• Grand Marshal William Seace
    Chief Seace grand marshals Lititz Lions Independence Day Parade July 1

      Recently retired Lititz Police Chief William Seace, will serve as parade marshal in the Lititz Lions Independence Day Parade, set for Friday, July 1, at 6:30 p.m. This year, the Lititz Patriotic Parade celebrates its 25th...

    • Posted June 22, 2016
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    New contract: Teachers with master’s degrees could make nearly $90K by 2020

    Warwick School District teachers have a four-year contract that will take them through June 2020. At Tuesday’s Warwick School Board meeting, the collective bargaining agreement between the Warwick School District and the Warwick Education Association was approved....

    • Posted June 22, 2016
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  • Business Manager Nate Wertsch discusses 2016-17 proposed budget with  Warwick School District’s
    School Board votes 7-2 for 2.9% tax increase

    The final 2016-17 Warwick School District budget was approved on Tuesday. Not everyone was happy about it, though, for a variety of reasons. Several language arts teachers were concerned because three retiring middle school English teachers are...

    • Posted June 22, 2016
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  • The Booking House was constructed in 1884. The former cigar warehouse was transformed by
James “J.P.” and Michele Perron into an events venue in 2014. (Photo from theknot.com)
    Historical Society recognizes two businesses for historic preservation

      Two Manheim businesses were presented with Manheim Historical Society’s Red Rose award for their historic preservation efforts. The Fulton Bank’s Manheim branch and The Booking House received hand-blown glass roses crafted by Stiegel Glassworks 1976 during...

    • Posted June 22, 2016
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  • Memorable moments from the commencement speeches

    Dr. April Hershey, District Superintendent It was our goal to teach you with heart, so that you learned by heart. It’s my contention that at Warwick, learning occurs when the mind and heart are engaged together. The...

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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  • Destiny Butler snaps a selfie as the rest of the Class of 2016 celebrates around her.
    WHS Class of 2016 embarks on the next phase of life’s journey

    Three hundred and fifty-eight Warwick High School graduates may now be heading in different directions, but they’re forever unified by the diplomas they received Monday night. There were smiles and proud parents and lots of pictures to...

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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    The fallout of 11 MC bomb threats

    Rescheduled graduation ‘the right thing’ Manheim Central School District had its own “annus horribilis” this school year. Of the 27 weapon or bomb threats at county schools in the 2015-16 school year, 11 were at Manheim Central....

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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  • Proceeding off the field after the ceremony, Lexy Rutt summed up the evening with a joyful gesture. (Photos by Alan Johnson)
    Better late than never: MCHS graduates 232

      Enthusiasm was in the air at Manheim Central High School’s graduation — even if it was a day later than planned. The sun shone on the maroon caps and gowns of the 232 graduates as they quietly...

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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    Yeager released from prison

    DA reduces two felony charges to misdemeanors and lowers $1 million bail to $100,000    by Patrick Burns The 18-year-old jailed and charged with making threats upon Manheim Central’s graduation ceremony was in court Tuesday, four days...

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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  • ‘Amish-ingly’ quick barn raisings

    Here is the finished product (photo taken June 8) of the labor of scores of workers from the local Plain communities whose sense of friendship and community spirit compelled them to contribute their time and skills to...

    • Posted June 12, 2016
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