• Happy historical holidays! Christmas in Lititz one century ago

    The holidays are now in full swing in Lititz as we anticipate what the jolly old elf may bring us this year. For generations, the season has been a special time with the glowing street stars, community...

    • Posted December 21, 2017
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  • A timeless tradition: Celebrating the Moravian Christmas vigil

    The Lititz Moravian Congregation began celebrating a vigil on Christmas Eve shortly after its arrival in Lancaster County in the mid-1700s. Today, nearly 300 years later, it continues to be celebrated several times each December to honor...

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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  • The Angel Lady: A first-person encounter with Billie Stitt

    It’s the holiday season, which means the angels are among us, perhaps more than usual. Eileen Elias Freeman, in The Angels’ Little Instruction Book, says, “Angels are all around us, all the time.” Freeman needs to meet...

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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  • Things are busy at Outback Toys

    Farm toys are holiday favorites When you visit Outback Toys in Lititz for the first time, you may not be sure if you’re in a store that sells “playables” or a specialty shop of “collectibles.” The sales...

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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  • What’s BB&T to be?

    The year began as it will likely end for Lititz residents who once again ponder what is to become of an iconic downtown building. It looks like a business could soon move into the former Susquehanna Bank...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Miss PA visits Lititz

    Snow arrived in Lititz on Saturday, and so did Miss Pennsylvania. While snowflakes sparkled in downtown Lititz, Katie Schreckengast of Palmyra visited several locations in town, wearing her glittering crown, a snow white blouse, and a bright...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Young Explorers: Local high schoolers mentoring at Warwick Ambulance

    Sarah Quiros hopes to go into medicine one day. Selena Barr wants to become a paramedic or an emergency room nurse. Michael White has aspirations to be an emergency medical technician (EMT). Quiros, Barr, and White are...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Local amputee hunter beats odds to bring in six-point buck

    Jeff Fralich thought he would never get his buck. Bagging a horned whitetail was an accomplishment he had been seeking to fulfill for a lifetime. After the amputation of both his legs, the 64-year old Lititz resident...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Landis takes over as school board president

    Warwick School Board welcomed a new member, swore in three reelected members, and appointed a new president at its Dec. 5 meeting. Michael Landis was voted in as the new president, following the departure of Dr. Timothy...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • We need a Lititz Christmas, right this very minute

    It was beginning to look and feel like Christmas in Lititz on Saturday. There was a toy castle at the Lititz Elementary School gym and a candy cane toss. Kids were off on a scavenger hunt to...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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