• Cheers to Lititz for another successful Craft Beer Fest
    The Benefits of Beer: Ambucs lead the way in a changing Lititz

    In two short years, the Lititz Craft Beer Fest has become the signature event for the local Ambucs. “Without a doubt,” said Derek Hummer, second vice president of the civic club. “It’s a great fundraiser for us;...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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    Book ‘em, Donna!

      The Lititz Public Library’s Fall Book Sale is in the books, and it was a banner three-day event! Retired librarian and current library volunteer Donna Hammond (top, left) said they usually make about $12,000 per book...

    • Posted September 16, 2015
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    Newport Commons fire could have been catastrophic

      Last week’s big fire in the Newport Commons development was Lititz’s second smoking-related fire in the past month. Local firefighters spent Monday night assessing the response, talking about firewalls, and reiterating the need for public diligence....

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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    Discarded pipe tobacco cause of Newport Commons fire

    Investigators have determined that discarded pipe tobacco in a flower pot on a second floor balcony was the cause of Friday’s fire that destroyed a row of apartments in Newport Commons. Twenty-one people from six families have...

    • Posted August 22, 2015
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  • The Lititz Lions Club held its popular cruise night in downtown Lititz Aug. 12. Two borough council members had entries, and the mayor was one of the judges. (photo by Dennis Bicksler)
     Tails from Main

    What do your elected leaders drive?   When borough council gave the Lititz Lions the OK to shut down East Main for last week’s big car cruise, the wheels were turning. In addition to Mayor Tim Snyder...

    • Posted August 19, 2015
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  • (Left to right) American Legion Commander Leroy Emmerich, Shawn Houchin, and Legion member Barry West. (photo by Stephen Seeber)
    Gone but not forgotten

    Volunteers give new life to old cemeteries As communities grow, relics of their origins often disappear amid progress. This includes cemeteries. Take a Sunday drive through Lancaster County and you’re sure to pass a small family graveyard,...

    • Posted August 19, 2015
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  • Matt Good

    Matt Good and his band of merry volunteers were busy setting up 4,000 American flags in the lush green lawn of Lititz Church Square this morning (Wednesday, July 1, 2015). Great job, Matt! Lititz wouldn’t be what...

    • Posted July 1, 2015
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  • Fourth of July Committee Chairman Tim Reedy (left) presented the Smith family with complimentary tickets to this year's program in the park as a prize for creating the 2015 theme. The family includes (from left) Emily Deel, Jane and Mike Smith, and Cecilia Deel. (photo by Stephen Seeber)
    Cool contest

    The faces behind this year’s July 4 theme A colossal community event like Lititz’s Fourth of July weekend has many facets, from parades to queens to fireworks, and there’s a local story behind each. But one name...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Bob Criswell, chairman of the Lions Club Independence Day Committee, will be the the grand marshal July 3. (photo by Stephen Seeber)
     Don’t rain on his parade

    Criswell returns as grand marshal After a one year break due to bad weather, the Lititz Fourth of July Parade is back and will be held July 3. Bob Criswell was supposed to be last year’s grand...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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    Movie Night in the Park this Friday

    The Disney classic “Herbie the Love Bug” is showing in Lititz Springs Park this Friday night, June 19, at dusk. Movies in the Park, sponsored by Moravian Manor, are free, so bring the whole family and enjoy...

    • Posted June 18, 2015
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