• (Left to right) George Biemesderfer, Jennifer Lee and Jim Nearhoof of the Lititz Shade Tree Commission. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    Paid in the shade

    Council supports rebate program for problem trees Lititz may be known for its beautiful shade trees lining the streets of the borough. From red maples to flowering pears, these trees give the borough character, charm and a...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Scouts lay flowers at the graves of local veterans in the Lititz Moravian Cemetery. (photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    ‘Lititz Remembers’ fallen heroes

    In his Gettysburg address, given to dedicate the Soldier’s National Cemetery, Abraham Lincoln said, “We are met on a great battle field of that war. We come to dedicate a portion of it, as a final resting...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Valedictorians MacKenzie Mauger (left) and Cameron Krulewski keep each other company prior to the Linden Hall Class of 2015 graduation ceremony. (photo by Robyn Meadows)
    Linden Hall kicks off local graduations

    Co-valedictorians hail from Lancaster County Women have made strides in the world, but “the job is not done,” commencement speaker Kathleen McGinty told the Linden Hall School graduating class of 2015. McGinty, chief of staff for Governor...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • The following volunteers have more than 40 years of service (from left to right): Fire Commissioner Tim Solobay, Cliff Keith (Brunnerville),
Nevin May (Brickerville), Rodney May (Brickerville), Larry Eckert (Brickerville), Ken Kline (Brunnerville), Lynn Mearig (Brunnerville), Bob
Shreiner (Rothsville), John Young (Rothsville), Craig Young (Rothsville), Sam Young (Rothsville), Roman Musser (Rothsville), Beth Runk
(Rothsville) and Senator Ryan Aument. (Photos by Lori Zimmerman)
    WESC honors volunteers

    The Warwick Emergency Services Commission hosted a Volunteer Appreciation Banquet May 4 at the new Brick Gables. The WESC is comprised of the Brickerville, Brunnerville, Lititz and Rothsville fire companies; Brickerville, Rothsville and Warwick ambulances; and Lititz...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Kissel Hill Cemetery beautification set for June 27

    What started out as a post on a Lititz history Facebook page turned into an online fund raising campaign netting $1,000 in less than a week to beautify an over 200 year-old Lititz cemetery. When someone posted...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    A perfect storm election

     When two candidates face off in a November general election in Lancaster County, there are no guarantees, but at least you can put your finger on the variables. In some cases, the results are easily predictable. The...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    Troubled trout

    Low water levels coupled with a storm Saturday night proved fatal for about 2,700 fish in a Lititz co-op trout nursery . Lititz Sportsmen’s Association’s all-volunteer nursery typically raises about 14,000 trout per year — for stocking...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Aerialist Kendra Greaves, a former Cirque du Soliel performer, will be featured at the Taste of Lititz event on June 5.
    Entertainment is on the ‘Taste of Lititz’ menu

    Taste of Lititz, a community festival celebrating all things that are great about Lititz, offers a taste of more than just food. Art and entertainment are also on the menu at the event, set for Friday, June...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    ‘Lititz Remembers’ this Memorial Day

    On May 25, Lititz will honor those who served in the armed forces with a time-honored traditional parade and ceremonies, as well as two exciting new events — a “Lititz Remembers” encampment in Lititz Springs Park, and a...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    A perfect storm election: GOP incumbents prevail

    When two candidates face off in a November general election in Lancaster County, there are no guarantees, but at least you can put your finger on the variables. In some cases, the results are easily predictable. The...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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