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    Not your run-of-the-mill logo

    Warwick Twp. celebrates early industrial history You may be wondering why a mill was chosen as the new logo for Warwick Township. The township will celebrate its 300th birthday in 2029, and to date it’s never had...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • While flooding is a constant issue in Manheim, a July 3 wind storm toppled at least 20 trees, including this one that crushed a house. (Photo courtesy of Manheim Borough)
    Storm Central

    Why does Manheim bear the brunt of this region’s weather? The Manheim Storm. Sounds like a pro sports franchise, but it’s become an unwelcome way of life in this historical borough. And throughout its history, as bad...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Pink Floyd and the Wizard of Oz combined for an outstanding fireworks show in Lititz. (photo by Tom Kline)
    Park side of the moon

    A casual stroll down the path through Lititz Springs Park on Saturday evening felt more like a journey to Emerald City than a simple walk in the park. In this case, it was a heavy rain storm...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Jane Weigel (left) and Caleb Walker (right) helped to promote A Week Away, a pending non-profit organization focused on helping families in need, at Saturday's festivities in the park. (photo by Brittany Horn)
    A Week Away

    Cancer patient starts non-profit to provide relief for stressed families Nestled under the shade at Lititz Springs Park on Saturday, a table sat with a simple message emblazoned upon it: “A Week Away.” For 23-year-old Caleb Walker,...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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    Feels like home

    Hollywood family has roots in Lititz For all of her life, Mary Longenecker Hendrix heard about Lititz, with its Fourth of July festivities, Lititz Springs Park, pretzels, chocolate and Moravian Church. The youngest daughter of Charles Robert...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Richard Wenger and  Gladys (Stehman) Hylton.
    On the road back to 1944

    Brethren Village resident recalls singing controversial song at Lititz Fourth of July Richard Wenger was surprised when a friend told him he was mentioned in the Lititz Record Express. His friend, while checking out some old papers,...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • From the White House to the Lititz Farmers Market, Chef John Moeller (left) talks shop with Digory the dog, Toni Stirgwolt (with hat) and her friend. (photo by Michele Walter Fry)
    Hail to the chef

    Former White House Chef John Moeller was mingling at the Lititz Farmers Market last Saturday, and giving a cooking demo of a popular dish he served for three of our past presidents. Since I’m about healthy eating,...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Pete Andrelczyk, a Manheim Township grad and current Barnstormers relief pitcher, poses with Lititz July 4 ring bearer Koen Brian Glass. (photo by Mike Shull)
    Lititz goes out to the ball game

    On June 29, the Lancaster Barnstormers held a Community Day for Lititz. Residents could purchase discounted admission tickets in advance, and sit together as a group. The 2014 Queen of Candles Court was introduced on the pitcher’s...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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    Air Nat’l Guard Band rocks the band shell

    The 41-member Air National Guard Band of the Northeast performed a free concert in Lititz Springs Park last Saturday afternoon. The band was treated to a picnic lunch by the Lititz VFW and American Legion. They had...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • The Districts (left to right) Rob Grote, guitar, vocals; Mark Larson, guitar; Connor Jacobus, bass; and Braden Lawrence, percussion, recently had their van and equipment stolen while touring in the Midwest. (Photo courtesy of sos-music.co.uk)
    The Districts’ van, equipment stolen

    The Districts, the band of Warwick grads who recently toured the Midwest, are enjoying the success that came from their spring tour of the U.K. Sadly, on June 7, the band suffered a devastating blow. Their van,...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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