• 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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  • Workers from the Tait and the General Sutter install the refurbished Roebuck Fountain at the Sutter patio last Friday morning. See video on the Lititz Record Facebook page. (photos by Stephen Seeber)
    Fountain facelift

    Repairs complete on beloved landmark Why were Paul Pendyck and Michael Tait directing traffic on East Main Street last week? The owner of the General Sutter Inn and the founder of Tait Towers (now Tait) were guiding...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Dunk the mailman! Barry Lavender looks way too dry. (photo by Stephen Seeber)
    Pretzel Fest!

    Dunk this guy! We bumped into Barry Lavender, our mustachioed mailman, during the Rock Lititz Bike Race Sunday, and he was already talking trash about today’s Pretzel Fest dunk tank fundraiser. Come on people, let’s make this...

    • Posted May 2, 2015
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  • Dwayne Clinton (in the lead) of Lititz has dominated the 45+ Men's category of the Rock Lititz Bike Races, taking first place every time the event has been held. (Photo courtesy of Rick Harting)
     Lititz’s Clinton wins again

    Will he have a chance for a fourth first place in 2016? The return of the Rock Lititz Bike Race after a one year hiatus was deemed a “spectacular success” by promoter Rich Ruoff, but there’s no...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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    Racing day in Lititz

    What a great event yesterday in downtown Lititz. One of the many highlights was the excellent emcee, who kept the crowd engaged with his informative and humorous commentary. Look for an exclusive interview as part of the...

    • Posted April 27, 2015
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  • Charlie Hample (LNP photo)

    The primary election is less than a month away, and while this warm-up for November is usually a real snoozer around here, there might be an interesting storyline developing in the cross-filing of school board candidate Charlie...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Bundles of heroin seized by law enforcement officials in Lancaster County. (LNP photo)
    Wake up call

    Lititz has ‘a real problem’ If a packed community forum on drug abuse didn’t jolt “America’s Coolest Small Town” with a reality check, a fatal overdose in a Turkey Hill bathroom should. Police were called to the...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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