• A view of the new emergency campus from Colebrook Street. The access drive is in the foreground. The Manheim Legion and a ballfield
were located to the rear of the site. Construction equipment is parked along the drive that had been used by the Legion. The new police
headquarters will be constructed in that general area. (Photo by Rochelle Shenk)
    Emergency Services Campus begins to take shape

    Sitework began earlier this month for the Manheim Emergency Services Campus. Located along Colebrook and Charlotte streets, the campus will house a new 7,000-square foot facility for Northwest EMS and a new police headquarters. Located along Colebrook...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Pitts will not seek reelection.
    Pitts Will Not Seek Re-Election

    WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Joseph R. Pitts (R-PA) announced that he will not seek re-election to the U.S. Congress in 2016. A leading defender of human rights, Rep. Pitts has represented the Sixteenth Congressional District of Pennsylvania since 1997. He...

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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    GOP Sweep in School Board Race

      GOP Warwick School Board candidates Benedict R. Sahd and Leslie Penkunas have worked the polls on many miserable days. But Tuesday was different for the pair who swapped their usual roles working the polls for the...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Ominous clouds hover above Wilbur Chocolate the morning it was announced that the North Broad Street factory will close.
    State of ‘shock-olate’

    Union negotiating severance for 100 Wilbur workers in wake of unexpected factory shutdown “Devastating,” said Lititz Mayor Tim Snyder in regard to the job loss. “Shocked and saddened,” added Cory Van Brookhoven, president of the Lititz Historical...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • The Barons performed their field show, “Bermuda Triangle,” which features original music composed by California marching band composer and arranger Key Poulan.
    Marching Barons Invitational raises funds for Disney performance

      To paraphrase a song, Elden Rettew stadium was “alive with the sound of music,” on Halloween. Twenty-one bands, including the hosts, the Manheim Central Marching Barons, showcased their 2015 field shows at Saturday’s annual Barons Invitational...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Manheim Borough Council recently viewed the above sketch plan for the proposed Veterans Memorial
Park war memorial plaza, created by landscape architect Dave Christian of David Christian
    Manheim plans plaza for war memorials

      A war memorial plaza in Manheim is in the works. Fittingly the plaza would be housed in Veterans Memorial Park. Council viewed a sketch plan for the proposed project on Oct. 27 and agreed to proceed...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • The Goodharts of Lititz were the cast of Scooby-Doo in the Oct. 31 parade. (Left to right) Teresa, Mike, Trent, Kaillee, and Taylor. (photo by Stephen Seeber)
    Lititz Halloween Parade Winners!

    Winners from Saturday morning’s Halloween Parade in downtown Lititz, sponsored by the Lions Club, are: Children’s Division: 1st place – John Wenger Jr. (Wack-A-Me) 2nd place – Ella and Quinn Fotiou (flying carpet and bee) 3rd place...

    • Posted October 31, 2015
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    Election Day nears: Low voter turnout projected

    Several high-profile judicial contests on Tuesday’s ballot Political party leaders and candidates are bracing for a particularly low voter turnout on Election Day 2015 next Tuesday, Nov. 3. But that has not diminished the enthusiasm of local candidates...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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    Borough welcomes new junior council member

    Also, Officer Detz promoted to sergeant, and Community Development Corp. shares goals Emma Jo Phillips is the 10th Lititz Borough junior council member and the first from Lititz Christian School. At the Oct. 27 meeting of Lititz...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Audrey Cressler performs during the talent show at the
MCFEE breakfast. (Photos by Rochelle Shenk)
    Education breakfast focuses on student opportunities

    Manheim Auto Auction was bustling with activity on Saturday as Manheim area residents, students and student-athletes enjoyed the annual MCFEE (Manheim Central Foundation for Educational Enrichment) breakfast. Hosted and staffed by the auction, the breakfast featured a...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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