• Robert Derck
    Lititz loses a legend

    He helped design some of Lititz’s most cherished landmarks as we see them today. He was a business and civic leader, actively involved in the Ambucs, Warwick Ambulance, Lititz Historical Foundation, Linden Hall, the Lititz Moravian Church,...

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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    Was the Blizzard of 2016 a Lititz (R)ecord?

    Road crews in Lititz and neighboring townships have worked around the clock since last weekend’s storm dumped 20-plus inches of snow which winds whipped into drifts as high as five feet in isolated spots. Snow from Winter...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • Ready the snowblower, the big storm is coming! Or is it? Local forecasts, as of our Wednesday morning press time, range from a few inches to a few feet.
    With Uncertain Snow Forecast, Lititz Prepares for the Worst

    Talk of the approaching storm has been building throughout the week, and while no one knows for sure whether Lititz is in for three inches or three feet, memories of the Blizzard of ‘96 and the 22...

    • Posted January 20, 2016
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    Fill ‘er up! Speedwell Lake is on the Rise

    Local anglers and boaters will have a happy new year if all goes as planned at Speedwell Lake. The long-awaited refilling of the recreational attraction north of Lititz will begin soon, and should ready for use by...

    • Posted January 7, 2016
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  • Volunteer firefighters are on the scene during the investigation of a two-alarm fire at a Lititz apartment building Monday night.
    Inferno under investigation: Apartment destroyed, but firefighters save building

    UPDATE: Investigators announced Tuesday afternoon that the cause of Monday night’s fire was ‘improperly disposed of smoking materials.’ A crew of alert carpet installers and the quick response of volunteer firefighters may have saved an apartment building...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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    Star Wars: Movie History at Penn Cinema

    “If I were going to write the headline for this story, it would say ‘Please Carpool!’” That’s the message , is trying to get across to the thousands of Star Wars fans expected at opening night. “Star...

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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  • TV star Alton Brown spent some time chatting with Wilbur employee Kathy Blankenbiller during Brown’s visit to the Broad Street can - dy store last week. Blankenbiller described Brown as “down-to-earth” and “very nice."
    Best Buds!

    Alton Brown visits Wilbur, Ozzy Osbourne spotted at Hershey Kathy Blankenbiller’s work day at the chocolate factory was made a little sweeter when one of her favorite TV personalities stopped by for an unannounced visit last Friday....

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • The Reedys — (clockwise, from left) Andrew, Tim, Tina, Hannah, Gabrielle, and Grace — are ready.
    Reedy is ready for change

    Local man running for 37th District seat You’ve probably seen him on the sidelines of high school football games, reporting for Blue Ridge Cable TV. Or maybe you’ve enjoyed a Fourth of July in Lititz Springs Park,...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Steven Seeber, Editor
    A week of tricks and treats

    Oct. 29 It was a gloomy Thursday morning, just a few hours removed from National Chocolate Day and me writing about the stability of Wilbur Chocolate in Lititz, when the sad news arrived. A hundred people are...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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    GOP Sweep in School Board Race

      GOP Warwick School Board candidates Benedict R. Sahd and Leslie Penkunas have worked the polls on many miserable days. But Tuesday was different for the pair who swapped their usual roles working the polls for the...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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