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    A purr-sonal problem

    Rescuing a cat from a tree is harder than you think Smokey, a large gray 18-month-old house cat, escaped his home at 219 N. Locust St. Sept. 30 and wound up having quite an adventure. “He could...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • The cows have come home, to Manheim! The 61st farm show opens Oct. 6. (Lancaster Newspapers file photo)
    Manheim Farm Show is all about the kids

    A farm show with free admission and parking, delicious local food, plenty of safe activities for the kids, and no annoying carnival games in a family-friendly environment — it’s been a recipe for success for Manheim’s Community Farm...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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    Concert will benefit Alzheimer’s Association

    “No matter how lost you are, music can bring you home.” There seems to be no consensus as to who is responsible for the above quote, but there are those who view it as gospel. Among them...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • “Lollipop Cop,” officer Ronald Sandhaus, visited Lititz Elementary School and handed out lollipops. He is shown with Christa Carvell (left) and Kerry Lodish in this 1980 photograph.
    Lititz says goodbye to ‘Lollipop Cop’

    Officer Sandhaus, 25-year police veteran, dies “Your policeman is always your friend.” It was this credo that Ron Sandhaus lived by. Whether speaking to a group of elementary kids about the importance of having a flashlight with...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Sugar Whipped Bakery, pictured here at the Lititz Farmers Market, is selling treats and another 
woman is going to participate in a triathalon in order to raise funds to benefit Sara Martin, who is 
suffering from stage 4 brain cancer. (Photo by Stephen Seeber)
    Sweet treats and Ironman feats will benefit cancer victim

    Sugar Whipped Bakery, Lancaster, who sell unique sweet treats at Lititz Farmers Market and from their distinctive food truck, are for a limited time creating their sought after desserts for a cause. Sara Martin, a long-time school...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Ava and Titus Layton enjoyed breakfast on the patio at Dosie Dough with their dad, then paused to try out the new outdoor piano. Neither sibling has taken formal lessons, but Ava gave the theme from “Jaws” a shot. (Photo by Stephen Seeber)
    Outdoor piano program could be instrumental for Lititz

    People walking past Dosie Dough on Broad Street last Thursday were pleasantly surprised to see a brightly-painted piano sitting in the outdoor patio area of the popular coffee consortium. The upright piano with a pretzel motif, was...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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    Air Nat’l Guard Band rocks the band shell

    The 41-member Air National Guard Band of the Northeast performed a free concert in Lititz Springs Park last Saturday afternoon. The band was treated to a picnic lunch by the Lititz VFW and American Legion. They had...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • The Districts (left to right) Rob Grote, guitar, vocals; Mark Larson, guitar; Connor Jacobus, bass; and Braden Lawrence, percussion, recently had their van and equipment stolen while touring in the Midwest. (Photo courtesy of sos-music.co.uk)
    The Districts’ van, equipment stolen

    The Districts, the band of Warwick grads who recently toured the Midwest, are enjoying the success that came from their spring tour of the U.K. Sadly, on June 7, the band suffered a devastating blow. Their van,...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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    Lititz is going to the dogs

    Writing duo publishes third children’s book with canine characters According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, 32.6 percent of children in grades K-6 are currently reported as being overweight or obese. A mother-daughter writing team who have...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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    From Lititz to the Lone Star State

    Lititz author publishes first novel This Mother’s Day, author Duncan Alderson has an extra reason to be thankful for his mother. He was so inspired by photos of her in full flapper regalia that it moved him...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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