• 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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  • National Christmas Center moving to E-town

    The National Christmas Center Collection has been purchased in its entirety and will remain in Lancaster County. The Christmas collection will be categorically packed up and transported to Stone Gables Estate in Elizabethtown, presently home of Ironstone...

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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  • Manheim Central senior running back Tyler Flick, who scored two touchdowns in last Friday’s State 5A finals, cuts through a hole and looks for daylight around Penn Hills’ linebacker Jordy Bosell. Photos by Kirk Neidermyer
    Penn Hills spoils the Barons’ State championship hopes

    Trailing 30-7 midway through the third quarter last Friday, things looked bleak for Manheim Central. But the Barons had rallied before. They were also down to Warwick and Wilson this season before coming back to win. Sure...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Folk art show this weekend in Manheim

      A Christmas folk art show will be held this weekend at the Manheim Historical Society’s Railroad Station, 210 S. Charlotte St. Doors are open Friday, Dec. 14 from 3 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 15,...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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