• Will taxes go up for Warwick School District residents? Elected school board members are waiting for a final state budget in order to determine the local impact. (LNP photo)
    Warwick Education Foundation buys 60 laptops for high school students

    Also, Warwick Middle School has a new principal In its third installment of funding for the Warwick School District, the Warwick Education Foundation presented a check for $57,540 for computers at the high school. At the Nov....

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • Elizabeth Township plans for $200,000 deficit in 2017

    Despite a $200,000 deficit in the proposed 2017 budget, the real estate tax in Elizabeth Township will remain at zero. The supervisors agreed to advertise the recommended spending plan during their Nov. 14 meeting. The public will...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • (Left to right) Kathy Blankenbiller, Bob D’Imperio, and Derek Hummer are working to raise funds for the new inclusive playground. Photo by Laura Knowles
    Angels were among us on Second Friday

    Angels were in abundance at Second Friday in downtown Lititz. They glittered and sparkled in the chilly night air as they set out to raise funds for a new playground, help youngsters with life-threatening illness realize their...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • (Left to right) Christopher Thompson, district manager of the
Lancaster County Conservation District; 2016 Farm Show Queen
and Manheim FFA president Stephanie Balmer; state Senator
Ryan Aument; state Rep. Mindy Fee; and David Swartz, district
director of Penn State Extension, at the Farmers’ Breakfast.
    Manheim-area legislators host annual Farmers’ Breakfast

      Nearly 100 people involved in agriculture turned out to hear speakers and exchange ideas during the third annual Farmers’ Breakfast. Hosted by state Rep. Mindy Fee and state Sen. Ryan Aument, the event was held Thursday,...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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    Make America Great Again hat trick Trump wins Lititz, Pennsylvania, nation

    By Patrick Burns While local homeowners had posted Donald Trump lawn signs about 35-times more often than dwellings fronted with Hillary Clinton placards, the news programs broadcast inside those homes offered little chance for the supporters of the maverick GOP presidential candidate. Yet...

    • Posted November 11, 2016
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  • Leslie Penkunas and Benedict Sahd, Republican Committee and Warwick School Board members, spoke with queued voters during the chilly morning hours on Nov. 8.
    For many, this election was a matter of trust

    Trust issues seemed to be on the minds of many local voters who flocked to polls in record numbers Tuesday. Paul and Jeanne Snader of Lincoln Avenue in Lititz cast their votes at St. Luke’s United Church...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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  • Dale Shelley (Republican), Dawn White (Democrat), voter Netsai Patricia Tapfuma with daughters Tanaka and Savannah, Lincoln Hockenbrough (Republican), and Jeanne Grimsley (Republican) at St. Luke’s United Church of Christ.
    Can’t we all just get along? Political foes can be friends

    On Election Day outside the Lititz Fire Hall, poll watchers Cathy Gelatka, Kim Conrad, and Linda Galway were surrounded by dozens of campaign signs. The three women happen to be friends, even though Gelatka was there for...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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  • (Left to right) Ethan Blazek, Jill Colebert, Pietro Elliott, Collin Kauffman, and Tabby Delmont couldn’t wait to hear the results of the WHS 2016 mock election.
    Students call presidential outcome four days early

    Warwick High School students cast their votes for president last week, and the winner was … drum roll … Donald Trump! It proved to be a foreshadowing of Tuesday’s reality. In the mock election held at the...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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  • Lititz resident Mary-Lynn Lavender met President-Elect Donald Trump when during his Oct. 1 rally in Manheim. She gave the invocation at the event, and later predicted a Trump win on Nov. 8.
    Make America Great Again hat trick Trump wins Lititz, Pennsylvania, nation to become next president

     Donald Trump shocks the world, becomes 45th President of the United States While local homeowners had posted Donald Trump lawn signs about 35-times more often than dwellings fronted with Hillary Clinton placards, the news programs broadcast inside...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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  • A voter, a pencil, and a piece of paper provides the simplest and fastest way to tally election results, according to local election officials.
    Voters step back from machines for a speedier tally

    It may seem like a step backward, but Lancaster County poll workers this year were gently encouraging voters to use paper ballots. The reason, said Randall O. Wenger, chief clerk to the Lancaster County Board of Elections,...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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