• MC’s Homecoming Queen, Chloe Phillips, spent some quality time with Santa Claus during the tree lighting at Christmas on the Square. (Photo by Alan Johnson)
    Manheim ushers in the holiday season

    As the popular holiday song says, “Tis the Season to be Jolly.” Organizations in Manheim certainly took those lyrics to heart during the weekend’s Christmas in Manheim celebration. The weekend-long event included a breakfast visit with Santa,...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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    There’s no place like Lititz for the holidays

    The stars are up on the downtown lamp posts. Thanksgiving meals will soon be eaten. Shops are already hauling out the holly. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Over the next few weeks, Lititz will...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • The Christmas tree in historic Market Square will be lit during a
ceremony on Dec. 5 at 5 p.m
    Have a holly, jolly Manheim Christmas

    Manheim rings in the holiday season Dec. 4 through 6 with a cornucopia of activities for all ages, ranging from a Holiday Tour of Homes to a hometown Christmas tree lighting on historic Market Square.   Homemade...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • The Reedys — (clockwise, from left) Andrew, Tim, Tina, Hannah, Gabrielle, and Grace — are ready.
    Reedy is ready for change

    Local man running for 37th District seat You’ve probably seen him on the sidelines of high school football games, reporting for Blue Ridge Cable TV. Or maybe you’ve enjoyed a Fourth of July in Lititz Springs Park,...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Judge David Ashworth (right) addressed more than 250 people who attended ASAP Lititz’s heroin crisis meeting on Nov. 16. He is shown with (l-r) Stephen M. Detz, Lititz Borough Police officer; Da - vid Steffen, Northern Lancaster Regional Police Department chief; and Craig Stedman, Lancaster County district attorne
    Heroin epidemic ‘is going to get worse before it gets better’

    Local experts revealed a grim reality about heroin Monday night to a large crowd in Lititz: It’s everywhere and the epidemic might get worse before it gets better. A panel including local law-enforcers, a judge, a coroner...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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    Manheim church continues Thanksgiving Day tradition

    The fellowship hall at Manheim’s historic Zion Lutheran Church, 2 S. Hazel St., may be silent now. But on Thanksgiving, it will be filled with the smells of a delicious turkey meal with all the trimmings and...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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    A Soldier’s Story

    U.S. Army Corrects Errors, Returns Medals/Honors to Combat Vet Rich Mellott of Lititz.  by Patrick Burns The surreal events following Rich Mellott’s draft into the Vietnam War in July 1966 intensified rapidly. Those arriving for physicals that...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • A view of the new emergency campus from Colebrook Street. The access drive is in the foreground. The Manheim Legion and a ballfield
were located to the rear of the site. Construction equipment is parked along the drive that had been used by the Legion. The new police
headquarters will be constructed in that general area. (Photo by Rochelle Shenk)
    Emergency Services Campus begins to take shape

    Sitework began earlier this month for the Manheim Emergency Services Campus. Located along Colebrook and Charlotte streets, the campus will house a new 7,000-square foot facility for Northwest EMS and a new police headquarters. Located along Colebrook...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • Pitts will not seek reelection.
    Pitts Will Not Seek Re-Election

    WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Joseph R. Pitts (R-PA) announced that he will not seek re-election to the U.S. Congress in 2016. A leading defender of human rights, Rep. Pitts has represented the Sixteenth Congressional District of Pennsylvania since 1997. He...

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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    GOP Sweep in School Board Race

      GOP Warwick School Board candidates Benedict R. Sahd and Leslie Penkunas have worked the polls on many miserable days. But Tuesday was different for the pair who swapped their usual roles working the polls for the...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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