• The Leib House dates back to 1810 and was built by Michael Groszman, a first generation Warwick Township settler and a veteran of the Revolutionary War. The house was built for his daughter, Mary, and her husband John Leib.
    Planning commission opposes Leib House demolition

    Their words were compelling. When the Lancaster County Planning Commission reviewed the potential plans by the expansion of Traditions of America development to demolish a 207-year-old historic farmhouse, it was unanimous. “The LCPC categorically opposes the unnecessary...

    • Posted March 23, 2017
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  • Photo by Laura Knowles Dave Kramer (left) and his granddaughter, Sara Hassona. Sara, a third grader at John R. Bonfield, will be playing the role of Ngana in Warwick High School’s production of “South Pacific” this weekend.
    Musical spans three generations of Lititz family

    When Dave Kramer heard that Warwick High School would be presenting “South Pacific” this March, he knew just who would be perfect for the role of Ngana. Ngana, by the way, is the young Polynesian daughter of...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • Vitaly Borisenko, a member of the Lititz Art Association, is supporting the Wolf Jam benefit concert with his painting of “Mika” the white wolf.
    Self-taught Russian artist adds some soul to Wolf Jam

    Artist Vitaly Borisenko has never met a wolf, but his striking portrait of a white wolf looks into the soul of the creature. “When I do an animal portrait, I try to capture the sparkle in their...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • Lititz Springs Pool, built in 1962, is in need of an upgrade. The Lititz recCenter is currently gauging municipal and public interest in supporting such an effort.
    Pooling resources

    $2 million upgrades for Lititz Springs Pool require municipal backing and community support Lititz Springs Pool, one of the area’s most popular recreation facilities, opened in 1962. Fifty-five years later, it’s time for some upgrades. That means...

    • Posted March 8, 2017
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  • Mama Tried, a local favorite, had everyone on the dance floor during the Lititz 200 Gala. Photo by Chad Harnish
    Getting down at the gala

    ‘Independence Remembrance 200’ series off to strong start It’s unlikely that the Moravian Brethren partied like this 200 years ago, grooving to the disco funk of Earth, Wind & Fire at the Rock Lititz entertainment complex. Pod...

    • Posted March 8, 2017
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  • Rendering of the Rock Lititz Hotel by Arc One Lititz Partners.
    Rock Lititz Hotel: Designed to soften the presence of neighboring studio

    The “big black box” in the middle of the Rock Lititz campus will soon be a little less “intrusive.” At the Feb. 15 meeting of the Warwick Township Supervisors, plans were presented for the new hotel that...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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  • (Left to right) Sarah Hummer, Jill Oehme of the Lititz Lioness Club, Melissa Landis, and Corina Hummer check out the new swing at Linear Park, which is the first installment of the inclusive Harmony Playground.
    Benevolent business: La Piazza owner donates $10,000 to Harmony Playground project

    Derek Hummer thought he was just dropping off brochures to promote the new inclusive children’s playground. He was caught off guard by what happened next. “I stopped by La Piazza to see if Giuseppe would put the...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Rough seas ahead

     School board braces for the drastic impacts of property tax reform The Warwick School Board got an early glimpse at the challenges facing the upcoming 2017-18 school district budget at its Feb. 7 meeting. The outlook was...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • David Brumbach (1948-1992) wanted to be remembered more as a good person than as a good artist.
    The art of being a good person: Remembering Lititz’s David Brumbach

    Paris has Claude Monet, Pittsburgh has Andy Warhol, and Lititz has David Brumbach. Although Brumbach spent much of his life in Lancaster, his friends and family recall the talented artist’s formative years growing up in Lititz. Twenty-five...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Marijuana plants grow at the Northwest Patient Resource Center medical marijuana dispensary, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, in Seattle. Washington state is on the verge of becoming the first in the nation to let adults over 21 buy taxed, inspected marijuana at state-licensed shops. Supporters of Initiative 502 say allowing recreational pot sales could make drug laws a little more reasonable, prevent thousands of arrests a year, and bring Washington hundreds of millions of dollars to help pay for schools, health care and basic government services. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
    Medical marijuana coming here? Supervisors vow to be objective

    When Pennsylvania approved a new medical marijuana program last April, it opened the door to dispensaries being located throughout the state. In the Southeast region, which includes Lancaster County, the program allows for 10 dispensaries. One is...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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