• Wilbur Chocolate became the talk of the town, again, when it was announced that its retail store and museum would be relocating from the west side of North Broad Street to the former Freeze & Frizz building, directly across the street from its current location. The news also heightened speculation that the sale of the former factory building (pictured above) will be announced soon.
    Waiting on Wilbur

    Retail store moving across the street; sale of former factory expected soon While nothing’s been announced publicly, it appears a buyer is ready to soon take ownership of the former Wilbur Chocolate manufacturing plant on North Broad...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Three friends from Lititz (left to right) Jordan Bissonnette, Bailey Carr, and Will Bufis played the Pokemon Go game on Monday and Tuesday.
    ‘Pokemon Go’ captivates Lititz

    Ok, most everyone has heard by now of the “Pokémon Go” smartphone game where users hunt Bulbasaurs, Snorlaxs, and other hard to pronounce virtual creatures. The game, inspired by scavenger hunting geo cachers, is this summer’s viral...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • Dan Zimmerman, Warwick Township Manager and WTWA assistant secretary, admitted the WTMA in 2010 reused several sample sites, including tests of his own home and the homes of others associated with the township, “due to not having enough reserve sample sites. Photo by Patrick Burns
    DEP says Warwick Twp. violated testing regs, but tap water is fine

    Warwick Township officials found themselves in hot water Tuesday while discussing errors in copper-lead testing procedures submitted to the state in 2010 and 2013. The Warwick Township Municipal Authority received a notice of violation letter dated March...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • First-time voter Aaron Brenner (right) gets instruction from Brad Bergman of the Warwick Democratic Committee Tuesday. Brenner, one on many new voters identified at the polls Tuesday, favored Bernie Sanders.
    Young voters hit the polls — Trump and Sanders win in Lititz

    Aaron Brenner had never been to a polling station before Tuesday evening. “It was a pretty painless experience,” he said as he left the Lititz Public Library following a presumed vote cast for Bernie Sanders. Brenner, 18,...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • REEDY
n Republican running in 37th Legislative District.
n Business development manager at Xerox.
    Reedy is Ready

    If you’re old enough to appreciate the original “uncola” 7-Up commercials, you might appreciate Tim Reedy of Brickerville. Like those ads, which remind viewers 7-Up is not a typical soft drink, Reedy’s message too is a lot...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Mindy Fee
    Fee for All

    Mindy Fee feels comfortable as the incumbent running for her third term as Pennsylvania House Representative for the 37th District. She believes her record in office, especially during the nearly year-long budget impasse, follows the wishes, principles,...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Tim Reedy, GOP candidate seeking Mindy Fee’s District 37 PA House of Representatives seat
    Tim Reedy is Ready

     Reedy says he’s anything but a status-quo Republican. by  Patrick Burns If you’re old enough to appreciate the original “uncola” 7-Up commercials, you might appreciate Tim Reedy of Brickerville. Like those ads, which remind viewers 7-Up is...

    • Posted April 17, 2016
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  • Photo by Philip Gruber. Karoline Kent, former president of Pennsylvania 4-H, speaks about the importance of the program.
    ‘AG’ gravation: 4-H & the PA Budget

      What can you do when your state government threatens to ignore 90,000 4-H students? It was a no-brainer for Karoline Kent, of Lititz, who traveled Tuesday to Harrisburg to explain to state lawmakers what a mistake...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • The Wilbur factory on North Broad Street seems a bit nondescript without its 125th anniversary banners, which were taken down two weeks ago. Prospective buyers started touring the facility this week.
    What will become of the chocolate factory?

    Experts say it won’t be a manufacturing facility A buyer for the former Wilbur Chocolate manufacturing plant in downtown Lititz is expected to be named on or before April 15. Cargill Inc., which purchased Wilbur for $51...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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  • Wilbur Map One baseball field
    CBRE named to handle Wilbur building sale

    REDEVELOPMENT IDEAS FOR WILBUR BUILDING INCLUDE multifamily, condo, retail, office, senior living, hotel, AND MORE. Cargill has hired the local CBRE Inc. office as exclusive advisor, offer for sale the Wilbur Chocolate Factory. Wilbur operated this multi-level...

    • Posted February 25, 2016
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