• (Left to right) Sarah Hummer, Jill Oehme of the Lititz Lioness Club, Melissa Landis, and Corina Hummer check out the new swing at Linear Park, which is the first installment of the inclusive Harmony Playground.
    Benevolent business: La Piazza owner donates $10,000 to Harmony Playground project

    Derek Hummer thought he was just dropping off brochures to promote the new inclusive children’s playground. He was caught off guard by what happened next. “I stopped by La Piazza to see if Giuseppe would put the...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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    Deaths of Local Interest – Feb. 16, 2017

    Jennifer R. Brown, 38, of Christiana, passed away at her home Feb. 9. Jennifer graduated from Solanco High School class of 1996, where she was on the field hockey and track team, and assisted with the girls...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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    Former sports editor, Stephen Palkovic, dies

    His community contributions, including his role in the creation of Lititz Springs Pool, are numerous Stephen Joseph Palkovic, of Lititz, passed away on Jan. 29, 2017, at the age of 89. Born in Lebanon, he was the...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • An enthusiastic crowd of Trump supporters, including some Lititz residents, were at the Capitol last Friday. Photo by Mike Yoder
    Locals attend Friday’s inauguration …

    By Patrick Burns Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration meant many things to many people. Media estimates suggest that a record number viewed the event live, on TV, or through electronic devices as smartphone ownership and social media usage...

    • Posted January 26, 2017
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    Movie fundraiser will help couple adopt orphaned sisters

      Three teenagers from Lititz are hosting a very special movie night fundraiser, designed to help their youth pastor and his wife fulfill their dream of adopting two orphaned sisters from Central Asia. The film “A Dog’s...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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    An evening of bluegrass

    On Saturday, Feb. 4, Farm Country Shindig will present an evening of gospel bluegrass music featuring Summit Hill and Canaan’s Land Bluegrass at the Reinholds Fire Company banquet hall, 138 W. Main St., Reinholds. Summit Hill is...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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    Dance to benefit American Cancer Society

    The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Team, In Memory Of Angels In Heaven, plans to “Help dance away cancer” Feb. 4. The band Crackerboxx will perform from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Feb. 4 at the...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Sue Edwards estimates that in the past 10 years she has donated thousands of knitted hats to Lancaster General Health at Kissel Hill, Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, and others.
    Hats incredible!

      Lititz woman has knitted thousands of caps for patients of all ages Sue Edwards doesn’t get to see the tiny babies who wear her knitted hats to keep warm at Women and Babies Hospital’s neonatal intensive...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • Warwick’s volleyball team celebrates with the L-L League championship trophy after shutting out Garden Spot 3-0 in the finals last Wednesday at Manheim Township. Pictured are (front row, left to right) Maddy Glouner, Jackie Barilar, Jensen Burnheimer, Jayna Class, Rylee Derr, Hailey Miller, McKenzie Cossette an Lexie Landis; (back, l-r) Cassi Sellers, coach Brad Glouner, Olivia Gregory and Rachall Adams. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    A look back at what was in 2016

        By Patrick Burns The post-holiday season is here and 2016 has not yet faded from our rear-view mirrors. With that in mind we’re going to look back on the year through the lens of our...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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    Happy Holiday Season from Tire Consultants

    Now that thew holiday season is officially here, you can be sure that winter will be arriving soon. With winter on the way, you can be sure that snow will be in the forecast. Along with snow...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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