• A series of moving student addresses demonstrated the closeness of Warwick's class of 2015 during Tuesday night's commencement. This touching moment shows valedictorian Madelyn Class receiving a tearful embrace from class vice-president Will Howland as president J.J. Vulopas looks on with pride. (Preston Whitcraft photo)
     Emotional night for WHS class of ‘15

    Class heads class as valedictorian “Childhood ends at midnight,” announced J.J. Vulopas. For the president of Warwick High School’s class of 2015, the hours were counting down for him and his fellow graduates at Tuesday evening’s commencement...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Teresa Trabal navigates the immense paella pan in front of Zest! during last week’s Taste of Lititz. The gourmet shop’s Valencia recipe was one of the many highlights at the community event. (photo by Laura Knowles)
     Tasty turnout

    Lititz may be famous for its tastes of chocolate and pretzels. On Friday, June 5, downtown Lititz celebrated all its other great tastes, like Spanish paella, pork barbecue, tomato pie, fresh strawberry soup, sesame almond crunch salad,...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Wentzel at a remote Viet Nam fire support base in 1969. (Photos provided by Tom Wentzel)
    Return to ‘Rock City’

    In August of 1969, at the time of Woodstock, peace and love, I was a combat infantryman in Viet Nam with the 199th Light Infantry Brigade, serving as a radioman in an infantry platoon. My outfit operated...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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    Witmer earns valedictorian title for Manheim Central’s class of 2015

    Each member of Manheim Central High School’s class of 2015 has attained some type of success, big or small, but valedictorian Brooke Witmer reminded her classmates to acknowledge the encouragement and support from those who have been...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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    Video of Taste of Lititz 2015

    The sold-out Taste of Lititz 2015 was the latest high-profile, outdoor, local fundraising event aggrandized by perfect weather. The June 5 evening event was captured in a video that brings viewers inside the street festival’s variety of...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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    A ‘Broader’ view of things

    Building awareness of Broad Street retailers by Laura Knowles There’s Wilbur Chocolate and Sturgis Pretzel House and all the charming shops on East Main Street. It’s no wonder that Lititz took top honors a few years ago...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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    The Districts get ‘Satisfaction’

    The Districts will open for The Rolling Stones The wild ride for The Districts –  begun by four Warwick High blokes who cut their teeth playing Warwick MiniTHON and Pretzel Fest – is about to get legendary....

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • (Left to right) George Biemesderfer, Jennifer Lee and Jim Nearhoof of the Lititz Shade Tree Commission. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    Paid in the shade

    Council supports rebate program for problem trees Lititz may be known for its beautiful shade trees lining the streets of the borough. From red maples to flowering pears, these trees give the borough character, charm and a...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Scouts lay flowers at the graves of local veterans in the Lititz Moravian Cemetery. (photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    ‘Lititz Remembers’ fallen heroes

    In his Gettysburg address, given to dedicate the Soldier’s National Cemetery, Abraham Lincoln said, “We are met on a great battle field of that war. We come to dedicate a portion of it, as a final resting...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Valedictorians MacKenzie Mauger (left) and Cameron Krulewski keep each other company prior to the Linden Hall Class of 2015 graduation ceremony. (photo by Robyn Meadows)
    Linden Hall kicks off local graduations

    Co-valedictorians hail from Lancaster County Women have made strides in the world, but “the job is not done,” commencement speaker Kathleen McGinty told the Linden Hall School graduating class of 2015. McGinty, chief of staff for Governor...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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