• A student in Lynn Dawson’s fifth grade class at Veritas Academy
pours the liquid ingredients that will become fruit leather onto
a cookie sheet. (Photo courtesy of Lynn Dawson)
    The history behind fruit leather

    Bikers and runners have become complex. Multiple things are attached to them all over their body. This is an incomplete list: lights (head, knuckle, belt), gels for fuel, sports watch, glucose tabs, phone, iPod, body glide (for...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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    Births – Reported May 7, 2015

    BRAINSKY, Thomas and Sheri (Jacobs), Shrewsbury, a son and daughter, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, April 24. BURKHOLDER, Marlin J. and Lydia A. (Mack), Lititz, a son, at Lebanon Valley Birth Center, April 30. EAKIN,...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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    Snyder, Christian to wed in June

    Gwendolyn Snyder and Anthony Christian, of Manheim, recently announced that they will be married. Gwendolyn is the daughter of Brian and Tina Snyder, of Manheim. She graduated from Manheim Central High School in 2014 and attends York...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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    Births – Reported April 30, 2015

    BRIGGS, John M. and Christel (Kautz), Manheim, a son, at Women & Babies Hospital, April 22. CHAMBERS, Kacey, and Aurelio Lopez, Lancaster, a son, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, April 20. ESSER, Barry Lee and...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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    Births – Reported April 22, 2015

    BUCKWALTER, Travis L. and Krista M. (Derk), Mount Joy, a son, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, April 17. BOWDEN, Dennis J. and Christina (Kline), Lititz, a daughter, at Women & Babies Hospital, April 16. COLON,...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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    Friendship Community’s fest, auction May 8-9

    Friendship Community’s 22nd Annual Fest & Auction will be held Friday, May 8, and Saturday, May 9, at the Friendship Community corporate grounds, 1149 E. Oregon Road. Admission and parking are free. A popular feature of this...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Strawberries “stuffed” with cream cheese and flavored with
champagne make a great treat for a wedding, baby shower, or
anytime. (Photo by Michele Walter Fry)
    Strawberries and champagne, again

    I don’t know if I want to call attention to this, but have you noticed I cook a lot with alcohol? It’s an easy way to add flavor. I think of it as an addition to my...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Births – Reported April 16, 2015

    BEILER, David and Nancy (Beiler), Ronks, a daughter, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, April 7. BURNS, Ryan and Alyssa (Miller), Millersville, a daughter, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, April 9. CAIN, Andrew B....

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Lititz Woman’s Club is off to the races

    The Lititz Woman’s Club is holding its second annual Kentucky Derby Day on Saturday, May 2. This event serves as the biggest fundraiser of the club year. As was the case last year, Wayne Siegrist has graciously...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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    Easter feast: tender lamb and smoky ham

    Easter, Christianity’s holiest day that celebrates Jesus Christ’s resurrection. It’s a monumental, moveable holiday feast because it doesn’t fall on a set date. Rather, using the Gregorian calendar, Christians in the West celebrate Easter on the first...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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