- 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
Sixty volunteers help clean up downtown Lititz
Livy, short for Olivia, is a fifth grader at Lititz Elementary and the daughter of Mike and Jody Wetherhold. On Saturday, she joined her dad for the second year in a row to help with the annual...
- Posted April 26, 2017
A sure sign of spring: Muddy boots in Penryn
Twelve years ago, members of the Amish community surrounding Penryn approached members of the all-volunteer Penryn Fire Department. Their idea was to hold a fundraiser to benefit both the firefighters and the students in the local Amish...
- Posted March 22, 2017
Breakfast in Brickerville
Baron Stiegel Lions keep winter bellies warm four Sundays a year Four times a year, in November, January, February and March, a crew of volunteers spends a good part of a Saturday setting up the Brickerville Fire...
- Posted January 11, 2017
Rothsville’s Christmas tree heritage
Christmas tree farming is a very slow kind of agriculture. Plant a tree this coming spring and you’ll have to wait until 2025 before you have a nice, marketable eight-foot blue spruce, Douglas fir, Fraser fir, or...
- Posted December 21, 2016
Permanent pole for Akron’s New Year’s Eve shoe drop
It was cold and windy Friday morning, Dec. 14, as a small group of Akronites gathered to witness the installation of a permanent pole to hold the town’s most famous shoe as it makes its slow New...
- Posted December 21, 2016
Scouts help replenish local food bank in time for Thanksgiving
Last Saturday, if you live in the Warwick School District, chances are excellent that a local Boy or Girl Scout hung a plastic bag on your doorknob. It’s part of the national Scouting for Food drive, an...
- Posted November 16, 2016
Voters step back from machines for a speedier tally
It may seem like a step backward, but Lancaster County poll workers this year were gently encouraging voters to use paper ballots. The reason, said Randall O. Wenger, chief clerk to the Lancaster County Board of Elections,...
- Posted November 9, 2016
Eric Wolf: stirring the local political pot since 1984
You may remember, if you’re old enough, the presidential election of 1984. Where incumbent Republican Ronald Reagan and his running mate, George H. W. Bush, were slinging all kinds of mud and scandalous invective at the other...
- Posted October 19, 2016
Stevie the Wonder steer finds a home in Clay
Fair sale proceeds donated to disabled Lititz boy Stevie may be the world’s luckiest and most blessed steer. Born blind on a farm in Indiana, he was four months old in July of last year when a...
- Posted September 21, 2016
A bank storyteller
Lititz collector shares local memorabilia, and tales, at the Antiques and Collectibles show Lee Fry has been collecting Lititz memorabilia for almost all of his 81 years, and he had a stand at the annual Antiques and...
- Posted August 31, 2016