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    Countdown to Chocolate Walk

    New Wilbur store will be open in eight weeks By Stephen Seeber Construction fencing went up last week, work on the new chocolate store began Monday, and the plan for selling Wilbur Buds at 45 N. Broad...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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  • Ephrata grad Brandon Miller’s (right) first manager in professional ball is Manheim Central product Rob Mummau (left), skipper for the Short-Season Single-A Everett Aquasox in the Northwest League.
     Small world for Mummau, Miller

      L-L products help propel Everett Aquasox in playoff race As Ephrata’s Brandon Miller was preparing for this year’s Major League Baseball draft, he sought out several people to get an idea of what to expect. One of...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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  • Lititz’s Alyssa Manley (right) and her teammates on the USA Field Hockey Team earned back-to-back upsets in their first two games in the 2016 Rio Olympics, defeating both Argentina and Australia by a 2-1 score. (Lititz Record file photo)
    Rolling in Rio

    Through two games in the 2016 Rio Olympics, the USA Field Hockey Team couldn’t have asked for a better start. Competing in Pool B at Deodoro Hockey Stadium, Lititz’s Alyssa Manley and her teammates jumped out of...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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  • Henry H. and Henry R. Gibbel of Lititz Mutual Insurance Company, located at the square in downtown Lititz, have a passion for local education.
    Giving back is the Gibbel creed

    Henry H. Gibbel and his son Henry R. Gibbel are both firm believers in education. The elder Gibbel is chairman of Lititz Mutual Insurance Company, while his son is president and chief executive officer. The fourth generation...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Andy Smith chats with Karen Healy, who purchased his Star Barn painting during Saturday's show in the park.
    Location, location, location: Art show veterans share Main Street memories

    Artist Carolyn Kilgour remembers her first time at the Lititz Outdoor Art Show. That was 37 years ago. “All I had was a card table,” Kilgour recalls, adding that her spot near the town square didn’t provide...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Ken Martin thanks Weinoldt, one of Lititz's newest officers, for his service.
    National Night Out fosters sense of community

    Lititz Borough police officer Tyler Weinoldt got a hero’s welcome when he showed up at the National Night Out block party on East Fourth Street, near Locust, Tuesday evening. He also got pasta salad, tortellini, fresh fruit,...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Beth Brunner's blue rain poncho came in handy on Saturday. "Nothing you can do about rain," the event organizer said.
    Watercolors: Storm shortens art show; rain interrupts judging

    The 50th Lititz Outdoor Art Show started off with hazy sunshine and steamy heat. By 2 p.m., Lititz Springs Park was awash with rain. Not just a few sprinkles. It was really raining. “This isn’t the first...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Warwick sophomore-to-be Kathryn Pelensky follows through on a shot from the fairway in the Lancaster County Junior Golf Tour this summer
    Pelensky claims Division title in LCJGT

    Admittedly, Kathryn Pelensky wasn’t expecting much heading into this summer’s Lancaster County Junior Golf Tour. After all, the rising Warwick sophomore hadn’t been practicing her game all that much. “It was going to be my last year...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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    Picking up the pieces after Manheim Downtown Development Group folds

    Now that Manheim Downtown Development Group has officially folded, what will become of the various community events the organization hosted and the economic development activities it was involved in? Launched as a volunteer effort in 2000, MDDG’s...

    • Posted August 3, 2016
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  • Wilbur Chocolate became the talk of the town, again, when it was announced that its retail store and museum would be relocating from the west side of North Broad Street to the former Freeze & Frizz building, directly across the street from its current location. The news also heightened speculation that the sale of the former factory building (pictured above) will be announced soon.
    Waiting on Wilbur

    Retail store moving across the street; sale of former factory expected soon While nothing’s been announced publicly, it appears a buyer is ready to soon take ownership of the former Wilbur Chocolate manufacturing plant on North Broad...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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