• Chloe Phillips met Tim Shriver, chairman of Special Olympics, and U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy
DeVos during a launch event for Special Olympics Capitol Hill Day.
    Miss Phillips Goes to Washington

    Manheim’s Chloe Phillips had a two-day whirlwind visit to Washington, D.C., starting Wednesday, Feb. 15. The Special Olympics athlete visited Capitol Hill during Special Olympics 15th annual Capitol Hill Day. She was one of over 40 Special...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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    Fire & Ice is finally here!

      If The Weather Channel is to be trusted, Fire & Ice weekend looks to be unseasonably warm — except for Friday night, when near-freezing temperatures are expected during the Block Party. This is great news for...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Police before pool

    Possible state police tax makes supervisors wary of increasing contribution to Lititz pool Elizabeth Township was asked to commit to donating $2 per capita each year for the next 10 years to support upgrades to the Lititz...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Marcello Medini with his wife Shari and his two young boys, Matteo (6) and Julian (3).
    Several openings on school and municipal governing boards in 2017

    The local leadership landscape is evolving across the “boards.” That is, top leadership positions will open in 2017 among the Warwick Township Board of Supervisors, Warwick School Board, and Lititz Borough Council. Lititz Borough Council President Karen...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • A taxing situation

    Proposed state budget charges new $25-per-person tax on municipalities using state police for full-time service Gov. Tom Wolf’s $32.3 billion annual budget contains language that would add a surcharge for each resident living in municipalities that rely...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Lillian Durbin plays Nellie and Ryan Miller plays Emile in the upcoming
WHS production of “South Pacific.” Tickets go on sale
this week.
    Warwick to present ‘South Pacific’

    Warwick High School stage will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s, “South Pacific” on Friday, March 17; and Saturday, March 18; at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, March 19, at 2 p.m.; in the Warwick High School Performing Arts Center....

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Associated Press Albert Boscov is shown in the cosmetics department of the Boscov’s department store in Reading.
    Albert R. Boscov, Retailer & Philanthropist, Remembered

    Albert Robert Boscov, of Reading, Pa., passed away on February 10, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his family and the many well-wishes of his extended family of Boscov’s communities and employees. Albert was the beloved husband...

    • Posted February 14, 2017
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  • Upstage Video, launched in 2005, relocated from Pottstown as the first tenant of Pod 2 at Rock Lititz. Upstage Video’s 22 employees moved into the building in December. Photo by Patrick Burns
    Rock Lititz welcomes the public to “Rock the Block” Open House

      Rock Lititz Pod 2 open to the community, Sat.  Feb. 25   Pod 2 at Rock Lititz, the newest addition to the Rock Lititz campus, invites the public to its “open house” event on Saturday, February...

    • Posted February 13, 2017
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  • Rough seas ahead

     School board braces for the drastic impacts of property tax reform The Warwick School Board got an early glimpse at the challenges facing the upcoming 2017-18 school district budget at its Feb. 7 meeting. The outlook was...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • David Brumbach (1948-1992) wanted to be remembered more as a good person than as a good artist.
    The art of being a good person: Remembering Lititz’s David Brumbach

    Paris has Claude Monet, Pittsburgh has Andy Warhol, and Lititz has David Brumbach. Although Brumbach spent much of his life in Lancaster, his friends and family recall the talented artist’s formative years growing up in Lititz. Twenty-five...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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