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    Shooter named in road rage incident

    While police have not identified the two men involved in Wednesday’s road rage shooting, the Record Express has learned through reliable sources that the gun was fired by Jim Mellinger, a 74-year-old Lititz area resident. Darrel Smith,...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • Charlie Hample (LNP photo)
    Six vie for five school board spots on Republican ballot

    The Republican school board race will be the focus of next month’s primary election, as a cross-filing Democrat could bump a Republican from the general election ballot in November. Charlie Hample, who ran for the state legislature...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • SPCA officer Jason Martinez removes carries  from a Rothsville property after a raid seized 19 dogs. (photo courtesy of SPCA)
     Habitual dog hoarding in Rothsville

    Dog law officers responded last week for the third time to a property owned by serial dog hoarder Barbara E. Dienner. The Pennsylvania SPCA’s action in seizing 19 dogs March 27 from Dienner’s property on the 800...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • The Lititz VFW reopened Feb. 28 after a three month shutdown imposed by the state VFW. (photo by Pat Burns)
    VFW marches on

    New officers look to get local post back on track Lititz Springs Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1463 is open. An internal three-month investigation and audit turned up no wrong-doing, post officials said Monday. The post received...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • Yarra Wilson, director of human resources for Clair Global, was shot twice by  her husband Avery Wilson, who worked as an assistant principal  at Solanco High School.
    Shooter named in murder-suicide

    Yarra Wilson had worked as director of human resources for Clair Global in Lititz since October 2011. But Mrs. Wilson’s life ended on Feb. 28 along with Avery Wilson, her husband, who worked as an assistant principal...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • 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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