- This summer, at the movies…
- Singers wanted: Lititz Community Chorus re-forming
- Landis Valley gunsmith builds long rifle for museum’s auction
- The bugs are back!
- MC seniors capture first place at Science Olympiad
- Woodridge Swim Club to host beer fest May 6
- Fast times at Warwick Driving Park
- Pretzel Fest returns May 6
- Easter Egg Hunt List
- King Lear: the method to the madness
Matthew 25 makes top 10
Thrift store has raised more than $2.5 million for charity since opening in 2000 For years, locals have known of the gems that can be found at Matthew 25. But now, the popular downtown thrift shop is...
- Posted April 19, 2017
Fast times at Warwick Driving Park
In the late 1800s, the corner of North Locust and Brunnerville roads was the place for thrill seekers and horse racing fans alike. For this was the location of the Warwick Driving Park, where thousands of...
- Posted April 5, 2017
Roots and Blues 2017
Last weekend, the fourth annual Roots and Blues Festival took place in downtown Lancaster. The three-day celebration of music, organized by local promoter Rich Ruoff, boasted more than 70 artists who played across nine performance venues both...
- Posted March 1, 2017
John Longenecker and the Road-O-Plane
When it came to being a salesman, from an early age, John Longenecker of Lititz was an “out of the box” thinker. Originally selling his mother’s cup cheese door to door, he later sold silverware. Then, after...
- Posted February 24, 2017
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