• Eric Snavely (left) shows a crayfish that he netted in Chiques Creek to his son Wade
    Two hundred attend Watershed Expo

    The Chiques Creek Watershed Alliance’s fourth Watershed Expo combined fun family activities with education about ground water and watersheds. Sunny skies and moderate temperatures encouraged nearly 200 people to attend the June 24 event that was held...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Jeff Zerbe, a truck driver for Sauder Eggs, sterilizes his vehicle after a farm visit. Avian flu has not penetrated the Pennsylvania border, but major egg producers like Sauder are not taking any chances. (Preston Whitcraft photos)
    PA braces for fall migration

    Sauder Eggs taking precautions to dodge encroaching avian flu epidemic Anyone who steps foot onto a Sauder Eggs farm must disinfect their feet and don a rubber over-boot before they go to the poultry house. Tractor trailers...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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    Shank just one step away from ‘The Show’

    As a fan of the Phillies growing up, Zach Shank wasn’t very fond of John Lannan. It was Lannan, while pitching for the Washington Nationals in 2007, who put star second baseman Chase Utley on the disabled...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Bob Criswell, chairman of the Lions Club Independence Day Committee, will be the the grand marshal July 3. (photo by Stephen Seeber)
     Don’t rain on his parade

    Criswell returns as grand marshal After a one year break due to bad weather, the Lititz Fourth of July Parade is back and will be held July 3. Bob Criswell was supposed to be last year’s grand...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Ben LeRoy (left) drove about 800 miles to speak at the Lititz Cares kickoff Monday night. Joe Vulopas drove about two miles. Regardless of their proximity, both are passionate about healthy communities. The next Lititz Cares meeting is set for July 13, and everyone, near and far, is invited to attend. (Preston Whitcraft photo)
    Caring community

    National speaker drives 800 miles to promote volunteerism Local service organizations, religious leaders, residents and other community leaders sat at attention Monday evening in the fellowship hall of the Lititz Church of the Brethren. The two primary...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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    Lions honor local heroes: Patriotic presentation planned during Flamin’ Dick concert

    Fourth of July in Lititz starts July 3 with the Lions Club Independence Day Parade, followed by ‘50s and ‘60s rock and roll in the park with Flamin’ Dick and The Hot Rods. The combination has become...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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    Lititz Independence Day: Schedule of Events

      Lititz’s big weekend is almost here. Two days of patriotic festivities start July 3 with the parade, and continues with a fabulous ‘50s theme in Lititz Springs Park. From Flamin’ Dick to funnel cakes to fireworks,...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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    Movie Night in the Park this Friday

    The Disney classic “Herbie the Love Bug” is showing in Lititz Springs Park this Friday night, June 19, at dusk. Movies in the Park, sponsored by Moravian Manor, are free, so bring the whole family and enjoy...

    • Posted June 18, 2015
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    Warwick SD Approves Tax Hike

    Editor’s Note: Our print version includes some outdated numbers regarding the district’s fund deficit. The following is a clarification on that matter:  The deficit from the Final Budget was approved with a budgeted deficit of $2,892,729, which...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    Rock-inn

    Hotel planned at Rock Lititz Transporting talent and technicians from Taylor Swift’s Dassault Falcon 900 to Rock Lititz’s $7 million, 52,000-square-foot rehearsal-testing studio is simple. The studio is a shake, rattle, and a roll from Lancaster Airport...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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