All posts tagged "featured"

  • Amid the rain drops, Warwick sophomore Brendan Martin fires a two-seam fastball against Conestoga Valley on Monday. Martin took a no-decision, but delivered a walk-off RBI base hit in the Warriors’ 3-2 win. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Martin’s walk-off boosts Warwick

    Warriors remain tied for first Despite pitching 5 1/3 solid innings on the mound, Brendan Martin was headed for a no-decision. Yet, the Warwick sophomore still had a lot to say about the outcome against Conestoga Valley...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Stiegel and Burgard PTOs partner to host Color Run

    The PTOs at Stiegel and H.C. Burgard elementary schools have partnered to host their first Color-A-Thon event, also known as a Color Run. It will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, in Veterans Memorial...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Scholastic Writing Award winner Gabriel Crouch has been offered a poetry scholarship by the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Ten years ago he was a 7-year-old cancer patient receiving chemotherapy treatments in Hershey.
    The soul of a young writer

    Cancer survivor will join classmates at Friday’s Mini-THON Gabriel Crouch is a writer who can climb into the souls of those he writes about, whether it is an aging widower who mourns the loss of his beloved...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Debbie Hevener (left) and Marcia Lefever are among the dedicated volunteers at Matthew 25. Photos by Missi Mortimer
    Matthew 25 makes top 10

    Thrift store has raised more than $2.5 million for charity since opening in 2000 For years, locals have known of the gems that can be found at Matthew 25. But now, the popular downtown thrift shop is...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • After scoring a second-inning run against Cocalico, Manheim Central catcher Tyler Lutz (right) gets a fist bump from pitcher Taylor Rohrer in the Barons’ 7-0 shutout of the Eagles. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    First-place Barons remain unbeaten

    Manheim Central’s game was decided in the first inning on Monday. Highlighted by Brandon Fisher’s three-run homer, the Barons scored 12 times against Columbia and cruised to a 15-0 three-inning victory. Fisher also doubled in the game...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • ♫ Kids Onstage! ♪

    They’re off to see the Wizard! Join Kissel Hill Elementary fifth and sixth graders on their journey “somewhere over the rainbow,” as they present the classic, “Wizard of Oz, Young Performers Edition” on Friday, April 21, at...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Special edition T-shirts were provided to the Boy Scouts who participated in the annual overnight camporee and spring cleanup day at Lititz Springs Park on Saturday morning.
    Park pride / Scouts help clean up Lititz

    Zachary Beale (left) and Carter Newman pay close attention to volunteer Ian Schouten as he explains the finer points of picnic table construction at the Boy and Girl Scouts annual Lititz Springs Park clean-up day April 8....

    • Posted April 14, 2017
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  • Woodridge Swim Club board member Jeff McSparren is the coordinator of the upcoming beer fest hosted at the club. Photo by Rochelle Shenk.
    Woodridge Swim Club to host beer fest May 6

    Woodridge Swim Club will host a beer fest Saturday, May 6, from 3 to 6 p.m. Held rain or shine, the event is open to the public and it will be held on the grounds of the...

    • Posted April 13, 2017
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  • Photo by Melissa Mortimer Mark Hough, Venture Lititz board member and Warwick softball coach, is calling for volunteers to join his team in cleaning up the downtown Saturday, April 22.
    Grab a broom and join the fun!

    Downtown cleanup ties in with community weekend The Great American Cleanup is April 22, and volunteers are needed to help tidy downtown Lititz. “Our goal is to not only get people out, but to have them bring...

    • Posted April 13, 2017
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  • Keith Rothermel, an assistant chief with the Brickerville Fire Company, detected his prostate cancer early thanks to a PSA test available to local volunteer firefighters.
    Lifesaving saved his life

    Local firefighter’s volunteer physical catches cancer early Firefighters save lives. In the case of Keith Rothermel, being a firefighter may have saved his. The 19-year veteran firefighter of the Brickerville Volunteer Fire Company took part in a...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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