All posts tagged "featured"

  • Three years ago, Rick Motz decided to kick his display up a few notches by adding music to his light show. Before that it was just lots of colored lights glittering in the wintry night.
    It’s the Motz wonderful time of the year

    Wendy and Rich Motz were not expecting hundreds of visitors to their Laurel Avenue home on Dec. 3. They had cookies and hot chocolate all ready for the huge crowd that gathered outside their house for the...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Walter C. Popejoy
    Walt Popejoy, owned Benner’s Pharmacy, dies

    Walter C. Popejoy, better known as “Walt,” the man who owned and operated Benner’s Pharmacy at 40 E. Main St. for nearly 30 years, died at home Monday in the company of his family. He was 72....

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Madeline Erickson with the German stars and feather trees she crafts At The Christmas folk Art Show. (Photos by Rochelle Shenk)
    Holiday traditions continue, begin in Manheim

    Christmas in Manheim celebrations continued this past weekend with two events — the Manheim Historical Society’s Christmas Folk Art Show and the Lancaster Liederkranz’s Christkindlmarkt. The Christmas Folk Art Show has become a holiday tradition for both artisans...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Max Isernia buys old audio equipment, works his magic on it, and sells it to his appreciative buyers.
    The sound man of Manheim: Vintage and high-end audio shop opens downtown

    Adriano Isernia has always loved music. He grew up around it; his uncle is a singer and all his siblings can sing and play instruments. “I haven’t met an Italian that doesn’t sing or play,” said Isernia....

    • Posted December 9, 2016
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  • Warwick grad Liz Wenger (left), a Georgetown junior center back, outraces Virginia’s Veronica Latsko to the ball. Wenger played a key role in helping the Lady Hoyas’ defense record a single-season program record 17 shutouts this season. Photo courtesy of Georgetown Sports Information
    Season of firsts for Wenger, Lady Hoyas

    After winning Big East title, GU suffers heartbreaker in NCAAs Multiple times, the Georgetown University women had gotten close. But the Big East Tournament title had proven elusive for the Lady Hoyas’ soccer team in 2012 and...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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    Community tree lighting

    In covering last Friday’s Christmas in the Park tree lighting, photographer Dennis Bicksler noted, “What a beautiful evening and a great crowd. It felt like a movie set with all the people singing carols. Bill Dussinger did...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • Ella Ober goes over her Christmas wish list with Santa during “Have Yourself a Merry Lititz Christmas” last Saturday. Photo by Dennis Bicksler.
    Merry Lititz Christmas!

    A day for the kids, made possible by local volunteers   For Hannah Bates, the best part of Have Yourself a Merry Lititz Christmas was the homemade marshmallow she got at Sugar Whipped Bakery. Anabelle Hershey enjoyed...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • Four-year-old Maci Sherwood performed “Santa’s Reindeer” at Manheim’s tree lighting in Market
Square on Saturday night. She is the daughter of Ashley and Derek Sherwood, Manheim, and has
been dancing with Cricket’s Performing Arts since she was two. (Photos by Alan Johnson)
    Magical Manheim!

    Borough enjoys a weekend full of holiday activities Manheim is definitely in the holiday mood after a weekend of holiday-themed activities. You’d have to have less holiday spirit than the Grinch if you’re not feeling festive after...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • According to the organizer, there were 384 contestants at this year’s Santa Run 5K.
    Manheim man takes first place at Santa Run

      Manheim’s second annual Santa Run 5K took place on Saturday. The event was sponsored by the Manheim Lions Club. The race began and ended in Market Square. Chris McCabe, of Manheim, was the overall first place...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • The arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus in Lititz Springs Park on Dec. 2 will herald the start of the holiday season in Lititz. (photo by Mike Shull)
    ‘Christmas in the Park’ kickstarts holiday season

    Merry Lititz Christmas on Saturday The signature stars are up around the downtown light posts; so is the crèche on the square. And Santa’s mailbox has already been set up in Lititz Springs Park. The first few...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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