• ‘Never sit still’

    Ruth Steffy Spahr shares the secret to turning 100 She was born six months after World War I ended and was alive for every other major war in the 20th century. She was around for 30 years...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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  • Warwick students shine at science fair

    After more than 50 hours and a lot of math, Trey Watts learned two important lessons. The first was the critical life lesson to avoid procrastination. The second was a scientific lesson, realizing that slime molds are...

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • As one of his lineman flattens a Governor Mifflin pass rusher, Manheim Central QB Evan Simon unleashes a pass in the Barons’ 51-14 win last Friday in the District Three 5A playoff quarterfinals. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Barons click in 51-14 rout of Governor Mifflin

    MC punches ticket to District semi-finals A visitor interrupted Evan Simon’s conversation with his grandfather to congratulate him on his team’s win in the District Three 5A playoff quarterfinals last Friday night. “We are rolling,” Manheim Central’s...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • Manheim Central freshman Hannah Adair (3) tries to get around an ELCO defender in last Saturday’s L-L League playoff quarterfinals. Photo by Alan Johnson
    CV edges Central in L-L semi-finals

    Kelli Kreider called it a game of inches. Unfortunately, for Kreider and her Lady Baron teammates the ball rolled inches away from her out-stretched hand and into the netting with 7:42 remaining in the second overtime and...

    • Posted October 19, 2018
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  • All fired up

    It took a woman for Kevin Michael to build a kick-butt hot rod. Or maybe the car helped him forget the woman. Going through a bad divorce in 2011-12, Michael poured himself into rebuilding a 1940 Ford...

    • Posted August 8, 2018
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  • Father O’Blaney: A gem at St. James

    From the slopes in Vermont, to the race track in New York and the streets of Brazil, Father James O’Blaney has traveled the world impacting lives while acquiring many skills and talents. “I would say it has...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Falcons hold off Warwick in District quarterfinals

    There was no hesitation, no pause to reflect. David Machamer summed up why his team beat Warwick in one word: emotion. “My kids did not lose the emotion,” said Machamer, Lower Dauphin’s boys’ volleyball coach, whose team...

    • Posted May 23, 2018
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  • Manheim Central’s Ben Burkhart (2) looks to push the ball past Warwick blockers Jake Lobb (left) and Noah Miller (24) in Monday’s L-L League playoff semi-fianls. Photo by Alan Johnson
    Barons advance to L-L finals by holding off pesky Warriors

    Ben Burkhart plays volleyball as if he’s an old school point guard on the basketball court, nothing flashy, just steady play — sort of the Maurice Cheeks of volleyball. The Manheim Central setter effortlessly puts his teammates...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • Warwick’s Justin Minnich (27) navigates through the midfield while being chased by a pair of Hempfield defenders in Tuesday’s game. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Quick start boosts Knights past Warwick in L-L semi-finals

    For once, Warwick senior Luke Hirtzel would like to see his team play a full four quarters against Hempfield. After all, when he and his Warrior teammates faced the Black Knights April 25, they jumped out to...

    • Posted May 9, 2018
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  • Defense leads Lions in State playoff win

    Bob Kauffman, Linden Hall girls’ basketball coach, said defense travels well. Saturday the ‘D’ didn’t have to go far, as the Lions played in the first round of the PIAA Class A tournament at neighboring Warwick High...

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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