All posts tagged "featured"

  • LR_DA No Charges
    A look back at 2015

    …through the lens of social media by Patrick Burns The Lititz Record Express in 2015 printed the big stories in Lititz, Warwick Township and surrounding area. No surprise; it’s what we do. But unlike ever before, our...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Vietnam vets Lou Farganis (left) and Mike Kunitsky (right) share
information about their wartime experiences with Manheim
Central freshman Izzy Lukes.
    Vietnam vets share wartime experiences with MC students

    Freshmen at Manheim Central High School had a different type of history class Tuesday, Dec. 15. Throughout the day nearly 140 freshmen who are studying the Vietnam War as part of an American history class this semester...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Warwick senior Kyle A. Weaver (3), who led Warwick with 19 points against Spring Grove on Monday, drives to the basket while being guarded by the Rockets’ Eli Brooks. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Brooks leads Rockets to Warwick Holiday crown

      Weaver paces Warriors with 19 in losing cause Facing a player the caliber of Spring Grove’s Eli Brooks, the Warwick boys needed to bring their A-game on Monday night. Unfortunately for the Warriors, it wasn’t their...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Midway through the fourth quarter last Wednesday night, Manheim Central junior Taylor Funk (33) launches an NBA-range three-pointer over ELCO defender Colton Lawrence, giving him 1,000 points for his career. Looking on for the Barons is Jake Novak (21). (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Funk joins 1,000-point club

      FF Manheim Central junior Taylor Funk was on target to reach his goal. That is, to score his 1,000th career point before Christmas. Averaging 21.3 ppg through the Barons’ first nine games, the 6-foot-8 forward was...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Iron-Valley-Miners-Club-DEC2015
    Happy Holidays from Miner’s Club and Iron Valley Tubing

    Everyone at Miner’s Club and Iron Valley Tubing wishes you a happy holiday and wonderful New Year. They are also wishing for snow! The season has been unseasonably warm so far, but snow is bound to come....

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • Volunteer firefighters are on the scene during the investigation of a two-alarm fire at a Lititz apartment building Monday night.
    Inferno under investigation: Apartment destroyed, but firefighters save building

    UPDATE: Investigators announced Tuesday afternoon that the cause of Monday night’s fire was ‘improperly disposed of smoking materials.’ A crew of alert carpet installers and the quick response of volunteer firefighters may have saved an apartment building...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • One hundred years ago, Lititz borough placed its first community Christmas tree at the Roebuck Memorial Fountain in the square. Pictured are (front row, left to right) John Ely and Milfred Marks, (back row, l-r) Sam Steffy and Harvey Seaber, who organized and constructed the display.
    A Toast to 1915 and a holiday roast from Lutz’s butcher shop

    How was the Christmas season celebrated exactly 100 years ago in Lititz? Well grab a mug of hot cocoa, select a cozy spot by the fireplace, and close your eyes and join me as we take a...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • It takes a lot of sauerkraut to feed the throngs at Lititz COB on Jan. 1. Ken Hess makes sure it’s
stirred properly.
    Lititz COB will host pork and kraut meal on Jan. 1

      On New Year’s Day in Lancaster County, pork and sauerkraut go together like fresh air and sunshine. For many local residents, eating pork and sauerkraut on New Year’s Day is a tradition that has been practiced...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • Matt Murr (left, as Boba Fett) and Grant McFarland (as Moff Jerjerrod) from Lancaster’s Star Warsthemed
metal band “Galactic Empire,” attended opening night (Photos by Mike Shull)
    ‘Star Wars’ fans out in Force for opening night

    It’s been a week since “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” began smashing the Hollywood record books. Boxes offices around the world raked in staggering amounts of revenue, and domestically the film set the highest bar by far,...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • Manheim Central junior guard Kody Kegarise (right) takes the ball inside against Donegal’s Elijah Swanigan in Monday’s game. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Fast start leads Barons in 63-32 win over Donegal

      After watching his team suffer a tough 52-50 loss to Lampeter-Strasburg last Friday night, Manheim Central coach Chris Sherwood was looking forward to Monday night’s game against Donegal. “We haven’t finished games this year and I...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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