All posts tagged "featured"

  • 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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  • Photo by Stan Hall Larry Frymyer, a contributor and super fan of Warwick High School athletics for the past 50 years, was honored at halftime of the Warrior boys basketball game against Lebanon on Tuesday night. Shown here with Warwick’s seniors — (left to right), Alex Lalovic, Kyle Weaver, Ethan Price, Will Mobley and Tyler Trimarchi — Frymyer, who is retiring from his duties consisting of updating the roster boards, video work and stats to enjoy coming to sporting events as a fan, received a standing ovation from both teams and the fans. Warwick Hall of Fame coach Dave Althouse and former Warrior boss Brian Brewer were also on hand to help recognize Frymyer on his special night.
    On Frymyer’s special night, Warriors fall to Lebanon

    Warwick had been in this same spot before. The spot where an opponent is just shooting the lights out. McCaskey did it early against the Warwick boys on Jan. 6, only to see the Warriors rally for...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • During first-half action Monday night, Manheim Central senior forward/center Taylor Funk and Kennard-Dale’s Adam Freese (13) position themselves for a rebound. Photo by Alan Johnson
    Barons extend win streak to seven

      The hope for the Manheim Central boys was that they could carry over some momentum from their game against Manheim Township last Saturday. It was, as coach Chris Sherwood noted, a contest in which they probably...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • Dan Person, proprietor of Dan’s Paper Plate Root’s stand, ladles some of his signature ham and
bean soup for a customer. (Photos by Dan Marshcka)
    Soup-er duper!

    Root’s chef’s soup being served at Queen Elizabeth’s estate Dan Person owns Dan’s Paper Plate at Root’s Country Market & Auction, Manheim. Two of Queen Elizabeth’s chefs recently hand-picked his ham and bean soup to be served...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • Josh and Kelly Funk took a break from opening their new restaurant to welcome Joshua Robert Funk II to the world. Now it's back to business for Josh, who is a partner at Gravie, located at the Rock Lititz campus.
    Gravie opens at Rock Lititz

    To say Josh Funk has a lot going on is an understatement. He is well-rested, he says, because his wife, Kelly Funk, is a “complete trooper.” Days after opening Lititz’s newest eatery, the Funks welcomed Joshua Robert...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Kristin Testerman is the new assistant principal at Warwick High School.
    School board approves new assistant principal

    The Warwick School District welcomed Kristin Testerman as the new assistant principal at Warwick High School. She was approved to the position by the Warwick School Board at its Jan. 17 meeting. She is replacing Steve Szobocsan,...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Dorothy Markert Cushman celebrated her 103rd birthday Jan. 14.
    Happy 103rd! Dorothy Markert Cushman

    Some know her as Dorothy. Others call her Dot, Nanny Dot and Aunt Dot. On Monday, everyone wished her a happy birthday. Dorothy Markert Cushman was born in Lititz Jan. 16, 1914, during a snow storm. Her...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Kelly Withum, executive director of Venture Lititz since 2007, will resign from her position Feb. 5.
    Withum resigns from Venture Lititz post

    Decreased funding forces decision Kelly Withum, who has served as the executive director of Venture Lititz for the past decade, will resign her post Feb. 8. She confirmed that decreased funding, which led to a drastic reduction...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Guarded closely by Ephrata guard/forward Brad DaBella, Manheim Central senior Taylor Funk (left) looks inside for an open teammate. Photo by Steve Heydt
    Barons pull into tie atop Section with Ephrata

    MC boys also top Solanco, 58-45 Manheim Central’s Kody Kegarise could barely hear his teammates from just two feet away. “I was screaming, ‘What (defense) are we in?,’” the Barons’ senior guard said. The fact he had...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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    Lancaster Archery Classic moves to Spooky Nook Sports

      Whether you’re a fan of archery as a sport, a bow hunter, or someone who’s familiar with archery from high school gym class or Robin Hood movies, the 14th annual Lancaster Archery Classic will have something...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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