• Yarra Wilson, director of human resources for Clair Global, was shot twice by  her husband Avery Wilson, who worked as an assistant principal  at Solanco High School.
    Shooter named in murder-suicide

    Yarra Wilson had worked as director of human resources for Clair Global in Lititz since October 2011. But Mrs. Wilson’s life ended on Feb. 28 along with Avery Wilson, her husband, who worked as an assistant principal...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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     Everyone’s problem

    Community wakes up to local heroin abuse A collective shock flooded Warwick Middle School during Drugs 101: What You Need to Know: The Reality of the Heroin Epidemic on Thursday, Feb. 26. In the United States, Pennsylvania...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Indian Folk Dance by Shahini Banerjee during last Saturday's community talent show. (photo by Cathy Chapis)
    Dressed for success

    Talent show raises $3,000 to fight pediatric cancer, Vulopas crowned Mr. Four Diamonds For the first time in seven years, the Warwick School District held a talent show, and it was worth the wait. Students from first...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • A park built of stories

    Tribute to Lancaster County veterans continues to raise funds As a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, George E. Smith made many sacrifices for his country and his family. “Our mother lived here in...

    • Posted February 27, 2015
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  • These close quarters were part of a traffic congestion test done on East Main Street two years ago. Traffic continues to be a challenge for borough officials. (Record Express photo)
     Traffic jam at borough hall

    Pedestrian safety, drop in fire company response time, special events congest council agenda Get ready. In a few months, drivers will no longer be allowed to make a right turn on red at the intersection of East...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Ruth Wike and Grace Getz of Lititz witnessed the Hindenburg disaster while on a road trip to New Jersey in 1937.
    Lititz locals brush with history through the years

    Oh, the humanity! “The earth shook.” It was the most terrifying thing we have ever seen, and we never want to see anything like it again.” These were the words quoted in the May 13, 1937 issue...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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     The time is now

    ASAP focuses on local heroin use Awareness of increased heroin use in Lititz is raised as a new group publicizes their efforts to bring the community together in this crisis. With a stand at the Fire and...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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    Dodging for Diamonds

    Remembering Patches O’Houlihan’s five D’s – dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge – from the aptly-named movie “Dodgeball” proved to be an important part of Sunday’s tournament at Warwick High School. With six teams participating from the...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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    Hey Moe!

    All signs point to new taco grill at former Blockbuster The former Blockbuster video store has been empty for nearly two years. On Feb. 11, there was a hint as to what may eventually fill the spot...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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  • Restoration of the Keath House will be a $100,000 project (Photo by Rochelle Shenk)
    Manheim Historical Society focuses on Keath House restoration

    Saved from the wrecking ball and moved to its current location along East High Street in Manheim in 1995, the Keath House has been described as “a diamond in the rough.” The log home’s owner, the Manheim...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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