• Marie (left) and Ann with Jim Dietz, a sculler for the men’s rowing team, in Montreal.  Images provided by Marie Jonik Myers
    Watching Rio brought back fond memories for Lititz’s 1976 Olympian

    The year of Jenner, Leonard, and Jonik America’s bicentennial was much more than a patriotic milestone for Lititz’s Marie Jonik Myers. It was magical. In 1976, 40 years ago, Myers, originally from Havertown, was an alternate for...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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    Neighbor steps up for disabled veteran

    Also, borough council hears how nostalgia is the ‘greatest threat to the public library’ A disabled veteran from Lititz made a plea to Lititz Borough Council on Tuesday to allow him to remove and replace a troublesome...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • Aaron Fry with a banner from the 1956 Lititz bicentennial celebration.
    A bank storyteller

    Lititz collector shares local memorabilia, and tales, at the Antiques and Collectibles show Lee Fry has been collecting Lititz memorabilia for almost all of his 81 years, and he had a stand at the annual Antiques and...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • COBYS Bike & Hike features activities for all ages and skill levels. (Photos provided by COBYS)
    COBYS Bike & Hike celebrates 20 years of helping children

      People have been walking, riding, and giving to support the ministries of COBYS Family Services through Bike & Hike, the organization’s signature fundraiser, for two decades now. COBYS’ — short for Church of the Brethren Youth Services...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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    Stray finds home

      Stray Production Services is one of the first local vendors to sign lease at Rock Lititz $100 million campus By Patrick Burns An only slightly cryptic video released Monday on Stray Production Services’ Facebook page showed...

    • Posted August 26, 2016
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  • Several area restaurants served traditional India cuisine, including curries and samosas.
    Cultural confluence: Indian-American festival in Lititz Springs Park

      By Laura Knowles If you happened to be strolling through Lititz Springs Park Saturday evening and thought you were in a bustling Mumbai marketplace, you weren’t mistaken. The Mela Indian-American Fusion Community Festival — a celebration...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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    Officer of the Year

    An interview with Manheim’s Kirk Colwell A police officer for nearly three years, Manheim Police Department’s Kirk Colwell is now the county’s Officer of the Year. The Lancaster County Chiefs of Police Association bestowed the award on...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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    Classroom countdown

    Warwick welcomes seven new teachers By Laura Knowles The Warwick School District has realigned its personnel roster for the approaching 2016-17 school year, which begins Sept. 7. “My nephew has informed me that we have just three...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • Chatauqua Drive gets pretty busy during the Mount Gretna
Outdoor Art Show.
    Anti-terror trucks keep craft show safe and secure

    Security tightened at Lititz Craft Show By Patrick Burns Just last month, following the deadly terrorist attack in France, Lititz Police Chief Kerry Nye noted the challenges of protecting the public at large gatherings. “Not really a...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • Connor (left) and Matthew Taylor prepare to plant a native plant along the newly restored Rife Run streambank in Logan Park.
    Creek Stomp: cool fun on a hot day

      Finding ways to beat the heat is a challenge on these hot, muggy “dog days” of summer. Nearly 70 people of all ages found a unique fun and educational way to beat the heat on Wednesday,...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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