All posts tagged "featured"

  • LR20160428_RailTrail-crop
    Rail trail still on target for 2018

    Newport-to-Picnic Woods phase should be done by this fall The newest link in Warwick Township’s rails-to-trails path is well underway, eventually crossing Newport Road and traveling more than a mile to Picnic Woods Road. Right now, the...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • The inaugural Historic Lititz Walking Tour was a collection of history enthusiasts with varied backgrounds. (Front, left to right) chocolatier Kathy Blankenbiller, tour guide Cory Van Brookhoven, Chris Bradley of New Zealand, retired teacher Betty Narkiewicz, (back row, l-r) Lititz couple Tris and Paul Griffin, retired school principal Joe Narkiewicz, and New Zealander Grant Bradley.
    Walk down memory lane: Van Brookhoven debuts new history tour

    On a bright spring morning, Cory Van Brookhoven took eight time travelers back to mid-18th century Lititz, where they stopped by the home of the town “bleeder” and learned about the rivalry over the tallest building in...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • First-time voter Aaron Brenner (right) gets instruction from Brad Bergman of the Warwick Democratic Committee Tuesday. Brenner, one on many new voters identified at the polls Tuesday, favored Bernie Sanders.
    Young voters hit the polls — Trump and Sanders win in Lititz

    Aaron Brenner had never been to a polling station before Tuesday evening. “It was a pretty painless experience,” he said as he left the Lititz Public Library following a presumed vote cast for Bernie Sanders. Brenner, 18,...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Tony Stoltzfus places a tray of repotted Beaverlodge heirloom tomatoes in the Manheim Central High
School ag-ed department greenhouse. (Photo by Rochelle Shenk)
    MC’s Ag-Ed program prepares students for ag industry careers

    Today’s agriculture industry offers a wider range of career options and requires more study than many people realize. Manheim Central High School’s Ag Education program helps equip students with knowledge and resources for a successful career in...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Manheim Central sophomore lefty Taylor Rohrer shut down Section Four-leading Lancaster Catholic on Monday, allowing just two runs on two hits in six innings to help the Barons earn a key 10-4 victory. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Rohrer all business in Barons’ win over Catholic

      Manheim Central skipper Matt Huber knew as soon as he emerged from the dugout in the top of the seventh inning that his decision wasn’t going to be popular with pitcher Taylor Rohrer. Just three outs...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • LR20160421_LititzEdge
    Lititz Edge advances, slates tryouts

    Fresh off of their winter season championship win at Spooky Nook, Lititz Edge, the Lititz Youth Soccer Club U14 Boys team, moves into the semi-finals for Eastern Pennsylvania Presidents Cup. The Cup tournament is statewide and a...

    • Posted April 22, 2016
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  • Andrew Klunk on graduation day at York Technical Institute.
    Andrew’s Actions …and devastating death

    “Andrew’s Actions” is the third feature in a monthly series on the addiction crisis that our society is facing. The first series, “Beth’s Story” detailed Beth’s successful life as a registered nurse, and her untimely death. “Laura’s...

    • Posted April 21, 2016
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  • Lancaster County Parks naturalist Francine Praught (second from right, holding a clipboard) led a twilight tour of Speedwell Forge Park Sunday ni
    Twilight hike is a little serenade

    Eine kleine Nachtmusik at Speedwell Forge county park Lancaster County Park naturalist Francine Praught, with assist Kelsey Frey, a biologist who loves the slippery and slimy denizens of the woods, led a twilight hike Sunday evening through...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • DAN MARSCHKA | Staff Photographer Author Anna Quindlen signs books after her luncheon and interview held at Calvary Church on Thursday. The event was held to help to raise funds for public libraries in Lancaster County.
    Best-selling author Anna Quindlen shares stories with locals

    Lancaster County readers know one true thing: Pulitzer Prize winner Anna Quindlen has spent the last five decades telling the story of their lives. Given the chance to hear her speak and possibly meet her, literary Lancastrians...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • LR20160407_MANHorizons1
    Horizons Du Monde matches French students and area host families

    Lancaster County is a tourist destination, so hearing different accents isn’t that uncommon. The area also attracts a number of foreign visitors for business or education purposes. But we may be hearing more French accents over the...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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