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    What a rush!

    Colton Miller amassed 140 yards and two touchdowns as Warwick’s Midget A team ran past the Black Knights of Hempfield on its way to a 21-0 win and the Red Rose League Championship Saturday night. The frozen...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
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  • Luke and Mary Martin may live in Lititz, but their hearts will
always be in Vietnam, where they worked as missionaries during
the war. Luke recently wrote a book about it, and a signing is
planned at Landis Homes Dec. 12. (Photo by Laura Knowles)
    Memories of Vietnam: Missionary recalls life amid war in new book

    There is a line in the musical “Miss Saigon” that touched a chord with Luke Martin. “But now I know I’m caught, I’ll never leave Vietnam.” Martin, 83, understands this well. He has been living in the...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
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    Happy New Year! No new taxes, balanced budget proposed for Warwick Township

    For 27 years, the millage rate in Warwick Township has remained the same. The real estate tax in 2017 is expected to continue with that trend. “The first draft of the budget does not call for an...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
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  • The cover of Marlene Hershey’s 2012 album, “Gospel Ragtime
and Solitude.”
    Beyond ‘Hearthside Hymns’ — The Marlene Hershey story

      Not many people can say they’ve hosted their own television and radio shows, produced 10 albums, authored a book, and even performed on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. But Marlene Hershey of Lititz can. Here’s...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
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  • The exterior of the restored Keath House. The front faces East
High Street. (Photos by Rochelle Shenk)
    Manheim Historical Society recognized for Keath House preservation

    Manheim Historical Society’s restoration effort of the Keath House is one of the recipients of the C. Emlen Urban Award. Presented by the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County, the award recognizes projects that not only gives...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
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  • Scouts provided much of the labor that went into the LWCC food bank drive last year. They’ll be on the job again for the 2016 drive. Photo by Owen Blevins
    Scouts help replenish local food bank in time for Thanksgiving

    Last Saturday, if you live in the Warwick School District, chances are excellent that a local Boy or Girl Scout hung a plastic bag on your doorknob. It’s part of the national Scouting for Food drive, an...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • Elizabeth Township plans for $200,000 deficit in 2017

    Despite a $200,000 deficit in the proposed 2017 budget, the real estate tax in Elizabeth Township will remain at zero. The supervisors agreed to advertise the recommended spending plan during their Nov. 14 meeting. The public will...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • Will taxes go up for Warwick School District residents? Elected school board members are waiting for a final state budget in order to determine the local impact. (LNP photo)
    Warwick Education Foundation buys 60 laptops for high school students

    Also, Warwick Middle School has a new principal In its third installment of funding for the Warwick School District, the Warwick Education Foundation presented a check for $57,540 for computers at the high school. At the Nov....

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • (Left to right) Kathy Blankenbiller, Bob D’Imperio, and Derek Hummer are working to raise funds for the new inclusive playground. Photo by Laura Knowles
    Angels were among us on Second Friday

    Angels were in abundance at Second Friday in downtown Lititz. They glittered and sparkled in the chilly night air as they set out to raise funds for a new playground, help youngsters with life-threatening illness realize their...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • (Left to right) Christopher Thompson, district manager of the
Lancaster County Conservation District; 2016 Farm Show Queen
and Manheim FFA president Stephanie Balmer; state Senator
Ryan Aument; state Rep. Mindy Fee; and David Swartz, district
director of Penn State Extension, at the Farmers’ Breakfast.
    Manheim-area legislators host annual Farmers’ Breakfast

      Nearly 100 people involved in agriculture turned out to hear speakers and exchange ideas during the third annual Farmers’ Breakfast. Hosted by state Rep. Mindy Fee and state Sen. Ryan Aument, the event was held Thursday,...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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