• Randy "Hoss" Caldwell
    Organization offers hope for aging bikers, hot rodders

    After Randy “Hoss” Caldwell was injured in a motorcycle accident, he had a lot of reasons to be bitter. “I limp,” Caldwell said. “I had my left shoulder and left knee replaced. I now have a lot...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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    New book a ‘sign’ of hope for local author

    Local resident N. Clair Clawser has spent over 50 years traveling the highways and thoroughfares of Pennsylvania documenting town markers. And now, he recently completed his second book “Cast Iron Signs of Pennsylvania Towns and Other Landmarks,”...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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  • Henry H. and Henry R. Gibbel of Lititz Mutual Insurance Company, located at the square in downtown Lititz, have a passion for local education.
    Giving back is the Gibbel creed

    Henry H. Gibbel and his son Henry R. Gibbel are both firm believers in education. The elder Gibbel is chairman of Lititz Mutual Insurance Company, while his son is president and chief executive officer. The fourth generation...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Ken Martin thanks Weinoldt, one of Lititz's newest officers, for his service.
    National Night Out fosters sense of community

    Lititz Borough police officer Tyler Weinoldt got a hero’s welcome when he showed up at the National Night Out block party on East Fourth Street, near Locust, Tuesday evening. He also got pasta salad, tortellini, fresh fruit,...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Beth Brunner's blue rain poncho came in handy on Saturday. "Nothing you can do about rain," the event organizer said.
    Watercolors: Storm shortens art show; rain interrupts judging

    The 50th Lititz Outdoor Art Show started off with hazy sunshine and steamy heat. By 2 p.m., Lititz Springs Park was awash with rain. Not just a few sprinkles. It was really raining. “This isn’t the first...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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    Picking up the pieces after Manheim Downtown Development Group folds

    Now that Manheim Downtown Development Group has officially folded, what will become of the various community events the organization hosted and the economic development activities it was involved in? Launched as a volunteer effort in 2000, MDDG’s...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Wilbur Chocolate became the talk of the town, again, when it was announced that its retail store and museum would be relocating from the west side of North Broad Street to the former Freeze & Frizz building, directly across the street from its current location. The news also heightened speculation that the sale of the former factory building (pictured above) will be announced soon.
    Waiting on Wilbur

    Retail store moving across the street; sale of former factory expected soon While nothing’s been announced publicly, it appears a buyer is ready to soon take ownership of the former Wilbur Chocolate manufacturing plant on North Broad...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Exterior shot of the building during the grand opening ceremony at Rock Lititz in Lititz., Saturday, September 20, 2014. (Andy Blackburn/Staff Phioto)
    Sleep like a Rock

    Room service: Township approves final plan for six-story Rock Lititz hotel and restaurant The updated master plan for Rock Lititz is rockin’ on. At the July 20 meeting of Warwick Township supervisors, the newest version of the...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Ray and Doris Smith
    Smiths go Platinum

    Raymond “Smitty” and Doris (Thomas) Smith, of Lititz, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary two weeks ago. The couple were wed July 15, 1946, in Lebanon. Ray enjoys big band music and is an avid Penn State fan....

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Full-time police officer secured for Warwick schools

    Borough, school district to split $80,000 cost Lititz Borough is partnering with the Warwick School District to provide a school resource officer. At the July 26 borough council meeting, a memorandum of understanding was approved for the...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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