• Cooper Burke, who raised $5,000 for charity, celebrated by getting his head shaved. Photo courtesy of the Burke family.
    Lititz boy hits goal and gets new look

    Thanks to the kindness and generosity of donors across the Unites States, Cooper Burke is sporting a new look. It all began when the five-year-old from Lititz asked why some people are “balt?” (bald). That sparked a...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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  • The original pen and watercolor artwork of John Andrew Wenger, a founding member of the Village Art Association, will be sold at the Lititz Historical Foundation, starting this Friday at 5 p.m.
    Drawing on Lititz: The legacy of John Andrew Wenger

    You’ve seen his art, but you may not know his name. John Andrew Wenger was one of the most prolific artists in Lititz, capturing the architecture of historic buildings and the lush landscapes of the countryside. His...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Photo by Mike Shull. Volleys of rifle fire from guns representing many eras in American history served as a final tribute to those who gave their lives for our country.
    Memorable Morning March

    Residents lined Broad and Main streets, cheering for and waving to local veterans as they marched toward the cemetery. Young Scouts, both boys and girls, carried flowers to decorate the graves, instilling respect for the meaning of...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Chief Seace watches Lititz Mayor Tim Snyder swear in Chief Nye.
    Nye sworn in as new police chief

    36-year veteran takes over for retired Chief Seace No one could deny that it was a bittersweet evening at the Lititz Borough Council meeting on Tuesday. After many years at borough council meetings, long-time Lititz Borough Police...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Fifth grader Tyler Sprought served as a tour guide at the Keath House. (Photos by Alan Johnson)
    Manheim remembers

    The Manheim Historical Society organized a Memorial Day celebration in Manheim this year. Events included a community yard sale, mock wax museum with student tour guides at Fasig and Keath Houses, trolley tours and rides, lunch, and...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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    Little boy with big heart raising money to help others

    It all started with a simple question. And now a five-year-old boy from Lititz is on a mission to raise $3,000 to help children with cancer. Cooper Burke, who was four at the time, asked his father,...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • John B. Kline died April 12 at age 92. His obituary was published in the April 20 Record Express.
    The legacy of John Kline

    John B. Kline, a familiar farmer who lived just north of Lititz in Lexington, sadly passed away last month at the age of 92. In a unique way, he was a mentor of mine, and I’d like...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Radishes thrive in cool, wet weather, so it's been a great spring for the crunchy salad staple, even though the rest of us have been rooting for a little more sun and warmth. Still, the rainy morning of May 21 didn't dampen the spirit of fans of the Lititz Farmers Market, which is now open for the season. This week's forecast looks to be a bit brighter. Photo by Laura Knowles.
    ‘Rad’ weather doesn’t spoil market’s opener

    It was a soggy morning for the opening day of Lititz Farmers Market on Saturday as a steady crowd braved the showers and came out anyway. “I don’t really mind too much. Everything is covered and it’s...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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    Lititz Memorial Day Parade

    The Lititz American Legion will conduct the annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony May 30 at 10:45 a.m. The short patriotic parade forms on Warwick Street, moves to North Broad, and then to East Main, and ends...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Evangeline Guttedar (Grade 6), dressed as a Colonial
American commoner, will be performing at the
Keath House on Memorial Day. (Photos provided by Keisha B. McCauley)
    Manheim marks Memorial Day with community gatherings

    The Manheim Historical Society has organized a Memorial Day celebration in Manheim this year. Events include: Community Yard Sale — A yard sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Railroad Station, 210 S....

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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