All posts tagged "featured"

  • SPCA officer Jason Martinez removes carries  from a Rothsville property after a raid seized 19 dogs. (photo courtesy of SPCA)
     Habitual dog hoarding in Rothsville

    Dog law officers responded last week for the third time to a property owned by serial dog hoarder Barbara E. Dienner. The Pennsylvania SPCA’s action in seizing 19 dogs March 27 from Dienner’s property on the 800...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Outside the Spacht Snyder Funeral Home at 127 S. Broad St. are (left to right) Michele DeRosa, Chip Snyder, Doreen Snyder, Bill Spacht, Chad Snyder, and Jackie Adamson. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    Spacht Funeral Home sold

    Bill Spacht couldn’t be happier that his one-time competitor has purchased Spacht Funeral Home in Lititz. On March 25, it was official. Spacht Funeral Home is now Spacht Snyder Funeral Home. “I wouldn’t say that we were...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • With the help of Ephrata Lions’ Club member Jack Forney (left), Phil¬lies’ legend Steve Carlton (right) signs a jersey at the Ephrata Card Show last Saturday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Lefty talks

    In Philadelphia, there are few sports fans who don’t know of radio personality Howard Eskin. But his listeners would have been surprised to hear a tale that Philadelphia Phillies’ legend Steve Carlton shared about him last Saturday...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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    Lehmiers will be memorialized at bell dedication

    On Sunday, April 26, two people who lived for the betterment of the Lititz community and its youth will be remembered in a special ceremony. Tom and Mary Lehmier, who died in 2013 and 2010 respectively, will...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," made a surprise visit to Lititz this week. (photo courtesy of MSNBC)
     Lititz shopkeep ‘knows her value’

    Mika Brzezinski pops in for surprise visit Where else but through the Lititz Record Express can you parlay a $13.50 annual subscription into a possible $10,000 bonus? One reader is on the road to doing just that....

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • The study of ALS is personal for WHS Science Fair Grand Champion Shohini Banerjee. She presents her research at F&M this week. (photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Science champ finds her passion

    Hopes ALS research leads to improved treatment Shohini Banerjee is always looking for the next opportunity to challenge herself. At 16, the Warwick High School sophomore has poured herself into poetry and classical Indian dance. “That’s where...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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    The Lititz Record Express has expanded Manheim Coverage

    Look for our new  “Manheim for the Record” page in The Lititz Record Express – available now.

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Whiskey from the Becker Distillery, once located along Pine Hill Road in Warwick Township, was transported in Conestoga wagons to Delaware for mass distribution in the 19th century. The still house was razed in the early 1980s. (photo courtesy of the Becker family)
     Pine Hill spirits

    History of the Becker Distillery With the recent popularity of whiskey, both locally and nationally, I thought I would use this month’s historical vignette to discuss one of the Lititz area’s lesser-known but important distilleries, the Becker...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Young helpers deliver auction items to the pick-up area during Saturday's muddy mud sale in Penryn. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    Penryn delivers

    Plenty of mud at this year’s sale There was mud, mud and more mud at the 10th annual Penryn Mud Sale March 20 and 21 at the Penryn Fire Hall. How muddy was it? The mud sale...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Manheim Central is in the midst of some major building upgrades. The administrative offices are
currently located in the former middle school (above) while work on new administrative offices is
underway (below). (Photos by Rochelle Shenk)
    Facilities upgrades under way at Manheim Central

    Over the next three years Manheim Central School District will complete construction on three projects — a new district administration office and two new elementary schools. Construction of the new two-story administration office, which adjoins the middle school...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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