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    ‘Lititz Remembers’: Lititz Springs Park will host Memorial Day display

    The Lititz Springs Park Board of Trustees will host “Lititz Remembers… A Timeline Encampment of Military History” on Monday, Memorial Day, May 25, from 12 to 5 p.m. The day will begin with the Annual Memorial Day...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Cathy Gelatka, recently retired speech pathologist for the Warwick School District, hopes to continue her service to education as a member of the Warwick School Board. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    Democrats unveil two school board candidates

    The Lancaster County Democratic Committee held its spring awards banquet at the General Sutter Inn April 18, with three Lititz residents announcing their candidacies for public office. Two of the candidates, Cathy Gelatka and Charlie Hample, are...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Volunteers sort books for the upcoming book sale. They are, front row (left to right) Noel Rohrer,
Virginia Badger, Maria Madigan, Carol Phillips, Colin Rohrer and Quintin Rohrer; back row (l-r) Skip
Hetrich, Leigh Ann Rohrer and Gina Burkhart. (Photos by Rochelle Shenk)
    Book Sale will benefit Manheim Community Library

    The Friends of the Manheim Community Library will host a spring book sale at the Manheim Farm Show Exhibition Center, Adele Ave., Manheim Thursday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to noon, and 3 to 8 p.m.; Friday,...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Cy Peters (left) and Mike Graham (right) receive their longevity citations from Legion Commander
Lyle Cunningham.
    130 years of service

    At a recent American Legion awards ceremony, two local veterans were acknowledged for their unprecedented membership longevity. Both Manheim citizens should be commended for their service to their country when greeted on the street. It is an...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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    Six inducted into MC Alumni Hall of Fame

    Six Manheim/Manheim Central alumni have been inducted into the Manheim Central Hall of Fame. The 14th annual induction ceremony was held on Saturday, April 11. The Hall of Fame honors accomplishments of individuals who have brought recognition,...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Saturday in the Park: Lititz Scouts spruce up community hub for the season

    The Boy and Girl Scout Troops of Lititz spent the weekend of April 10-12 at their annual Camporee in the Lititz Springs Park. The weekend had a theme of “Mystery in the Park,” and marked the tenth...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • The pavilion and playground at Warwick Township’s Lions Club Park will remain. The summer playground program will be on hold during construction.
    Facelift coming for Rothsville park

    Pickleball is coming to Rothsville. And that’s not all. The Warwick Township Lion’s Park in Rothsville is getting a $131,000 facelift, and one of the highlights will be two new pickleball courts for the ever-growing base of...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Justin Nissley won Best in Show at last year’s Chiques Creek
Watershed Alliance photo contest with this shot.
    Chiques Creek Watershed Alliance sponsors photo contest

      Youth in kindergarten through twelfth grade are encouraged to enter the Chiques Creek Watershed Alliance’s “Capture the Creek” photo contest. Black & white or color photos must have been taken in the Chiques Creek watershed in...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • The start/finish stretch on East Main Street will once again be
the site for a lot of energy on Sunday, April 26, as bicyclists in
the Rock Lititz Festival Bike Race will be battling for top honors.
The top racers will reach speeds as fast as 30 miles an hour on
the .8-mile loop. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Lititz will be Rockin’: Festival, ‘NASCAR for bikes,’ returns April 26

    For one day this month, downtown Lititz is going to transform into a small European town. Following a one-year hiatus, the Rock Lititz Festival Bike Race is returning on Sunday, April 26. “It’s a festival atmosphere, a...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • At the end of a long day at the Know Your Value conference at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel on April
10, finalists (from left) Denise Uzzelle of Lancaster, Texas; Ashton Sweitzer of Lititz; and Joanna
Schwartz of Philadelphia, await the announcement of who will win the $10,000 bonus. (Photo courtesy Louis Burgdorf/NBC)
    Full of moxie, Ashton Sweitzer takes on Philly

    Lititz storeowner falls short of a $10,000 bonus, but knows the value of a special opportunity Ashton Sweitzer had a very good day in Philadelphia. The 25-year-old shopkeep from downtown Lititz was at the top of her...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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