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  • Warwick’s Alex McCord (left) maintains his form as he completes his victory in the high hurdles in a time of 16.8 seconds. McCord also won the javelin, long jump, and high jump in the opening meet of the season. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Good Knight

    Last season was no doubt one of frustration for Warwick’s Alex McCord. After competing in a number of high jump events in the off-season leading up to his junior track and field campaign, he found himself battling...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Ukulele students, under the direction of John Beck music teacher Michele Conrad, play for Warwick School Board members Tuesday night. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    Budget limbo

    Gov. Wolf’s plan could help district taxpayers, if approved Putting together the Warwick School District 2015-16 budget this year promises to be more challenging than usual. At the school board meeting on March 17, board member Michael...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Lititz wildlife artist Steve Leed, pictured here with his painting "Coppery Splendor," which is the cover of Stromberg's Chicks & Game Birds 2015 catalog, will be at this weekend's Woodcarvers and Wildlife Art Festival at Millersville University. (photo by Stephen Seeber)
    He Leeds a wild life

    Steve Leed first put his brush against a fresh canvas as a Warwick High School senior in 1969. He signed up for the electives art class, with no intention of igniting a passion that would continue to...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Will Lititz's Ashton Sweitzer get a $10,000 bonus from Mika Brzezinski?
    $10,000 bonus

    Cash in on Brzezinski’s ‘Know Your Value’ tour Think of it as your neighbor lending a helping hand or some friendly advice. She knows you’re not exactly feeling great about yourself &tstr; maybe you got passed over...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Manheim Central junior Jillian Wolgemuth, shown here shooting on goal in a District playoff game last fall, has been selected to USA Field Hockey’s U17 touring team which will travel to Belgium in April. (File photo)
    Wolgemuth goes National

    Manheim Central junior Jillian Wolgemuth was recently named by USA Field Hockey to the U17 touring team which will travel to Belgium from April 4-10. “There is no doubt that this group has exceptional talent,” Team USA...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Warwick’s Keir Uhlin springs off the starting block in the State Triple-A boys 500 yard free B-finals at Bucknell University’s Kinney Natatorium. Uhlin finished the grueling event in a lifetime best 4:39.37. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Uhlin takes 14th in State 500 free

    Given more time, Keir Uhlin could have climbed even a little bit higher. As it was, the Warwick sophomore picked off Wilson Matt Guenter and Red Lion’s Dylan North in the final 200 yards last Saturday. Pine-Richland’s...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Warwick sophomore Emma Schouten earned her first State medal last Saturday night, placing eighth in the Triple-A girls 500 free in a lifetime best 5:01.66. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Lifetime best finish earns Schouten a PIAA medal

    In her first trip to the State Triple-A Swimming Championships in 2014, Emma Schouten admitted that she was like a deer in headlights. Under the bright lights of last weekend’s PIAA Meet, it was a different story...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Amy Derr, shown here talking to her team during a timeout this sea¬son, has stepped down as the Warwick girls basketball coach. (File photo)
    Derr steps aside as Warwick girls’ coach

    As Warwick girls basketball coach Amy Derr spoke at her team’s banquet on March 8, she knew deep down that her decision was made. She just wasn’t divulging it yet. “I wanted the banquet to be about...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • LR20150319_obi Schload Paul
    Paul J. Schload, 97, WWII vet, photographer, past president of Lititz Sportsmen’s Association

    Paul J. Schload, 97, of Lititz, passed away at home March 12, 2015 under the care of hospice. Born in Ephrata, he is survived by his wife, Edna L. Schload. They celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary on...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • LR20150312_CobiModicaBryan
    Bryan R. ‘Bry’ Modica, 45, loving father and grandfather, animal lover, collected Lionel trains

    Bryan R. “Bry” Modica, 45, of Lititz, passed away peacefully at his home March 6, 2015. He was born and raised on the family dairy farm in West Portal, N.J., moving to Lancaster County in 1994. He...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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