• Lititz Watch Technicum Principal Herman Mayer works with first year student Madison Jardine of Carlisle.
    Timeless profession

    Lititz Watch Technicum training the next generation of watchmakers The modern wrist watch dates back to the 1800s but historians have differences of opinion on exactly when. It could have been the bracelet watch by Capt &...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • Dennis Tessen and wife Peggy Woods roast beans at Whiff Roasters, Lititz. Photo by Art Petrosemolo
    Busy beans: Small batch coffee roasters and gourmet coffee shops

    We are a nation obsessed with coffee! Nearly 50 percent of us say we’d rather give up our cell phones for a month, pass on the morning shower, or even live with an extra 10 pounds than...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Polo season opens in Rothsville

      The Lancaster Polo Club hosted its first match of the season at Forney Field, Warwick Township, Sunday, June 11. A team from Maryland jumped to an early lead against a squad from Destiny Stables, Carlisle, and...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • Dutchland Derby Rollers enter second decade of play

    Women’s Roller Derby sounds like a 1950s thing, and if you watch it on YouTube it’s pure entertainment with skaters on a high-bank track creating havoc with their opponents at breakneck speed. But don’t be fooled, roller...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • Seventy-year choir trumpeter John Smith, 88, with niece and 20-year choir veteran Carolyn Weidman.
    The sound of Easter morning

    A Lititz Moravian tradition since 1771 They are a family — literally and physically — and one that documents its roots in generations. They are brass playing musicians — husbands, wives, children, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Waltz wines excite a new generation of wine lovers

    Winemaker Jan Waltz will tell you that quality wines start with quality grapes grown on mature vines in rich, sandy soil. Then the grapes can be harvested, crushed, fermented and aged in toasted French oak barrels. “And...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Irish dance showcase at Warwick High School

    For generations, young girls have taken dance lessons and loved it. Ballet and tap, classes with yearly recitals, and frilly dance costumes are all part of many young adults’ and parents’ memories. But who would have guessed...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • Meet the minds behind Roundtable Productions

    Creative Lititz company debuts escape room at Bube’s Brewery Meeting Kate Hopkins and Rob Earhart for the first time, you may think you recognize them from somewhere. Chances are you have seen them on stage, enjoyed their...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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