• Warwick students join National School Walkout

    By Cory Van Brookhoven & Patrick Burns (Photos by Cory Van Brookhoven) 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...

    • Posted March 15, 2018
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  • Lords in Lititz

    No ‘stranger’ to the music business, members of Billy Joel’s iconic band to perform here July 4 Usually when artists who have sold millions of records and toured the world come to the area, they fly under...

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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  • Look for ‘Emergency Route’ signs

    Blizzard of 2016 prompted ordinance that restricts travel on designated routes during an emergency to prevent stranded vehicles from blocking critical roadways   “We’re hoping we’ll never need to use these, but feel it’s better to be...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • New leadership steers 2018 July 4 celebration

    The show will go on. That’s the message the team of new organizers of the 4th of July celebration in Lititz want to make clear. Tim Reedy, who for years has championed the day-long celebration, has decided...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • Cinco de Woodridge: Second annual Beer Fest to aid local swim club

      Jeff McSparran of Lititz loves beer and swimming. And while those two things don’t mix, he thinks he’s found a great alternative. For the second year in a row, he is championing the Woodridge Beer Fest,...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • Lititz residents, artists converge at Roots & Blues Fest

      During the weekend of March 9, the fifth annual Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival will see 67 artists performing on 11 stages across nine venues. And whether it’s behind the scenes or in the spotlight, several...

    • Posted February 28, 2018
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  • Sizzle & Chill

    New format pleases 13th annual Fire & Ice attendees One thing the Lititz community tends to prove again and again is it knows how to entertain. And, as in the case of the 13th annual Fire &...

    • Posted February 21, 2018
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  • From tragedy to triumph: The history of McElroy’s Pharmacy

    On a cold February day in 1940, a fire broke out at Hensel’s Drug Store in Lititz. Although nobody was hurt, the blaze spread through two floors of the building, causing thousands of dollars in damage. Sadly,...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Happy historical holidays! Christmas in Lititz one century ago

    The holidays are now in full swing in Lititz as we anticipate what the jolly old elf may bring us this year. For generations, the season has been a special time with the glowing street stars, community...

    • Posted December 21, 2017
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  • Bomberger Cave: gone, but not forgotten

    Just north of downtown Lititz near the rolling hills of Lexington is the historic Bomberger property. Originally settled in the early 1700s by Christian Bomberger, the area has been in the same family for about three centuries...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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