• Lords in Lititz

    No ‘stranger’ to the music business, members of Billy Joel’s iconic band to perform here July 4 Usually when artists who have sold millions of records and toured the world come to the area, they fly under...

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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  • Photo by Kirk Neidermyer Firefighters battle a three-alarm fire at Specialty Bakery, 560 Furnace Hills Pike, which began before 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
    Overnight fire damages bakery, disrupts morning commute

    Scores of firefighters battled a three-alarm fire which started early Tuesday morning at Specialty Bakers just north of Lititz. The fast-moving blaze caused significant damage to the building and closed off Route 501 in the area for...

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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  • ‘Anything Goes’ at Warwick

    Since its inception in 1934, the musical “Anything Goes” has seen several changes and revivals. The rollickingly funny tale was first drafted in part with the show’s star, Ethel Merman, who played evangelist turned nightclub singer Reno...

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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  • Lititz Community Band seeking new members

    Rehearsals start April 9 The 2018 season with the Lititz Community Band is about to begin. Everyone is encouraged to dust off their instruments and join the fun. The group is made up of approximately 60 people...

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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  • ‘Anything Goes’ at Warwick

      Since its inception in 1934, the musical “Anything Goes” has seen several changes and revivals. The rollickingly funny tale was first drafted in part with the show’s star, Ethel Merman, who played evangelist turned nightclub singer...

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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  • Warwick School Board eyes another balanced budget

    The Warwick School Board got a budget snapshot from chief financial officer Nathan Wertsch at their March 6 committee of the whole meeting. Wertsch reported that for the first time in 10 years, the district had a...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • Look for ‘Emergency Route’ signs

    Blizzard of 2016 prompted ordinance that restricts travel on designated routes during an emergency to prevent stranded vehicles from blocking critical roadways   “We’re hoping we’ll never need to use these, but feel it’s better to be...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • Photo by Patrick Burns Only light snow had fallen by 5 a.m. Wednesday just as some forescaster revised their outlooks. Eric Horst said “Lancaster will get less snow than expected today.
    Snow Chance

    Our go-to weather person Eric Horst at Millersville University had cautiously predicted snow would begin overnight on Tuesday but only light flurries were evident by around 5 a.m. Wednesday. Still, accumulations had begun on cars, decks, outdoor...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • New leadership steers 2018 July 4 celebration

    The show will go on. That’s the message the team of new organizers of the 4th of July celebration in Lititz want to make clear. Tim Reedy, who for years has championed the day-long celebration, has decided...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • Photo by Laura Knowles Warwick Township Supervisors welcomed Patrick Barrett as the new assistant manager at the Feb. 21 board meeting. Barrett, who of - ficially began his duties as assistant township manager on Feb. 12, assists long-time township manager Dan Zimmerman.
    Barrett named Warwick Township assistant manager

    Warwick Township Supervisors welcomed the township’s new assistant manager at the Feb. 21 meeting. Patrick Barrett officially began his duties as assistant township manager on Feb. 12. He will be assisting long-time township manager Daniel Zimmerman in...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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