• John C. ‘Buzz’ Fisher Jr., Kitchen designer, entrepreneur, quick-witted punster, beloved by his family

    John C. “Buzz” Fisher Jr., of Stevens, passed away Sept. 17, 2018 at Hospice Community Care, Mount Joy, surrounded by his family. He was born in Lebanon on July 29, 1938 to the late John and Mary...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • Huey files again!

    Liberty War Bird Association hosted a “First Flight” ceremony to recognize those who have assisted in the purchase and restoration of its UH-1H helicopter–Huey 823. The ceremony took place at the Hi-Tech Helicopters hangar at the Lancaster...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Taste of Britain comes to Lititz

    It could have been a day in England, with a drizzle that turned into a steady rain. The Lanco MG Cup and Taste of Britain at Lancaster Polo was just a little too realistic on Sunday, Aug....

    • Posted August 29, 2018
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  • Gettin’ Crafty

    “We had to make some adjustments because the park was too wet,” said Tom Oehme, who has been coordinating the Lititz Rotary Club’s Craft Show for 38 of its 39 years. Those changes involved moving the vendors...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Warwick Little League gets new dugouts

    The fields may be empty and soggy, and the smell of fresh-cut lumber lingers, but the new baseball dugouts at the Elizabeth Township Park ball field will certainly be a hit when the new season starts. Trail...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Their hearts ‘Wil-bur’st

    Family of local chocolate patriarch recalls early days of factory Local artisan Steve de Perrot tried unsuccessfully over the years to get a look inside the Wilbur Chocolate factory where his industrious grandfather had played a key...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • ‘Covering’ the Lititz sinkhole

     Sinkhole Commentary BY Patrick Burns I’ve covered dozens of newspaper beats dating back to the 1990s. The most memorable — besides Darby Borough, where I once phoned in my council meeting story from Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital after...

    • Posted July 29, 2018
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  • Coming soon to Ephrata: Pour Man’s Brewing

    “Coming soon” is a relative term when it comes to a brewery opening. Over my almost two decades of writing about beer, wine, and spirits I’ve never once witnessed a brewery open for their initial planned deadline....

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Reel Reviews: Worlds collide

    ‘Sicario’  Not many movie studios wanted to go up against “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” in its second week, so new releases were limited this past weekend. I chose to see “Sicario: Day of the Soldado” knowing little...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • Lighting up Lititz

    The stage is set for the year’s biggest party in Lititz, and you are invited. The annual Independence Day celebration in Lititz Springs Park takes place on July 4. And as in previous years, organizers have a...

    • Posted June 27, 2018
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