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    Honor a vet with a commemorative brick

    Remember the military veteran in your family this Veterans Day with a personalized commemorative memorial brick paver displayed for all time at the Veterans Honor Park of Lancaster County. The men and women of Lancaster County have...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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  • Sarcasm and frustration have been frequent themes in voter conversation during this presidential election. Polls open at 7 a.m. next Tuesday.
    Go time! Election breakdown, rules and regs

    As the rollercoaster 2016 Presidential election cycle winds down, poll-watching, voter etiquette, and ballot integrity have become issues of concern. Of course who will be watching whom will depend on where you cast your vote next Tuesday,...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Amanda Malone, a local NABBA competitor, often trains at Iron Fit Gym. She won “overall bikini” last year, and is competing this year for the title of “Ms. Figure America.”
    Local gym pumped up for bodybuilding championship

    NABBA USA’s National American Pro Show & Bodybuilding Championships will be held beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Spooky Nook Sports Complex, 2913 Spooky Nook Road, Manheim. Although it’s a national event, it has...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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    Banding together!

    Cavalcade of Bands scores Manheim Central Marching Barons hosted a Cavalcade of Bands competition on Oct. 29 at Elden Rettew Stadium. The results were as follows: American Division: first place, Greencastle-Antrim, 88.35; second place, Camp Hill, 87.65;...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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    High five in Warwick Township

    Rock Lititz Hotel gets OK for height increase The up-and-coming Rock Lititz Hotel will now be able to have five floors. At the Oct. 19 meeting of Warwick Township Supervisors, the allowed height for buildings in the...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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    A night to remember: Halloween stars under the stars

    Photos by Dennis Bicksler The Lititz Halloween Parade’s return to nighttime was well-received, judging from the crowd that lined East Main Street for an hour of creative costumed entertainment and all the Tootsie Rolls they could grab....

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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    Officials caution kids and parents amid ‘scary clown’ phenomenon as Halloween approaches

    Real clowns impacted by negative public reaction A spotlight in recent months, even wrangled over during the vitriolic Trump-Clinton debates, has emerged on police profiling. And while political views vary, there’s one group the public appears united...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Photo by Laura Knowles Junior Council member Emma Phillips made a birthday cake for Mayor Tim Snyder. Everyone in council chambers got a slice during Tuesday night’s meeting.
    Borough council on the fence about closing part of East Main for Fire & Ice

    To close Main Street, or not to close. That was the question at Tuesday evening’s Lititz Borough Council meeting, when organizers for February’s Fire & Ice Festival requested closing East Main Street from Broad to Water Street....

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Sitting atop the arched bridge in Lititz Springs Park, Nicole Jackson, secretary and co-founder of the Sweet Pea Project, reads the names of loved ones lost as candles honoring their memories are placed in the stream.
    The club no one wants to join

    Hundreds pay tribute to their Sweet Peas during touching ceremony in Lititz Springs Park As the sun set in pink and orange at Lititz Springs Park, tiny candles of light flickered in the stream. As a guitar...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • Democratic candidates Christina Hartman (Congress) and Charlie Klein (State House) shared their political views with local voters during a Second Friday meet and greet in downtown Lititz
    Democrats enjoy strong turnout at meet and greet

    Local Democratic candidates Christina Hartman and Charlie Klein were in town during Second Friday for a meet and greet at Lititz Framing & Fine Arts. George Sayles, owner of the North Broad Street business, invited the two...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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