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  • Atomic workers (from left) Bob Grote, Autumn Obenchain, Kate Wallace, and Chris Simpson are helping with relief efforts in Nepal from June 21 until July 7. (Photo by Pat Burns)
    It’s not only rock and roll

    Atomic helps Nepal “This is not your usual company,” said Daniel McPhillips, Atomic president. He used the phrase “culture” too many times to count when describing the flourishing set design business in a recent interview at his...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • No job was too small for The Pearl iron. (photo by Laura Knowles)
     This antiques show never gets old

    Lititz Historical Foundation offers a bounty of intriguing contraptions at new site Think your smartphone has a lot of great apps? You should check out the 1890 model of a device that was packed with handy features...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Marty Weinberg, at Green Dragon Friday, said demand for Confederate flags have spiked at his Bald Eagle Flags business. (photo by Pat Burns)
    Controversial week

    Locals weigh in on Confederate flag and gay marriage issues Though The Record Express is a local newspaper, at least two national issues this week fired up conversation among readers who expressed varying opinions on the U.S....

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Warwick Phillies’ lefty Matt Seibert delivers a strike against Manheim on Monday night. He allowed just one run in three innings to earn the win. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Phils advance to LNP’s Final Four

      As Manheim skipper Darrell Zug sees it, the Warwick Phillies’ offense ranks at least among the top three that his squad has faced this season. Warwick did nothing to hurt that opinion while sweeping a first-round...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Ashley Royer, shown here connecting for one of her 17 extra-base hits this season, was one of just two L-L League players to earn Quad-A First-Team All-State honors from the Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches Association. (Lititz Record file photo)
     Five Warwick players named All-State

      Several weeks ago, Warwick’s softball team was honored with five L-L League All-Stars. To think that all five players &tstr; seniors Ashley Royer and Vanessa Strohm, sophomores Nicole Mengel and Mackenzie Russell, and freshman Amanda Herr...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Kathryn Pelensky, a soon-to-be freshman at Warwick High School, follows through on a tee shot in the Lancaster County Junior Golf Tour.
    Pelensky second in LCJGT’s standings

    Kathryn Pelensky didn’t have a great feeling about her round at Four Seasons on Thursday, June 18. That is, not until seeing her scorecard at the end of the day. “I didn’t think I was doing the...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Cardinals shortstop Chase Martin (11) steps on second and releases a throw to first base to complete a sparkling first inning double play against the Manheim VFW last Thursday night in Denver. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     Manheim VFW advances to 10U championship

      Manheim VFW rode a 13-hit attack and dominant pitching to a 10-2 win over the Warwick Cardinals in the winner’s bracket final of the Lancaster County Youth Baseball League 10U double elimination playoff tournament Thursday night...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Charlotte Nightingale dives off the starting block at the start of the girls 10U 25-meter freestyle for the Lititz Springs Waverunners. She finished 10th on Saturday in 18.63 seconds. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Waverunners claim team title at annual Invitational

      In a steady downpour, the Lititz Springs Waverunners hosted eight teams at their annual Invitational last Saturday. Ella Schnupp won three gold medals to help lead Lititz Springs to the team championship with 580 total points,...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Jeff Zerbe, a truck driver for Sauder Eggs, sterilizes his vehicle after a farm visit. Avian flu has not penetrated the Pennsylvania border, but major egg producers like Sauder are not taking any chances. (Preston Whitcraft photos)
    PA braces for fall migration

    Sauder Eggs taking precautions to dodge encroaching avian flu epidemic Anyone who steps foot onto a Sauder Eggs farm must disinfect their feet and don a rubber over-boot before they go to the poultry house. Tractor trailers...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Zach Shank
    Shank just one step away from ‘The Show’

    As a fan of the Phillies growing up, Zach Shank wasn’t very fond of John Lannan. It was Lannan, while pitching for the Washington Nationals in 2007, who put star second baseman Chase Utley on the disabled...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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