• Lititz Springs Park provides a scenic, tranquil background for
visitors to watch the artisans at work. Most work will be for sale.
    50 years of art: Lititz Outdoor Fine Art Show set for July 30

    The 50th annual Lititz Outdoor Fine Art Show will be held Saturday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine, in the Lititz Springs Park, 24 N. Broad St. There is no admission charge...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Participants in Manheim’s summer playground program cooled off with super soakers and the slip 'n' slide, on July 22.
    Manheim’s new summer playground program is a hit

    Manheim’s summer playground program is winding down. Held in Mummau Park located off West High Street, it’s the first time that a summer playground program has been offered in the borough in quite some time. It launched...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Sam Altdoerffer washes a Manheim Central School District van
with the help of Aaron’s Acres summer camp staff member Kailey
Zeager as part of the Aaron’s Acts of Kindness community
outreach program. (Photos by Rochelle Shenk)
    Special needs, special deeds

    Aaron’s Acres campers reach out through Aaron’s Acts of Kindness Participants in Aaron’s Acres summer day camp had a fun-filled time the week of July 11. Not only did they participate in activities such as swimming in...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Service dogs, working dogs, hunting dogs, and lap dogs — all are
welcome at Lititz Farmers Market’s Dog Days, on Aug. 6.
    On Aug. 6, Lititz Farmers Market is going to the dogs!

      Downtown Lititz Farmers Market is celebrating all the dogs that come to market with the Dog Days of Summer on Aug. 6 One of the many activities will be a dog show with judging and ribbons...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Lititz Borough police and fire personnel will be on hand at the
Lititz Springs Pool on Aug. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. for their annual
Endless Summer National Night. Out The event is free and open
to the public and features food, music and demonstrations.
Those who attend are asked to bring one non-perishable food
item to donate to the Lititz/Warwick Community Chest.
    Police departments plan community events

    National Night Out Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department will host a National Night Out gathering on Aug. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Penn Township Municipal Campus, located at 97 N. Penryn Road, Manheim....

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • LR20160728_ recovery bracelet
    ‘No Narcs’ bracelet could prevent relapse

    Janice Ballenger, who works at Retreat at Lancaster County, a premiere 160-bed inpatient drug and alcohol facility, saw this happen one too many times: She went on a call as a volunteer EMT and found Bill, who...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Warwick School District's revamped administrative team includes (left to right) Steven Szobocsan, Kristina Szobocsan, Ryan Axe, Ron Hallett, and Scott Kyper. Photo by Laura Knowles
    Szobocsan named new high school principal at WHS

    Axe is promoted, administration shuffles in preparation of upcoming school year The Warwick School Board meeting on Tuesday was a bit like musical chairs. With the departure of Robin Felty as assistant superintendent to become superintendent of...

    • Posted July 26, 2016
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  • Martin Guitar wood crafter Richard Eyman works in his shop in Manheim. He supplies wood for the world-famous acoustic guitar manufacturing company Martin. He works on a band saw to slice the wood down to 180 thousandths of an inch. (Photos by Richard Hertzler)
    Manheim woodworker crafts bodies for Martin Guitar

      Richard Eyman’s work as a tone woods vendor has taken a leap forward this year. He now has a contract with Martin & Co, the 183-year-old acoustic guitar company located in Nazareth. “Martin and Gibson are...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Connie Guy receives a hug from her little brother, Jim Shackelford, as they meet for the first time. (Photos provided by Connie Guy)
    Siblings homeless after being separated 40 years

      Connie Guy searched for her younger half-brother for 40 years, and had almost given up hope. Then, a chance conversation in an online gaming app gave her the clue she needed to piece the puzzle together....

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • The Lutz Family Quintet of Lititz made quite a musical name for itself in 1913. Pat Walter offered this
description of this family photograph: “It’s also hanging in my hallway here in my home. The man is
Benjamin Franklin (BF) Lutz, my grandfather. With one exception, they are his children: (left to right)
Benjamin Vermont, my uncle, solo cornet, age 9; Ruth, the eldest of the family and only girl, who died
at age 17 in the flu epidemic of 1917, first cornet, age 11; a cousin of the children and nephew of BF,
Winfield Lutz Wilson, second cornet age 10; and John Henry, my father, baritone age 10.” (Photo from the Robert "Sketch" Mearig collection)
    Fond memories of the Lutz family

      Patricia Walter of Lebanon recently got in touch with the Record Express to submit the obituary of her sister, the late Nancy Jane Weber. In reading Nancy’s biography, it was discovered that both Nancy and Patricia...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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