• Landis takes over as school board president

    Warwick School Board welcomed a new member, swore in three reelected members, and appointed a new president at its Dec. 5 meeting. Michael Landis was voted in as the new president, following the departure of Dr. Timothy...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • We need a Lititz Christmas, right this very minute

    It was beginning to look and feel like Christmas in Lititz on Saturday. There was a toy castle at the Lititz Elementary School gym and a candy cane toss. Kids were off on a scavenger hunt to...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • WHS students present ‘Wings of Joy’ this weekend

    The Warwick High School Music Department will present its annual winter holiday concert Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 10, at 3 p.m. in the Warwick High School Performing Arts Center, 301 W. Orange...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • Finding the right Christmas tree

    It was an unusually warm late fall day when Randy Ketchum arrived at Bowser’s Christmas Tree Farm on Stauffer Road in Lititz. He was on a mission to get the perfect tree and, between taking calls on...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • Christmas in the Park

    Christmas season in downtown Lititz becomes official when the small but proud evergreen near the Lititz Caboose Museum is set aglow along with other luminaries in Lititz Springs Park. Christmas in the Park was held Dec. 1...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • Bomberger Cave: gone, but not forgotten

    Just north of downtown Lititz near the rolling hills of Lexington is the historic Bomberger property. Originally settled in the early 1700s by Christian Bomberger, the area has been in the same family for about three centuries...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • Christmas in Manheim

    Santas filling the streets, roasted peanuts (not chestnuts roasting on an open fire, but close), children’s crafts, a pancake breakfast, a community carol sing and tree lighting, and a tour of festively decorated homes all were part...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • Luminaria event Dec. 5

    Luther Acres will host its fourth annual Lights of Luthercare luminaria event on Tuesday, Dec. 5, beginning at 4:30 p.m., on the campus of Luther Acres, 600 East Main St. More than 750 luminarias will light the...

    • Posted December 4, 2017
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  • The arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus at Christmas in the Park is always a production. Archive photo by Dennis Bicksler
    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

    The signature stars are up around the downtown light posts; so is the crèche on the square. And Santa’s mailbox has already been set up in Lititz Springs Park. The first few weeks of December in Lititz...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Sixty percent of the former Wilbur Chocolate factory will be renovated into a 74-room boutique hotel with a courtyard. The portions of the iconic industrial site that will be saved were built in 1900 and 1923. Image courtesy of RLPS Architects
    The future of downtown Lititz

    Lititz Borough Council got an updated view of plans to transform the now-vacated Wilbur Chocolate factory into a mixed-use redevelopment project with shops, a hotel, condominiums, a restaurant and apartments. The preliminary and final land development plan...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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