All posts tagged "featured"

  • Lititz Springs’ Seth Cagno makes a final push to the wall in the boys 15-&-over 50 breaststroke, placing second in 35.35 seconds last Saturday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Waverunners capture Division Three crown

    The Lititz Springs Waverunners hosted the Division Three Swimming Championships last Saturday and collected 729!-W points to easily clinch the team championship. SECA was a distant second with 587 points, followed by Conestoga (532!-W) and Manheim (370)...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Woodridge’s Emma Oberholtzer set a new Division One Championship Meet record in the 12U girls 50 breaststroke in 36.96 seconds last Saturday. (Photo by Cathy Chapis)
    Woodridge places 2nd at Divisionals

    In a hard-fought, down-to-the-wire finish, Adamstown edged Woodridge by a mere 8!-W points at the Division One Swimming Championships last Saturday at Skyline. At the end of the morning session, Adamstown was on top with 504 points,...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Thousands expected for 9th Summer Showcase

    An estimated 10,000 people are expected to visit Lititz and Lancaster County this weekend when the 9th annual Lititz Summer Showcase is held from Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27. The international soccer tournament will attract...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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    Here’s Johnny!

    Lititz boy makes it big, but never forgets his roots “I come from Lititz, Pennsylvania.” Those were the words uttered to host Dick Clark on American Bandstand July 15, 1959, right after the song “The Heart of...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Sue Weaver (left) and Lynn Hershey, sisters, were former back-to-back Queens of Candles in 1963 and 1964. (photo by Merriell Moyer)
    Royal family

    The story of three Lititz queens “Our mother having won the May Queen pageant in Schuykill Haven did make winning the Queen of Candles crown more special,” Linnea Minnich, now Lynn Hershey, said about her feelings at...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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    Not your run-of-the-mill logo

    Warwick Twp. celebrates early industrial history You may be wondering why a mill was chosen as the new logo for Warwick Township. The township will celebrate its 300th birthday in 2029, and to date it’s never had...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • While flooding is a constant issue in Manheim, a July 3 wind storm toppled at least 20 trees, including this one that crushed a house. (Photo courtesy of Manheim Borough)
    Storm Central

    Why does Manheim bear the brunt of this region’s weather? The Manheim Storm. Sounds like a pro sports franchise, but it’s become an unwelcome way of life in this historical borough. And throughout its history, as bad...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Warwick Phillies shortstop Zach Shertzer (left) attempts a swipe tag as Manheim Township base runner Evan Proulx slides into second base.
    Phils’ hopes of repeat dashed by the Streaks

    Warwick finishes second in New Era M-M Tournament Leading 3-1 with the bases loaded in the top of the fourth inning, the Warwick Phillies were threatening to pull away from Manheim Township. Unfortunately, they managed just one...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Pink Floyd and the Wizard of Oz combined for an outstanding fireworks show in Lititz. (photo by Tom Kline)
    Park side of the moon

    A casual stroll down the path through Lititz Springs Park on Saturday evening felt more like a journey to Emerald City than a simple walk in the park. In this case, it was a heavy rain storm...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Jane Weigel (left) and Caleb Walker (right) helped to promote A Week Away, a pending non-profit organization focused on helping families in need, at Saturday's festivities in the park. (photo by Brittany Horn)
    A Week Away

    Cancer patient starts non-profit to provide relief for stressed families Nestled under the shade at Lititz Springs Park on Saturday, a table sat with a simple message emblazoned upon it: “A Week Away.” For 23-year-old Caleb Walker,...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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