• The new Wilbur Chocolate retail store and museum will be open for business in time for Chocolate Walk, Oct. 8.
    New Wilbur store to open in time for Chocolate Walk

    Officials say the new Wilbur Chocolate retail store and museum will be ready to open on schedule Oct. 8 in time for the annual Lititz Chocolate Walk. Wilbur Chocolate owner, Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate, targeted the date...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • Owner Erik Wolfe is ready to follow his dream and open a whiskey distillery in his hometown of Lititz. Photo by Dan Marschka
    Whiskey distiller barrels forward

    Opening in November, Stoll & Wolfe will produce rye whiskey, apple brandy and bourbon at 35 N. Cedar St. New PLCB rules allow the distillery to offer Pennsylvania-produced craft beer and wine Though the path has changed...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • The “Link Crew” team greeted 350 incoming Warwick High School freshmen on Aug. 30. The seniors participating in a hands-on orientation were the first to experience the tradition when they were freshmen four years ago.
    ‘Warriorientation’

    Rocking music pumped the gym as fine arts teacher Nate Nixdorf ran his go-pro through two lines of high-fiving students as they prepared for their new classmates. The “Link Crew” team greeted 350 incoming Warwick High School...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • New Warwick High School Principal Kristy Szobocsan believes “technology is a tool, it is not the end all, be all” in educating students.
    Meet the new boss: Warwick High School’s principal

    You could say Kristy Szobocsan knows what she wants and gets the most out of her students. The new Warwick High School principal formerly served as assistant principal at the school and previously served middle school director...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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    Stray finds home

      Stray Production Services is one of the first local vendors to sign lease at Rock Lititz $100 million campus By Patrick Burns An only slightly cryptic video released Monday on Stray Production Services’ Facebook page showed...

    • Posted August 26, 2016
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  • Chatauqua Drive gets pretty busy during the Mount Gretna
Outdoor Art Show.
    Anti-terror trucks keep craft show safe and secure

    Security tightened at Lititz Craft Show By Patrick Burns Just last month, following the deadly terrorist attack in France, Lititz Police Chief Kerry Nye noted the challenges of protecting the public at large gatherings. “Not really a...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • 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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