• Regina Witmeyer and Karen Huff, from the Bakery at the Cupboard in Lititz, are set up outside Tomato Pie Cafe for Chocolate Walk. They made 2,164 Almond Joy Coconut Macaroons in seven hours! (photo by Stephen Seeber)
    And they’re off! Today’s forecast is sweet!

    Chocolate Walk is underway The rain stopped just as Chocolate Walk got underway, just about an hour ago. Downtown Lititz is hopping (and that’s not the sugar high talking). Look for our Lititz reporters and photographers, and...

    • Posted October 11, 2014
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  • Ed Davis and Maco, the puppy he rescued from a Vietnam POW camp.
    ‘It was worth it’

    How Ed Davis endured seven and a half years as a POW For seven and a half years, the world stood still. Martin Luther King Jr. and Bobby Kennedy were assassinated, Neil Armstrong walked on the moon,...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Rock Lititz Studio celebration - Sept. 20, 2014 (Lancaster Newspapers photo by Blaine Shahan)
    In Rock we trust

    Rock Lititz Studio is much more than an innovative production rehearsal space, it’s the epicenter of the new Lititz economy. That was the message delivered during Saturday’s pre-party press conference for the new entertainment super structure that...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Roy Clair (center) celebrates another milestone with friends at Saturday's Rock Lititz open house. Sharing the moment are (from left) Paul and Jan Pendyck, owners of the Bulls Head Pub, and Record Express reporter Pat Burns. (photo by Stephen Seeber)
    School of Rock

    A career change that changed Lititz history Roy Clair was adrift in the middle of the immense studio, the violet hue of surrounding stage lights illuminating his chardonnay. Phase one of Rock Lititz’s 96-acre entertainment campus is...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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    A long way from Water Street

    It was a party with all the bells and whistles of a rock concert, minus the rock concert. But for Rock Lititz Studio, the show is backstage, and the key players were on hand Saturday for a...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • John Male Sr. is one of the nine inductees to Warwick's new Athletic Hall of Fame.
    First class athletes

    Warwick Hall of Fame opens with nine local legends; Male inducted exactly 20 years after his death Tuesday began as a somber anniversary for John Male Jr. His father, the star running back from Warwick High School’s...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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    Finding my sea legs

    A yard sailing adventure Yard and garage sales may be the last bastion of old-fashioned commerce, bazaar-style haggling of wares void of the sticky hands of government taxation and regulation. Let’s hope our elected officials don’t get...

    • Posted August 12, 2014
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  • Linda Benton McCloskey's "The Other Side of Me" won Best of Show in 2013.
    The art of repeating

    Last year’s Best of Show winner is back for more Linda Benton McCloskey is making the drive from her Harrisburg-area home this weekend to defend her crown in Lititz Springs Park. Not Queen of Candles, but Best...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • While flooding is a constant issue in Manheim, a July 3 wind storm toppled at least 20 trees, including this one that crushed a house. (Photo courtesy of Manheim Borough)
    Storm Central

    Why does Manheim bear the brunt of this region’s weather? The Manheim Storm. Sounds like a pro sports franchise, but it’s become an unwelcome way of life in this historical borough. And throughout its history, as bad...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • If you're in downtown Lititz Friday night, your eyes may be playing tricks on you. Artists will be creating an optical illusion on Sturgis Lane as part of Taste of Lititz. (Photo illustration provided by Venture Lititz)
    Local flavor

    Bring your appetite to Friday night’s street party The taste of Lititz is all around us. Just look at this week’s paper. Festivals in the park, edible art projects at the chocolate factory, a gelato artisan showing...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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