• Mike Brubaker at the Rock Lititz opening in September was chairman of the Senate finance committee. Brubaker last month was hired as CEO with the new firm Blackford Ventures LLC.
    Some things will never be the same

    A look back at 2014 The year 2014 is in the books and is never coming back. Similar to that end, Lititz area residents will notice a few other constants lost going into the new year: Mike...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • JoBoy’s brewmaster “Tug” McGall serves up a couple of craft beers made at the former Historic Rudy's Hall on Main Street.
    Business dominates top 2014 story list

    Susquehanna Bank sale likely to repeat as a top 2015 event We hope our readers found the 2014 Lititz Record Express to be captivating and compelling; cheerful, though unavoidably cheerless; delightful but sometimes irritating; calming yet provoking....

    • Posted December 30, 2014
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  • Post Vice-Commander Dustin Bailey said social members and smoking have been allowed at VFW Post 1463 since the club's inception in the 1930s. (photo by Patrick Burns)
    Smoke gets ‘ayes’

    Even non-smokers vote to lift smoking ban at VFW Post 1463 While a resolve to lift a short-lived smoking ban at Lititz Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1463 didn’t please everyone, the vote among eligible voting members...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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    Where there’s smoke …

    VFW officer resigns after reversal of smoking ban First you could. Then you couldn’t. Now you can again. The members of Lititz Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1463 voted to lift a ban on smoking inside the...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Signs of hope outside the Elizabeth Twp. municipal building Tuesday morning. This is the polling location for all residents of that township. As expected, Republican candidates won all races here. (photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Corbett wins…here anyway

    Sensing voter backlash on Gov. Tom Corbett, local Democratic candidates thought the time was right to eye available state House and Senate seats and possibly even derail Congressman Joe Pitts’ bid to return to Washington as a...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Andrea Shirk, Rock Lititz General Manager, told an overflowing audience on Oct. 15 that low-frequency vibration emanating into nearby residences has forced the temporary closure of the spanking-new $7 million Rock Lititz Studio. (photo by Pat Burns)
    Rock Lititz discord

    The honeymoon between Rock Lititz and its neighbors was short. It was definitely not sweet. Rock Lititz will remain closed until it figures how to prevent low-frequency vibrations that triggered about 50 police resident complaints during the...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • The Rock Lititz Tour will return to town next April.
    The bikes are back

    Rock Lititz Tour will return in 2015 as a weekend event The organizer of the Rock Lititz Tour bike race is ready to resume the event next spring. Organizer Rich Ruoff, who put together 13 races a...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Bon Jovi is one of the many super star acts that rely on Lititz entertainment titans TAIT and Clair Global, which have launched Rock Lititz.
    New hotel to follow Rock Lititz campus?

    • The 52,000-square-foot Rock Lititz Studio is scheduled to open Sept. 20. • Will U2, Madonna be first to test drive the arena-sized rehearsal facilities? • Where will rock stars stay? Rock Lititz next month will unveil...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • Gary Schreckengost
    From Fallujah to Harrisburg

    Schreck, local Democrats gear up for November Local Democratic candidates running in the November election converged last week at the Eicher Arts Center in Ephrata. The event was officially a fundraiser for Bryan Sanguinito who is running...

    • Posted August 12, 2014
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  • Scripps National Spelling Bee contestant Hannah Citsay (left) and her mother Mary (father Bruce missing) at St. Anne’s Catholic School in Lancaster  on Tuesday.
    Spelling success

    Eight questions with eighth-grade Lititz resident Hannah Citsay who went to her second Scripps National Spelling Bee last week The word(s) is Hannah Citsay, can you use it in a sentence? “Hannah Citsay is graduating in two...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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