- Youth Lit fest will feature Gordon Korman
- Travelogue will visit Northern Europe
- Field of Screams is a (dysfunctional) family affair
- Spachts honored for years of service
- Lititz women’s chorus seeking new members
- MCFEE Family Breakfast set for Oct. 24
- Cavalcade of Bands set for Halloween
- The Rooster Crows in Lititz
- Art about town
- More Chocolate Walk stops revealed
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
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
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
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
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
Bring back the suicide knob
Let’s go back to the 60s for a few minutes. Being a young man with a car, there were certain requirements to fit into the upwardly mobile crowd of the day. It didn’t matter if your vehicle...
- Posted June 3, 2015
The primary election is less than a month away, and while this warm-up for November is usually a real snoozer around here, there might be an interesting storyline developing in the cross-filing of school board candidate Charlie...
- Posted April 22, 2015
J.T. Weber: Manheim’s multi-tasker
John Taylor Weber was a truly remarkable citizen of his time, (1859-1937), considering his abilities as a multi-tasker and over achiever. J.T., as he was known to friends, operated one of two general stores in...
- Posted April 8, 2015
Make wealth, not war
Even though most living Americans weren’t even born until after World War II, we seem stuck in celebrating and re-celebrating its glory. True, it wasn’t all patriotism and sacrifice and bravery, as there were profiteers and draft...
- Posted March 11, 2015
The ice was nice
I had to chuckle last week when someone said, “It’s too cold for Fire & Ice.” The sub-zero wind chill turned out to be perfect weather for the festival’s 10th anniversary, and there was definitely no fear...
- Posted February 18, 2015