• Owner Erik Wolfe is ready to follow his dream and open a whiskey distillery in his hometown of Lititz. Photo by Dan Marschka
    Whiskey distiller barrels forward

    Opening in November, Stoll & Wolfe will produce rye whiskey, apple brandy and bourbon at 35 N. Cedar St. New PLCB rules allow the distillery to offer Pennsylvania-produced craft beer and wine Though the path has changed...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • Built around 1810, the house has a heritage that dates back to 1748 and Michael Groszman, a first generation Warwick Township settler and a veteran of the Revolutionary War. hoto by Laura Knowles
    Historic farmhouse fate unknown

    The historic brick farmhouse with a wraparound porch and a sweeping view of the valley just south of Lititz looks strong and sturdy. It’s fate, however, is precarious. Built around 1810, the house has a heritage that...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • Loretta Smith isn’t your typical centenarian. She spent Labor Day kayaking at Speedwell Forge. The kayak trip was a birthday gift from Don and Diane Stoltz.
    Loretta Smith celebrates 100… with a kayak ride

    Loretta (Schmolke) Smith was the third oldest of 12 children. She was born on Sunday, Aug. 13, 1916, in Buckman, a thriving rural village in Central Minnesota. During Loretta’s first three years of elementary school, morning classes...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • The block wall is a firestop between classroom wing A and the main entrance/administration area.
The concrete pad is the base for the main entrance/administrative area and its second-floor media
center. The concrete has also been poured for the gym/cafeteria wing. (Photo by Rochelle Shenk)
    Construction progresses on new Doe Run Elementary

    Construction is ongoing at Manheim Central’s new Doe Run Elementary School, 281 Doe Run Road, Manheim. Groundbreaking for the 148,000-square-foot school was held May 23. It’s being built on the site of the former Doe Run Elementary,...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • The “Link Crew” team greeted 350 incoming Warwick High School freshmen on Aug. 30. The seniors participating in a hands-on orientation were the first to experience the tradition when they were freshmen four years ago.
    ‘Warriorientation’

    Rocking music pumped the gym as fine arts teacher Nate Nixdorf ran his go-pro through two lines of high-fiving students as they prepared for their new classmates. The “Link Crew” team greeted 350 incoming Warwick High School...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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    New faces in the district

    With the district’s 2016-17 year set to start the next day, the Warwick School Board held a voting meeting Sept. 6. As is often the case to start off a new year, the agenda was mainly about...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • New Warwick High School Principal Kristy Szobocsan believes “technology is a tool, it is not the end all, be all” in educating students.
    Meet the new boss: Warwick High School’s principal

    You could say Kristy Szobocsan knows what she wants and gets the most out of her students. The new Warwick High School principal formerly served as assistant principal at the school and previously served middle school director...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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    Get Hooked on Scouting!

    Scouting allows children to discover new things, learn to overcome obstacles and ways to make the community a stronger and better place for everyone to live. Experience fun, friendship, service and community by joining a local Scout...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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    A.J.’s Mini Golf open this weekend

    Proceeds benefit Louisiana flood victims At the start of the summer, our 8-year-old Bonfield Elementary student, Austin, began tinkering around with scrap lumber, bricks, etc. and came up with a series of mini golf holes for his...

    • Posted September 2, 2016
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  • Warwick High School graduate Alyssa Manley (right), shown here playing in the Rio Send-Off Series
held at Spooky Nook, enjoyed her first Olympics as a member of the U.S. Women’s Field Hockey
Team. (Photo by Suzette Wenger)
    Manley reflects on Rio Olympics, sets sights on 2020

      A selfie with all-time Olympic great Michael Phelps followed by a 4-0 jump in Pool B of the 2016 Rio Games. It was a memorable start for Lititz’s Alyssa Manley and the U.S. Women’s Field Hockey...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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