• Photo by Laura Knowles Warwick Township Supervisors welcomed Patrick Barrett as the new assistant manager at the Feb. 21 board meeting. Barrett, who of - ficially began his duties as assistant township manager on Feb. 12, assists long-time township manager Dan Zimmerman.
    Barrett named Warwick Township assistant manager

    Warwick Township Supervisors welcomed the township’s new assistant manager at the Feb. 21 meeting. Patrick Barrett officially began his duties as assistant township manager on Feb. 12. He will be assisting long-time township manager Daniel Zimmerman in...

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  • This courtyard sketch of “48 on the Park,” illustrates Oak Tree’s revitalization of the Wilbur Chocolate Factory which includes 26 high-end residences that start at $449,000. Sketch by David T. McNally of RLPS Architects
    ‘48 on the Park’ luxury condos a hot ticket

    Oak Tree unveils luxury condominium plans at former Wilbur Chocolate factory Things are about to get rolling on the redevelopment of the former Wilbur Chocolate manufacturing plant. Oak Tree’s Development Group on Tuesday unveiled what team members...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • Pleasant View shares expansion plans

      Pleasant View Retirement Community unveiled plans for the future of its nearly 50-acre campus at 544 N. Penryn Road, Manheim on Feb. 15. Jonathan Hollinger, Pleasant View president and CEO, said nearly 75 percent of the...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • Linden Hall students, faculty take stance on guns

    The cold and rain couldn’t stop Julianna Mack and about 30 other students and faculty from the Linden Hall School for Girls from rising up against gun violence on Thursday. Mack and company held a march on...

    • Posted February 28, 2018
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  • Lititz Bucks Trend & Increases Firefighter Recruits

    Lititz Borough Council got some good news at the Feb. 27 meeting. Duane Ober, administrator for the Warwick Emergency Services Commission, reported that recruitment for the area fire companies has increased significantly in the past year. In...

    • Posted February 28, 2018
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  • To demonstrate radar gun use, Trooper James Spencer from the Lancaster barracks, stood in Roland Park on Akron’s Main Street and clocked drivers coming down Zwally’s Hill. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Keeping Up to Speed: Local Cops Want Radar for Speed Enforcement

    In the U.S., only one of the 50 states does not allow local police to use radar to enforce speed limits. You’re living in it. Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania State Police do use radar. But by law, municipal police...

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  • A crowd was gathered in front of the Lititz Mutual Insurance building as Jared McCallister carved an eight-foot-high seahorse from a block of ice. Photo by Dick Wanner
    ‘Why Can’t Saturday Match Friday’s Fire & Ice Visuals?’

    Look for more sculptures, improved parking, additional downtown lighting, and shuttle service at 2019 event Many Fire & Ice attendees last month asked why Friday night’s spectacular pyrotechnic brilliance doesn’t extend to Saturday night’s Fire & Ice...

    • Posted February 28, 2018
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  • Record Express, Ephrata Review Announce Staff Changes

    Lititz Record Express and Ephrata Review Editor Andrew H. Fasnacht announced several changes to newsroom staff this past week. Stephen M. Seeber, the associate editor of both The Review and Record Express for the past 12 years,...

    • Posted February 21, 2018
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  • Chilin’ at the cook-off

    Lots of folks say such-and-such an event is something they wouldn’t miss, using the phrase as a figure of speech. Loosely translated, the expression sometimes means they’d like to go — unless something better comes up. But...

    • Posted February 21, 2018
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  • Sizzle & Chill

    New format pleases 13th annual Fire & Ice attendees One thing the Lititz community tends to prove again and again is it knows how to entertain. And, as in the case of the 13th annual Fire &...

    • Posted February 21, 2018
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