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    Saturday in the Park: Lititz Scouts spruce up community hub for the season

    The Boy and Girl Scout Troops of Lititz spent the weekend of April 10-12 at their annual Camporee in the Lititz Springs Park. The weekend had a theme of “Mystery in the Park,” and marked the tenth...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • The pavilion and playground at Warwick Township’s Lions Club Park will remain. The summer playground program will be on hold during construction.
    Facelift coming for Rothsville park

    Pickleball is coming to Rothsville. And that’s not all. The Warwick Township Lion’s Park in Rothsville is getting a $131,000 facelift, and one of the highlights will be two new pickleball courts for the ever-growing base of...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Justin Nissley won Best in Show at last year’s Chiques Creek
Watershed Alliance photo contest with this shot.
    Chiques Creek Watershed Alliance sponsors photo contest

      Youth in kindergarten through twelfth grade are encouraged to enter the Chiques Creek Watershed Alliance’s “Capture the Creek” photo contest. Black & white or color photos must have been taken in the Chiques Creek watershed in...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • The start/finish stretch on East Main Street will once again be
the site for a lot of energy on Sunday, April 26, as bicyclists in
the Rock Lititz Festival Bike Race will be battling for top honors.
The top racers will reach speeds as fast as 30 miles an hour on
the .8-mile loop. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Lititz will be Rockin’: Festival, ‘NASCAR for bikes,’ returns April 26

    For one day this month, downtown Lititz is going to transform into a small European town. Following a one-year hiatus, the Rock Lititz Festival Bike Race is returning on Sunday, April 26. “It’s a festival atmosphere, a...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • At the end of a long day at the Know Your Value conference at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel on April
10, finalists (from left) Denise Uzzelle of Lancaster, Texas; Ashton Sweitzer of Lititz; and Joanna
Schwartz of Philadelphia, await the announcement of who will win the $10,000 bonus. (Photo courtesy Louis Burgdorf/NBC)
    Full of moxie, Ashton Sweitzer takes on Philly

    Lititz storeowner falls short of a $10,000 bonus, but knows the value of a special opportunity Ashton Sweitzer had a very good day in Philadelphia. The 25-year-old shopkeep from downtown Lititz was at the top of her...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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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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  • Photo courtesy NBC

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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