• Merry Lititz Christmas takes over downtown Lititz this Saturday. See pages A4-5 in this week's Lititz Record Express for more details! On newsstands now!
    Last Christmas

    ‘Merry Lititz Christmas’ will be under new management in 2015 Kathy Blankenbiller has poured her heart into organizing the “Have Yourself a Merry Lititz Christmas” since its inception six years ago. She credits the overwhelming success of...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • The bad weather forecast for tonight has prompted planners to cancel Christmas in the Park.
    Lititz proposes .5-mill tax hike

    Lititz Borough Council on Nov. 25 approved a proposed 2015 budget that includes a half-mill tax hike that would raise the tax rate to 2.6 mills up from 2.1 mills. The proposed budget will be advertised and...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • A classic London taxi outside a classic English pub in downtown Lititz. (photo courtesy of Paul Pendyck)
    Scenes from 2nd Friday

    Paul’s new taxi is turning heads, special agent opens yarn shop A chilly November evening didn’t keep folks from Lovin’ Lititz Every Second, the monthly Friday when local merchants stay open late and local people enjoy an...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Post Vice-Commander Dustin Bailey said social members and smoking have been allowed at VFW Post 1463 since the club's inception in the 1930s. (photo by Patrick Burns)
    Smoke gets ‘ayes’

    Even non-smokers vote to lift smoking ban at VFW Post 1463 While a resolve to lift a short-lived smoking ban at Lititz Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1463 didn’t please everyone, the vote among eligible voting members...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Tim's Fitness Center has been sold and is now called Iron Fit Gym. (Left to right) Marcy and Tim Diem, and John and Tina Lukas. (photo by Stephen Seeber)
    Perfect fit

    Former employee buys Tim’s Fitness Center, name changed to Iron Fit Gym Tim and Marcy Diem are ready to take it easy (sort of), while John and Tina Lukas are ready to get to work. Tim’s Fitness...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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    Where there’s smoke …

    VFW officer resigns after reversal of smoking ban First you could. Then you couldn’t. Now you can again. The members of Lititz Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1463 voted to lift a ban on smoking inside the...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Pam Stenzel
    Update on Abstinence speaker

    School District worried about student safety The Warwick School District issued the following press release at 8:30 this morning: In response to an overwhelming need for additional resources and discussion over sex and sexuality issues for students...

    • Posted November 12, 2014
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  • Shooster, the legendary hermit of Speedwell, was a familiar character during the first half of the 
1900s. He mysteriously disappeared during the brutal winter of 1949-50. (Photo provided by Neil White)
    ‘Shooster’ of Speedwell

    Mystery surrounds the beloved hermit who disappeared during the harsh winter of 1950 Let’s take a trip just northwest of Lititz to an area near what once was (not too long ago) Speedwell Forge Lake. Many years...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Isaac Monaghan, pondering hot dogs and hamburgers, knows that his vote counts!
    Kindergarten election: Hamburgers beat hot dogs!

    Kindergarteners also vote for swings and bikes without training wheels Three classes of kindergarteners at Bonfield Elementary School skipped Tuesday’s gubernatorial race and went straight to what really matters — hot dogs or hamburgers? And like America’s pastime, the...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Outside the polling site in Elizabeth Township. (photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    ‘It’s dirty’

    Local voters hope for a cleaner political landscape There was no way to escape the bright spotlight that was Tuesday’s mid-term election in Lancaster County. The national media was focused on the balance of power in the...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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