more bountiful than ever beer? Beer can chicken — awesome idea; an even better meal. One of my goals in this column is...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Births – Oct. 23, 2014

    BILLS, Matthew W. and Erin (Benedict), Lititz, a daughter, at Women & Babies Hospital, Oct. 12. BRADY, Michael and Laura (Martin), Lancaster, a son, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, Oct. 11. CASSEL, Jonathan D. and...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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    Meet your favorite authors: Kid Lit Festival returns

    The sixth annual Lititz Teen and Kids Literature Festival brings 11 celebrated authors and illustrators to our community to visit with young readers, parents, teachers, and librarians. This year’s festival, sponsored by Aaron’s Books, is on Saturday,...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Historical charm, trivia, karaoke, and unique happy hour specials make an evening at The Cat’s Meow in Manheim a great going-out destination. (Photo courtesy of lancasteronline.com)
      Music trivia night at The Cat’s Meow

    If you think you have extensive music knowledge and you are up for a challenge, the Record Express found a way for you to unwind at the end of the weekend with music trivia. Bring a solid...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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