• A bald eagle has been flying around the dry lake bed at Speedwell Forge as workers from KC Construction continue the $4 million project to get the dam rebuilt and the lake refilled. (photo by Dick Wanner)
    Eagle eyes keeping watch on Speedwell Forge dam work

    A bald eagle was keeping an eye on a five-man crew working the ground at the Speedwell Forge dam site Tuesday. The crew had canceled work the day before because slush fell from the sky. The project’s...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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    What do you love about your local newspaper? Some newspapers may claim to be local, but the Lititz Record Express has been all about Lititz for nearly 140 years. Last year, the Record Express underwent a redesign...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Work at Brick Gables, the impressive barn renovation along East Newport Road, is expected to be done by the end of March. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    What’s new on Newport?

    Ziegler Barn, to be known as Brick Gables, should be done by March The historic 19th century barn on East Newport Road has been undergoing quite a transformation over the past few months. With its intricate brick-patterned...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Warwick High School senior Breahna Wiczkowski is the new junior council member at Borough Hall. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    New faces at borough hall

    Council welcomes junior member, public works director Lititz Borough Council welcomed its newest junior member Tuesday evening. Breahna Wiczkowski was sworn into her new position by Mayor Tim Snyder. She will be serving as a youth representative...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Hannah Appel in action with trainer John Richardson. She will travel to Italy in May, along with Nicole Buitrago and their coach, to compete in the World Championship with 1,500 other students. (photo by Lenay Ruhl)
     Training for Italy

    Local girls to compete in Taekwon-Do World Championship Nicole Buitrago and Hannah Appel recently placed in a national Taekwon-Do competition and will go on to compete at the World Championship in Italy this May. They are both...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Rothsville neighbors gathered Monday to work on the film “The Neighborhood,” a student film created by a pair of Warwick grads. (photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Filming in the ‘hood

    It’s back to the old stomping grounds for Kayla Caracci and David Wingert, 2011 Warwick graduates and current seniors in the Film & Media Arts program at Messiah College, who are spending this month shooting an original...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Medical cannabis is gaining momentum in Pennsylvania, and Lititz resident Deborah Guy is on the front line of the discussion.
    Uncovering Cannabis

    Local activist and musician shares her story behind the movement Deborah Guy’s first memory of cannabis is as a child watching her grandfather on his death bed. As he was dying of cancer, he used it to...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • The Morris family (left to right) Sandy, Madi, Curt and Tyler
    Fundraiser will benefit former WHS teacher

    The Warwick Boys Basketball Parent’s Association along with the Interact Club are holding a fundraiser in honor of Curt Morris, a long time favorite teacher at Warwick High School. The event is set for Jan. 22 at...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Times have changed since the Warwick Community Ambulance Association started in 1957, but the strong relationship between the community and the people who provide steadfast ambulance service for
area residents continues. Contributions to the WCAA Building Campaign have reached the 80 percent mark as 2015 begins. This 1960 photo taken at the ambulance facility on North Lane, shows current
Lititz residents Russell Pettyjohn and Dale Shelley, with other volunteer ambulance drivers who helped take area patients to local hospitals in the early years. Pictured (front row, left to right) John Beck, Lester
Hess, Harold Horn, Ammon Shelly, dispatcher Bob Longenecker (on stretcher), Dervin Runk, Jake Bushong, Russell Pettyjohn; (second row, L-R) John D. Martin, David Buchter, John Zug, Chris Kohler, Melvin
Eichelberger, Ormar Bucher, Dale Shelley, Roger Martin, and Herbert Kraybill.
    Community rallies for ambulance building campaign

    Community response for the Warwick Community Ambulance Association’s building campaign has been tremendous since the public phase has started. More than 880 contributions have come in from residents and local businesses, putting the campaign at 80 percent...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Repair work at the Speedwell Lake dam began this week. Mark your calendars for spring 2016. (Photo from the Save Speedwell Facebook page)
    Dam repairs begin at Speedwell

    Lake could be full and back in use by spring 2016 It’s been a long time since canoes lined the shores of Speedwell Lake. Mark your calendars for spring 2016. “At this point everything is moving according...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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