• Meryl Streep as Florence Foster Jenkins
    Florence Foster Jenkins: the Moravian connection

    Florence Foster Jenkins was a wealthy heiress, New York socialite, avid patron of the musical arts … and possessed the most excruciatingly unmusical singing voice ever heard on the stage of Carnegie Hall. I first heard that...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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  • komputer klutz-crop
    Dick’s ‘gigged’ up

    Friday, July 29, is the very last day you can upgrade to Windows 10 for free. What happens if you don’t upgrade? Nothing. Windows has guaranteed to provide upgrades to Windows 7 and 8.1 for the next...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Lititz Mayor Tim Snyder pedaled his way through the parade. (Photo by Lisa Mears)
    Parade Coverage: People in your neighborhood

    Friday’s Independence Day Parade was a showcase of familiar faces “Who are the people in your neighborhood? The people that you meet each day?” – Bob, from “Sesame Street” This is what small town life is all...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • Letter to the Editor: A Remarkable Baseball Story

    Editor, I was once taught a lesson of such significance that I have reflected on it throughout my life and continue to find new inspiration and meaning from it. I say that I was taught this lesson,...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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  • Dave Bucher
    A Paean to Paul

    It was in ‘92, as I was about to set off for a motorcycle tour around Great Britain, that Paul Pendyck changed my life. Back then we were all drinking Bud or Miller or PBR or Schlitz...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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  • Steven Seeber, Editor
    A week of tricks and treats

    Oct. 29 It was a gloomy Thursday morning, just a few hours removed from National Chocolate Day and me writing about the stability of Wilbur Chocolate in Lititz, when the sad news arrived. A hundred people are...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Letter to the Editor: Veterans’ Day

    Editor, Record Express, Today we honor and salute all of the man American veterans who throughout our history have unselfishly placed their lives on the line for freedom. On every Veterans Day, we remember our “doughboys” from...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Steve Seeber
    Summer is Unofficially Over

    School is back in session at Warwick, just in time to get ready for Halloween. Every year, the discussion is rehashed — is it better to start school before or after Labor Day? It’s a colorful debate,...

    • Posted September 11, 2015
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  • Wolfman Jack on WNBC AM Radio In New York City, August,
1973. (Photo by John Sapiro)
    A voice from the darkness

    I’m checking here to see if the reading public can go back in time to their growing up years. I had previously written about entertainment we kids had in the good old days. I realize that today’s...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • A monarch butterly and its larva (caterpillar). - Original artwork by Al Spoo
    The mysteries of monarch migration

    One of my readers called me last summer to inform me that monarch larvae were eating her parsley; she said she can prove that they don’t stick to a milkweed diet. I tried to tell her that...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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