All posts tagged "featured"

  • Ren ready to dance; 46 years of THON

    This coming weekend, more than 700 Penn State University students will be going without sleep for a continuous 46 hours as they dance for “THON,” the annual fundraiser for cancer research that has become a tradition at...

    • Posted February 14, 2018
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  • Fee visits Elizabeth Twp. to honor fire chief

    Strauss has 38 years of firefighting experience with Brickerville State Representative Mindy Fee was on hand at the Elizabeth Township Supervisors’ Feb. 12 meeting to present an award to outgoing Brickerville Fire Chief Jeff Strauss. Strauss rose...

    • Posted February 14, 2018
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  • Blackford purchases BB&T property

    LGH poised to replace short-lived presence  of N. C.-based BB&T in downtown Lititz.   By Patrick Burns The new buyer of the BB&T property is local and loves Lititz. Blackford Development in December entered an agreement to purchase...

    • Posted February 9, 2018
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  • “Officer Burke is issuing Mr. Ed a parking ticket for his obvious contempt of local parking regulations on West Lemon Street. We’ll tell you what...stallions these days think they can just do whatever they want. But seriously, despite his precarious parking situation, all ended well as he is unharmed and his owner has been located.” This is just one example of Lititz Police Facebook humor. Photo courtesy of Lititz Police Department
    The lighter side of law enforcement

    Lititz Police humor has been a big hit on Facebook They say there’s always a wise guy in every crowd. In the case of the Lititz Borough Police Department, there are several wise guys who make the...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • In the final moments at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn., Rihn and Winters celebrate the Eagles’ historic 41-33 win over the Patriots
    A Super Sunday in Minneapolis

    Local Eagles fan shares his once-in-a-lifetime experience There’s a good reason that Lititz’s Chris Rihn decided to fly to Minneapolis rather than drive for Super Bowl LII. “I thought if (the Eagles) don’t pull it off, it’s...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • Children will walk through a hole in a tree to enter the Tree House playground, and double ziplines are in the plans, as shown in this child’s design.
    Kids have a hand in designing Tree House playground

    The Lititz Church of the Brethren, partnering with Play By Design, revealed the plans for a new all-inclusive playground designed by local children during Tree House Design Day. The dreaming This playground will be unique to Lancaster...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • Manheim Central senior Brooke Breinich (right) blocks a shot by Ephrata’s Kandice Liebl (31) in the Lady Barons’ 44-35 win Tuesday night. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    MC girls keep L-L hopes alive with win over Ephrata

    With post-season berths up for grabs, the Manheim Central and Ephrata girls were both hungry for a victory Tuesday night in the regular-season finale for both teams. The Lady Barons are still in the Lancaster-Lebanon League playoff...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • On (to) Wisconsin

    Rucci commits to play for the Badgers When Hayden Rucci’s football career ends at Warwick High School, he will say good-bye to uniform number 33. Turns out that the University of Wisconsin has retired double 3s from...

    • Posted February 5, 2018
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  • (Feb. 2005) The Few, the Lucky,the Super Bowl Bound

    by Patrick Burns Intelligencer Journal Staff Frowns were nowhere to be found among dozens of exuberant Philadelphia Eagles devotees who descended upon Damon’s Clubhouse at Park City Center Tuesday for the inaugural meeting of the Lancaster Eagles...

    • Posted February 1, 2018
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  • ‘The Wilbur’

    Oak Tree Development Group’s planned 74-room hotel — part of Hilton’s Tapestry Collection — will employ ‘adaptive reuse’ of the former Wilbur Chocolate Co. building by Patrick Burns Local hospitality is about to go international. Hilton is...

    • Posted February 1, 2018
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