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  • Warwick sophomore Ryan Deibler (right) tries to knock the ball away from Easton attacker during last Saturday’s non-league action. Looking on for the Warriors is senior Shane Galway. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Late rally lifts Warwick in 7-6 win over the Bears

    Elizabethtown goalkeeper Jake Koser made Warwick for everything it got on Monday. It didn’t matter that the Warriors outshot the Bears 38-16 in a Lancaster-Lebanon League game. Koser stepped up with 21 saves and was a big...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Drew Keller (11) receives congratulations from his teammates after slugging a two-run home run off of Ephrata pitcher Austin Lowery on Monday. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    In a slugfest, Warriors tops the Mounts, 12-7

    Keller homers and drives in four in the win Drew Keller was sitting fastball against Ephrata’s Austin Lowery. The Warwick senior didn’t get that pitch. But it didn’t matter. Keller adjusted to a first-pitch curve from Lowery...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Freshman pitcher Madison Walter recorded a combined 24 strikeouts in the Lady Barons’ wins over Cocalico and Columbia last week. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Little Dutchmen escape with win over Lady Barons

    MC girls denied 3rd straight win The Manheim Central softball team was on a quest for three straight wins on Monday. And when the Lady Barons scored six runs in the top of the fifth against Annville-Cleona...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Call 626-6332 for more information about purchasing tickets for A Taste of Lititz, to be held June 5.
    Taste of Lititz returns June 5

    Lititz has seen quite a few changes in recent years. The addition of brewpubs, restaurants and specialty shops have made it a destination for foodies, and the event that celebrates that tend is Taste of Lititz. This...

    • Posted April 9, 2015
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  • Will taxes go up for Warwick School District residents? Elected school board members are waiting for a final state budget in order to determine the local impact. (LNP photo)
    School district facing deficit for coming year

    Rising health care costs big factor in anticipated tax increase With just two weeks to come up with its final budget for 2015-16, the Warwick School District is “slightly cautiously optimistic.” And that’s not good news. At...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • Andrew and Garrett Lash seem to be saying, "Here, fishy, fishy!"
    84 kids vs. 1,000 fish

    Sportsmen host opening day fun at Riparian Park   It was the first day of trout season along Lititz Run and kids were getting a hands-on lesson in Ichthyology on Saturday. What’s Ichthyology? The study of fish,...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • John T. Weber and his wife Olivia (Bemesderfer) Weber were the parents of nine children. In the above photo John and Olivia are seated
in the foreground with their children (back row, left to right) Vera, Mary, Benjamin, Harvey, Edgar, Ruth, and Bessie. Flora and Walter died
as young children. The photo was taken at a family outing at Lititz Springs Park. (Photo courtesy of Gary Shelly)
    J.T. Weber: Manheim’s multi-tasker

        John Taylor Weber was a truly remarkable citizen of his time, (1859-1937), considering his abilities as a multi-tasker and over achiever. J.T., as he was known to friends, operated one of two general stores in...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • Blue Whale Catoosa, Okla — Built in the early 1970s as an anniversary
gift, the Blue Whale turned into a swimming park and
closed in 1988.
    Pix from Route 66

    Manheim couple will present Airstream travelogue at Lititz library “I wish the west was closer,” said Dennis Ober of Manheim. Retired, he and his wife Carol travel the country with their Airstream camper and recently got their...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • Aaron Re shows off the finesse that netted him the title of World Skeeball Champion last Labor Day
in Wildwood, N.J. (Photos provided by Aaron Re)
    Skeeball wizard: Comedic documentary being shown at Penn Cinema

    From his boredom on the beach as a kid, Aaron Re has come a long way. His outlet was skeeball. And the 45-year-old southcentral Pennsylvania resident went from winning water park passes in Wildwood’s boardwalk arcades to...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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    Nancy Adams, 68, worked at Luther Acres, enjoyed crocheting and going on cruises

    Nancy Adams, 68, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015, surrounded by family in Fort Worth, Texas. Nancy was born July 18, 1946, in Lancaster, the second of two children to the late John F. and Rebecca Louisa...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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