• Manheim Fire Dept. will take ownership of firehouse in January

    The Manheim Fire Department’s firehouse at 83 S. Main St. will change hands in January 2019. It’s currently owned by the borough and leased to the fire department. In January, it will become the property of the...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Northwest EMS collects for Toys for Tots

    This is the time of year that thoughts of toys fill children’s heads. Thanks to area residents and their donations to Northwest EMS’ Toys for Tots collection, children in need may find that special toy under their...

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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  • Christmas event will benefit first responders

      Brick Gables will hold its annual Christmas Begins in the Barn event on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 4 to 8 p.m. The venue is located at 800 E. Newport Road. Open to the public, the evening...

    • Posted October 31, 2018
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  • Truck hits home

    A truck hit this house located in the 2100 block of Main Street in Rothsville on Tuesday, August 14.  

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Graffiti vandal charged after spree

    A man charged in a 19-property graffiti spree in Ephrata also faces charges for a series of graffiti vandalism in Manheim Township. Police connected Giuseppe A. Mazzola, 21, who is homeless, with seven graffiti incidents between June...

    • Posted July 24, 2018
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  • Guns and Hoses benefit softball showdown

    The Manheim Borough Police and the Manheim Fire Department faced off June 13 for a benefit softball game. Although the firefighters had a strong start in the game, they could not hold off the police, who triumphed....

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Have coffee with a cop March 22

      The Manheim Chamber will host Coffee with a Cop from 8 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 22 at Supply, 280 S. Oak St., Manheim. It’s open to the public, and there is no charge to...

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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  • Meet Your First Responders

    Scott Barr, EMT, Rothsville Ambulance This week’s “Meet Your First Responder” profile is about Scott Barr, a volunteer emergency medical technician (EMT) with Rothsville Volunteer Fire Company Ambulance. Scott has served with the Rothsville Ambulance for seven...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • “Officer Burke is issuing Mr. Ed a parking ticket for his obvious contempt of local parking regulations on West Lemon Street. We’ll tell you what...stallions these days think they can just do whatever they want. But seriously, despite his precarious parking situation, all ended well as he is unharmed and his owner has been located.” This is just one example of Lititz Police Facebook humor. Photo courtesy of Lititz Police Department
    The lighter side of law enforcement

    Lititz Police humor has been a big hit on Facebook They say there’s always a wise guy in every crowd. In the case of the Lititz Borough Police Department, there are several wise guys who make the...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • Lititz crime down seven percent

    Annual police report delivered to borough council Tuesday night Lititz Borough Police Department is one of three municipalities in Lancaster County to be accredited by the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission. At the Jan. 30 Lititz Borough...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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