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    There’s no place like Lititz for the holidays

    The stars are up on the downtown lamp posts. Thanksgiving meals will soon be eaten. Shops are already hauling out the holly. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Over the next few weeks, Lititz will...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • The Christmas tree in historic Market Square will be lit during a
ceremony on Dec. 5 at 5 p.m
    Have a holly, jolly Manheim Christmas

    Manheim rings in the holiday season Dec. 4 through 6 with a cornucopia of activities for all ages, ranging from a Holiday Tour of Homes to a hometown Christmas tree lighting on historic Market Square.   Homemade...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • The Districts (standing, left to right) Connor Jacobus, Rob Grote, Pat Cassidy and Braden Lawrence,
pose with their friend and merchandise manager, Alex Beebee (masked), backstage at Milwaukee’s
Turner Hall Ballroom. (Photo by Geon Tillinghast)
    Districts will wrap up U.S. tour in Philly

      The Districts have had a busy autumn touring the United States The lads from Lititz have been everywhere from Cambridge to Portland — with plenty of stops in between. The group will be concluding its stint in...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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  • Bill Spacht addresses those gathered as his wife Ruth looks on.
Behind them are Spacht-Snyder Family Funeral Home owners
Charles F. “Chad” Snyder II (back, left) and his father Charles F.
“Chip” Snyder Jr. (All photos by Preston Whitcraft)
    Spachts honored for years of service

    Flagpole, bench dedicated by Snyder family On Sept. 25, members of the community gathered to honor Bill and Ruth Spacht, long-time proprietors of the Spacht Funeral Home. Started in 1919 by Ralph and Margarete Spacht, the Spacht...

    • Posted October 8, 2015
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  • Dylan Reitz grins backstage as he watches The Monkees perform at the American Music Theatre.
    Monkees Go Bananas for Lititz Boy’s Video

    Not many people can say they’ve been onstage with the Monkees, but eight-year-old Dylan Reitz is one of them. Dylan is the son of Lisa and Rick Reitz, of Lititz. Dylan enjoyed fame a few months back...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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    ‘The Odd Couple’ turns 50

    It’s a plot device as old as the written word: put two diametrically opposed characters together in a controlled environment and watch how things play out. The formula proved to be a winner for playwright Neil Simon....

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    ‘Lititz Remembers’ this Memorial Day

    On May 25, Lititz will honor those who served in the armed forces with a time-honored traditional parade and ceremonies, as well as two exciting new events — a “Lititz Remembers” encampment in Lititz Springs Park, and a...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    A hot time in a cool town

    Fire & Ice Festival turns 10 With Fire & Ice weekend swiftly approaching, organizer Dawn Rissmiller says things are happening so quickly that the website, lititzfireandicefestival.com, is updated several times a day and she can barely keep...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Sarah Baker
    Fundraiser will benefit Warwick grad

    Sarah Baker, Rothsville, a 2009 graduate of Warwick High School recently experienced a painful setback. Baker, who was a popular bartender at Piero’s Italian Restaurant, Akron, was returning from a vacation to Florida on I-95 with friends...

    • Posted December 30, 2014
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  • Merry Lititz Christmas takes over downtown Lititz this Saturday. See pages A4-5 in this week's Lititz Record Express for more details! On newsstands now!
    Last Christmas

    ‘Merry Lititz Christmas’ will be under new management in 2015 Kathy Blankenbiller has poured her heart into organizing the “Have Yourself a Merry Lititz Christmas” since its inception six years ago. She credits the overwhelming success of...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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