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    MCHS Homecoming Court

    Manheim Central High School recently chose its Homecoming Court from among the senior girls. Those picked were: front row (left to right) McKena Dunn, Bethany Dorwart, Jenna West, Mariah Dorwart and Maranda Moyer; back row (l-r) Brianna...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Regina Witmeyer and Karen Huff, from the Bakery at the Cupboard in Lititz, are set up outside Tomato Pie Cafe for Chocolate Walk. They made 2,164 Almond Joy Coconut Macaroons in seven hours! (photo by Stephen Seeber)
    And they’re off! Today’s forecast is sweet!

    Chocolate Walk is underway The rain stopped just as Chocolate Walk got underway, just about an hour ago. Downtown Lititz is hopping (and that’s not the sugar high talking). Look for our Lititz reporters and photographers, and...

    • Posted October 11, 2014
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  • Talk of the town! (photo by Stephen Seeber)
    Lititz Theatre returns!

    For the first time in more than 40 years, there will be a movie theater marquee in downtown Lititz. Atomic Design, part of the Rock Lititz family, has donated its time and talent to recreate the old...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    A purr-sonal problem

    Rescuing a cat from a tree is harder than you think Smokey, a large gray 18-month-old house cat, escaped his home at 219 N. Locust St. Sept. 30 and wound up having quite an adventure. “He could...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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    Halloween parade registrations due Oct. 17

    The following release was submitted this week by the Lititz Lions Club: Fall is in the air and the Lititz Lions, Lioness and LEO clubs are ready to provide Lititz with an unforgettable Halloween Parade and Fall...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Sharon Peffer holds a scarf she made of mohair fiber and hand spun soy silk. (photo by Donna Walker)
    Walk this way

    A weekend with the artisans Sharon Peffer uses only the finest fabric to make her hand-woven shawls and scarves: llama, alpaca, soy silk, buffalo, camel, yak, Golden Retriever. Wait. What? Golden Retriever? “A woman kept the hair...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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    Lititz teen elected 4-H state president

    Karoline Kent joined her local 4-H chapter at 13 in hopes of connecting with kids in her community. Her enthusiasm to participate so many years ago led the teen to climb the 4-H ladder to be elected...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Elysian Space Dust IPA (photo by Michael Upton)
    The Hop’ies

    I always like to say, “There are no bad beers, just beers you do not like.” And not to be a hater &tstr; because there were some beers at the inaugural Lititz Craft Beer Fest that were...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Main Street was full for Sunday's beer fest. (photos by Mike Shull)
    Not your ordinary fest

    Homebrew contest results For many visitors to downtown Lititz on Sunday, the Lititz Craft Beer Fest was their first experience at a beer festival. Be warned those looking for a sophomore experience, not all beer festivals are...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Ed Davis and Maco, the puppy he rescued from a Vietnam POW camp.
    ‘It was worth it’

    How Ed Davis endured seven and a half years as a POW For seven and a half years, the world stood still. Martin Luther King Jr. and Bobby Kennedy were assassinated, Neil Armstrong walked on the moon,...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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