• Susquehanna Bank will continue to use its corporate headquarters after its expected merger with BB&T later this year. Local fear of a vacant building in the heart of downtown Lititz have been calmed. (LNP photo)
    Bank on it!

    Susquehanna staying in Lititz The following was released Feb. 12 at 2:38 p.m. by Stephen Trapnell, vice president, director of corporate communications, of Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc., 7 North Lane, Lititz: BB&T Corporation plans to retain Susquehanna Bancshares’...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • WINEGold standard: Orange wine is rare, ‘gorgeous’
     Wine & Spirits store to expand, add tasting bar

    PLCB reports $5.8 million in Lititz sales last year Changes are in the works for the Pennsylvania Wine & Spirits Store in the Shoppes at Kissel Village. Melissa Ferdinand, deputy director of external affairs for the state...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Can Deron Thompson catch a chili bean as well as a football? The Penn State running back, fresh off of his Pinstripe Bowl appearance at  Yankee Stadium, is coming home to be one of this  weekend's Chili Cook-Off judges. Thompson is a 2011 Warwick grad. (photo courtesy of PSU Athletic Dept.)
    Chatting chili with Thompson

    From the Pinstripe Bowl to the Chili Bowl! This year’s Fire & Ice Chili Cook-Off contest will have a strong Penn State connection with both Deron Thompson and Todd Rucci serving as judges. Rucci played for the...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • The local whiskey, which is gaining momentum quickly!
    Toast of the town

    Whiskey is back, and Lititz may soon have its own distillery On Sunday, Feb. 8, a rye piece of Pennsylvania history was represented at the General Sutter Inn during the Whiskey Dinner with Lew Bryson. Bryson, a...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • LR20150205_CWoodlands1
     Traffic impact ‘minimal’

    New neighborhood projects 160 homes, 234 apartments by 2027 Warwick Woodlands may be a Lititz project, but interest goes beyond borough borders. Last week, planners in Warwick Township met to talk about traffic associated with the 12-year...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • A bald eagle has been flying around the dry lake bed at Speedwell Forge as workers from KC Construction continue the $4 million project to get the dam rebuilt and the lake refilled. (photo by Dick Wanner)
    Eagle eyes keeping watch on Speedwell Forge dam work

    A bald eagle was keeping an eye on a five-man crew working the ground at the Speedwell Forge dam site Tuesday. The crew had canceled work the day before because slush fell from the sky. The project’s...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • ILOVELITITZ
     Win $200

    What do you love about your local newspaper? Some newspapers may claim to be local, but the Lititz Record Express has been all about Lititz for nearly 140 years. Last year, the Record Express underwent a redesign...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Work at Brick Gables, the impressive barn renovation along East Newport Road, is expected to be done by the end of March. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    What’s new on Newport?

    Ziegler Barn, to be known as Brick Gables, should be done by March The historic 19th century barn on East Newport Road has been undergoing quite a transformation over the past few months. With its intricate brick-patterned...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Warwick High School senior Breahna Wiczkowski is the new junior council member at Borough Hall. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    New faces at borough hall

    Council welcomes junior member, public works director Lititz Borough Council welcomed its newest junior member Tuesday evening. Breahna Wiczkowski was sworn into her new position by Mayor Tim Snyder. She will be serving as a youth representative...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Hannah Appel in action with trainer John Richardson. She will travel to Italy in May, along with Nicole Buitrago and their coach, to compete in the World Championship with 1,500 other students. (photo by Lenay Ruhl)
     Training for Italy

    Local girls to compete in Taekwon-Do World Championship Nicole Buitrago and Hannah Appel recently placed in a national Taekwon-Do competition and will go on to compete at the World Championship in Italy this May. They are both...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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