- The ‘Great Eastern Wizard’ of the Park House hotel
- Manheim woodworker crafts bodies for Martin Guitar
- Siblings homeless after being separated 40 years
- Going, going, gone! Local beer events selling out quickly
- ‘American Idiot’ at EPAC
- Finally: the Ephrata Brewfest!
- The fallout of 11 MC bomb threats
- Memorial Day Parade
- Second Friday the 13th
- Farmers market opens May 21
Students do the heavy lifting for new pavilion at Speedwell
The dam on Hammer Creek isn’t the only thing getting new life as part of the project to rejuvenate and refill Speedwell Forge Lake. When the lake was drained in 2011, there was a picnic pavilion at...
- Posted May 11, 2016
‘Gather ye goose feathers while ye may’
Carolyn Kilgour entertained and informed members of the Lititz Art Association at their monthly meeting April 29 at the Lititz Public Library. She talked about pens. She talked about inks. And she talked about non-pen things that...
- Posted May 4, 2016
Twilight hike is a little serenade
Eine kleine Nachtmusik at Speedwell Forge county park Lancaster County Park naturalist Francine Praught, with assist Kelsey Frey, a biologist who loves the slippery and slimy denizens of the woods, led a twilight hike Sunday evening through...
- Posted April 20, 2016
Local coaching legends selected for L-L League Hall of Fame
A few coaching icons had a bit of a reunion Thursday night, Feb. 11, as they were inducted into the Lancaster-Lebanon League Hall of Fame during halftime of the L-L finals’ game between the girls of...
- Posted February 18, 2016
Speedwell’s rebirth is a media darling, and a case study in legislative deal-making
It wasn’t exactly a media circus, but it was definitely a bit of a party Tuesday morning when the slow rebirth of Speedwell Forge Lake began. At about 11 a.m., a work crew from the Pennsylvania Fish...
- Posted February 3, 2016
Lititz auctioneer first runner-up in bid calling contest
Lititz native John Stauffer was born to be in the auction business. He grew up in it, and is now a key component of Stauffer Auctioneers, LLC. Is he any good at what he does? His fellow...
- Posted January 20, 2016
Versatek succeeds by treating everybody right
Every Thursday morning, Earl Furman walks through the many workshops at Versatek Enterprises, says “Hello” and “Thank you” as he hands each employee his or her paycheck, and schedules a time to meet with anyone who wants...
- Posted October 29, 2015
Flying high for fun — for now
Laws may curtail farm’s use of drone technology Kevin Rohrer is about as law-abiding a citizen as you’re ever likely to meet. He owns 140 acres of farmland between Manheim and Mount Joy and rents 200 more...
- Posted September 9, 2015
Meet Joe Jefferson
The charismatic announcer who calls the Rock Lititz races Joe Jefferson was THE standout performer at the 2015 Rock Lititz Bike Race and Block Party Sunday, and he didn’t have to pedal even once around the 0.8-mile,...
- Posted April 29, 2015
Eagle eyes keeping watch on Speedwell Forge dam work
A bald eagle was keeping an eye on a five-man crew working the ground at the Speedwell Forge dam site Tuesday. The crew had canceled work the day before because slush fell from the sky. The project’s...
- Posted February 4, 2015