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    MCFEE Family Breakfast set for Oct. 24

    The MCFEE Family Breakfast will be held Saturday, Oct. 24 from 7 to 10:30 a.m. at the Manheim Auto Auction, 1190 Lancaster Road, Manheim. Generously hosted and staffed by the Manheim Auto Auction and MCFEE trustees, guests...

    • Posted October 7, 2015
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  • It’s hard not to “fall” for seasonal treats created by Lancaster’s
Miesse Candies. Here, chocolatier Frank Taylor displays some
of their 2004 autumn themed fare. (Photo by Marty  Heisey)
    More Chocolate Walk stops revealed

    The Lititz Chocolate Walk, set for Oct. 11, is completely sold out. Featured on the sweet-filled walking tour of Lititz are 32 stops, each with a special treat for those who attend. Those without tickets can still...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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    Manheim Farm Show starts Oct. 5

      A farm show with free admission and parking, delicious local food, plenty of safe activities for the kids, and no annoying carnival games in a family-friendly environment — it’s been a recipe for success for Manheim’s Community...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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  • Manheim Historical Society members Inda Graybill (left) and Kay Hetrich (right) donned Colonial era costumes for Sunday’s open house
at the Keath House. The organization is in the process of restoring the 18th century log home, believed to be the oldest existing home
in Manheim. (Photo by Rochelle Shenk)
    Keath House showcases restoration progress

    The Manheim Historical Society hosted an open house on Sunday at the Keath House to showcase the progress of the $100,000 restoration project. Kay Hetrich, a member of the organization’s Keath House committee, estimated that nearly 50...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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  • The two vehicles involved in the alleged “road-rage” shooting are removed from the scene.
    Why Were No Charges Filed in the May 6 ‘Road Rage’ Case?

    The Lancaster County District Attorney’s long-awaited decision last week not to file charges relating to the shooting of an unarmed man appears to have raised more questions than it answered. Few details have been released since the...

    • Posted September 16, 2015
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  • Lowe’s Heroes volunteer Phil Rizzuto places a paver around a newly installed sign for Aaron’s Acres
day camp at Manheim Veteran Memorial Park.
    Lowe’s, Aaron’s Acres team to upgrade Manheim park

    Two days after the Manheim Community Pool closed for the season, the pool and its surrounding area were bustling with activity. Nearly 150 volunteers from Lowe’s and Aaron’s Acres gathered for a two-day project to provide a...

    • Posted September 16, 2015
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  • DA: No Charges in Road-Rage Investigation

    Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman on Wednesday said there would be no charges filed in the case of a road-rage shooting that occurred in the parking lot of Family Cupboard Restaurant and Buffet on West Newport...

    • Posted September 11, 2015
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    BB&T to Cut 89 Jobs

    Lititz officials on Wednesday received notification from BB&T that 89 former Susquehanna Bank employees will be let go within 60 days. BB&T notified those employees Tuesday, David White, BB&T spokesman said. The cuts were not unexpected, though...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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  • Jeff Graybill (left) takes a turn at piloting Kevin Rohrer’s just-forfun
drone while Rohrer gives a few operational hints.
    Flying high for fun — for now

    Laws may curtail farm’s use of drone technology Kevin Rohrer is about as law-abiding a citizen as you’re ever likely to meet. He owns 140 acres of farmland between Manheim and Mount Joy and rents 200 more...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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  • Debbie Mosimann, owner of the Swiss Woods Bed & Breakfast, and Milt Lauch, Save Speedwell secretary, eagerly await the return of their favorite lake.
    Save Speedwell Completes Its Mission; Popular Lake Opening in Spring

    What does it mean when a group called Save Speedwell disbands? It’s all good. “It means that our mission is accomplished,” says Andrea Becker, president, who organized the non-profit Save Speedwell nearly four years ago. A Reading...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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