• “In the 1930s, the girls would ride to Mt. Gretna in the back of trucks, singing the entire way.”
    The history of Gretna Day

    Linden Hall students enjoy ‘a day in the woods’ In 2016, Linden Hall will celebrate 270 years of educating and empowering young women. Linden Hall has long been a part of the educational landscape in the Lititz...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • Whatever Happened to Ignacio Heintzelman?

    September 12, 1985 The following story was told by Ike Kauffman in his weekly column, ‘Mid The Turmoil: As the first full weekend of high school, college and professional football games is completed, the hoary tales about...

    • Posted September 11, 2015
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  • Mary Dixon Chapel turns 130

    This week marks the 130th anniversary of the dedication of one of Lititz’s most iconic buildings, the Mary Dixon Memorial Chapel at Linden Hall. The grand brownstone structure has stood majestically at the left side of Church...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Barber in the Basement

    Remember the old Oehme Barbershop, in the basement of the Rudy Building, where you could get a witch hazel steam for 10 cents back in the day? What was this a big Lititz news item way back...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • 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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  • 1924: Abe Buzzard released from prison

    1934: Seeds planted for Lititz Theatre 10 Years Ago Thursday’s Record Express April 29, 2004 • School Upgrades – The Warwick School District officially opened its doors to community members to see the finished product of two...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  •  1914: Year of The League

    10 Years Ago Thursday’s Record Express April 22, 2004 • Little League Parade &tstr; Warwick Little League celebrates its 10th year this Saturday with a parade of 500 players through town. Special recognition will be given to...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • 1924: Trolley line to Rothsville on the table

    1924: Trolley line to Rothsville on the table 1974: Fate of Pierson mansion uncertain Click to see slideshow 10 Years Ago Thursday’s Record Express April 15, 2004 • Sutter Wood Be Proud – James Wilson Marshall and...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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