• If plans progress as expected, this barn will host banquets, baked goods and deli delectibles. Photo by Stephen Seeber
    Banquet barn

    Traffic addressed for 300-seat facility; neighbor concerns unresolved Warwick Township Supervisors held a second public hearing on development plans for the historical barn at Newport Square on East Newport Road. Country Home Catering, which is associated with...

    • Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Cheap date

    New bridge planned in 2016; Lititz only pays five percent of costs For those who use the bridge on North Locust Street, there is good news – a new bridge is on the way. For borough taxpayers,...

    • Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Chef John Moeller (right) served many dignitaries during his career at the White House, including Presidents Bush, Carter, Clinton and Ford. He was in Lititz this past Saturday.
    Presidential pot pie

    Local chef serves up some fun stories from his days at the White House The Kennedys requested quenelles de brochet (creamed fish). The Johnsons wanted barbecue and chili. The Nixon family preferred meatloaf. The Fords ate all-American....

    • Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Gordon flashes back

    Don’t count Gordon Denlinger out just yet. Last week he failed to earn the county GOP’s endorsement for his bid to take the State Senate seat Mike Brubaker will vacate in 2015. But, despite criticism already leveled...

    • Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Lititz officer cleared by DA

    The Lancaster County District Attorney reported Tuesday that a borough police officer acted correctly when he fatally shot a 22-year-old Lititz man Dec. 21. “It’s what I expected. It is the correct move,” said Lititz Police Chief...

    • Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Snowy walkways led to a decrease in shoppers and many stores closing early. Photos courtesy of Manheim Downtown Development Group
    Pax disrupts life in Manheim borough

    Snowstorm Pax (a named derived from the Latin word for “peace”) was anything but peaceful when it dropped an average of 12 inches of snow on Manheim last week. A snow emergency was declared by Borough Manager...

    • Posted February 20, 2014
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  • Borough crews work in Market Square to clear several onslaughts’ worth of snow on Feb. 18.
    Slideshow – Snowstorm Pax

    • Posted February 20, 2014
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  • Snow daze

    Weather adds length to school year; district’s options are limited With snow and ice storms piling up school delays and cancellations, officials are seeking inventive ways to maintain a workable school calendar. The 2013-14 school schedule, hammered...

    • Posted February 20, 2014
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  • Students: When do we graduate?

    Board honors teacher for quick actions in fire More than 20 anxious Warwick seniors packed Tuesday’s school board meeting to talk about graduation. A date for commencement has not been set, and according to Superintendent Dr. April...

    • Posted February 20, 2014
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  • The icy winter is wearing the collective patience thin, but for one weekend it was a welcome sight. Photo by Michele Walter Fry
    A clear vision

    Volunteers take on Mother Nature to save an unforgettable festival Back-to-back storms on the doorstep of a festival that normally embraces frigid forecasts could have put the freeze on Fire & Ice, but a determined army of...

    • Posted February 20, 2014
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