All posts tagged "featured"

  • Photo by Steve Seeber
    Second glance and a second chance

    The dormant halls of the old Hess warehouse come to life for local art exhibit Second Friday in Lititz looked like it would be a pretty quiet evening. There was snow on the way for Saturday, and...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • Photo by Laura Knowles The Lititz tree team that saved some of the oaks and maples from a former nursery includes (left to right) George Biemesderfer, Gary Gaissert and Jennifer Lee.
    Doomed trees find new life in borough parks

    The former Green Acres Nursery, located at the western edge of the borough, was abundant with maples, oaks, spruce, elm, birch and many other trees. When Moravian Manor, one of Lititz’s growing retirement facilities, purchased the 72-acre...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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    Local historian will conduct walking tours of Lititz

    For Cory Van Brookhoven, local history has always been a passion, and now, the area resident is launching Historic Lititz Walking Tours, LLC. Beginning at the entrance to the Lititz Springs Park, the 45-minute stroll through time...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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    Snowy Scenes at Speedwell

    Speedwell Forge Lake looked to be about full during Saturday morning’s snow squall. The week’s rains and mostly melt-in-the-air snowfall raised the water level to where it will be when the Pa. Fish and Game Commission installs...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • Manheim Downtown Development Group, organizers of the Rock-N-Glow (shown) and Santa Run
5Ks, Christmas in Manheim, and Cruisin’ the Square, will be dissolving in mid-June.
    Manheim Downtown Development Group will dissolve

      The Manheim Downtown Development Group (MDDG) was designated as a Main Street program in 2007 under Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. The program uses the four-point approach to community revitalization in a downtown area...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • Lititz’s Zach Shank, who got his first big league spring training hit this March, is beginning his fourth professional season in the Seattle Mariners’ organization with the Double-A Jackson Generals. (Photo by Nat Thomas/Jackson Generals)
    Shank gets taste of the big leagues in spring training

    WHS grad singles against the Indians Coming off a 2015 season in which Kyle Seager got 623 at-bats for the Seattle Mariners, there was nothing noteworthy about him starting at third base in the M’s spring training...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • HEMP
    Hemp Bill Passes in PA House

    Geoff Whaling, President of the Pennsylvania Hemp Industry Council: “Today’s vote is an indication that our Pennsylvania Legislature acknowledges that this crop has an important role to play in the economy of our State. Its passage in...

    • Posted April 8, 2016
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    Strong second half propels MT over the Warriors

    Holding a lead against Lancaster-Lebanon League powerhouse Manheim Township was nothing new for the Warwick boys. A year ago, the Warriors led 6-2 before, as coach Wayne Hummer recalls, “they just ran out of gas.” On Monday,...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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    Lititz Farmers Market grows…businesses

    Ever since the Lititz Farmers Market opened for its first season nine years ago, it’s been a go-to spot for baked goods, jams and jellies, sauces, fresh produce, flowers and lots more. Not only is it the...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Warwick
    Warwick School District facing $3.9 million deficit

      Cost of in-school police officer will besplit between district and municipalities By Laura Knowles With the 2016-17 budget set to be presented at the May 17 meeting of the Warwick School Board, the school district is...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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