• The Barons performed their field show, “Bermuda Triangle,” which features original music composed by California marching band composer and arranger Key Poulan.
    Marching Barons Invitational raises funds for Disney performance

      To paraphrase a song, Elden Rettew stadium was “alive with the sound of music,” on Halloween. Twenty-one bands, including the hosts, the Manheim Central Marching Barons, showcased their 2015 field shows at Saturday’s annual Barons Invitational...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Manheim Borough Council recently viewed the above sketch plan for the proposed Veterans Memorial
Park war memorial plaza, created by landscape architect Dave Christian of David Christian
    Manheim plans plaza for war memorials

      A war memorial plaza in Manheim is in the works. Fittingly the plaza would be housed in Veterans Memorial Park. Council viewed a sketch plan for the proposed project on Oct. 27 and agreed to proceed...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • The Goodharts of Lititz were the cast of Scooby-Doo in the Oct. 31 parade. (Left to right) Teresa, Mike, Trent, Kaillee, and Taylor. (photo by Stephen Seeber)
    Lititz Halloween Parade Winners!

    Winners from Saturday morning’s Halloween Parade in downtown Lititz, sponsored by the Lions Club, are: Children’s Division: 1st place – John Wenger Jr. (Wack-A-Me) 2nd place – Ella and Quinn Fotiou (flying carpet and bee) 3rd place...

    • Posted October 31, 2015
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    Election Day nears: Low voter turnout projected

    Several high-profile judicial contests on Tuesday’s ballot Political party leaders and candidates are bracing for a particularly low voter turnout on Election Day 2015 next Tuesday, Nov. 3. But that has not diminished the enthusiasm of local candidates...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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    Borough welcomes new junior council member

    Also, Officer Detz promoted to sergeant, and Community Development Corp. shares goals Emma Jo Phillips is the 10th Lititz Borough junior council member and the first from Lititz Christian School. At the Oct. 27 meeting of Lititz...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Audrey Cressler performs during the talent show at the
MCFEE breakfast. (Photos by Rochelle Shenk)
    Education breakfast focuses on student opportunities

    Manheim Auto Auction was bustling with activity on Saturday as Manheim area residents, students and student-athletes enjoyed the annual MCFEE (Manheim Central Foundation for Educational Enrichment) breakfast. Hosted and staffed by the auction, the breakfast featured a...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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    Denim & Pearls, Dinner on the Farm

    Oregon Dairy’s Denim & Pearls – Dinner on the Farm In Celebration of Lancaster County Agriculture! “Put away the suits and stilettos and break out the denim and pearls for a 5-star dinner down on the farm!...

    • Posted October 23, 2015
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  • Manheim Central’s Chloe Phillips received a huge ovation from the Manheim crowd and a big hug from her Homecoming dance escort, Tommy Levosky when her name
was announced. (Photo by Alan Johnson)
    Manheim teen crosses ‘Homecoming queen’ off her bucket list

      Chloe Phillips is a champion in many ways. Being selected as Manheim Central High School’s Homecoming queen on Friday evening is the most recent example of this senior’s positive attitude. She said that her personal motto...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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    Police Determine ‘No Validity’ to Threat at Warwick High School

    Breaking News from Warwick School District This morning, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, a non-specific “threat” was found in a high school bathroom. The administration immediately contacted the Lititz Borough Police, who responded, investigated, and searched the building...

    • Posted October 9, 2015
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  • Owen Alexander at the wheel of a recreated International Harvester during the Manheim Farm Show
Baby Parade.
    Parade, dignitaries, royalty kick off Manheim Community Farm Show

    Blue skies and clear, if a bit cool, weather helped kick off the 62nd annual Manheim Community Farm Show on Monday. During the opening ceremony, Farm Show second vice president Glenn Stoltzfus welcomed everyone to “the best...

    • Posted October 7, 2015
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