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    Spotlight on Nina Scarcia: Taste of Lititz tickets now available

    Last week’s headline may have been incorrect, but there’s not doubt about the fun planned for June 5. Venture Lititz and Susquehanna Bank are putting on Taste of Lititz, a celebration of local food and libation, with...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Call 626-6332 for more information about purchasing tickets for A Taste of Lititz, to be held June 5.
    Taste of Lititz returns June 5

    Lititz has seen quite a few changes in recent years. The addition of brewpubs, restaurants and specialty shops have made it a destination for foodies, and the event that celebrates that tend is Taste of Lititz. This...

    • Posted April 9, 2015
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  • Will taxes go up for Warwick School District residents? Elected school board members are waiting for a final state budget in order to determine the local impact. (LNP photo)
    School district facing deficit for coming year

    Rising health care costs big factor in anticipated tax increase With just two weeks to come up with its final budget for 2015-16, the Warwick School District is “slightly cautiously optimistic.” And that’s not good news. At...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • Andrew and Garrett Lash seem to be saying, "Here, fishy, fishy!"
    84 kids vs. 1,000 fish

    Sportsmen host opening day fun at Riparian Park   It was the first day of trout season along Lititz Run and kids were getting a hands-on lesson in Ichthyology on Saturday. What’s Ichthyology? The study of fish,...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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Locals Ashton Sweitzer, left, and Mika Brzezinski share smiles at Glitz, Sweitzer's shop on Main Street in Lititz .
    Lititz girl with ‘moxie’ on the move

    When author/MSNBC personality/part-time Warwick Township resident Mika Brzezinski said Lititz storekeep Ashton Whitmoyer Sweitzer had “a lot of moxie,” she wasn’t kidding. That assessment wasn’t a surprise around these parts. Local folks have seen her grow up...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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  • Sampling the wares of Fish Brewing Co., from Olympia, Wash. (photos by Mike Shull)
    Beer Fest is back

    Borough council also discusses traffic safety for Warwick Woodlands development Lititz Borough Council played to a full house March 31 when nearly a dozen beer-lovers awaited council’s verdict on the second annual Lititz Craft Beer Fest. “Are...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • SPCA officer Jason Martinez removes carries  from a Rothsville property after a raid seized 19 dogs. (photo courtesy of SPCA)
     Habitual dog hoarding in Rothsville

    Dog law officers responded last week for the third time to a property owned by serial dog hoarder Barbara E. Dienner. The Pennsylvania SPCA’s action in seizing 19 dogs March 27 from Dienner’s property on the 800...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Outside the Spacht Snyder Funeral Home at 127 S. Broad St. are (left to right) Michele DeRosa, Chip Snyder, Doreen Snyder, Bill Spacht, Chad Snyder, and Jackie Adamson. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    Spacht Funeral Home sold

    Bill Spacht couldn’t be happier that his one-time competitor has purchased Spacht Funeral Home in Lititz. On March 25, it was official. Spacht Funeral Home is now Spacht Snyder Funeral Home. “I wouldn’t say that we were...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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    Lehmiers will be memorialized at bell dedication

    On Sunday, April 26, two people who lived for the betterment of the Lititz community and its youth will be remembered in a special ceremony. Tom and Mary Lehmier, who died in 2013 and 2010 respectively, will...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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    Gone in 70 seconds: Lions annual egg hunt is a Manheim Easter tradition

    Egg hunts are as much a part of Easter activities as colorful flowers, sunrise church services and family gatherings. Families often include egg hunts as part of their celebrations, but they’re also hosted by community groups. The...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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