• Creek Stomp explores what’s in the water

    Manheim’s Mummau Park buzzed with activity on Wednesday, Aug. 9. The park’s pavilion and the adjacent stream, Rife Run, were the hub of activity during the Chiques Creek Watershed Alliance’s annual Creek Stomp. An estimated 90 children...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • Lititz crafters among the 700 vendors at Rotary’s big show

    By Dick Wanner   Some 700 vendors and thousands of buyers crowded into downtown Lititz and the Lititz Springs Park on Saturday for the annual Rotary Club of Lititz Craft Show. There were tiny little earrings on...

    • Posted August 17, 2017
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  • Furnace Hills Camp may stay closed

    By Marylouise Sholly The Furnace Hills Girl Scout Camp faces an uncertain future after being heavily damaged by the wind storm that blew through northern Lancaster County last February. Located in West Cocalico and Clay townships, the...

    • Posted August 17, 2017
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  • School district adds new teachers

      Previously terminated science teacher is reinstated By Laura Knowles With the start of the 2017-18 school year nearly three weeks away, the Warwick School District is gearing up for Sept. 6. At the Aug. 15 meeting...

    • Posted August 17, 2017
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  • Co-working space and event venue opens in Manheim

    Supply, a Manheim co-working location and event venue, celebrated its opening on July 15. The 18,000-square-foot facility at 280 S. Oak St. previously housed Kaps Recon Center, but had been vacant. It’s been transformed into an airy,...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • Proud day for Rock Lititz

    Luxury hotel should be open by fall 2018 Rock Lititz is known for putting on a show, so it was no surprise that the official groundbreaking for the new Hotel at Rock Lititz had plenty of flair....

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Bill Dorsey concentrates in a RSB session. A fundraiser for this Parkinson’s disease program is planned for Monday, Aug. 14, at the Bulls Head pub in Lititz.
    Fighting back against Parkinson’s

    I peeked into the gym at the former Jewish Community Center on Oregon Pike just before 8 a.m. recently, looking for trainer Sue Ludwig. A group of seniors preparing for an exercise session greeted me warmly. They...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Rare air: An unexpected visit in Rothsville

    It was early evening on Sunday when residents of a Rothsville development heard the familiar “whoosh” sound of a hot air balloon. When they looked up, there was indeed a balloon. A very big red-green-and-yellow balloon was...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Orchardists enjoy a peachy growing season

    Last year was a huge disappointment for local peach growers, with crops about a third of what they would normally be. This year Ed Reiff reported that he and his brother Nathan were harvesting 95 percent of...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Manheim area churches lend a helping hand to the community

    Blue T-shirts emblazoned with “The Manheim Project” could be seen throughout Manheim Borough and in parts of Penn and Rapho townships the last two weeks of July. The T-shirts were the insignia of the nearly 400 volunteers...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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