• Eyeing the future

    Dr. Karen Wertsch Malleus retires after 40 years from Wertsch Vision Associates; purchased by Dr. Scott Growing up in a family of eye doctors, it only seems natural that Karen Wertsch Malleus would have had her sights...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Man on the moon; a half-century after Apollo 11

    Locals recall where they were when Neil Armstrong took first step President John F. Kennedy in 1961 set a goal to land a man on the moon before the decade ended. For many, this idea was a...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Angel on four wheels

    Lititz native Curtis Houchin loves to attend car shows. And recently, he’s been bringing an extra special vehicle along with him. As it turns out, this particular automobile, a 1967 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia, was originally purchased by...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Clear skies, sensible temps greet 2nd Friday visitors

    The ridiculous, outrageous, over-the-top heat of late let up for a bit during the July 12 2nd Friday event in downtown Lititz. The shops and eateries were doing brisk business, and the biggest crowd of the season...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Teens accept Manheim Community Library’s ‘Chopped Challenge’

    What appetizer would you make using chickpeas, cooked pasta, fresh spinach, Greek yogurt and Jolly Ranchers? And what dessert would you make using mint, chocolate humus, plantains, cauliflower rice and graham crackers? Those were the challenges faced...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Hit parade

      The Lititz Patriotic Parade, hosted by the Lititz Lions Club, was held July 3. It was a hot one. I felt bad for those who marched, and even worse for those who marched in uniform &tstr;...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • A mile of smiles

    Cuteness captured at baby parade Barbara Miller Mandes was crowned as Queen of Candles at Lititz Springs Park on July 4, 1949. The 1949 graduate of Lititz High School was back at Lititz Springs Park 70 years...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • The Walking Lititz: Zombie-themed smartphone game introduced in area

    There’s been a zombie outbreak in Lititz! But don’t run for that survival kit or retreat to your underground bunker just yet — it’s just part of an interactive adventure using a smartphone that’s recently been launched...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Jocelyn Brechbill crowned 78th Queen of Candles

    It might have been the most spectacular Fourth of July celebration ever in Lititz. Despite off-and-on threats of rain almost all day and completely rearranged launching and viewing sites for the fireworks, the crowd was treated to...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Red, white, and new

    It was a hot time in more ways than one on July 4 as Lititz recognized its 202nd Independence Day. The year had special meaning and elevated anticipation compared to previous years — after several months of...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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