All posts tagged "featured"

  • Just desserts

    Thousands fill downtown for chocolate pilgrimage; Maplehofe Dairy wins milk contest Chocolate milk is chocolate milk. Right? Not necessarily. At Saturday’s 16th annual Lititz Chocolate Walk, four local dairies vied for the honor of being able to...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Century of service: Rothsville Volunteer Fire Company celebrates 100th anniversary

    If you live in Rothsville and your last name is Young, Musser, Zimmerman, Bowman, Lamb, High, Hoover or Shreiner, there’s a good chance you are a volunteer with the local fire company. And if you happen to...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Bobby Kline was a captain for the Lititz High School Pretzels’ football and baseball teams in the 1940s and was twice selected as class president. Photo courtesy of Bobby Kline’s family
    Bobby Kline: a hero and a Hall of Famer

      If predictions from Lititz High’s 1944 yearbook were right, the school would have been able to boast about a Major League Baseball hero. “It was in his yearbook that 10 years in the future, Bobby Kline...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Captain Jaxon: Barons honor young fan

    Young Manheim Central Barons fan Jaxon Brubaker was able to serve as a game captain on Friday, Oct. 6, during Central’s game against the Elizabethtown Bears. The eight-year-old, a second grader at Doe Run Elementary School, has...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Lancaster County Ag Week is here!

    A week of festivals, food and activities kicks off this week in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to educate consumers about farming. Lancaster County Agriculture Week runs Oct. 7-14. This year’s theme is “Thank a Farmer.” “It’s basically celebrating...

    • Posted October 9, 2017
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  • A helping paw for pooches in peril

    For dog lovers, Lititz Springs Park on Saturday afternoon provided plenty of opportunities to love. It was the second annual Paws in the Park dog festival, sponsored by St. Leo’s Helping Paws, Inc., a non-profit and all-volunteer...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • BB&T leaving Lititz, cutting 82 jobs

    BB&T’s two Lititz branch offices will remain in operation.           BB&T’s corporate presence in downtown Lititz was short-lived. The North Carolina-based bank is closing shop at the renovated mill building that currently houses...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • Manheim Farm Show kicks off Oct. 9

      The Manheim Community Farm Show opens to spectators on Monday, Oct. 9 and wraps up on Oct. 12. As in previous years, it will be held at the Farm Show Complex off Adele Avenue. Activities are...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • Craft beer partiers pack Main Street on a hot afternoon

    A thirst-inducing sun had about 3,000 people wandering East Main Street in Lititz Sunday afternoon, but only 2,000 of them had wrist bands and five-ounce commemorative glasses for the fourth annual Ambucs Craft Beer Fest. The sunny...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • Borough council welcomes new junior member

    Closing ceremony for Warwick Little League planned Oct. 29 Lititz Borough Council welcomed its newest junior council member Tuesday evening. Tabitha Delmont, a Warwick High School junior, joined council as the 12th non-voting member in a tradition...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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