All posts tagged "featured"

  • Bill Dorsey concentrates in a RSB session. A fundraiser for this Parkinson’s disease program is planned for Monday, Aug. 14, at the Bulls Head pub in Lititz.
    Fighting back against Parkinson’s

    I peeked into the gym at the former Jewish Community Center on Oregon Pike just before 8 a.m. recently, looking for trainer Sue Ludwig. A group of seniors preparing for an exercise session greeted me warmly. They...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Rare air: An unexpected visit in Rothsville

    It was early evening on Sunday when residents of a Rothsville development heard the familiar “whoosh” sound of a hot air balloon. When they looked up, there was indeed a balloon. A very big red-green-and-yellow balloon was...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Orchardists enjoy a peachy growing season

    Last year was a huge disappointment for local peach growers, with crops about a third of what they would normally be. This year Ed Reiff reported that he and his brother Nathan were harvesting 95 percent of...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • The 9th annual Susquehanna Smash volleyball tournament attracted 950 teams, including players from as far away as California to this year’s event at the PA Classics Soccer Park. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Susquehanna Smash is a hit

    Ninth annual event hosts 950 volleyball teams, more than 1,000 expected in 2018 Three cloudless, sunny days of low humidity greeted hundreds of players, friends, parents, coaches and volunteers at PA Classics Soccer Park last weekend. The...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • In his nine-year coaching career at Manheim Central, Chris Sherwood compiled an overall record of 147-82, including two Section Two championships and a trip to the District Three Triple-A finals in 2014.
    Sherwood steps down as Barons’ head coach

    Coming home on the bus from Manheim Central’s game in the PIAA State boys basketball playoffs this March, Coach Chris Sherwood began to consider a change. Drained both physically and mentally, the Barons’ boss was mulling stepping...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Unflagging commitment: Lititz man receives national polo honor

    The Lancaster Polo Club was matched up against Darlington, Del., and won on a historic day for the U.S. Polo Association (USPA) this past Sunday at Forney Field in Rothsville. Robbie Zekany of Lititz became the first...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • Lititz Officer Burke has a sit-down with Olivia Pease during the Fourth Avenue block party in Lititz.
    Lititz and Regional police departments host National Night Out events

    A night out in Clay Township Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department hosted a National Night Out celebration at Snyder Community Park in Clay Township on Tuesday night. The motto of National Night Out is “Bringing Law...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • A year of American memories

    Rotary exchange student returns to Poland after unforgettable experience in Lititz and beyond Since Julia Borowczyk arrived in Philadelphia a year ago, she has visited 23 states and had three host families in Lititz. The recent Warwick...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • Lititz players Colin Brubaker (11), Jackson Davies (4), Max Bright (26), Kaden Hunt (3), Adam Ricketts (13) and others celebrate on the Clipper Magazine Stadium infield after defeating SWS 4-2 in the LNP Midget Tournament finals last Friday. The Oddfellows’ victory clinched their fourth title in seven years, all in odd years — 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Big fifth-inning rally lifts Lititz to sixth LNP Midget title

    When the sixth inning was in the books, Lititz Oddfellows’ pitcher Colin Brubaker went looking for skipper Bill Weismandel in the dugout. The right-hander had a request. “I was like, ‘Bill, you’ve got to give me the...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • Manheim’s inaugural National Night Out a hit

      Manheim Borough Police Department’s first National Night Out celebration was a successful one. National Night Out is a community building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer, more caring places to...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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