All posts tagged "featured"

  • Blue Whale Catoosa, Okla — Built in the early 1970s as an anniversary
gift, the Blue Whale turned into a swimming park and
closed in 1988.
    Pix from Route 66

    Manheim couple will present Airstream travelogue at Lititz library “I wish the west was closer,” said Dennis Ober of Manheim. Retired, he and his wife Carol travel the country with their Airstream camper and recently got their...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • In eight seasons as the Warwick boys head coach, Jeff Landis compiled an overall record of 85-99. He stepped down from the position last Monday, March 30. (Lititz Record file photo)
     Eight is enough

    Landis steps down as WHS coach It’s been a long time since Jeff Landis has been able to just be a fan of high school basketball. Twenty-seven years, to be exact. From playing at Warwick prior to...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • Warwick junior pitcher Tim Griest mows down the McCaskey lineup in the Warriors’ 10-2 Section One win on Monday. Also pictured for the Warriors is first baseman Zach Peters. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     Griest steps up for Warwick in 10-2 win over Tornado

    Warriors remain on the heels of Hempfield Tim Griest was ready to get back on the mound. Warwick’s coaches were excited too. The senior right-hander’s first start of the season &tstr; last Monday in a 13-6 loss...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • wwww uber 2
    Cache cab

    The following is an editorial depiction of Record Express reporter Pat Burns’ introduction to the Uber phenomenon:    I learned a little about the new online Uber ride-sharing service that launched in Lititz Friday but probably not...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Sampling the wares of Fish Brewing Co., from Olympia, Wash. (photos by Mike Shull)
    Beer Fest is back

    Borough council also discusses traffic safety for Warwick Woodlands development Lititz Borough Council played to a full house March 31 when nearly a dozen beer-lovers awaited council’s verdict on the second annual Lititz Craft Beer Fest. “Are...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • SPCA officer Jason Martinez removes carries  from a Rothsville property after a raid seized 19 dogs. (photo courtesy of SPCA)
     Habitual dog hoarding in Rothsville

    Dog law officers responded last week for the third time to a property owned by serial dog hoarder Barbara E. Dienner. The Pennsylvania SPCA’s action in seizing 19 dogs March 27 from Dienner’s property on the 800...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Outside the Spacht Snyder Funeral Home at 127 S. Broad St. are (left to right) Michele DeRosa, Chip Snyder, Doreen Snyder, Bill Spacht, Chad Snyder, and Jackie Adamson. (photo by Laura Knowles)
    Spacht Funeral Home sold

    Bill Spacht couldn’t be happier that his one-time competitor has purchased Spacht Funeral Home in Lititz. On March 25, it was official. Spacht Funeral Home is now Spacht Snyder Funeral Home. “I wouldn’t say that we were...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • With the help of Ephrata Lions’ Club member Jack Forney (left), Phil¬lies’ legend Steve Carlton (right) signs a jersey at the Ephrata Card Show last Saturday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Lefty talks

    In Philadelphia, there are few sports fans who don’t know of radio personality Howard Eskin. But his listeners would have been surprised to hear a tale that Philadelphia Phillies’ legend Steve Carlton shared about him last Saturday...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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    Lehmiers will be memorialized at bell dedication

    On Sunday, April 26, two people who lived for the betterment of the Lititz community and its youth will be remembered in a special ceremony. Tom and Mary Lehmier, who died in 2013 and 2010 respectively, will...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," made a surprise visit to Lititz this week. (photo courtesy of MSNBC)
     Lititz shopkeep ‘knows her value’

    Mika Brzezinski pops in for surprise visit Where else but through the Lititz Record Express can you parlay a $13.50 annual subscription into a possible $10,000 bonus? One reader is on the road to doing just that....

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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