• Lititz looked quite tranquil in 1908. But, on Halloween night of that year, a riot threw the streets into chaos. (Photo from the Sketch Mearig Collection)
    The Lititz Halloween Riot of 1908

    In 1908, downtown Lititz was the scene of one of the most disgraceful and alarming disturbances in its history. On Saturday, October 31, Halloween night, a riot was in full swing on the streets when the Fourth...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • If you're in downtown Lititz Friday night, your eyes may be playing tricks on you. Artists will be creating an optical illusion on Sturgis Lane as part of Taste of Lititz. (Photo illustration provided by Venture Lititz)
    Local flavor

    Bring your appetite to Friday night’s street party The taste of Lititz is all around us. Just look at this week’s paper. Festivals in the park, edible art projects at the chocolate factory, a gelato artisan showing...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • The Prez will join Warwick's top four seniors in addressing the Class of 2014 next week. (Left to right) Amy Wood, Emily Myers, Gavin Schaffer (class president), Holly Lobb and Kelly Striker. (photo provided by Warwick School District)
    The big day nears

    Top four will speak to Class of 2014 Warwick High School will hold its 58th Annual Commencement exercises for the Class of 2014 on Thursday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Calvary Church in Lancaster. More than...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Kim Zanni of Gelato Di Babbo
    Hometown gelato

    Zanni competes on world stage Kim Zanni’s Gelato Di Babbo gained some nationwide recognition, but had some challenges as she competed in the North American debut of The Gelato World Tour in Austin, Texas, on Mother’s Day...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Check out the drum show at the Water Plant behind Lititz Springs Park this Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. And bring a non-perishable donation to help the local food bank.
    Bang a drum for hunger relief

    Accompanied by his drum set, fellow percussionists and a new mission, drummer Bobby D is back. With the help of the public, Bobby D & Friends are looking to get the community “Hooked on Drums & Calling...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Warwick bands finish year with annual concert

    The Warwick High School and Middle School bands are preparing to wrap up the 2013-14 school year’s concert season with their Annual Spring Concert this Sunday, June 1 at 3 p.m. in the Warwick High School Performing...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Students from Warwick Middle School will portray the Von Trapp family in “The Sound of Music, Jr.,” on May 30-31. They are (left to right) Daniel Wentzel, Elise White, Josiah McCracken, Grace Longenderfer, Alaina Fry, Lillian Durbin, Allyson Hayes and Jacob Lingenfelter.
    WMS is alive with ‘The Sound of Music’

    The Warwick Middle School Drama Club presents “The Sound of Music, Jr.,” Friday, May 30 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 31 at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance this Thursday from 6 to 9...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • (Left to right) Kelly Morris, Kenny McFadden, Carolyn Eisenbach and Nicole Eisenbach are happy about asparagus season! (photos by Michele Walter Fry)
    Farmers Market is in season

    I liked going to our West Shore Farmers Market near Camp Hill (go CV!) when I was a kid. Of course, at that time penny candy was the big draw and I didn’t think about vegetables. Even...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Angie Piazza and Charlie
    Fundraiser will benefit beloved service dog

    A fundraiser has been planned to benefit the medical needs of Charlie, a beloved service dog. Charlie is a very popular pet in Lititz and can be seen all over, especially at the Bulls Head Pub and...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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    Memorial Day in Lititz

    Memorial Day speaker sheds some light on an often forgotten branch of veterans Onlookers, most of them attempting to make use of whatever shade was available on a sunny and warm Memorial Day, lined up in droves...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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