All posts tagged "featured"

  • Verna Kreider-Schenker (left) gives a piano lesson to one of her current students. (Photo courtesty of Jennifer Schenker)
    She’s been teaching music for over 75 years

    Entertaining and singing have always been at the core of 93-year-old Lititz native Verna Kreider-Schenker’s life. She started playing music at age seven, and has been teaching it for more than 75 years and counting. Verna gained...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Warwick Little League’s founding fathers Barry Todd (second from left) and Barry Raiser (far right), along with Kevin Ranck’s children Tim and Erika, hand out commemorative bracelets to the players as they run onto the field during the league’s 20th anniversary Opening Day ceremonies last Saturday.
    Warwick Little League celebrates 20th Opening Day

    Erika Ranck still recalls updating the manually-operated scoreboard when Warwick Little League was still in its infancy stages. Her brother, Tim, looks back on his 9-year-old memories as a player like they happened yesterday. Last Saturday under...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Charlie Hample (LNP photo)
    Six vie for five school board spots on Republican ballot

    The Republican school board race will be the focus of next month’s primary election, as a cross-filing Democrat could bump a Republican from the general election ballot in November. Charlie Hample, who ran for the state legislature...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Janelle Garber, a former star player at Elizabethtown High School and West Chester University, is the new head girls basketball coach at Warwick High School. (Photo by Bruce Morgan)
    Garber named Warwick girls coach

    Although Janelle Garber was anxious to get back into coaching girls basketball, she didn’t figure an opportunity would come so soon. A former standout player at Elizabethtown High School and West Chester University, the 26-year-old Garber stepped...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Cathy Gelatka, recently retired speech pathologist for the Warwick School District, hopes to continue her service to education as a member of the Warwick School Board. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    Democrats unveil two school board candidates

    The Lancaster County Democratic Committee held its spring awards banquet at the General Sutter Inn April 18, with three Lititz residents announcing their candidacies for public office. Two of the candidates, Cathy Gelatka and Charlie Hample, are...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • The pavilion and playground at Warwick Township’s Lions Club Park will remain. The summer playground program will be on hold during construction.
    Facelift coming for Rothsville park

    Pickleball is coming to Rothsville. And that’s not all. The Warwick Township Lion’s Park in Rothsville is getting a $131,000 facelift, and one of the highlights will be two new pickleball courts for the ever-growing base of...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • The start/finish stretch on East Main Street will once again be
the site for a lot of energy on Sunday, April 26, as bicyclists in
the Rock Lititz Festival Bike Race will be battling for top honors.
The top racers will reach speeds as fast as 30 miles an hour on
the .8-mile loop. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Lititz will be Rockin’: Festival, ‘NASCAR for bikes,’ returns April 26

    For one day this month, downtown Lititz is going to transform into a small European town. Following a one-year hiatus, the Rock Lititz Festival Bike Race is returning on Sunday, April 26. “It’s a festival atmosphere, a...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • At the end of a long day at the Know Your Value conference at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel on April
10, finalists (from left) Denise Uzzelle of Lancaster, Texas; Ashton Sweitzer of Lititz; and Joanna
Schwartz of Philadelphia, await the announcement of who will win the $10,000 bonus. (Photo courtesy Louis Burgdorf/NBC)
    Full of moxie, Ashton Sweitzer takes on Philly

    Lititz storeowner falls short of a $10,000 bonus, but knows the value of a special opportunity Ashton Sweitzer had a very good day in Philadelphia. The 25-year-old shopkeep from downtown Lititz was at the top of her...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Warwick’s Ashley Royer breaks off the third base bag and scores a run for the Lady Warriors in their 16-3 win over Ephrata on Monday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Warwick cruises past Lady Mounts

    Monday’s girls softball game between Warwick and Ephrata featured two teams moving in opposite directions. Visiting Warwick, perhaps the surprise of the L-L League this year, kept things rolling against an Ephrata team that has been struggling...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Warwick sophomore Ryan Deibler (right) tries to knock the ball away from Easton attacker during last Saturday’s non-league action. Looking on for the Warriors is senior Shane Galway. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Late rally lifts Warwick in 7-6 win over the Bears

    Elizabethtown goalkeeper Jake Koser made Warwick for everything it got on Monday. It didn’t matter that the Warriors outshot the Bears 38-16 in a Lancaster-Lebanon League game. Koser stepped up with 21 saves and was a big...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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