All posts tagged "featured"

  • The Warwick Little League 10/11 All Stars, who were District 23 champs and Section 7 runners up, included (front row, left to right) Tristen Barge, David Woolley and Chase Horst; (middle row, l-r) Trevor Bollinger, Desmond Taylor, Jack Evans, Colton Miller, Evan Rohrbach, Thatcher Miller, Ethan Christi, Triston Horst and Matthew Seibert; (back row, l-r) coaches Frank Zimmerman, Bill Christi (manager) and Darel Seibert.
    District 23 champs bow in Section title game

    The Warwick Little League 10-11 All Stars completed a deep run into the tournament season and reached the Section 7 championship game after being crowned District 23 winners. They were managed by Bill Christi and coached by...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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  • 1SG Jeff Huttle was honored in Fort Indiantown Gap Saturday for his heroic efforts in Brickerville.
    Night shift to the rescue

    1SG Huttle honored for saving Brickerville home Jeff Huttle was in the right place at the right time to make a big difference in a situation that could have proved disastrous for a Brickerville family last fall....

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Linda Benton McCloskey's "The Other Side of Me" won Best of Show in 2013.
    The art of repeating

    Last year’s Best of Show winner is back for more Linda Benton McCloskey is making the drive from her Harrisburg-area home this weekend to defend her crown in Lititz Springs Park. Not Queen of Candles, but Best...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • “Lollipop Cop,” officer Ronald Sandhaus, visited Lititz Elementary School and handed out lollipops. He is shown with Christa Carvell (left) and Kerry Lodish in this 1980 photograph.
    Lititz says goodbye to ‘Lollipop Cop’

    Officer Sandhaus, 25-year police veteran, dies “Your policeman is always your friend.” It was this credo that Ron Sandhaus lived by. Whether speaking to a group of elementary kids about the importance of having a flashlight with...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Odd Fellows’ first baseman Zach Peters tags out GS base runner Zach Skinner, who dropped a first-inning sacrifice bunt last Wednesday. (Photo by Chris Knight)
    Ebersole, GS shut down Lititz in New Era

    Lititz Odd Fellows’ skipper Bill Weismandel gives credit where credit is due. After watching his No. 5-seeded team suffer a 6-1 loss to 4th-seeded Garden Spot last Wednesday, July 16 in the New Era Midget Tournament quarter-finals...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Lititz Springs’ Seth Cagno makes a final push to the wall in the boys 15-&-over 50 breaststroke, placing second in 35.35 seconds last Saturday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Waverunners capture Division Three crown

    The Lititz Springs Waverunners hosted the Division Three Swimming Championships last Saturday and collected 729!-W points to easily clinch the team championship. SECA was a distant second with 587 points, followed by Conestoga (532!-W) and Manheim (370)...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Woodridge’s Emma Oberholtzer set a new Division One Championship Meet record in the 12U girls 50 breaststroke in 36.96 seconds last Saturday. (Photo by Cathy Chapis)
    Woodridge places 2nd at Divisionals

    In a hard-fought, down-to-the-wire finish, Adamstown edged Woodridge by a mere 8!-W points at the Division One Swimming Championships last Saturday at Skyline. At the end of the morning session, Adamstown was on top with 504 points,...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Thousands expected for 9th Summer Showcase

    An estimated 10,000 people are expected to visit Lititz and Lancaster County this weekend when the 9th annual Lititz Summer Showcase is held from Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27. The international soccer tournament will attract...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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    Here’s Johnny!

    Lititz boy makes it big, but never forgets his roots “I come from Lititz, Pennsylvania.” Those were the words uttered to host Dick Clark on American Bandstand July 15, 1959, right after the song “The Heart of...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Sue Weaver (left) and Lynn Hershey, sisters, were former back-to-back Queens of Candles in 1963 and 1964. (photo by Merriell Moyer)
    Royal family

    The story of three Lititz queens “Our mother having won the May Queen pageant in Schuykill Haven did make winning the Queen of Candles crown more special,” Linnea Minnich, now Lynn Hershey, said about her feelings at...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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