All posts tagged "featured"

  • Lititz’s Zach Shank, who got his first big league spring training hit this March, is beginning his fourth professional season in the Seattle Mariners’ organization with the Double-A Jackson Generals. (Photo by Nat Thomas/Jackson Generals)
    Shank gets taste of the big leagues in spring training

    WHS grad singles against the Indians Coming off a 2015 season in which Kyle Seager got 623 at-bats for the Seattle Mariners, there was nothing noteworthy about him starting at third base in the M’s spring training...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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    Hemp Bill Passes in PA House

    Geoff Whaling, President of the Pennsylvania Hemp Industry Council: “Today’s vote is an indication that our Pennsylvania Legislature acknowledges that this crop has an important role to play in the economy of our State. Its passage in...

    • Posted April 8, 2016
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    Strong second half propels MT over the Warriors

    Holding a lead against Lancaster-Lebanon League powerhouse Manheim Township was nothing new for the Warwick boys. A year ago, the Warriors led 6-2 before, as coach Wayne Hummer recalls, “they just ran out of gas.” On Monday,...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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    Lititz Farmers Market grows…businesses

    Ever since the Lititz Farmers Market opened for its first season nine years ago, it’s been a go-to spot for baked goods, jams and jellies, sauces, fresh produce, flowers and lots more. Not only is it the...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Warwick
    Warwick School District facing $3.9 million deficit

      Cost of in-school police officer will besplit between district and municipalities By Laura Knowles With the 2016-17 budget set to be presented at the May 17 meeting of the Warwick School Board, the school district is...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Nazarii Blanchard examines a piece of art on display at the Manheim
Central Art Show.
    MC Art Show doubles in size

      Manheim Central’s two-day Art Show was certainly a success. The opening reception March 17 at the Farm Show Exhibition Center drew an estimated 500 area residents, while the March 18 show was visited by numerous classes...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Warwick freshman Kate Dickow ran away with top honors in the 1,600 on Tuesday, crossing the finish line in a time of 5:26. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    The streak is history

     WHS girls track team snaps Knights’ 74 dual-meet win streak To say that the Warwick girls track and field team had a good opening day would be a huge understatement. It was one which they will surely...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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  • Warwick second baseman Tyler Martin takes a strong throw from catcher Justin Smith and tags out South Western would-be base stealer Luke Small. Looking on for the Warriors is shortstop Luke Mariano (far left). (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Warriors overcome early deficit to stun the Mustangs

      On the mound, Matt Cover’s day didn’t go as planned last Saturday. The Warwick senior pitcher, whose defense committed five errors in the first two innings, threw 67 pitches in that time and left trailing 5-0....

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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  • Back in 1919, Roy Musselman was known to give locals rides in his airplane, taking off from a field north of town. The photo was most likely taken on the property of the Spruce Villa Dairy. (Photo from the Robert “Sketch” Mearig collection)
    The 1919 Aeromania Epidemic

    Ever since the first successful airplane flight near Kitty Hawk, N.C., by the Wright Brothers in 1903, Americans, as well as the entire world, have been fascinated with the magic of flying. And Lititz residents are no...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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    Kayaks are back at Speedwell Lake!

    Photos by Dick Wanner There are increasing signs of activity at the Speedwell Forge Dam project. There was a gathering of waterfowl floating around, diving for snacks and generally hanging out. A few canoes and kayaks are...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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