All posts tagged "featured"

  • Angela, Roberto and Claudia Suarez.
    Extended family: A Lititz-Costa Rica connection that goes back 25 years

    This is a story that started in 1990 when Roberto Suarez came from Costa Rica to Lititz as a foreign exchange student. He had no idea at the time that he would be starting a multi-generational exchange...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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  • Future City team members include (not in order) Emma Morgan, Sophia Nau, Gavin Troop, Shaddy Mahklouf, Alex Barney, Maxwell Davis, Ben Dubosq, Rachel McMullin, Mary Kate Oldham, Abby Smith, Nolan Rucci, Jon Bergh, Tate Cargas, Aaron Dickinson, Rylee Diffenderfer, Ethan Enteria, Trey Erb, Jake Hample, Amber Houser, Katy Kramer, Gracie King, Andrew McCracken, Lauren Reinhart, Matthew Waltz, and Charlie Wickenheiser.
    Warwick students finish 11th in national competition

    Last year, Warwick Middle School students took 12 place in the 2016 Future City National Finals engineering competition in Washington, D.C. This year’s team moved up to 11th place in the nation. “I am so proud of...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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  • The Wilbur factory on North Broad Street seems a bit nondescript without its 125th anniversary banners, which were taken down two weeks ago. Prospective buyers started touring the facility this week.
    What will become of the chocolate factory?

    Experts say it won’t be a manufacturing facility A buyer for the former Wilbur Chocolate manufacturing plant in downtown Lititz is expected to be named on or before April 15. Cargill Inc., which purchased Wilbur for $51...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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  • In the District Three Triple-A 170-pound finals last Saturday, Manheim Central’s Jared Siegrist (left) works for a takedown against Penn Manor’s Jack Zimmerman in his 10-6 victory. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Siegrist repeats at 170

    Throughout his wrestling career, including his days as a grappler and head coach at Penn State Univer-sity, Troy Sunderland has seen a common bond in those who win titles. “A lot of champions that I’ve been around,...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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    Schnupp overcomes illness to win first District gold

    As tough as the District Three Triple-A field was sure to be, Devin Schnupp had another battle on his hands last week. His health. The Warwick senior was sick for a couple days and still wasn’t feeling...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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  • Last fall, Chloe Phillips crossed being chosen Homecoming Queen off her to-do list. Now, she’s working
on becoming an ambassador for the Special Olympics in Lancaster County (Photo by Alan Johnson)
    Spreading the word: Manheim teen shares her experience with Special Olympics

    Manheim Central senior Chloe Phillips’ motto is “the sky’s the limit.” Born with Down Syndrome, her mother, Anne Phillips said that she has not let that define her. “From the first day, her dad, Eric, and I...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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  • Wilbur Map One baseball field
    CBRE named to handle Wilbur building sale

    REDEVELOPMENT IDEAS FOR WILBUR BUILDING INCLUDE multifamily, condo, retail, office, senior living, hotel, AND MORE. Cargill has hired the local CBRE Inc. office as exclusive advisor, offer for sale the Wilbur Chocolate Factory. Wilbur operated this multi-level...

    • Posted February 25, 2016
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  • snow geese at middle creek
    Snow Geese on the Move

    According to officials at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, the recent influx of Snow Geese and Tundra Swans appears to indicate that the opening salvo of the 2016 spring migration is underway. With small areas of open...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Photos courtesy of Dave Stehman Adam Fahnestock on his tractor, with his son Lloyd
    Think spring: First rotary powered mower was invented in Lititz

    “It;’s official: the groundhog didn’t see his shadow, which means that spring is just around the corner.” And with the promise of warmer weather comes blue skies, outdoor grilling, and waking the lawn mower up from its...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Photo: Enid Martindale Creative Commons/flickr: https://flic.kr/p/cNMpth
    Lititz admits error in lead testing reports

    But tests show water is well within DEP-EPA standards The state Department of Environmental Protection is doing an informal review of Lititz’s testing plans for copper and lead in borough homes. Ryan McGovern, safe drinking water specialist...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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