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    Manheim Historical Society honors Restore ‘N More

    Fundraising ongoing for Keath House restoration The Manheim Historical Society presented its annual Red Rose Award to Restore ‘N More, a residential and commercial restoration contractor, on Thursday, May 7. The award was presented at the historical...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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    MELA: A celebration of Indian culture  

    Spend an afternoon in Lititz Springs Park celebrating Indian-American culture, history and food at the MELA Festival, set for May 30 at 3 p.m. The event is sponsored by IAFGL (The Indian American Fusion Group of Lancaster),...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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    Shooter named in road rage incident

    While police have not identified the two men involved in Wednesday’s road rage shooting, the Record Express has learned through reliable sources that the gun was fired by Jim Mellinger, a 74-year-old Lititz area resident. Darrel Smith,...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • The scene of Wednesday morning's shooting, near the Family Cupboard Restaurant in Warwick Township. (photo by Beverly Kent)
    No names released in road rage shooting

    The man who was shot in the face in a Warwick Township road rage incident Wednesday morning is now recovering at Lancaster General Hospital following emergency surgery. The man who shot him was taken into custody, where...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • The lovely lettuce at Susan Stoltzfus' Garden Patch is one of the many attractions at the Lititz Farmers Market. (photo by Stephen Seeber)
    Lettuce entertain you

    Fresh faces at the Lititz Farmers Market It was opening day for Lititz Farmers Market on Saturday, May 2, and the weather couldn’t have been better. Cloud-tossed blue skies and a fresh breeze made it clear that...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  •  School district considers change in legal representation

    The Warwick School District is shopping for a new solicitor. At the May 5 committee of the whole meeting for the school board, four law firms pitched the school district, including Warwick’s current solicitor Hartman, Underhill &...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Workers from the Tait and the General Sutter install the refurbished Roebuck Fountain at the Sutter patio last Friday morning. See video on the Lititz Record Facebook page. (photos by Stephen Seeber)
    Fountain facelift

    Repairs complete on beloved landmark Why were Paul Pendyck and Michael Tait directing traffic on East Main Street last week? The owner of the General Sutter Inn and the founder of Tait Towers (now Tait) were guiding...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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    Shop for Mom on 2nd Friday

    Historic Downtown Lititz is bursting with energy every 2nd Friday of the month. This Friday, May 8, from 5 to 9 p.m., there will be plenty of special deals just in time for Mother’s Day. Entertainers and...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Valerie Stapleton examines rose paperweights that were hand-blown by Stiegel Glassworks artisans.
    Artist’s Alley spotlights local creativity

    Sunday was a banner day for enjoying the outdoors, and for some, a chance to do chat with and purchase items from area artisans during Artist’s Alley in Manheim. Stiegel Glassworks 1976, the Manheim Historical Society and...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Dunk the mailman! Barry Lavender looks way too dry. (photo by Stephen Seeber)
    Pretzel Fest!

    Dunk this guy! We bumped into Barry Lavender, our mustachioed mailman, during the Rock Lititz Bike Race Sunday, and he was already talking trash about today’s Pretzel Fest dunk tank fundraiser. Come on people, let’s make this...

    • Posted May 2, 2015
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