All posts tagged "featured"

  • Warwick School District's revamped administrative team includes (left to right) Steven Szobocsan, Kristina Szobocsan, Ryan Axe, Ron Hallett, and Scott Kyper. Photo by Laura Knowles
    Szobocsan named new high school principal at WHS

    Axe is promoted, administration shuffles in preparation of upcoming school year The Warwick School Board meeting on Tuesday was a bit like musical chairs. With the departure of Robin Felty as assistant superintendent to become superintendent of...

    • Posted July 26, 2016
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  • The Zells on their wedding day in 1944.
    Zells married 72 years

    Stanley and Cleo (Spayd) Zell celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary last month. The Zells were married June 17, 1944, in Lititz. They are long-time residents of Lititz. Stan worked at the Lititz Post Office, and Cleo owned...

    • Posted July 26, 2016
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    Vic’s Victory: A recovering drug addict shares his story

    “Vic’s Victory” is one in a monthly series on the addiction crisis facing our society. The series is written by Janice Ballenger, who works at Retreat at Lancaster County, a premiere 160-bed addiction treatment center in Ephrata....

    • Posted July 26, 2016
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    Before CNN, there was Glenn Knight

    Lititz resident made emergency broadcasts warning Americans during early moments of the deadly 1980 military coup in Turkey By Patrick Burns Glenn Knight, of Lititz, had a flashback Friday night while watching cable news coverage of an...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • After slugging a three-run homer in the Warwick Phillies’ LNP title-clinching 12-0 win over SWS on Monday night, Chase Horst (red helmet) gets mobbed by his teammates, including (left to right) Chance Montgom¬ery, Kyle Zimmerman, Reagan Kline, Matt Seibert, and Matthew Williams. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    LNP champs

      For three and a half innings, the starting pitchers for the top-seeded Warwick Phillies and No. 2-seeded Strasburg-Willow Street stole the show. The 0-0 stalemate reflected that. But then with two outs in the bottom of...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Lititz’s Alyssa Manley, a 2012 Warwick High School grad, speaks to reporters after helping Team USA defeat India 3-2 on Monday night in the Rio Send-Off Series at Spooky Nook Sports. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Manley helps U.S. top India in Send-Off Series

        It was another dress rehearsal for the U.S. Women’s Olympic field hockey team … and another first for Lititz’s Alyssa Manley. Only three weeks removed from winning bronze at the Champions Trophy Tournament in London,...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • The Lutz Family Quintet of Lititz made quite a musical name for itself in 1913. Pat Walter offered this
description of this family photograph: “It’s also hanging in my hallway here in my home. The man is
Benjamin Franklin (BF) Lutz, my grandfather. With one exception, they are his children: (left to right)
Benjamin Vermont, my uncle, solo cornet, age 9; Ruth, the eldest of the family and only girl, who died
at age 17 in the flu epidemic of 1917, first cornet, age 11; a cousin of the children and nephew of BF,
Winfield Lutz Wilson, second cornet age 10; and John Henry, my father, baritone age 10.” (Photo from the Robert "Sketch" Mearig collection)
    Fond memories of the Lutz family

      Patricia Walter of Lebanon recently got in touch with the Record Express to submit the obituary of her sister, the late Nancy Jane Weber. In reading Nancy’s biography, it was discovered that both Nancy and Patricia...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Three friends from Lititz (left to right) Jordan Bissonnette, Bailey Carr, and Will Bufis played the Pokemon Go game on Monday and Tuesday.
    ‘Pokemon Go’ captivates Lititz

    Ok, most everyone has heard by now of the “Pokémon Go” smartphone game where users hunt Bulbasaurs, Snorlaxs, and other hard to pronounce virtual creatures. The game, inspired by scavenger hunting geo cachers, is this summer’s viral...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • Romaine Davidson celebrated her 105th birthday July 10 at the General Sutter Inn.
    Happy 105, Romaine Davidson!

    What’s the secret to reaching your 105th birthday? “If I told you, it wouldn’t be a secret,” says Romaine Davidson, who turned 105 on July 10. That’s right, this clever, engaging Lititz woman was born on July...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • After her final delivery, Cindy Swisher’s co-workers bid her farewell following 30 years at the Lititz Post Office, where she delivered mail on the Brickerville route.
    30 years: through rain, sleet and snow

    For Cindy Swisher of Manheim, delivering mail in all kinds of weather, including through during some of the most treacherous snow storms in Lancaster County history, was all in a day’s work. And now, after 30 years...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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