• The 9th annual Susquehanna Smash volleyball tournament attracted 950 teams, including players from as far away as California to this year’s event at the PA Classics Soccer Park. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Susquehanna Smash is a hit

    Ninth annual event hosts 950 volleyball teams, more than 1,000 expected in 2018 Three cloudless, sunny days of low humidity greeted hundreds of players, friends, parents, coaches and volunteers at PA Classics Soccer Park last weekend. The...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • A new vision for downtown Lititz

    Borough council will vote on zoning changes next week A decade ago, Lititz officials wrestled over an escalating parking shortage while crafting the borough’s downtown municipal plan. But that’s not necessarily the case today, said Elijah Yearick,...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • Still the same

    With its custom-made still in place, Stoll & Wolfe prepares to craft old-fashioned Lititz rye whiskey, bourbon, apple brandy, and more. The Stoll & Wolfe Whiskey Distillery and Tasting Bar will take a huge step closer to...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Main attraction: Ketchums to unveil renovated Ephrata theater Thursday

    Penn and Amiee Ketchum of Lititz hit the ground running after acquiring the Ephrata Main Theatre June 4. Enter the “New Main,” where workers immediately performed job one — installing 90 new high-back leather “rockers” in each...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • Fireworks will return to park in 2018

    Safety codes require 70 feet of clearance per inch of shell. The Lititz July 4th fireworks show uses shells up to six inches requiring 420 feet of clearance from an active roadway, an occupied building or any...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • Residents react to downtown redevelopment plans

    As expected, the Record Express’ exclusive on plans to repackage the former Wilbur Chocolate plant created quite a stir among local residents last week. The report on the newspaper’s Facebook page drew incredible interest with a reach...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • Little Leaguers run onto the field during opening ceremonies Friday in Lititz.
    Where will Little League play next year?

    Warwick Little League President Spencer Todd warned parents and players that this year’s opening day would likely be the last at the baseball diamonds of the former Wilbur Chocolate manufacturing plant. He was right. It’s been confirmed...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • Anne Pyle, a Democrat who also cross-registered, fell less than 100 votes shy of earning a spot on the Republican ballot in November.
    No local surprises in Tuesday’s primary election

    Low voter turnout on a sunny, warm Tuesday was running at about 7 percent in the afternoon as only 121 voters had cast primary ballots at the typically busy Lancaster Evangelical Free Church on Pierson Road. With...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • Rep. Lloyd Smucker said he continues to promote the traditional conservative values which appeal to his large GOP base. The first-term Congressman stresses a core agenda based on tax reform, health care system changes, and regulatory relief.
    Lloyd Smucker discusses his role in leading the 16th Congressional District

    Rep. Lloyd Smucker says he hit the ground running when he took over the 16th Congressional District seat from Joe Pitts in January. The Record Express had an opportunity to sit down with Smucker during his Easter...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • Field set for Tuesday’s primary election

    It may be hard to believe that it’s been six months since our last election as public discussion still rages about the historic November race. Certainly, this Tuesday’s primary lacks the mass appeal of the presidential election...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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