• These German students, enjoying a day in Lititz Springs Park with their hosts, are wrapping up their visit here this week. The exchange between Warwick High School and König-Karlmann Gymnasium in Altötting started in 1989. (Left to right) Laura Merwald, Alexis Sheely, Theresa Schwarz, Tamina Hantschmann, Lauren Sabol, and Abbi Clauser. Photo by Laura Knowles
    PA Germans: Warwick-Altötting exchange going strong since 1989

    Lauren Sabol and Theresa Schwarz are sisters. Not blood sisters, but two girls with a special bond. Sabol is a Warwick High School junior who spent three weeks in Altötting, Germany, last summer. She lived with the...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Scholastic Writing Award winner Gabriel Crouch has been offered a poetry scholarship by the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Ten years ago he was a 7-year-old cancer patient receiving chemotherapy treatments in Hershey.
    The soul of a young writer

    Cancer survivor will join classmates at Friday’s Mini-THON Gabriel Crouch is a writer who can climb into the souls of those he writes about, whether it is an aging widower who mourns the loss of his beloved...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • The 1810 Leib house has been saved from possible demolition. Reid and Whit Buckwalter will move the house, built by a first-generation Warwick Township settler, to their nearby property.The 1810 Leib house has been saved from possible demolition. Reid and Whit Buckwalter will move the house, built by a first-generation Warwick Township settler, to their nearby property.
    Great move: Buckwalters step in to save Leib house; will relocate historic home

    The historic 1810 Leib house in Warwick Township will be moving. But not far. Thanks to a father and son, the 207-year-old brick farmhouse that once faced possible demolition is getting a second chance with a life-saving...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • Zach and Megan Butt with Matthew and new baby Caleb, who was born in a Warwick ambulance on Route 501 last week.
    Special delivery: Caleb Butt makes Warwick Ambulance history

    Caleb Butt was born on March 29 at the intersection of Route 501 and Lexington Road, just north of Lititz. If you’re wondering what hospital that might be, there is no hospital there. Caleb was born in...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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    November groundbreaking targeted for Veterans Honor Park

    When organizers planned for the Veterans Honor Park of Lancaster County several years ago, they decided they needed to raise at least $300,000 to get started. With a generous donation from the Lititz American Legion Post 56...

    • Posted March 31, 2017
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  • 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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