• Hannah Appel in action with trainer John Richardson. She will travel to Italy in May, along with Nicole Buitrago and their coach, to compete in the World Championship with 1,500 other students. (photo by Lenay Ruhl)
     Training for Italy

    Local girls to compete in Taekwon-Do World Championship Nicole Buitrago and Hannah Appel recently placed in a national Taekwon-Do competition and will go on to compete at the World Championship in Italy this May. They are both...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Rothsville neighbors gathered Monday to work on the film “The Neighborhood,” a student film created by a pair of Warwick grads. (photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Filming in the ‘hood

    It’s back to the old stomping grounds for Kayla Caracci and David Wingert, 2011 Warwick graduates and current seniors in the Film & Media Arts program at Messiah College, who are spending this month shooting an original...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Medical cannabis is gaining momentum in Pennsylvania, and Lititz resident Deborah Guy is on the front line of the discussion.
    Uncovering Cannabis

    Local activist and musician shares her story behind the movement Deborah Guy’s first memory of cannabis is as a child watching her grandfather on his death bed. As he was dying of cancer, he used it to...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • The Morris family (left to right) Sandy, Madi, Curt and Tyler
    Fundraiser will benefit former WHS teacher

    The Warwick Boys Basketball Parent’s Association along with the Interact Club are holding a fundraiser in honor of Curt Morris, a long time favorite teacher at Warwick High School. The event is set for Jan. 22 at...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Times have changed since the Warwick Community Ambulance Association started in 1957, but the strong relationship between the community and the people who provide steadfast ambulance service for
area residents continues. Contributions to the WCAA Building Campaign have reached the 80 percent mark as 2015 begins. This 1960 photo taken at the ambulance facility on North Lane, shows current
Lititz residents Russell Pettyjohn and Dale Shelley, with other volunteer ambulance drivers who helped take area patients to local hospitals in the early years. Pictured (front row, left to right) John Beck, Lester
Hess, Harold Horn, Ammon Shelly, dispatcher Bob Longenecker (on stretcher), Dervin Runk, Jake Bushong, Russell Pettyjohn; (second row, L-R) John D. Martin, David Buchter, John Zug, Chris Kohler, Melvin
Eichelberger, Ormar Bucher, Dale Shelley, Roger Martin, and Herbert Kraybill.
    Community rallies for ambulance building campaign

    Community response for the Warwick Community Ambulance Association’s building campaign has been tremendous since the public phase has started. More than 880 contributions have come in from residents and local businesses, putting the campaign at 80 percent...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Repair work at the Speedwell Lake dam began this week. Mark your calendars for spring 2016. (Photo from the Save Speedwell Facebook page)
    Dam repairs begin at Speedwell

    Lake could be full and back in use by spring 2016 It’s been a long time since canoes lined the shores of Speedwell Lake. Mark your calendars for spring 2016. “At this point everything is moving according...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Karoline Kent, pictured here at the 2014 PA Farm Show as a competitor in the High School Rodeo, will emcee the opening ceremony of this year's farm show.
    Warwick student opens PA Farm Show

    The state farm show opens in Harrisburg this week, and Warwick High School senior Karoline Kent will join Gov. Tom Corbett and Secretary of Agriculture George Greig for the introductions. Kent, president of the Pennsylvania 4-H State...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Mike Brubaker at the Rock Lititz opening in September was chairman of the Senate finance committee. Brubaker last month was hired as CEO with the new firm Blackford Ventures LLC.
    Some things will never be the same

    A look back at 2014 The year 2014 is in the books and is never coming back. Similar to that end, Lititz area residents will notice a few other constants lost going into the new year: Mike...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Anna Yerger reflects on her 100 years of learning, teaching and living in Lititz. (photo by Katie Grisbacher)
    A century ago, she was the Baby New Year

    Happy 100th birthday, Anna Yerger! On Jan. 1, 1915, Jacob and Florence Bomberger of Lititz happily welcomed a baby girl. A century later, friends and family of Anna Ruth Bomberger Yerger gathered to celebrate Anna and the...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Warwick grad Deron Thompson tries to shed a block from Boston College’s Leonard Skubal (right)
while playing on Penn State’s kickoff team in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium last Saturday. (Photos by Matt Libhart)
    WHS grads help Nittany Lions triumph in Pinstripe Bowl

    Roughly three months ago, Derek Jeter’s locker was at the center of the baseball universe as the future Hall of Famer played his final game at Yankee Stadium. Last week, it was a popular topic of discussion...

    • Posted December 30, 2014
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