All posts tagged "featured"

  • LR20160407_MANHorizons1
    Horizons Du Monde matches French students and area host families

    Lancaster County is a tourist destination, so hearing different accents isn’t that uncommon. The area also attracts a number of foreign visitors for business or education purposes. But we may be hearing more French accents over the...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Warwick grad Emily Cameron, a junior on the University of Georgia women’s swimming team, shares a smile at the NCAA Division-One Championships in Atlanta, Ga. in March. (Photo by Steven Colquitt)
     Cameron helps UGA women claim yet another NCAA crown

      The University of Georgia swim team wasn’t supposed to be a serious contender for the title at the NCAA Division-One Championships from March 16-19. That is, not based on their seeds entering the meet, anyway. But...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Penn State defensive coordinator Brent Pry will be the featured speaker at the Manheim Touchdown Club's banquet on Wednesday, May 25.
     Pry to speak at the MTC Awards banquet

      The Manheim Touchdown Club Awards Banquet will be held Wednesday, May 25, at the Spooky Nook Sports Complex beginning with a reception at 5:45 p.m. Brent Pry, assistant head coach/defensive coordinator at Penn State University, will...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Warwick senior Tyler Martin gets pumped up as he crosses the plate on a two-run single by Zach Peters in the third inning on Monday, helping the Warriors beat Ephrata 4-1 in a key crossover game. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    In battle of Section leaders, Warriors outduel Ephrata

      From Warwick’s view, Ephrata base runners Adam Schwartz and Chase Weik were out on bang-bang plays at the plate in the fifth and sixth innings. In the Mounts’ dugout, they thought Schwartz at least got a...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Tim Reedy, GOP candidate seeking Mindy Fee’s District 37 PA House of Representatives seat
    Tim Reedy is Ready

     Reedy says he’s anything but a status-quo Republican. by  Patrick Burns If you’re old enough to appreciate the original “uncola” 7-Up commercials, you might appreciate Tim Reedy of Brickerville. Like those ads, which remind viewers 7-Up is...

    • Posted April 17, 2016
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  • 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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  • LR20160414_Walkingtour
    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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  • LR20160414_Speedwell 6
    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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