• WARC endorses 14 GOP candidates

    County Republican Committee to name endorsements Feb. 19 By Patrick Burns The Warwick Area Republican Committee voted unanimously last week to endorse 14 candidates for various government and school board positions opening in 2020. Among those receiving...

    • Posted February 15, 2019
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  • ‘Gearing up’ for retirement

    It’s the end of a local era. After 55 years of business, Lititz Service Center, 737 S. Broad St., will close its doors at the end of February, according to owner Mike Griffith. A second generation owner,...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • Hector L. Mendez Jr., 34, dedicated to his kids, liked adventure movies, Viking and Greek mythology

    Hector L. Mendez Jr., 34, of Manheim, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was the loving husband of Dusty (Mattern) Mendez, with whom he shared 15 years....

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Rail trail dedication set for April 24

    When a bridge over the Cocalico Creek was opened last month, the entire length of the Warwick to Ephrata rail trail (WERT) was finally available to pedestrians and bicyclists.The opening marked the culmination of a 15-year visionary...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Andy Blackburn/Staff District Attorney Craig Stedman speaks at a press conference Friday in Lancaster.
    Warwick Area Republican Committee Dinner tonight

    Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman, still the leading contender for the county GOP committee’s influential endorsement for judge next month,  is the featured speaker at tonight’s Warwick Area Republican Committee dinner. The dinner typically draws most local GOP...

    • Posted January 18, 2019
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  • Manheim Central’s Will Betancourt decks his opponent en route to winning the gold medal in the Governor Mifflin Tournament’s 126-pound championship last Saturday. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Barons crown two champions at Governor Mifflin Tourney

    Benner’s bronze leads the Warriors For the first time in 49 years, Manheim Central was not the host of a holiday wrestling tournament this past weekend. Instead, the Barons went on the road to Shillington for the...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Lititz Borough Council adopts 2019 budget

    Lititz Borough Council approved its 2019 Lititz Borough budget that holds the muncipal real estate tax rate at 2 mills. The 2019 general fund budget, approved at council’s Dec. 18 meeting, has a projected revenue of $5,781,976,...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Rock out at Weathered Vineyards this January

      Weathered Vineyards, Ephrata, located in the Historic Smithton Inn, at 900-A W. Main St., is hosting many musical events in January. They include: Jan. 1, 5 to 8 p.m. – Wayne Thompson from the Sonic Tonic...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Poinsettias and Christmas trees are beloved seasonal decor

    It’s that time of year when all local farm stores look like Santa’s village with piles of Christmas trees and acres of red, pink and white poinsettias plants–symbols of the season in the United States. Christmas Trees...

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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  • Hesses celebrate 60th anniversary

    On Dec. 21, 1958, Mr. Samuel Hess and Miss Thelma Stively became husband and wife in front of family and friends at the Green Hill Church in Conestoga. Mr. and Mrs. Hess had a short honeymoon in...

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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