• The Lutz Pool was located on Locust Street, across the road from what is now Woodstream. Image from the Robert ‘Sketch’ Mearig collection
    Lititz stayed cool at Lutz’s Pool

    It was the brainchild of beloved Lititz butcher Benjamin Lutz; and many years ago, it was the place in town where residents of Lititz, both young and old, cooled off. Once located along Locust Street and situated...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Stay safe and share the road

    It can be dangerous out there. There are close to 8,000 Amish and Old Order Mennonite households in Lancaster County all using horse-pulled carriages and wagons as their means of transportation. Each home has at least two...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Warwick Township sees increase in neighbor complaints

    United Zion Retirement Community is looking at a change of direction in the expansion of the retirement community just north of Lititz. At the July 19 Warwick Township supervisors meeting, a public hearing was held for a...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Wilbur Buds, by Vitaly Borisenko, will be avialable to view (and purchase prints) at the Village Art Association’s Outdoor Art Show in Lititz Springs Park on Saturday. Image provided by artist
    Outdoor art show CANCELLED

    NOTICE: The Lititz Outdoor Art Show set for Saturday, July 29 has been cancelled due to the heavy rains expected in the area on that day. When/if the event is rescheduled, we’ll let you know.    When...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Mela memories

    The Indian American Fusion Group of Lancaster hosted Mela, a free festival of Indian culture, food, and artistry, on July 22 in Lititz Springs Park. Despite the rain and impending storms, crowds game out to enjoy the...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Vietnam vet presented with diploma 52 years later

    James Funk thought he was accompanying Judge Jeffery Wright of the Court of Common Pleas of Lancaster County to a May 22 Manheim Central School Board meeting to discuss the county’s Veteran Court with the board. Instead...

    • Posted July 26, 2017
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  • Ghostbusters (left to right) Jim Oplinger, Matt Ensminger, Todd Couzins, Morris Shirey and Jeff from Lancaster (we didn’t get his last name) are more than ready to pit their wits against the forces of mischievous spirits.
    Lititz gets slimed: Ghostbusters visit Historical Foundation

    Becoming a Ghostbuster was a long labor of love for Jim Oplinger, who lives in Lititz and teaches in the technology curriculum — engineering and architecture — at Cedar Crest High School. When his son was five...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • Class of 2010 Warwick High School grads Erin Myers and Lindsey Hartman Maysilles are new elementary teachers for the Warwick School District.
    Class of 2010 grads return as Warwick teachers

    For Erin Myers and Lindsey Hartman Maysilles, Tuesday evening’s Warwick School Board meeting was a bit of a class reunion. Both graduated from Warwick High School in 2010. Seven years later, they were both approved as new...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • Loren Miller, Elizabeth Township office manager, tees off at the new disc golf course.
    Tee time in the township

    Disc golf course installed at Elizabeth Township Park The discs are flying in Elizabeth Township Park. A nine-hole disc golf course was completed in June at the park on Route 322 and Keener Road. Disc golf has...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • A new vision for downtown Lititz

    Borough council will vote on zoning changes next week A decade ago, Lititz officials wrestled over an escalating parking shortage while crafting the borough’s downtown municipal plan. But that’s not necessarily the case today, said Elijah Yearick,...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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