All posts tagged "announcement"

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    Brickerville Fire Company honors Wilbur May for 68 years of service

    Brickerville volunteer firefighter Wilbur “Willy” May has served his community for most of his life &tstr; for 68 years. He began serving when he was 19 years old, in 1947. That year Harry Truman was president, Chuck...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Morgan Metzler, 10, gets ready to eat a “mouse” during the 2014 Lititz Chocolate Walk. The mouse
is a chocolate-covered cherry, with a Wilbur Bud for the nose and almond slices for the ears.
    Chocolate Walk tickets on sale now

    The Kiwanis Club of the Lititz Area starts selling tickets to the 14th annual Lititz Chocolate Walk July 1. Tickets can be purchased online at Lititzchocolatewalk.com. Always held the Saturday before Columbus Day, this year’s walk will...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Manheim’s Townie Award recipients were (left to right)  Diane Funk, Manheim Downtown Development Group volunteer;  Doreen Ober, Main Street Manager;  Robbie Miller, Boy Scout Troop 99; Kelley Dubbs, Manheim Downtown Development Group  promotion committee Chair; and  Barbara Baker, Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority  recycling manager.
    Manheim receives three Townie Awards

    Pennsylvania Downtown Center (PDC) recently presented nine awards during the organization’s annual statewide Townie Awards gala. The Townie Awards are a festive and venerable tradition designed to recognize the commonwealth’s core communities and individuals for creation and...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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    Lititz Independence Day: Schedule of Events

      Lititz’s big weekend is almost here. Two days of patriotic festivities start July 3 with the parade, and continues with a fabulous ‘50s theme in Lititz Springs Park. From Flamin’ Dick to funnel cakes to fireworks,...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • LR20150618_entOddCouple
    ‘The Odd Couple’ turns 50

    It’s a plot device as old as the written word: put two diametrically opposed characters together in a controlled environment and watch how things play out. The formula proved to be a winner for playwright Neil Simon....

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Stephanie Rada (right) shows her son, Gregory (on the bouncy
horse with her) and daughter, Alexandra (left) how to enjoy a
race. (Photos by Rochelle Shenk)
    Penn Township, Pleasant View partner for community day

    Although dark clouds rolled over Pleasant View Retirement Community several times on Saturday, the mainly clear and warm weather was perfect for an outdoor celebration. The seventh annual Penn Township/Pleasant View Retirement Community Community Day celebration was...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Alyssa Caplinger, Kayla Smith, Smita Groff and Kari Lutz
    Witmer earns valedictorian title for Manheim Central’s class of 2015

    Each member of Manheim Central High School’s class of 2015 has attained some type of success, big or small, but valedictorian Brooke Witmer reminded her classmates to acknowledge the encouragement and support from those who have been...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • This image of passenger pigeons was
published in Lititz’s 1956 bicentennial
book along with Beck’s eye-witness account.
    Passenger pigeons once flocked to Lititz

    Almost 170 years ago, two young boys from Lititz had the honor of witnessing, and having an accurate account of, one of the final great flights of a now extinct bird — the passenger pigeon. Also called the...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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  • Manheim Central will graduate 235

    Manheim Central High School will hold commencement for 235 seniors on Tuesday, June 9 at 7 p.m. at LCBC, 392 Mount Joy Road. The welcome speaker will be Class President Brianna Beiler. Other students speaking include Brooke...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • Festival of the Red Rose

    Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2 S. Hazel St., Manheim, will celebrate its annual Festival of the Red Rose on Sunday, June 14, at the church. The Rose Payment Service begins at 1:30 p.m. with a variety of...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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