All posts tagged "announcement"

  • Ron Reedy, pictured with his wife Brenda, was the grand marshal in the 2007 Fourth of July parade.
    Lititz legend: Mourning the loss of Ron Reedy

    “Lititz is the finest community in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.” This was the proud sentiment that occupied the mind of Ron Reedy when he was chauffeured through the streets of his hometown as grand marshal of the...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
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  • The cover of Marlene Hershey’s 2012 album, “Gospel Ragtime
and Solitude.”
    Beyond ‘Hearthside Hymns’ — The Marlene Hershey story

      Not many people can say they’ve hosted their own television and radio shows, produced 10 albums, authored a book, and even performed on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. But Marlene Hershey of Lititz can. Here’s...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
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  • Red Rose City Chorus
    Acapella voices will ring in the holiday season

    The Red Rose City Sweet Adeline Chorus, Lititz, and the Red Rose Men’s Chorus of Lancaster, both under the direction of Lori Jo Whitehaus, will be presenting a gift of holiday music — barbershop harmony style. “A Barbershop...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
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  • The cast of WHS's "Animal Farm"
    Warwick stages ‘Animal Farm’ this weekend

    Warwick High School drama students will present “Animal Farm,” a classic allegory set on a small farm in England, on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5, at 7:30 p.m.; and on Sunday, Nov. 6, at 2...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Megan Sheely (left), and her husband, Andrew.
    5K fun run/walk will benefit Warwick grad

    Nursing student Megan Sheely was recently diagnosed with osteosarcoma, for the second time. Megan is a strong, determined 27-year-old who fought through surgery and chemotherapy three years ago when she was first diagnosed with this very rare...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Ted’s College Diner was the hottest little spot in downtown Lititz in the late 1930s. This view is looking
west, across Route 501 and toward West Main Street. This scene has changed considerably
since then.
    Oysters on the square: Ted’s tiny diner was a big deal at Broad and Main

      For several years, oysters were the delicacy of choice at restaurants all over Lancaster County. Lititz was no exception. Many recall dinners at Bingy’s restaurant, while others may remember another iconic place that once stood at...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Waiting eagerly on the curb for the rain of candy to begin.
    Picturesque parade!

      The Manheim Community Farm Show Parade was held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 5. The parade boasted over 135 entries, and to many, it seemed that more people than ever lined the parade route to take...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Walter’s Handmade Brooms had an advantageous spot at the show; lots
of patrons stopped to watch their broom-making demonstrations.
    Heart of Lancaster craft show is Labor Day weekend at Root’s

      Summer may be ending, but Craft Show season is still in full swing. Those who didn’t get enough exposure to skilled artisans and their wares at the Lititz Rotary Craft Show, can have a hefty second...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • Hail the conquering heroes! Well, not really. Shown, front row (left to right) are Dave Kauffman, Jennifer
Seymour, Michelle Zepp, Gretchen McKinley, and Cory Van Brookhoven; back (l-r) Terry Smythe,
Jen Frymoyer, and Melissa Hunnefield. This “brain trust” didn’t escape from Qurus IV in time. Will
you? (Photos by James Munro)
    Escape Room: real life fun, in a world ruled by virtual games

    You and your friends have exactly 60 minutes to escape the planet Qurus IV before it explodes! Using problem-solving skills of many kinds, your objective is to complete various puzzles and unlock clues that will eventually reboot...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • Meryl Streep as Florence Foster Jenkins
    Florence Foster Jenkins: the Moravian connection

    Florence Foster Jenkins was a wealthy heiress, New York socialite, avid patron of the musical arts … and possessed the most excruciatingly unmusical singing voice ever heard on the stage of Carnegie Hall. I first heard that...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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