• Wilbur employee’s World War history to be preserved in the park

    A pair of heavy brass plaques, laden with Lititz history, found their way to Bruce McCullough after they were removed from their mountings as the Wilbur Chocolate factory as it was beginning its three-year transformation into The...

    • Posted September 18, 2019
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  • Clear skies, sensible temps greet 2nd Friday visitors

    The ridiculous, outrageous, over-the-top heat of late let up for a bit during the July 12 2nd Friday event in downtown Lititz. The shops and eateries were doing brisk business, and the biggest crowd of the season...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Rail Trail is formally dedicated

    A legitimate question 20 years ago could have asked northern Lancaster County citizens what was a better spending choice of their tax dollars A) Having their potholes fixed, or B) Repurposing a 7.2-mile stretch of abandoned railroad...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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  • Gone Fishing!

    Three-year-old Kelby Weaver hit an opening day fisherman’s jackpot Saturday when he was the first angler to haul in a string of five trout during the annual Kids’ Fishing Derby sponsored by the Lititz Sportsmen’s Association at...

    • Posted April 3, 2019
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  • WHS students set to say ‘Hello, Dolly!’

    There will be 40 Warwick High School student singers and dancers on stage for this weekend’s three performances of the famed Broadway musical “Hello, Dolly!” There will be another 60 people playing behind the scenes roles as...

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • Rail trail dedication set for April 24

    When a bridge over the Cocalico Creek was opened last month, the entire length of the Warwick to Ephrata rail trail (WERT) was finally available to pedestrians and bicyclists.The opening marked the culmination of a 15-year visionary...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Festive 2nd Friday fun

    A light drizzle with the thermometer in the 40s meant less-crowded sidewalks for downtown Lititz’s last 2nd Friday event for 2018, but there was still plenty of foot traffic through town. At a couple of stops–the Atlas...

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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  • Live! It’s Second Friday night!

    Friday night was dry. It was comfortably cool-ish. October’s 2nd Friday celebration in downtown Lititz saw the streets alive with shoppers, and storefront windows buzzing with people. There were a couple of musicians singing and strumming behind...

    • Posted October 17, 2018
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  • Perky pups pack ‘Paws in the Park’

      The muddy remains of recent rains were everywhere at Lititz Springs Park. But, about 200 visitors to the park recently didn’t mind at all, even though they — mostly — had four feet. The Paws in...

    • Posted October 17, 2018
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  • First Smucker-King debate in the books

    Civility ruled among a crowd of about 50 watching the live feed of 11th Congressional district candidates debate at Ephrata Public Library Exploratorium Monday. The event, between incumbent Republican Lloyd Smucker and Jess King, a Democrat newcomer,...

    • Posted October 10, 2018
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