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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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    Electric avenues: local Christmas lights shine bright

    Throughout the month, we’ve been asking readers to spotlight their favorite Christmas light displays in our coverage area. A nighttime drive around town shows there is no shortage of holiday spirit here. Here are a few that...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • Members of the Manheim Central High School at the FFA National Convention. Shown (left to right) are Danielle Fittery, Holly Musser, and Kole Hollinger. (Photo provided by MCHS)
    MC ag students honored in Vegas

      The Manheim Young Farmer Adult Education Program in Manheim is one of only six programs nationwide that received the 2016 National Association of Agricultural Educators Outstanding Postsecondary/Adult Agricultural Education Program Award. The award was presented at...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • Rolling Hills Daisey Troop 71446 sings carols at the General Sutter Inn.
    Sounds of the Season

     

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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