All posts tagged "featured"

  • Ed Davis and Maco, the puppy he rescued from a Vietnam POW camp.
    ‘It was worth it’

    How Ed Davis endured seven and a half years as a POW For seven and a half years, the world stood still. Martin Luther King Jr. and Bobby Kennedy were assassinated, Neil Armstrong walked on the moon,...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Doris and Dave Kreiter have been square dancing since the Richard Nixon presidency. (photo by Laurie Knowles Callanan)
    More than just ‘swinging thru’

    Kreiters celebrate 40 years of square dancing Back in 1971, Doris and Dave Kreiter decided to take a spin on the square dance floor. They haven’t stopped do-si-do-ing since. The Lititz couple were honored at a special...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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    Cask act

    Thousands attended the sold-out, sun-splashed Craft Beer Fest Sunday. Dave Russell laughed while patiently waiting behind 50 people in line for the inaugural Lititz Craft Beer Fest on Sunday. “We’re clearly going against the grain here,” joked...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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    Police hopeful in Clay murder investigation

    Police continue to investigate the armed home invasion late Thursday in Clay Township where masked shooters killed a 23-year old man and wounded his father. Brett J. Simmons, a 2009 Ephrata High School graduate, was killed at...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Warrior senior ball carrier Alex Dagen tries to break a tackle while battling
for extra yardage last Friday night against Manheim Township. Teammates
Avery Quinn (66) and Ryan Deibler (25) are shown blocking.
    Benjamin, MT frustrate Warwick

    When Warwick’s opening drive reached the Manheim Township 17-yard line, coach Bob Locker had a decision to make on fourth-and-5. Go for it, or attempt a 34-yard field goal. The kick would have been no chip shot....

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Warwick’s Rene Ross (left) and Manheim Central senior Jenna West (center) go airborne to head the ball in Saturday night’s action at Manheim. Ross scored the winning goal in OT.
    Ross scores in OT to lift Warwick in back-yard rivalry

    Central rebounds with 2-1 win over Ephrata Warwick sophomore Rene Ross had probably hoped to get a little more leg into her OT shot last Saturday night. It was effective, however. Surrounded by defenders, Ross fired away...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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    2,000 tap Craft Beer Festival (Video)

    The Lititz Record Express captured the first ever sold-out craft beer event which attracted 2,000 beer enthusiasts and 50 craft brewers. The event raised funds for the Lititz AMBUCS (Sept. 28, 2014). See VIDEO on our Facebook...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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  • Zach Shank batted .302 in Single-A Clinton to earn a promotion to the Seattle Mariners’ High-A affiliate, the High Desert Mavericks, in July. (Photo courtesy of Southwest Times)
    Climbing the ladder

    Zach Shank was ready to turn the page on July. In his first 25 games since being promoted to High Desert, the Seattle Mariners’ High-A affiliate, Shank was batting just .214. Admittedly, the 2009 Warwick High School...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Warwick defensive back Chris Borg (left) fights off a stiff arm from Cedar Crest’s Evan Horn while making a tackle in the first quarter last Friday. (Photo by Cathy Chapis)
    Warriors win nail-biter, 17-14

    The play was drawn up in the huddle. The result was perfect. Sprung by a critical lead block from running back David Weaver, Warwick QB Colin Gibble scrambled into the right corner of the end zone to...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Rock Lititz Studio celebration - Sept. 20, 2014 (Lancaster Newspapers photo by Blaine Shahan)
    In Rock we trust

    Rock Lititz Studio is much more than an innovative production rehearsal space, it’s the epicenter of the new Lititz economy. That was the message delivered during Saturday’s pre-party press conference for the new entertainment super structure that...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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