All posts tagged "featured"

  • Warwick’s volleyball team celebrates with the L-L League championship trophy after shutting out Garden Spot 3-0 in the finals last Wednesday at Manheim Township. Pictured are (front row, left to right) Maddy Glouner, Jackie Barilar, Jensen Burnheimer, Jayna Class, Rylee Derr, Hailey Miller, McKenzie Cossette an Lexie Landis; (back, l-r) Cassi Sellers, coach Brad Glouner, Olivia Gregory and Rachall Adams. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    A look back at what was in 2016

        By Patrick Burns The post-holiday season is here and 2016 has not yet faded from our rear-view mirrors. With that in mind we’re going to look back on the year through the lens of our...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • Warwick senior Emma Schouten earns the second of her two individual wins in Tuesday’s victory over Manheim Township, swimming to a first-place finish in the girls 500 freestyle in a time of 5:14.25. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    By a fingertip

     WHS girls edge Township 92-91 for the first time in ‘decades’ Swim angry. That was the approach senior Emma Schouten and her teammates on the Warwick girls swim team had going into the 400 free relay Tuesday...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • Junior point guard Jake Novak brings the ball up the floor for the Manheim Central boys during a recent game.
    Funk nets 27 in Barons’ win over Elizabethtown

    MC heads into break with 6-0 record The Manheim Central boys finished about five points shy of their season-average last Wednesday. It could have been worse. In fact, coach Chris Sherwood was surprised that his Barons still...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • Pork and sauerkraut is serious business in Lancaster County on
New Year’s Day. Enjoy a pork and kraut buffet at Lititz Church of
the Brethren from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are necessary and
can be purchased at McElroy’s, Stauffers, Lititz Mutual Insurance
Co., through the church office, or at the door.
    Ring in the new year with pork ‘n’ kraut!

    Lititz Church of the Brethren, 300 W. Orange St., will hold its 18th annual pork and sauerkraut New Year’s Day meal on Sunday, Jan. 1. The food will be served, buffet-style, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m....

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • The bouldering wall at Lititz recROC is currently under construction.
    Rock Lititz to open gym inspired by ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Jan. 1

    Starting Jan. 1, a gym on the Rock Lititz campus will let people tackle the kind of obstacle courses they’ve seen on TV shows like “American Ninja Warrior.” “Warped wall, inclined monkey bars, traverse around and jump...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • Kris and Shanelle Lee are key part of the Heritage Tree Farm in Rothsville. Christmas trees are a year-round business, but the workload multiplies from November 1 until the week before Christmas.
    Rothsville’s Christmas tree heritage

    Christmas tree farming is a very slow kind of agriculture. Plant a tree this coming spring and you’ll have to wait until 2025 before you have a nice, marketable eight-foot blue spruce, Douglas fir, Fraser fir, or...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • Detective Theresa Stauffer and Chief David Steffen of Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department have been busy wrapping presents for this year’s Blue Christmas. Photo by Laura Knowles
    This Blue Christmas is one full of smiles

    Regional police officers become ‘Santa’s Helpers’ for local families in need This year will be a Blue Christmas for some children in Northern Lancaster County. And that’s a good thing. The Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • Jamie ‘Elfie’ Guffey
    Christmas card

    Jamie Guffey, who delivers mail in the Second Avenue area, has assumed the persona of ‘Elfie’ during her Christmas rounds. It’s been a busy season for local carriers, but Guffey delivers each letter, card and package with...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • This photo of Rev. I. W. Bobst with his family was taken around 1891. Bobst delivered the Christmas sermon at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in 1891. His son Elmer (seated in front of his father) was chairman of the board of Warner Lambert and was responsible for bringing the pharmaceutical factory that still produces Listerine to Lititz in the 1950s.
    Memories of Christmas past

    How did the town of Lititz celebrate Christmas exactly 125 years ago in 1891? President Benjamin Harrison was in office and the Wrigley Company was founded in Chicago. That year also saw the birth of celebrities Cole...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • While being guarded by Ephrata’s Dilyn Becker, Warwick’s Bryan Rottkamp protects the ball and looks to pass the ball to a teammate in the Warriors’ 47-45 win last Wednesday. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Five straight: Warriors improve to 5-1

    The Warwick boys had two streaks on the line last Friday night. One they wanted. The other they didn’t. Extending through all of last year, the Warriors had dropped 11 straight Section One games. But it didn’t...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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