• Dismal weather no deterrent to Second Friday shoppers

      Light rain and early nightfall didn’t seem to free up any parking spaces in downtown Lititz for the monthly Second Friday event. Judging from the cars, people were in town, but more of them were indoors...

    • Posted October 18, 2017
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  • Lititz Farmers Market closes on a high note

      The high note — we’re guessing B natural above middle C (but then we’re kind of tone impaired) — was provided by Mak Azubike, a full-time singer-songwriter-guitarist who likes to float delightfully around in his upper...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Perfect weather for a Porchwalk

      A delightful fall day greeted visitors to the 19th annual Artisans’ Porchwalk Sept. 29-30 in Lititz. There were 40 artisans displaying and selling their handiwork. The objects of their hands and their minds’ eyes ranged from...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Gate House conversations

    Powerful stories from men in recovery (Part 2 in a series) Gate House in Lititz is a halfway house for men who are working to recover from drug and/or alcohol addiction. They come to the 649 E....

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • A helping paw for pooches in peril

    For dog lovers, Lititz Springs Park on Saturday afternoon provided plenty of opportunities to love. It was the second annual Paws in the Park dog festival, sponsored by St. Leo’s Helping Paws, Inc., a non-profit and all-volunteer...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • Craft beer partiers pack Main Street on a hot afternoon

    A thirst-inducing sun had about 3,000 people wandering East Main Street in Lititz Sunday afternoon, but only 2,000 of them had wrist bands and five-ounce commemorative glasses for the fourth annual Ambucs Craft Beer Fest. The sunny...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • Gate House fights drug abuse stigma

    Jodi Holland and Scott Althouse are recovering addicts. They don’t use drugs or alcohol now, but they did in the past. They used to the extent that their disease — the disease of addiction — threatened to...

    • Posted September 20, 2017
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  • Linden Hall’s history with horses: Then, now and always

    Horses for student riders cantered onto the Linden Hall campus in 1925 and they have been part of the school’s culture now for nearly a century. Dr. W. F. Stengel was headmaster at the time, and from...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Food Truck Frenzy!

    Event attracts 2,000 to Lititz Springs Park There were about 2,000 people at the first ever Food Truck Frenzy last Friday night at Lititz Springs Park, according to Ronnie Ramone. To this reporter it seemed like all...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Flying not-so-high over Lancaster

    Last Thursday afternoon I and nine other members of the media took to the Lancaster sky for a 12-minute, 1,000-foot-high flight over Lancaster in an airplane that is older than I am. And I’m pretty old. The...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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