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    Are you ready for the Fourth?

    This week’s heavy humidity is a reminder that air-conditioning is a beautiful thing, and that the Fourth of July in Lititz Springs Park is right around the corner. Next week’s Record Express will feature full preview coverage...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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    One team

    And emotional moment on the mound Coach Collin Cossette stood along the third base line Monday evening as his Warwick Cardinals 10 and under team played against Pequea Valley. As coaches do, Cossette called out instructions to...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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    Classic character

    Longtime Keller employee trained with Henry Ford “I hired out for three months during the summer while I was off from business school. I worked for a farmer by the name of Bixler not far from the...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Making crepes on East Main. (photo by Cathy Chapis)
    Taste of the town

    Four thousand attend block party “We’re celebrating our community.” That’s how Kelly Withum, executive director for Venture Lititz, summarized last Friday’s block party. Taste of Lititz featured the flavors of the community – food, art and entertainment...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Paul Kline, Lititz, who has been amassing his collection of 120+ vintage tractors since the early 1990s, will be displaying them on his farm June 14 and 15. (Photo by Grace Yost)
    Tractor show will feature over 120 vintage machines

    Paul Kline of 1400 Brunnerville Road, Lititz, has been collecting vintage tractors at his farm since the early 1990s. He’ll be holding an outdoor show, open to the public, on Father’s Day weekend &tstr; June 14 and...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Lititz looked quite tranquil in 1908. But, on Halloween night of that year, a riot threw the streets into chaos. (Photo from the Sketch Mearig Collection)
    The Lititz Halloween Riot of 1908

    In 1908, downtown Lititz was the scene of one of the most disgraceful and alarming disturbances in its history. On Saturday, October 31, Halloween night, a riot was in full swing on the streets when the Fourth...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • If you're in downtown Lititz Friday night, your eyes may be playing tricks on you. Artists will be creating an optical illusion on Sturgis Lane as part of Taste of Lititz. (Photo illustration provided by Venture Lititz)
    Local flavor

    Bring your appetite to Friday night’s street party The taste of Lititz is all around us. Just look at this week’s paper. Festivals in the park, edible art projects at the chocolate factory, a gelato artisan showing...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • The Prez will join Warwick's top four seniors in addressing the Class of 2014 next week. (Left to right) Amy Wood, Emily Myers, Gavin Schaffer (class president), Holly Lobb and Kelly Striker. (photo provided by Warwick School District)
    The big day nears

    Top four will speak to Class of 2014 Warwick High School will hold its 58th Annual Commencement exercises for the Class of 2014 on Thursday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Calvary Church in Lancaster. More than...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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    Hometown gelato

    Zanni competes on world stage Kim Zanni’s Gelato Di Babbo gained some nationwide recognition, but had some challenges as she competed in the North American debut of The Gelato World Tour in Austin, Texas, on Mother’s Day...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Check out the drum show at the Water Plant behind Lititz Springs Park this Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. And bring a non-perishable donation to help the local food bank.
    Bang a drum for hunger relief

    Accompanied by his drum set, fellow percussionists and a new mission, drummer Bobby D is back. With the help of the public, Bobby D & Friends are looking to get the community “Hooked on Drums & Calling...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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