• A park built of stories

    Tribute to Lancaster County veterans continues to raise funds As a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, George E. Smith made many sacrifices for his country and his family. “Our mother lived here in...

    • Posted February 27, 2015
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  • These close quarters were part of a traffic congestion test done on East Main Street two years ago. Traffic continues to be a challenge for borough officials. (Record Express photo)
     Traffic jam at borough hall

    Pedestrian safety, drop in fire company response time, special events congest council agenda Get ready. In a few months, drivers will no longer be allowed to make a right turn on red at the intersection of East...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Ruth Wike and Grace Getz of Lititz witnessed the Hindenburg disaster while on a road trip to New Jersey in 1937.
    Lititz locals brush with history through the years

    Oh, the humanity! “The earth shook.” It was the most terrifying thing we have ever seen, and we never want to see anything like it again.” These were the words quoted in the May 13, 1937 issue...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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     The time is now

    ASAP focuses on local heroin use Awareness of increased heroin use in Lititz is raised as a new group publicizes their efforts to bring the community together in this crisis. With a stand at the Fire and...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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    Dodging for Diamonds

    Remembering Patches O’Houlihan’s five D’s – dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge – from the aptly-named movie “Dodgeball” proved to be an important part of Sunday’s tournament at Warwick High School. With six teams participating from the...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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    Hey Moe!

    All signs point to new taco grill at former Blockbuster The former Blockbuster video store has been empty for nearly two years. On Feb. 11, there was a hint as to what may eventually fill the spot...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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  • Restoration of the Keath House will be a $100,000 project (Photo by Rochelle Shenk)
    Manheim Historical Society focuses on Keath House restoration

    Saved from the wrecking ball and moved to its current location along East High Street in Manheim in 1995, the Keath House has been described as “a diamond in the rough.” The log home’s owner, the Manheim...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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  • Susquehanna Bank will continue to use its corporate headquarters after its expected merger with BB&T later this year. Local fear of a vacant building in the heart of downtown Lititz have been calmed. (LNP photo)
    Bank on it!

    Susquehanna staying in Lititz The following was released Feb. 12 at 2:38 p.m. by Stephen Trapnell, vice president, director of corporate communications, of Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc., 7 North Lane, Lititz: BB&T Corporation plans to retain Susquehanna Bancshares’...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • WINEGold standard: Orange wine is rare, ‘gorgeous’
     Wine & Spirits store to expand, add tasting bar

    PLCB reports $5.8 million in Lititz sales last year Changes are in the works for the Pennsylvania Wine & Spirits Store in the Shoppes at Kissel Village. Melissa Ferdinand, deputy director of external affairs for the state...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Can Deron Thompson catch a chili bean as well as a football? The Penn State running back, fresh off of his Pinstripe Bowl appearance at  Yankee Stadium, is coming home to be one of this  weekend's Chili Cook-Off judges. Thompson is a 2011 Warwick grad. (photo courtesy of PSU Athletic Dept.)
    Chatting chili with Thompson

    From the Pinstripe Bowl to the Chili Bowl! This year’s Fire & Ice Chili Cook-Off contest will have a strong Penn State connection with both Deron Thompson and Todd Rucci serving as judges. Rucci played for the...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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