- Lititz legend: Mourning the loss of Ron Reedy
- Beyond ‘Hearthside Hymns’ — The Marlene Hershey story
- Acapella voices will ring in the holiday season
- Warwick stages ‘Animal Farm’ this weekend
- 5K fun run/walk will benefit Warwick grad
- Oysters on the square: Ted’s tiny diner was a big deal at Broad and Main
- Picturesque parade!
- Heart of Lancaster craft show is Labor Day weekend at Root’s
- Escape Room: real life fun, in a world ruled by virtual games
- Florence Foster Jenkins: the Moravian connection
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
From the heart
Thank you to all who took the time to enter our “I Heart LR” campaign. We’ll be picking a winner at 7:05 p.m. at our Fire & Ice booth in Lititz Springs Park. Stop by to join...
- Posted February 11, 2015
A decade of Fire & Ice
Ten years… so hard to believe it has been 10 years. This year is a special one for me personally because my co-founder and friend, Tammy Boltz, is coming back to help me judge in the Chili...
- Posted February 11, 2015