• Anne Brubaker pauses for a selfie during her Xtreme Hike
    Birthday hike

    She went to Xtremes for her sister Anne Heisey Brubaker spent her birthday hiking 20 miles for her sister &tstr; and for Cystic Fibrosis (CF), a life threatening genetic disease that affects the lungs and digestive systems...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • Veronica Killmeyer (left) and Deb Olsen, of the Lititz Lioness Club, decorate a rocking chair in anticipation of the Sept. 12 Rock-a-Thon, where the club will raise money to benefit the community, and victims of domestic violence. (Photo by Lenay Ruhl)
    Lititz Lioness Club fundraiser really rocks

    Rock. A solid object. A genre of music. A back and forth motion. On Friday, Sept. 12, the Lititz Lioness Club is hosting their third annual “Rock-a-Thon.” Using rock in every sense of the word, the ladies...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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    Swimming off into the sunset

    Amway ends four-decadecareer at community pool After 40 years on the job, Andy Amway finished out his final summer managing the Lititz Springs Pool with a splash by working on Labor Day, a day that the rest...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • James Wenger of Derck & Edson Associates discusses changes to the Rock Lititz master plan at a 7 a.m. meeting Wednesday in Warwick Township. (photo by Patrick Burns)
    Size matters

    Rock Lititz seeks flexibility on signage dimension to reflect an “innovative and interesting” approach. The Warwick Township Board of Supervisors approved changes to the Rock Lititz campus project Wednesday morning and will mull over a proposed amendment to the...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • The old barn along East Newport Road (near the Turkey Hill) has been idle for years. A new bakery/restaurant/banquet facility will open here next spring. (photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Old barn back in business

    Zieglers to open bakery, restaurant, catering business next spring An old barn has found new life. On Aug. 26, a groundbreaking ceremony took place along East Newport Road, celebrating the birth of Brick Gables, future home of...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • The Rock Lititz Tour will return to town next April.
    The bikes are back

    Rock Lititz Tour will return in 2015 as a weekend event The organizer of the Rock Lititz Tour bike race is ready to resume the event next spring. Organizer Rich Ruoff, who put together 13 races a...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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    Big show, small cars

    Taste of Britain fills Forney Field Don and Ruthmary Newell turned in to the LANCO MG Club “A Taste of Britain” car show Sunday at Forney Field in their bright red 1959 Morgan Plus 4 convertible after...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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    A memorable day

    Sketch Mearig collection big draw at park antique show Collectors of all things Lititz had a fresh market of local memorabilia to choose from at this year’s Lititz Springs Park Fall Antique Show, thanks mainly to the...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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    Webber ‘gave his tomorrow for my today’

    Belgian adopts Lititz WWI grave In mid-June I received an email from Erik De Bruyne of Belgium. He said that his family had adopted the grave of Raymond L. Webber, an American soldier who died there during...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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    Was showing

    Lititz’s early movie theatres Many remember the old Lititz Theatre, which I wrote about extensively back in November 2011 in this newspaper. From 1935 to 1964, it served the community both young and old. However, this wasn’t...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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