• Downtown dilemma

    Despite demolition and construction, it’s still business as usual for retailers You don’t have to look hard to see the many changes happening throughout downtown Lititz. However, often with change comes a variety of growing pains and...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Getting an early start on the (Servant) Stage

        Riley Shroyer is an eighth grader from Lititz. She has been performing at both the Dutch Apple and American Music Theaters since age eight. “The Servant Stage instructors trust us to work hard and teach...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Seeing Lititz through a fresh lens

    The first Lititz Historical Photography Walk, led by Katherine Groft, Lancaster County native and New York City photographer, was held on July 8, hosted by Rusciano Gallery, 21 S. Broad St. Groft led the group of amateurs,...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • 2nd Friday musings

    What started out as a hot and humid July day proved to be a bit cooler 2nd Friday–the popular monthly event–which converged all across downtown Lititz. And while it may be considered an unlucky day for some,...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • First community store thrived in Lititz

    It was the first “mom and pop shop” of Lititz, and the place where you could purchase everything from coffee to thimbles, brooms to bonnets, even candy to eye glasses, and so much more. It was the...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • On with the show

    Some people just love to show off. At the Fourth of July baby parade last Wednesday, Megan and Eric Fisher took their assignment to build a Willy Wonka float quite seriously. They covered their colorful float with...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Star-spangled soaker

    Nearly 12,000 endure rain as town rings in 201st 4th of July More than just the fireworks were hot last Wednesday as Lititz celebrated its 201st consecutive 4th of July–this time in sweltering heat and humidity. And...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Name that school! — District seeks input on name for new elementary school

    Manheim Central’s newest elementary school is currently under construction. It’s being built on the site of the former middle school at 123 E. Gramby St. For working purposes, the school has been known as the Gramby Street...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Independence Day party began July 3

    It was the night before the fabled Independence Day celebration that Lititz is known for. It began with a hot and sweaty parade through downtown, and ended with more comfortable temperatures for a concert in the Lititz...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Unwavering patriotism: At parade, VFW Auxiliary distributed flags to kids

    The Lititz VFW Post #1463 Auxiliary marched in the July 3 Lititz patriotic parade, handing out flags to children. Their vision is to promote patriotism throughout the community with a focus on today’s youth. “The flag as...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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