• Richelle Fenteng with Tasia, Royale, and Erin Nolt.
    Fresh Air Fund Gives a City Kid a Little Bit Country

    When you live in Brooklyn, you don’t get to run barefoot in the grass, pick fresh peaches, or toast s’mores by a stream-side campfire. Just ask Richelle Fenteng. The quiet 11-year-old could hardly contain her excitement as...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Margaret G. Thorn’s watercolor, “Candy Bars,” was one of the many works of art representing 125
artists in Lititz Springs Park last year  (Photos by Melissa Hunnefield)
    Fine Art Show in Lititz Springs Park July 25

    The 49th Annual Lititz Outdoor Fine Art Show will be held Saturday, July 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. It will showcase the art of over 130 artists, working in oils, acrylics, watercolor,...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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    Help Chuckie’s legacy live on

    Beverly Magee, mother of Chuckie Magee, who won the heart of many local residents throughout his all-too-short life, is in the process of soliciting sponsors to continue the challenger flag football and cheerleading league at United Disability...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Ryan Schannauer
    Court rejects murderer’s appeal request

    Pennsylvania Superior Court on Friday rejected a petition from Ryan M. Schannauer to appeal his Dec. 8, 2014 murder conviction. The court also approved a petitioned from Shannauer’s attorney to withdraw as counsel of the convicted murderer...

    • Posted July 13, 2015
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  • Belen Mozo takes a swing
    In the swing of things

    Local volunteers help drive estimated $25 million boost to local economy from Women’s 2015 U.S. Open at Lancaster Country Club If you’ve traveled around Lancaster recently, you may have noticed a fleet of specially-licensed Lexus vehicles that...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Lititz Borough Council said farewell to Bre Wiczkowski June 30.
    Wiczkowski Bids Farewell to Borough Council

    Lititz Borough Council said goodbye to Bre Wiczkowski June 30. Wiczkowski served as junior council member to Lititz Borough for the past five months, offering a youthful perspective to local government. She was the seventh junior council...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Jared Hahn promoted to sergeant for the Lititz Borough Police Department.
    Hahn Promoted to Sergeant

    At the request of Lititz Police Chief William Seace, borough council approved the permanent appointment of Jared Hahn as sergeant for the Lititz Borough Police Department, following his probationary period. Hahn has been a member of the...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Reporter-Photographer John Crawford captured this nice fireworks photos from Saturday night while standing in front of the Lititz Welcome Center.
    Fourth of July memories

    When the Fourth of July Committee decided on a 1950s theme in conjunction with the “Red, White & Cool” slogan, the thought was that many of the park’s patrons have fond memories of that era. This year’s...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Maureen McEvoy (aka Sue Shard) was the cute marketing smile behind Wilbur-Suchard candy bars in 1946. (photo from the Sketch Mearig Collection)
    Sue Shard’s sweet success

    The girl who championed Lititz’s candy bar What’s it like to be the face of Wilbur-Suchard Chocolate Company and the host of a WLAN radio show? Just ask Maureen McEvoy-Farrell. In 1946, at age 12, she was...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Craig Kauffman, Susquehanna Market CEO, will take over as BB&T regional president here when the deal is officially completed, a Susquehanna spokesman said
    The Fed Approves Susquehanna Bank Deal

    BB&T Corp. Tuesday announced it’s received regulatory approval to acquire Lititz-based Susquehanna Bancshares from the Federal Reserve, the FDIC and all required state regulators. This is most likely the final hurdle to the deal that’s targeted for...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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