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    Artisans’ Porchwalk is next weekend

    The 18th annual Artisans’ Porchwalk, featuring juried artists and craftsmen, will be held on Friday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show, which is...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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  • Even if you didn’t get a
ticket to Chocolate Walk,
you can still be part of the
fun. Volunteers are being
sought for Oct. 8 to help
move traffic, assist chocolatiers,
and punch tickets.
As a sweet reward, volunteers
can partake of five
chocolate treats, anywhere
along the walk.
    Couldn’t get a ticket to Chocolate Walk? Be a volunteer!

    Volunteers get five free samples on Oct. 8 Those who were unable to obtain tickets to this year’s Kiwanis Club of Lititz Area’s Lititz Chocolate Walk can still enjoy their share of treats on Oct. 8. The...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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  • Amelia Fair sings “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the ceremony. Photos by Laura Knowles
    Warwick students honor those killed on 9/11

    Amelia Fair was just three months old when America was turned upside-down with the tragic 9/11 terrorist attacks of 2001. On the 15th anniversary of 9/11, Fair, a Warwick High School sophomore, sang a heart-rending National Anthem...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • Eugene Tabbutt, a Luther Care resident, received two World War II medals for service this past July — 68 years after coming home from Japan. Photo by Sarah Hummer
    Lititz WWII vet receives medals… 68 years later

    Proud World War II Occupation of Japan veteran Eugene Tabbutt, 88, was honored with medals by VFW Post #1463 on July 28. “I was part of the group who visited the veterans at Luthercare during the Christmas...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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    LABA puts Lititz first

    Still basking in the glow of being named America’s Coolest Small Town, Lititz retailers have been enjoying a busy summer attracting tourists and locals to the vibrant small town shops. Lititz’ shops sell everything from stylish fashions...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • Owner Erik Wolfe is ready to follow his dream and open a whiskey distillery in his hometown of Lititz. Photo by Dan Marschka
    Whiskey distiller barrels forward

    Opening in November, Stoll & Wolfe will produce rye whiskey, apple brandy and bourbon at 35 N. Cedar St. New PLCB rules allow the distillery to offer Pennsylvania-produced craft beer and wine Though the path has changed...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • Built around 1810, the house has a heritage that dates back to 1748 and Michael Groszman, a first generation Warwick Township settler and a veteran of the Revolutionary War. hoto by Laura Knowles
    Historic farmhouse fate unknown

    The historic brick farmhouse with a wraparound porch and a sweeping view of the valley just south of Lititz looks strong and sturdy. It’s fate, however, is precarious. Built around 1810, the house has a heritage that...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • Loretta Smith isn’t your typical centenarian. She spent Labor Day kayaking at Speedwell Forge. The kayak trip was a birthday gift from Don and Diane Stoltz.
    Loretta Smith celebrates 100… with a kayak ride

    Loretta (Schmolke) Smith was the third oldest of 12 children. She was born on Sunday, Aug. 13, 1916, in Buckman, a thriving rural village in Central Minnesota. During Loretta’s first three years of elementary school, morning classes...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • The block wall is a firestop between classroom wing A and the main entrance/administration area.
The concrete pad is the base for the main entrance/administrative area and its second-floor media
center. The concrete has also been poured for the gym/cafeteria wing. (Photo by Rochelle Shenk)
    Construction progresses on new Doe Run Elementary

    Construction is ongoing at Manheim Central’s new Doe Run Elementary School, 281 Doe Run Road, Manheim. Groundbreaking for the 148,000-square-foot school was held May 23. It’s being built on the site of the former Doe Run Elementary,...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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