• Braidy Weiler pays the price for skipping his fantasy football draft. He was a popular attraction on North Broad Street Sat - urday afternoon. Of course, the Record Express opted to do a slight edit to the sign for publication
    This Braidy didn’t get to the Super Bowl

      Everybody seemed to be enjoying Braidy Weiler’s public humiliation Saturday afternoon … even Braidy. As a punishment for finishing in last place in his fantasy football league, he had stand along a busy North Broad Street...

    • Posted January 26, 2017
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  • Kelly Withum, executive director of Venture Lititz since 2007, will resign from her position Feb. 5.
    Withum resigns from Venture Lititz post

    Decreased funding forces decision Kelly Withum, who has served as the executive director of Venture Lititz for the past decade, will resign her post Feb. 8. She confirmed that decreased funding, which led to a drastic reduction...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Fourth of July celebrations in Lititz Springs Park date back to 1818, making the local tradition the second oldest in the nation behind Bristol, Rhode Island. Perhaps these park loungers from yesteryear are reminiscing about the homemade fireworks from the summer of '18.
    Party like it’s 1818!

    Memories of summer days in the park may seem frozen in time while we bundle up against the chill of January, but the warm embrace of Lititz’s Fourth of July is closer than you think. This year’s...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • Walter C. Popejoy
    Walt Popejoy, owned Benner’s Pharmacy, dies

    Walter C. Popejoy, better known as “Walt,” the man who owned and operated Benner’s Pharmacy at 40 E. Main St. for nearly 30 years, died at home Monday in the company of his family. He was 72....

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Ron Reedy, pictured with his wife Brenda, was the grand marshal in the 2007 Fourth of July parade.
    Lititz legend: Mourning the loss of Ron Reedy

    “Lititz is the finest community in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.” This was the proud sentiment that occupied the mind of Ron Reedy when he was chauffeured through the streets of his hometown as grand marshal of the...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
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  • Photo courtesy of Mary Lynn Lavender Mary Lynn Lavender of Lititz delivered the invocation at Donald Trump's presidential rally on Saturday.
    Lititz woman delivers invocation at Trump rally

    He’s tall and gregarious. He was wearing a pink tie in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And he wasn’t orange. Those were some of the initial impressions Lititz resident Mary Lynn Lavender had of Republican presidential...

    • Posted October 5, 2016
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  • Photo by Mike Shull. Volleys of rifle fire from guns representing many eras in American history served as a final tribute to those who gave their lives for our country.
    Memorable Morning March

    Residents lined Broad and Main streets, cheering for and waving to local veterans as they marched toward the cemetery. Young Scouts, both boys and girls, carried flowers to decorate the graves, instilling respect for the meaning of...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Jeff Bragg (left) and Matt Wenger perform on East Main Street during a Second Friday last summer. Wenger, and possibly Bragg, will be performing at Taste of Lititz Friday, June 3. Photo by Stephen Seeber
    Local folk: Familiar faces make Taste a treat

    Excitement is building for Taste of Lititz. The downtown celebration of local food, art, and music is a mere two weeks away. Among the local musicians performing June 3 is Matt Wenger. He’s been a familiar face...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Beach trip: Tickets for Lititz’s Fourth of July celebration go on sale Friday

    Everyone loves a beach trip, right? This summer, Lititz residents won’t have to travel too far for a classic boardwalk experience. It’s the theme for this year’s Independence Day celebration in Lititz Springs Park. The Fourth has...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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  • Chief William Seace (left) and Det. Sgt. John Schofield at the chief's retirement party, held at the General Sutter Inn March 24. (Photos by Stan Hall)
    Hail to the chief: Seace retires from Lititz police

    Chief William R. Seace will sit at his desk in the Lititz Police Department for the final time this Friday, and thus the curtain falls on a storied 37-year career in local law enforcement. Friends, family and...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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