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    Letters to the Editor/Opinion Pages

    • Posted December 2, 2016
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  • The arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus in Lititz Springs Park on Dec. 2 will herald the start of the holiday season in Lititz. (photo by Mike Shull)
    ‘Christmas in the Park’ kickstarts holiday season

    Merry Lititz Christmas on Saturday The signature stars are up around the downtown light posts; so is the crèche on the square. And Santa’s mailbox has already been set up in Lititz Springs Park. The first few...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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  • The Lititz Fire Company ladder truck was a key part of the multi-department response to last week’s fire in Rothsville. (photo by Kirk Neidermyer)
    Lititz Fire Company needs more public support, says chief

    Next ladder truck will cost $1.8 million While Fire & Ice was a hot topic at Tuesday’s Lititz Borough Council meeting, Ron Oettel was there to focus solely on fire — more specifically the future of the...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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    Frank’s Fumble: Opioid addiction nearly stole his future away

    Home from Kutztown University for fall break, Frank was playing football with friends in his family’s backyard in Warwick Township. Running through the yard with the football, he didn’t notice the small tree stump, fell, and fumbled...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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  • With Penn State recruit Damion Barber (21) closing in, Baron QB Kody Kegarise (7) lofts the ball over the outstretched hands of Harrisburg’s 360-pound lineman Raymond Allen last Friday. MC offensive linemen Jarod Hauser(50) and Adam Kline continue to maintain protection for Kegarise. Photo by Mike Shull
    Title hopes dashed: Big plays help Harrisburg beat MC 48-20 in District finals

    On the same weekend that his future team captured the Big Ten East championship, junior Micah Parsons helped his current squad grab a title of its own. A Penn State University recruit, the 6-foot-3, 225-pound running back...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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    Christmas Vigil ticket distribution is Dec. 5

      The popularity of the very meaningful Christmas vigil services of the Lititz Moravian Congregation has meant that admission tickets are needed, so that everyone who comes will find a seat, for there are over 3,000 people...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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  • 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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    What a rush!

    Colton Miller amassed 140 yards and two touchdowns as Warwick’s Midget A team ran past the Black Knights of Hempfield on its way to a 21-0 win and the Red Rose League Championship Saturday night. The frozen...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
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  • Luke and Mary Martin may live in Lititz, but their hearts will
always be in Vietnam, where they worked as missionaries during
the war. Luke recently wrote a book about it, and a signing is
planned at Landis Homes Dec. 12. (Photo by Laura Knowles)
    Memories of Vietnam: Missionary recalls life amid war in new book

    There is a line in the musical “Miss Saigon” that touched a chord with Luke Martin. “But now I know I’m caught, I’ll never leave Vietnam.” Martin, 83, understands this well. He has been living in 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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