• PPL workers diagnose the street light problem in the first block
of East Main. The lights have been out since Thanksgiving, but
everything should be back in working order this week. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Lititz emerges from the ‘Dark Ages’

    PPL should have Main Street lights fixed by Thursday Downtown pedestrians have been in the dark since Thanksgiving, and borough officials were unable to shed much light on what has become a much-talked about public safety dilemma....

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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    A merry weekend, despite the weather

    Have Yourself a Merry Lititz Christmas might have been a bit merrier if it had been sunny, or even snowy, on Saturday. But the kids didn’t seem to mind. The Merry Lititz Christmas festivities were in full...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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    Christmas trees: A business of cheer

    Deb Weaver has always wanted to own a Christmas tree farm. “I remember as a little girl I thought it would be such a neat idea,” she said. “I love Christmas, and it seemed like the perfect...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • Michael Kline, with a photo of his murdered daughter  Ashley, talks to media Monday.
    Victim’s father speaks out on killers’ sentence

    The father of Ashley Kline spoke out Tuesday night about his feelings on the sentencing of the men who savagely killed his daughter. Ryan Schannauer and Adam Lynch pleaded guilty Monday in Lancaster County Court to avoid...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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    Christmas Events canceled/rescheduled

    Lititz… In case you were planning to head over to the park tonight for the community tree lighting, stay home and stay dry! The Record Express just learned that the event has been canceled. “We decided to...

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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    Christmas is coming!

    Photo contest! Christmas in Lititz officially kicks off this weekend with the dynamic duo of holiday events known as Christmas in the Park (Friday night) and Merry Lititz Christmas (Saturday). And we want to celebrate by featuring...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • Vote for the 2015 Fourth of July theme at lititz4thofjuly.com.
    Christmas is here and the Fourth is near!

     From ‘Mid the Turmoil a column in the Record Express Thanksgiving has come and gone, the downtown is all decked out, and the Eagles are in first. It’s time to tackle the Christmas gift checklist. But before...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • Merry Lititz Christmas takes over downtown Lititz this Saturday. See pages A4-5 in this week's Lititz Record Express for more details! On newsstands now!
    Last Christmas

    ‘Merry Lititz Christmas’ will be under new management in 2015 Kathy Blankenbiller has poured her heart into organizing the “Have Yourself a Merry Lititz Christmas” since its inception six years ago. She credits the overwhelming success of...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • The bad weather forecast for tonight has prompted planners to cancel Christmas in the Park.
    Lititz proposes .5-mill tax hike

    Lititz Borough Council on Nov. 25 approved a proposed 2015 budget that includes a half-mill tax hike that would raise the tax rate to 2.6 mills up from 2.1 mills. The proposed budget will be advertised and...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • A classic London taxi outside a classic English pub in downtown Lititz. (photo courtesy of Paul Pendyck)
    Scenes from 2nd Friday

    Paul’s new taxi is turning heads, special agent opens yarn shop A chilly November evening didn’t keep folks from Lovin’ Lititz Every Second, the monthly Friday when local merchants stay open late and local people enjoy an...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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