• Keep on truckin’

    Water donations pour in as Snavely’s Mill fills third tractor-trailer for hurricane victims Folks from Snavely’s Mill, Elstonville Sportsman’s Association, Manheim VFW, and Elstonville Motorcycle Club thought it was a good idea to accumulate, solicit, and deliver...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • A new generation of remembering

    WHS Civics Club conducts 9/11 service September 11, 2001, was Barry Lavender’s day off as a New York City police officer. Things changed quickly that day. Living in Yonkers at the time, Lavender had just come back...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • The prank heard around the world

    We first learned of a mysterious prank in Lititz from a 6:30 a.m. Facebook post Sept. 5 by Julie Quagliata, who added photos of a single red balloon strung to a sewer grate. “Creepy! Across from my...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Linden Hall’s history with horses: Then, now and always

    Horses for student riders cantered onto the Linden Hall campus in 1925 and they have been part of the school’s culture now for nearly a century. Dr. W. F. Stengel was headmaster at the time, and from...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Remembering Flight 93

      Pleasant View provides ‘Food for Thought’ with 9/11 program Pleasant View Retirement Community’s “Food for Thought” series kicked off on Monday, Sept. 11. Appropriately, the topic involved 9/11. Tim Lambert, WITF multimedia news director, shared a...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Brigadier General David E. Wood
    Candlelight vigil to honor POWs and MIAs

    Brigadier General David E. Wood will be guest speaker Every year since 1989, our country remembers and honors military men and women who remain missing in action or are prisoners of war. This year, the Lititz VFW...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Warwick School Board members (from left) Debra Wenger, Scott
    Whatever floats their boats

    School board members tested on the ‘four Cs’ One day before classes started for Warwick students, school board members got a lesson in the four Cs. At the board’s Sept. 5 meeting, a special voting session was...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Times have changed. Many members of Lancaster County's Plain communities are opting to have babies in hospitals instead of at home.
    More maternity care choices for the Plain community

    For generations, the Plain Community preferred midwives for maternity care and had their babies at home. Many still do. But in the second decade of the 21st century, there are more choices for Amish and Mennonite families...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • First day at Doe Run

    Principal Art Paynter welcomed students with a handshake the morning of Sept. 5. Tuesday marked opening day for the newly-constructed Doe Run Elementary School, and the first day of Manheim Central School District’s school year. Parents can...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Ominous clouds hover above Wilbur Chocolate the morning it was announced that the North Broad Street factory will close.
    Partial demolition approved at former Wilbur factory

    Borough council also OKs downtown rezoning By Laura Knowles Some compared it to a domino effect that would change the character of Lititz, while others heralded the forward-thinking plan to rejuvenate the now-vacated Wilbur Chocolate factory. At...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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