• First day at Doe Run

    Principal Art Paynter welcomed students with a handshake the morning of Sept. 5. Tuesday marked opening day for the newly-constructed Doe Run Elementary School, and the first day of Manheim Central School District’s school year. Parents can...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Ominous clouds hover above Wilbur Chocolate the morning it was announced that the North Broad Street factory will close.
    Partial demolition approved at former Wilbur factory

    Borough council also OKs downtown rezoning By Laura Knowles Some compared it to a domino effect that would change the character of Lititz, while others heralded the forward-thinking plan to rejuvenate the now-vacated Wilbur Chocolate factory. At...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • Warwick, MC students return next week

    The week entering Labor Day weekend marks the return of school for all but two public school districts in Lancaster County: Warwick and Manheim Central. As usual, Warwick students will go back the latest in the county,...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • Enlightening: Don Kirsch can make a lamp out of anything

    The Antiques and Collectibles Show at Lititz Springs Park proved to be quite enlightening on Saturday. Not only was the park lit up with a menagerie of makeshift lamps, but there were lessons to be learned on...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • Help for Hurricane Harvey victim

    The heartbreaking media images of thousands of flooded residents in Texas continued to multiply since Harvey hit late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane. Glenn Grove, a former Lititz resident who lives in Humble, Texas, near Lake...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • Open house at Doe Run Elementary

    Several hundred Manheim area residents turned out Monday, Aug. 28, for the ribbon cutting and open house at Manheim Central’s newest elementary school, Doe Run Elementary. Located at 281 Doe Run Road in Penn Township, the new...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • Soup is king at Penryn picnics. And rivels are essential

      There are two schools of thought when it comes to chicken corn soup. Rivels or noodles? In Penryn, there’s only one way. There, it’s rivels or nothing. At St. Paul’s Lutheran Church picnic in Penryn on...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • Venture Lititz appoints new executive director

    The Record Express received the following news release from Venture Lititz Board President Jim Wenger Monday evening: Venture Lititz is pleased to announce that the new executive director is Holly DeKarske. Holly comes to Venture Lititz from...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • On the road again: Legion Riders revved up about helping fellow veterans

    There was friendly banter between the Harley and Honda motorcycle riders Sunday morning at Lititz American Legion Post 56 before the start of the American Legion Riders’ 12th Hospice Ride to bring personal care items to the...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • #Law-&-Order

    Lititz PD’s initial five-hour ‘Tweet-Along’ received 10 times the activity of average 24-hour period Lititz Police officers Tuesday night opened their personal workshops for Twitter users to follow and comment on their movements in real time. Sgt....

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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