All posts tagged "featured"

  • Norma Knepp lifts about 30 pounds of pizza dough onto a counter at her stand at Root’s Market. (Photo by Blaine Shahan)
    A slice of heaven!

    Root’s vendor wins international pizza competition Norma Knepp, a 69-year-old grandmother and owner of Norma’s Pizza at Root’s Country Market & Auction, recently won a first-place trophy for her submission in the 2016 USA Caputo Cup New...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • Warwick’s Ella Schnupp completes the backstroke leg in the 200 Individual Medley race on her way to a winning time of 2:20.25 against the Black Knights.
    Warwick girls hand Hempfield its first loss; boys give Knights a battle

    Riding the Wave The Warwick girls 200 medley relay foursome knew that breaking the pool record was a possibility. Maybe not against Hempfield on Tuesday night, but sometime … soon. Well, turns out the mark fell a...

    • Posted January 20, 2016
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  • Jon Gosselin will be judging Lititz chili at Fire & Ice.
    Reality TV celebrity Jon Gosselin to judge Lititz chili

    Chameleon owner Holly Love will also weigh in Lititz Fire & Ice Festival organizers recently announced not one, but two, celebrity judges for this year’s Chili Cook-Off, set for Feb. 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.,...

    • Posted January 20, 2016
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  • Ready the snowblower, the big storm is coming! Or is it? Local forecasts, as of our Wednesday morning press time, range from a few inches to a few feet.
    With Uncertain Snow Forecast, Lititz Prepares for the Worst

    Talk of the approaching storm has been building throughout the week, and while no one knows for sure whether Lititz is in for three inches or three feet, memories of the Blizzard of ‘96 and the 22...

    • Posted January 20, 2016
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  • Leah Kossove, Lititz, holds her alpaca, Eastland’s Griffin, after winning the Senior Obstacle Course class during the first Alpaca Show at the 100th PA Farm Show in Harrisburg.
    Locals earn blue ribbons at PA Farm Show

      Exhibitors and visitors from all corners of the Mid-Atlantic arrived to Pennsylvania’s capital city to experience the largest indoor agricultural event in the United States, the Pennsylvania Farm Show, for its centennial year. More than 10,000...

    • Posted January 20, 2016
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    MCHS named to Super Bowl High School Honor Roll

      Manheim Central alum Dan Kreider was a fullback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and earned a Super Bowl ring in 2006. Recently, Manheim Central received a letter from Roger Goodell, commissioner of the NFL, telling them that...

    • Posted January 20, 2016
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  • Lititz’s No. 1 Elvis fan, Jeanette Moyer at Danner’s Deli
    Elvis takes center stage at Second Friday

    It was Elvis’s birthday on Second Friday. All around Lititz there were hints that The King might just still be with us. In spirit, at least. “Elvis Presley was born on Jan. 8 in 1935 and died...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • (Left to right) Ted Beck, Aaron Abbott, Marilyn Heisey, Anne
    Buch and Heisey funeral homes complete historic merger

    On Jan. 4, Heisey Funeral Home became Buch-Heisey Funeral Home & Cremation Services. For the funeral home at 216 S. Broad St. that was purchased by Richard Heisey in 1973, it might seem like a major change....

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • This year’s Fourth of July logo has been created by Lititz graphic artist Bill Dussinger
    ‘Greetings From Lititz Springs Park’

      It may seem a bit early for talk of July 4, but planning for Lititz’s premier event is in full swing. And while the park may be known for its tall trees and cool springs, it...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • Local volunteer firefighters play a huge role in our community, and their numbers are dwindling. Find out how you can help by attending an open house at your local fire company on Jan. 23.
    Fire companies plan open house to draw more volunteers

    Duane Ober and other area fire company leaders were impressed by Mount Joy’s one-day sign-up drive last year, which secured a dozen new recruits. A year later, there are nine still-active members from that dozen, which provides...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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