• Manheim Central is in the midst of some major building upgrades. The administrative offices are
currently located in the former middle school (above) while work on new administrative offices is
underway (below). (Photos by Rochelle Shenk)
    Facilities upgrades under way at Manheim Central

    Over the next three years Manheim Central School District will complete construction on three projects — a new district administration office and two new elementary schools. Construction of the new two-story administration office, which adjoins the middle school...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Ukulele students, under the direction of John Beck music teacher Michele Conrad, play for Warwick School Board members Tuesday night. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    Budget limbo

    Gov. Wolf’s plan could help district taxpayers, if approved Putting together the Warwick School District 2015-16 budget this year promises to be more challenging than usual. At the school board meeting on March 17, board member Michael...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Lititz wildlife artist Steve Leed, pictured here with his painting "Coppery Splendor," which is the cover of Stromberg's Chicks & Game Birds 2015 catalog, will be at this weekend's Woodcarvers and Wildlife Art Festival at Millersville University. (photo by Stephen Seeber)
    He Leeds a wild life

    Steve Leed first put his brush against a fresh canvas as a Warwick High School senior in 1969. He signed up for the electives art class, with no intention of igniting a passion that would continue to...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Will Lititz's Ashton Sweitzer get a $10,000 bonus from Mika Brzezinski?
    $10,000 bonus

    Cash in on Brzezinski’s ‘Know Your Value’ tour Think of it as your neighbor lending a helping hand or some friendly advice. She knows you’re not exactly feeling great about yourself &tstr; maybe you got passed over...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Bundles of heroin seized by law enforcement officials in Lancaster County. (LNP photo)
    Wake up call

    Lititz has ‘a real problem’ If a packed community forum on drug abuse didn’t jolt “America’s Coolest Small Town” with a reality check, a fatal overdose in a Turkey Hill bathroom should. Police were called to the...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • The Lititz VFW reopened Feb. 28 after a three month shutdown imposed by the state VFW. (photo by Pat Burns)
    VFW marches on

    New officers look to get local post back on track Lititz Springs Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1463 is open. An internal three-month investigation and audit turned up no wrong-doing, post officials said Monday. The post received...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • There's something positive going on at Warwick High School, thanks to students like (left to right) J.J. Vulopas, Maddie Armstrong, Eric Homberger, and Morgan Harris of the Aevidum Club.
    A kind word goes a long way

    Aevidum fills the halls of WHS with good vibes Imagine walking down the hall and seeing a message that says, “My friend Steve is good at writing” or “My friend Kate is good at calculus.” Wouldn’t that...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • Record Express editor Steve Seeber was all smiles, despite the
not-so-warm dunk tank water at last year’s Pretzel Fest. Ticket
holders to the May 2 event will receive one free throw with the
price of admission, but some “friends” (or co-workers) of the
dunkees will decide they need to purchase more.
    Pretzel Fest taking shape

    Preparations continue for the Fourth Annual Pretzel Fest, sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Lititz Area, in downtown Lititz. It will be a day of music, food, and fun. Among the ten or more “pretzelatiers” who will create...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • Yarra Wilson, director of human resources for Clair Global, was shot twice by  her husband Avery Wilson, who worked as an assistant principal  at Solanco High School.
    Shooter named in murder-suicide

    Yarra Wilson had worked as director of human resources for Clair Global in Lititz since October 2011. But Mrs. Wilson’s life ended on Feb. 28 along with Avery Wilson, her husband, who worked as an assistant principal...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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     Everyone’s problem

    Community wakes up to local heroin abuse A collective shock flooded Warwick Middle School during Drugs 101: What You Need to Know: The Reality of the Heroin Epidemic on Thursday, Feb. 26. In the United States, Pennsylvania...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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