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  • Jim Nagle (right), a 1987 Warwick grad and an employee of Forse Design, is the lead golf architect in charge of the changes, renovations and planning at the Lancaster Country Club, which is hosting the 2015 U.S. Women’s Open Championships in July.
    Warwick grad has links to the U.S. Women’s Open

      Nearly three decades later, Jim Nagle still vividly recalls a tour that he had of the Derck and Edson offices in downtown Lititz. It was there, in the summer of 1986, that his career path began...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • (Left to right) George Biemesderfer, Jennifer Lee and Jim Nearhoof of the Lititz Shade Tree Commission. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    Paid in the shade

    Council supports rebate program for problem trees Lititz may be known for its beautiful shade trees lining the streets of the borough. From red maples to flowering pears, these trees give the borough character, charm and a...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Scouts lay flowers at the graves of local veterans in the Lititz Moravian Cemetery. (photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    ‘Lititz Remembers’ fallen heroes

    In his Gettysburg address, given to dedicate the Soldier’s National Cemetery, Abraham Lincoln said, “We are met on a great battle field of that war. We come to dedicate a portion of it, as a final resting...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Valedictorians MacKenzie Mauger (left) and Cameron Krulewski keep each other company prior to the Linden Hall Class of 2015 graduation ceremony. (photo by Robyn Meadows)
    Linden Hall kicks off local graduations

    Co-valedictorians hail from Lancaster County Women have made strides in the world, but “the job is not done,” commencement speaker Kathleen McGinty told the Linden Hall School graduating class of 2015. McGinty, chief of staff for Governor...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Manheim Central’s Tanner Fahnestock, who had one of the Bar¬ons’ seven hits against Donegal on Tuesday, scores a run as Indi¬ans’ catcher Chris Beaudoin looks on. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Donegal bests Barons 8-2 in the Final Four

    The two high school baseball teams playing on the turf at the Ephrata War Memorial field Tuesday afternoon had seen each other before. A lot. It was the fourth time that Manheim Central and Donegal had stepped...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Warwick sophomore base runner Tyler Hess dives back safely into first base ahead of a pickoff throw to Chambersburg first baseman Hunter Brindle. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Spurred by fourth-inning rally, Trojans defeat Warwick 6-1 in semi-finals

    It’s been rare this season that Warwick’s baseball team has cost itself with mistakes. Tuesday night was one of those times, though. And unfortunately, it happened with a berth in the District Three Quad-A championship game at...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Alex McCord soars over the high jump bar on his second attempt at 6 feet, 4 inches, which was good enough to earn him a sixth-place State medal last Saturday. (Photo by Chris Knight)
    Lucas, McCord earn PIAA hardware

    Instead of sitting back last Friday night to relish the PIAA State Triple-A silver medal he won in the boys discus, Warwick’s David Lucas tried to shake off his performance in that event. The Warrior senior, who...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Manheim Central freshman Heidi Strausbaugh took seventh place in the Triple-A girls javelin with her throw of 126-11 at the State Track and Field Championships last Friday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Hoag, Strausbaugh place at States

    Manheim Central’s Tyler Hoag knew he had more left in the tank in the discus. His practice throws during the week leading up to the PIAA State Triple-A Track and Field Championships proved it. Nevertheless, the Baron...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Election Dems
    A perfect storm election

     When two candidates face off in a November general election in Lancaster County, there are no guarantees, but at least you can put your finger on the variables. In some cases, the results are easily predictable. The...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • 5=17-15 Fish Kill 002
    Troubled trout

    Low water levels coupled with a storm Saturday night proved fatal for about 2,700 fish in a Lititz co-op trout nursery . Lititz Sportsmen’s Association’s all-volunteer nursery typically raises about 14,000 trout per year — for stocking...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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