All posts tagged "announcement"

  • 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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  • Local artists will display works at Gretna show

    Mount Gretna, a picturesque waterside hamlet in the northwest corner of the Record-Express’ coverage area, will be the host of the town’s 42nd annual Mount Gretna Outdoor Art Show. The show will be held Saturday, Aug. 20,...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • Webelos Scout Connor Avery (left) welcomes new Lions Den
Scout Austin Chmiel to Lititz Cub Scout Pack 44, using the Cub
Scout handshake. (Photo by Rick Reitz)
    Cub Scout Pack 44 welcomes kindergartners in new pilot program

    Lions Den is a new pilot program in which kindergarten-aged boys can explore Cub Scouting. Lititz Cub Scout Pack 44 was recently chosen to test the pilot program this fall. “Pack 44 was invited to participate in the...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • LR20160804_Clair Clawser1
    New book a ‘sign’ of hope for local author

    Local resident N. Clair Clawser has spent over 50 years traveling the highways and thoroughfares of Pennsylvania documenting town markers. And now, he recently completed his second book “Cast Iron Signs of Pennsylvania Towns and Other Landmarks,”...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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  • Lititz Springs Park provides a scenic, tranquil background for
visitors to watch the artisans at work. Most work will be for sale.
    50 years of art: Lititz Outdoor Fine Art Show set for July 30

    The 50th annual Lititz Outdoor Fine Art Show will be held Saturday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine, in the Lititz Springs Park, 24 N. Broad St. There is no admission charge...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Lititz Borough police and fire personnel will be on hand at the
Lititz Springs Pool on Aug. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. for their annual
Endless Summer National Night. Out The event is free and open
to the public and features food, music and demonstrations.
Those who attend are asked to bring one non-perishable food
item to donate to the Lititz/Warwick Community Chest.
    Police departments plan community events

    National Night Out Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department will host a National Night Out gathering on Aug. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Penn Township Municipal Campus, located at 97 N. Penryn Road, Manheim....

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • An artist's rendering of the Park House.
    The ‘Great Eastern Wizard’ of the Park House hotel

    M.L. Dellinger was Lititz’s conjurer extraordinaire Millard “Milford” Linville Dellinger loved to entertain. Born in York in October of 1853, he made his way to Lititz around 1898, finding work by operating the Park House, a hotel...

    • Posted July 25, 2016
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  • Martin Guitar wood crafter Richard Eyman works in his shop in Manheim. He supplies wood for the world-famous acoustic guitar manufacturing company Martin. He works on a band saw to slice the wood down to 180 thousandths of an inch. (Photos by Richard Hertzler)
    Manheim woodworker crafts bodies for Martin Guitar

      Richard Eyman’s work as a tone woods vendor has taken a leap forward this year. He now has a contract with Martin & Co, the 183-year-old acoustic guitar company located in Nazareth. “Martin and Gibson are...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Connie Guy receives a hug from her little brother, Jim Shackelford, as they meet for the first time. (Photos provided by Connie Guy)
    Siblings homeless after being separated 40 years

      Connie Guy searched for her younger half-brother for 40 years, and had almost given up hope. Then, a chance conversation in an online gaming app gave her the clue she needed to piece the puzzle together....

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Do you see the glass as half full or half empty after learning that the Lititz Craft Beer Fest in September sold out in a mere four days?
It definitely means the Lititz Ambucs have a successful fundraiser for its non-profit efforts, and that’s certainly something to celebrate.
    Going, going, gone! Local beer events selling out quickly

      “That didn’t take long” was the comment I put up on Lititz Craft Beer Fest’s Facebook photo. The photo, courtesy of the Lititz Record Express, shows the backdrop of a previous festival with the words SOLD...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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