• Tales by moonlight: Two hundred embark on historical ghost tour

    It was a dark and kind of stormy night as people quietly followed lantern-carrying guides over the grounds of the Lititz Moravian Church Square during the 2017 Lititz Ghosts and Departed Spirits Tour Sunday evening. Close to...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Long-term friendships responsible for awesome wedding gift

    When Lititz resident Jesse Eshelman went to the Lititz Lions Car Cruise in mid-August, he had no idea he’d be bringing home a surprise wedding gift — a 1981 vintage Honda “Café Racer.” So much better than...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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  • Gerrymandering: The uphill battle for change

    By Marylouise Sholly The members of FairDistrictsPA know their quest to outlaw boundary manipulation for political advantage, a practice known as gerrymandering, will be a challenge. But they do have an important ally on their side &tstr;...

    • Posted October 18, 2017
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  • Big plans for 55 N. Water St.

    Retail shops and luxury apartments on the way Downtown isn’t the only hub in Lititz. A few blocks away at 55 N. Water St., where Appalachian Brewing Company is already a destination and Beers + Hoffman architects...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • Interview with Michael Gleiberman
    Michael Gleiberman, surviving the Holocaust

    Making it through each day of misery, surviving five years of hardship and deprivation in Siberia, wasn’t even the worst part of World War II for Lancaster resident Michael Gleiberman. The horror, for Gleiberman, was discovering that...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • Landis Valley gunsmith builds long rifle for museum’s auction

    Craftsman Dennis Griffith enjoys starting from scratch and finishing, literally, at “lock, stock, and barrel,” since the Lancaster County native is a master gunsmith. Griffith, a retired truck driver, has been pursuing his passion by building Colonial-style...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Leslie Penkunas and Benedict Sahd, Republican Committee and Warwick School Board members, spoke with queued voters during the chilly morning hours on Nov. 8.
    For many, this election was a matter of trust

    Trust issues seemed to be on the minds of many local voters who flocked to polls in record numbers Tuesday. Paul and Jeanne Snader of Lincoln Avenue in Lititz cast their votes at St. Luke’s United Church...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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  • Memoir revisits terrifying world of early 20th century Russia

    Lititz teacher Sherry Ostroff has lived a normal, quiet, American life. A Philadelphia native, Ostroff became a teacher and taught in the Lancaster School District for many years, as well as private schools, and Lancaster Community College....

    • Posted October 3, 2016
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  • Watching Rio brought back fond memories for Lititz’s 1976 Olympian

    The year of Jenner, Leonard, and Jonik America’s bicentennial was much more than a patriotic milestone for Lititz’s Marie Jonik Myers. It was magical. In 1976, 40 years ago, Myers, originally from Havertown, was an alternate for...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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