• Zach Clare of Conestoga won the prize for catching the largest fish, a 17½ inch rainbow trout.
    Hooked on opening day: 150 attend annual sportsmen’s event

    The Lititz Sportsmen’s Association continued its mission of “promoting and protecting our outdoor heritage” during Saturday’s Kids Fishing Day, an annual tradition on the opening day of trout season. Volunteers stocked Lititz Run at the Warwick Township...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • Fast times at Warwick Driving Park

      In the late 1800s, the corner of North Locust and Brunnerville roads was the place for thrill seekers and horse racing fans alike. For this was the location of the Warwick Driving Park, where thousands of...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • It’s in the bag (trash, that is)! Volunteers tidy up Millport Conservancy during Saturday’s stream clean.
    Good clean fun: One hundred volunteers help pull about two tons of garbage from local streams

    About 100 volunteers showed up for what Myers called a “nice turnout” to clear debris from the banks and bed of Lititz Run, starting at Lititz Springs Park and heading east all the way to the Conestoga...

    • Posted March 31, 2017
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  • November groundbreaking targeted for Veterans Honor Park

    When organizers planned for the Veterans Honor Park of Lancaster County several years ago, they decided they needed to raise at least $300,000 to get started. With a generous donation from the Lititz American Legion Post 56...

    • Posted March 31, 2017
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  • Lititz Farmers Market is switching to a new day and location this season. The market will be open Thursday evenings, from 4 p.m. to dusk, in the parking area next to the Parkview Hotel on North Broad St. Vendors of locally-grown produce are encouraged to sign up. Visit lititzfarmersmarket to find out more.
    Farm Fresh Idea: Market moving to Thursday nights, new location

    Who doesn’t love a stroll around town just before sundown? The new co-managers of the Lititz Farmers Market are counting on locals’ love of the gloaming to bolster attendance at market. This year, the Lititz Farmers Market...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Paul Pendyck purchased the General Sutter Inn in 2006. Four years later, he modeled the Bulls Head Public House after the British pubs near his hometown of Liverpool.
    Pendyck sells stake in Bulls Head

    David Stoudt purchases iconic 253-year-old General Sutter Inn and Bulls Head Public House Paul Pendyck and David Stoudt met before noon in downtown Lititz Monday to complete a business transaction that might surprise more than a few...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Easter Egg Hunt List

    Here’s a comprehensive list of all Easter egg hunts and church events coming up in April: Grace Easter Party – Grace Church, 501 W. Lincoln Ave., will hold its annual egg hunt/Easter party on April 8, with hunts...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • The Leib House dates back to 1810 and was built by Michael Groszman, a first generation Warwick Township settler and a veteran of the Revolutionary War. The house was built for his daughter, Mary, and her husband John Leib.
    Planning commission opposes Leib House demolition

    Their words were compelling. When the Lancaster County Planning Commission reviewed the potential plans by the expansion of Traditions of America development to demolish a 207-year-old historic farmhouse, it was unanimous. “The LCPC categorically opposes the unnecessary...

    • Posted March 23, 2017
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  • That’s the spirit: Construction underway at Stoll & Wolfe distillery; expected to open in late May

    There’s an old saying that warns about “not reinventing the wheel.” However, that’s kind of what’s happening with the owners of Stoll & Wolfe, 35 N. Cedar St., who spoke to the Lititz Record Express Tuesday morning....

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • A sure sign of spring: Muddy boots in Penryn

    Twelve years ago, members of the Amish community surrounding Penryn approached members of the all-volunteer Penryn Fire Department. Their idea was to hold a fundraiser to benefit both the firefighters and the students in the local Amish...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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