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    Halloween parade registrations due Oct. 17

    The following release was submitted this week by the Lititz Lions Club: Fall is in the air and the Lititz Lions, Lioness and LEO clubs are ready to provide Lititz with an unforgettable Halloween Parade and Fall...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Sharon Peffer holds a scarf she made of mohair fiber and hand spun soy silk. (photo by Donna Walker)
    Walk this way

    A weekend with the artisans Sharon Peffer uses only the finest fabric to make her hand-woven shawls and scarves: llama, alpaca, soy silk, buffalo, camel, yak, Golden Retriever. Wait. What? Golden Retriever? “A woman kept the hair...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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    Lititz teen elected 4-H state president

    Karoline Kent joined her local 4-H chapter at 13 in hopes of connecting with kids in her community. Her enthusiasm to participate so many years ago led the teen to climb the 4-H ladder to be elected...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Elysian Space Dust IPA (photo by Michael Upton)
    The Hop’ies

    I always like to say, “There are no bad beers, just beers you do not like.” And not to be a hater &tstr; because there were some beers at the inaugural Lititz Craft Beer Fest that were...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Main Street was full for Sunday's beer fest. (photos by Mike Shull)
    Not your ordinary fest

    Homebrew contest results For many visitors to downtown Lititz on Sunday, the Lititz Craft Beer Fest was their first experience at a beer festival. Be warned those looking for a sophomore experience, not all beer festivals are...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Ed Davis and Maco, the puppy he rescued from a Vietnam POW camp.
    ‘It was worth it’

    How Ed Davis endured seven and a half years as a POW For seven and a half years, the world stood still. Martin Luther King Jr. and Bobby Kennedy were assassinated, Neil Armstrong walked on the moon,...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Doris and Dave Kreiter have been square dancing since the Richard Nixon presidency. (photo by Laurie Knowles Callanan)
    More than just ‘swinging thru’

    Kreiters celebrate 40 years of square dancing Back in 1971, Doris and Dave Kreiter decided to take a spin on the square dance floor. They haven’t stopped do-si-do-ing since. The Lititz couple were honored at a special...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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    Artisans’ Porchwalk turns 16 this year

    The 16th Annual Artisans’ Porchwalk, featuring juried artists and craftsmen, will be held on Friday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show, held at...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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    2,000 tap Craft Beer Festival (Video)

    The Lititz Record Express captured the first ever sold-out craft beer event which attracted 2,000 beer enthusiasts and 50 craft brewers. The event raised funds for the Lititz AMBUCS (Sept. 28, 2014). See VIDEO on our Facebook...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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  • Rock Lititz Studio celebration - Sept. 20, 2014 (Lancaster Newspapers photo by Blaine Shahan)
    In Rock we trust

    Rock Lititz Studio is much more than an innovative production rehearsal space, it’s the epicenter of the new Lititz economy. That was the message delivered during Saturday’s pre-party press conference for the new entertainment super structure that...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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