• Rough seas ahead

     School board braces for the drastic impacts of property tax reform The Warwick School Board got an early glimpse at the challenges facing the upcoming 2017-18 school district budget at its Feb. 7 meeting. The outlook was...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • David Brumbach (1948-1992) wanted to be remembered more as a good person than as a good artist.
    The art of being a good person: Remembering Lititz’s David Brumbach

    Paris has Claude Monet, Pittsburgh has Andy Warhol, and Lititz has David Brumbach. Although Brumbach spent much of his life in Lancaster, his friends and family recall the talented artist’s formative years growing up in Lititz. Twenty-five...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Marijuana plants grow at the Northwest Patient Resource Center medical marijuana dispensary, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, in Seattle. Washington state is on the verge of becoming the first in the nation to let adults over 21 buy taxed, inspected marijuana at state-licensed shops. Supporters of Initiative 502 say allowing recreational pot sales could make drug laws a little more reasonable, prevent thousands of arrests a year, and bring Washington hundreds of millions of dollars to help pay for schools, health care and basic government services. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
    Medical marijuana coming here? Supervisors vow to be objective

    When Pennsylvania approved a new medical marijuana program last April, it opened the door to dispensaries being located throughout the state. In the Southeast region, which includes Lancaster County, the program allows for 10 dispensaries. One is...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Samantha and Stephen Wilson of Lititz joined the Dakota Access Pipeline protest, which made national headlines, in October. Construction of the pipeline was approved this week.
    No reservation: Local siblings compelled to join Native Americans in pipeline protest

    You might not expect to find a Lititz brother and sister at Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota as Native Americans protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Yet, Stephen Wilson and his younger sister Samantha were there...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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    Skye’s the limit!

    Local dog to compete in prestigious Westminster show   Skye, a rare blue merle grand-champion border collie from Rothsville, will compete at the Westminster Dog Show in New York City Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 13 and 14....

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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    Doe Run Elementary’s name won’t change

    Manheim Central School District has selected a name for the elementary school that’s currently being constructed on Doe Run Road. Superintendent Peter Aiken said that the on Jan. 23 the school board selected Doe Run Elementary as...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Lititz's Todd Rucci blocks for his Patriots teammate QB Drew Bledsoe. The two played together in Super Bowl XXXI in 1997.
    Rucci remembers how tough it was to block Reggie White in Super Bowl XXXI

    The Boston Red Sox were preparing to go to spring training. The Bruins and Celtics were in mid-season. And the Patriots had a date with the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XXXI in New Orleans. It...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • District Judge Ed Tobin, arriving at the Warwick Area Republican Committee winter dinner at the General Sutter Inn Friday night, is running for a second six-year term.
    Ringing in the 2017 political season

    The Warwick Area Republican Committee opened a new political season at the General Sutter Inn Friday night, holding its annual winter dinner. The event, typically held the third Friday of the year, was pushed back two weeks...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Mim Moore of Luther Acres turned 110 on Jan. 28.
    Happy 110th!

    Lititz’s supercentenarian loves to dance Miriam “Mim” Moore had tears in her eyes when Chaplain Tony Tilford read a birthday poem to one of his favorite people. “Her heart still dances at one-hundred-and-ten!” read Tilford, as Mim’s...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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    Broad-Lincoln deemed most dangerous Lititz intersection

    What’s the most dangerous intersection in Lititz? The Lititz Borough Police Department has released its annual list of intersections and streets with the highest number of accidents. The most dangerous intersection in the borough is at North...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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