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     The time is now

    ASAP focuses on local heroin use Awareness of increased heroin use in Lititz is raised as a new group publicizes their efforts to bring the community together in this crisis. With a stand at the Fire and...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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    Dodging for Diamonds

    Remembering Patches O’Houlihan’s five D’s – dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge – from the aptly-named movie “Dodgeball” proved to be an important part of Sunday’s tournament at Warwick High School. With six teams participating from the...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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    Hey Moe!

    All signs point to new taco grill at former Blockbuster The former Blockbuster video store has been empty for nearly two years. On Feb. 11, there was a hint as to what may eventually fill the spot...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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  • Restoration of the Keath House will be a $100,000 project (Photo by Rochelle Shenk)
    Manheim Historical Society focuses on Keath House restoration

    Saved from the wrecking ball and moved to its current location along East High Street in Manheim in 1995, the Keath House has been described as “a diamond in the rough.” The log home’s owner, the Manheim...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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  • Susquehanna shareholders voted in favor of a merger with BB&T last week. (LNP photo)
    Bank on it!

    Susquehanna staying in Lititz The following was released Feb. 12 at 2:38 p.m. by Stephen Trapnell, vice president, director of corporate communications, of Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc., 7 North Lane, Lititz: BB&T Corporation plans to retain Susquehanna Bancshares’...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • WINEGold standard: Orange wine is rare, ‘gorgeous’
     Wine & Spirits store to expand, add tasting bar

    PLCB reports $5.8 million in Lititz sales last year Changes are in the works for the Pennsylvania Wine & Spirits Store in the Shoppes at Kissel Village. Melissa Ferdinand, deputy director of external affairs for the state...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Can Deron Thompson catch a chili bean as well as a football? The Penn State running back, fresh off of his Pinstripe Bowl appearance at  Yankee Stadium, is coming home to be one of this  weekend's Chili Cook-Off judges. Thompson is a 2011 Warwick grad. (photo courtesy of PSU Athletic Dept.)
    Chatting chili with Thompson

    From the Pinstripe Bowl to the Chili Bowl! This year’s Fire & Ice Chili Cook-Off contest will have a strong Penn State connection with both Deron Thompson and Todd Rucci serving as judges. Rucci played for the...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • The local whiskey, which is gaining momentum quickly!
    Toast of the town

    Whiskey is back, and Lititz may soon have its own distillery On Sunday, Feb. 8, a rye piece of Pennsylvania history was represented at the General Sutter Inn during the Whiskey Dinner with Lew Bryson. Bryson, a...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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     Traffic impact ‘minimal’

    New neighborhood projects 160 homes, 234 apartments by 2027 Warwick Woodlands may be a Lititz project, but interest goes beyond borough borders. Last week, planners in Warwick Township met to talk about traffic associated with the 12-year...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • A bald eagle has been flying around the dry lake bed at Speedwell Forge as workers from KC Construction continue the $4 million project to get the dam rebuilt and the lake refilled. (photo by Dick Wanner)
    Eagle eyes keeping watch on Speedwell Forge dam work

    A bald eagle was keeping an eye on a five-man crew working the ground at the Speedwell Forge dam site Tuesday. The crew had canceled work the day before because slush fell from the sky. The project’s...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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