- Oscar predictions: In my humble opinion
- Warwick bands will host winter concert this weekend
- Ring in the new year with pork ‘n’ kraut!
- Holiday memories at WHS
- Acapella voices will ring in the holiday season
- Lititz legend: Mourning the loss of Ron Reedy
- Beyond ‘Hearthside Hymns’ — The Marlene Hershey story
- Warwick stages ‘Animal Farm’ this weekend
- 5K fun run/walk will benefit Warwick grad
- Oysters on the square: Ted’s tiny diner was a big deal at Broad and Main
History of the Park View Hotel
In June of 1900, a gentleman named Hiram Holtzhouse opened a brand new restaurant on North Broad Street in Lititz. This business venture, complete with a trolley terminus, would be the perfect location for both travelers and...
- Posted January 11, 2017
Memories of Christmas past
How did the town of Lititz celebrate Christmas exactly 125 years ago in 1891? President Benjamin Harrison was in office and the Wrigley Company was founded in Chicago. That year also saw the birth of celebrities Cole...
- Posted December 21, 2016
Beyond ‘Hearthside Hymns’ — The Marlene Hershey story
Not many people can say they’ve hosted their own television and radio shows, produced 10 albums, authored a book, and even performed on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. But Marlene Hershey of Lititz can. Here’s...
- Posted November 22, 2016
Oysters on the square: Ted’s tiny diner was a big deal at Broad and Main
For several years, oysters were the delicacy of choice at restaurants all over Lancaster County. Lititz was no exception. Many recall dinners at Bingy’s restaurant, while others may remember another iconic place that once stood at...
- Posted October 26, 2016
Lititz’s short-lived entertainment venue
March of 1911 proved to be an important month for live entertainment in Lititz, for that was when The Springs Theatre prepared for its grand opening on North Broad Street. The venue occupied the former building of...
- Posted September 28, 2016
Escape Room: real life fun, in a world ruled by virtual games
You and your friends have exactly 60 minutes to escape the planet Qurus IV before it explodes! Using problem-solving skills of many kinds, your objective is to complete various puzzles and unlock clues that will eventually reboot...
- Posted August 31, 2016
New book a ‘sign’ of hope for local author
Local resident N. Clair Clawser has spent over 50 years traveling the highways and thoroughfares of Pennsylvania documenting town markers. And now, he recently completed his second book “Cast Iron Signs of Pennsylvania Towns and Other Landmarks,”...
- Posted August 10, 2016
The ‘Great Eastern Wizard’ of the Park House hotel
M.L. Dellinger was Lititz’s conjurer extraordinaire Millard “Milford” Linville Dellinger loved to entertain. Born in York in October of 1853, he made his way to Lititz around 1898, finding work by operating the Park House, a hotel...
- Posted July 25, 2016
30 years: through rain, sleet and snow
For Cindy Swisher of Manheim, delivering mail in all kinds of weather, including through during some of the most treacherous snow storms in Lancaster County history, was all in a day’s work. And now, after 30 years...
- Posted July 13, 2016
The legacy of John Kline
John B. Kline, a familiar farmer who lived just north of Lititz in Lexington, sadly passed away last month at the age of 92. In a unique way, he was a mentor of mine, and I’d like...
- Posted May 25, 2016