All posts tagged "featured"

  • Samantha and Stephen Wilson of Lititz joined the Dakota Access Pipeline protest, which made national headlines, in October. Construction of the pipeline was approved this week.
    No reservation: Local siblings compelled to join Native Americans in pipeline protest

    You might not expect to find a Lititz brother and sister at Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota as Native Americans protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Yet, Stephen Wilson and his younger sister Samantha were there...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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    Skye’s the limit!

    Local dog to compete in prestigious Westminster show   Skye, a rare blue merle grand-champion border collie from Rothsville, will compete at the Westminster Dog Show in New York City Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 13 and 14....

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Keep your eye on lititzfireandicefestival.com for the latest updates about the events of Feb. 17 through 20.
    Hot time in a cool town: Fire & Ice

        The 12th annual Lititz Fire & Ice Festival takes place Feb. 17 through 20 in downtown Lititz, Lititz Springs Park, at Warwick High School, and at Linden Hall School for Girls. The weekend is organized...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Photos by MIke Shull Manheim Central’s Roman Wagner (30) draws a crowd as he goes to work inside against Ephrata on Tuesday night.
    Playoffs start early for the Central boys

    Win over Ephrata sets up one-game playoff against L-S for the Section Two crown The Manheim Central boys didn’t want to hear the negative comments. Sure, they had suffered back-to-back losses. But the truth was, the Barons...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Mim Moore of Luther Acres turned 110 on Jan. 28.
    Happy 110th!

    Lititz’s supercentenarian loves to dance Miriam “Mim” Moore had tears in her eyes when Chaplain Tony Tilford read a birthday poem to one of his favorite people. “Her heart still dances at one-hundred-and-ten!” read Tilford, as Mim’s...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • LR20170202_CollinKauffman
    Broad-Lincoln deemed most dangerous Lititz intersection

    What’s the most dangerous intersection in Lititz? The Lititz Borough Police Department has released its annual list of intersections and streets with the highest number of accidents. The most dangerous intersection in the borough is at North...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • SBC Brewsmiths’ new head brewer, Brett Kintzer. (Photo by Rochelle Shenk)
    Meet SBC Brewsmiths’ new brewmaster

    SBC Brewsmiths has a new head brewer, Brett Kintzer joined the brewery earlier this month. Located on the grounds of Mount Hope Estate, 2775 Lebanon Road, Manheim, SBC Brewsmiths was established in 2015 to brew quality beers...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Upstage Video, launched in 2005, relocated from Pottstown as the first tenant of Pod 2 at Rock Lititz. Upstage Video’s 22 employees moved into the building in December. Photo by Patrick Burns
    Business is booming at Pod 2

    The dream has become a reality. Once a shell housing only teams of hard-working construction workers, ‘Pod 2’ on the Rock Lititz campus has sprung to life in the past few weeks. The $21.8 million Pod 2...

    • Posted January 26, 2017
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    Locals attend historic marches in D.C. and Philly

    On Saturday, millions of people all over the world marched for women’s rights, education, human rights and healthcare. In Washington, D.C., the crowd estimate was more than 450,000. Philadelphia’s was reported to be 50,000. Several Lititz women...

    • Posted January 26, 2017
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  • An enthusiastic crowd of Trump supporters, including some Lititz residents, were at the Capitol last Friday. Photo by Mike Yoder
    Locals attend Friday’s inauguration …

    Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration meant many things to many people. Media estimates suggest that a record number viewed the event live, on TV, or through electronic devices as smartphone ownership and social media usage have nearly doubled...

    • Posted January 26, 2017
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