All posts by Patrick Burns

About Patrick Burns

  • Remembering the Joy O’Shea Woomer trial

    It’s been several weeks since I took over as news editor and it’s been a learning experience — a few bumps but I think we’ve established a successful team whose individual skills complement each other on the Record Express staff. Melissa...

    • Posted June 19, 2018
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  • The ‘Right-to-No’ law

      The Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole recently  refused a Right-to-Know request for denied-parole documentation for Joy O’Shea Woomer. The case offers an example of the latitude some government agencies have on Right-to-Know requests. Woomer  has served almost 10 years of a...

    • Posted June 19, 2018
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  • Historic Lititz flagpole retrieval set for THIS FRIDAY, May 25

    Historic Lititz flagpole retrieval set for THIS FRIDAY, May 25 Flagpole will mark future site of Veterans Honor Park of Lancaster County   A century-old flagpole that stood at Lititz Elementary School for most of those years...

    • Posted May 24, 2018
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  • Lititz sinkhole issue unsettled (Video)

    By Patrick Burns News Editor   It was the third in a series of sinkholes and water line breaks since January 2016 — and the second since David Gerhart purchased the property less than six months earlier....

    • Posted May 24, 2018
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  • Golden Girls!

    • Posted May 23, 2018
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  • Sinkhole standoff

    By Cory Van Brookhoven Lititz Borough continues to seek an agreement with a homeowner to facilitate the repair of a sinkhole on the 500 block of West Second Street. Elijah Yearick, Lititz Borough’s director of planning and...

    • Posted May 2, 2018
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  • School board ponders tax hike

    Ready to go with balanced 2018-19 budget, board worries about projected $1.25 million deficit in 2019-20 By Laura Knowles Though it has a balanced budget prepared for 2018-19, the Warwick School Board faces a conundrum. Yes, a...

    • Posted May 2, 2018
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  • The Express/Review Win 13 State Journalism Awards

    The Express/Review Win 13 State Journalism Awards The staff of the Lititz Record Express and its sister newspaper, The Ephrata Review, won 13 Keystone Press Awards for journalistic excellence. Winners from the Lititz Record, announced earlier this...

    • Posted April 27, 2018
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  • Trout stocking delays bridge work

    To all the frustrated motorists who thought there was something fishy about PennDOT’s sudden departure, including all equipment, from a bridge repair job on Route 322 in Clay: You were right! Discussions during the April 9 Elizabeth...

    • Posted April 16, 2018
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  • Warwick students join National School Walkout

    More than  a dozen Warwick students Wednesday joined the “National School Walkout” organized  to commemorate 17 people killed by a teenage shooter on Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. The Warwick students...

    • Posted March 15, 2018
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