All posts tagged "featured"

  • Ken Martin thanks Weinoldt, one of Lititz's newest officers, for his service.
    National Night Out fosters sense of community

    Lititz Borough police officer Tyler Weinoldt got a hero’s welcome when he showed up at the National Night Out block party on East Fourth Street, near Locust, Tuesday evening. He also got pasta salad, tortellini, fresh fruit,...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Beth Brunner's blue rain poncho came in handy on Saturday. "Nothing you can do about rain," the event organizer said.
    Watercolors: Storm shortens art show; rain interrupts judging

    The 50th Lititz Outdoor Art Show started off with hazy sunshine and steamy heat. By 2 p.m., Lititz Springs Park was awash with rain. Not just a few sprinkles. It was really raining. “This isn’t the first...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Warwick sophomore-to-be Kathryn Pelensky follows through on a shot from the fairway in the Lancaster County Junior Golf Tour this summer
    Pelensky claims Division title in LCJGT

    Admittedly, Kathryn Pelensky wasn’t expecting much heading into this summer’s Lancaster County Junior Golf Tour. After all, the rising Warwick sophomore hadn’t been practicing her game all that much. “It was going to be my last year...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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    Picking up the pieces after Manheim Downtown Development Group folds

    Now that Manheim Downtown Development Group has officially folded, what will become of the various community events the organization hosted and the economic development activities it was involved in? Launched as a volunteer effort in 2000, MDDG’s...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Wilbur Chocolate became the talk of the town, again, when it was announced that its retail store and museum would be relocating from the west side of North Broad Street to the former Freeze & Frizz building, directly across the street from its current location. The news also heightened speculation that the sale of the former factory building (pictured above) will be announced soon.
    Waiting on Wilbur

    Retail store moving across the street; sale of former factory expected soon While nothing’s been announced publicly, it appears a buyer is ready to soon take ownership of the former Wilbur Chocolate manufacturing plant on North Broad...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Exterior shot of the building during the grand opening ceremony at Rock Lititz in Lititz., Saturday, September 20, 2014. (Andy Blackburn/Staff Phioto)
    Sleep like a Rock

    Room service: Township approves final plan for six-story Rock Lititz hotel and restaurant The updated master plan for Rock Lititz is rockin’ on. At the July 20 meeting of Warwick Township supervisors, the newest version of the...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • The Lititz Outdoor Art Show marks its 50th year in downtown Lititz this Saturday. The photo above, from the 1974 show, is a memory from the event’s early years when art was displayed on the sidewalks of Main and Broad streets.
    A fine (art) history: Saturday’s show marks 50th show

    On a warm evening in July 1967, a group of artists was busy making rosettes for the ribbons that would be awarded for the first Lititz Outdoor Art Show. The show was to be held July 29,...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Ray and Doris Smith
    Smiths go Platinum

    Raymond “Smitty” and Doris (Thomas) Smith, of Lititz, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary two weeks ago. The couple were wed July 15, 1946, in Lebanon. Ray enjoys big band music and is an avid Penn State fan....

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    VFW falls short in LNP finals

    Township wins title with 7-0 victory The Lititz VFW 14-and-under baseball team was seeking revenge against Manheim Township Monday night at Kunkle Field in Mount Joy in the 71st LNP (former New Era) Tournament. The Blue Streaks...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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    Dick’s ‘gigged’ up

    Friday, July 29, is the very last day you can upgrade to Windows 10 for free. What happens if you don’t upgrade? Nothing. Windows has guaranteed to provide upgrades to Windows 7 and 8.1 for the next...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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