All posts tagged "featured"

  • Sarcasm and frustration have been frequent themes in voter conversation during this presidential election. Polls open at 7 a.m. next Tuesday.
    Go time! Election breakdown, rules and regs

    As the rollercoaster 2016 Presidential election cycle winds down, poll-watching, voter etiquette, and ballot integrity have become issues of concern. Of course who will be watching whom will depend on where you cast your vote next Tuesday,...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Amanda Malone, a local NABBA competitor, often trains at Iron Fit Gym. She won “overall bikini” last year, and is competing this year for the title of “Ms. Figure America.”
    Local gym pumped up for bodybuilding championship

    NABBA USA’s National American Pro Show & Bodybuilding Championships will be held beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Spooky Nook Sports Complex, 2913 Spooky Nook Road, Manheim. Although it’s a national event, it has...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Warwick’s volleyball team celebrates with the L-L League championship trophy after shutting out Garden Spot 3-0 in the finals last Wednesday at Manheim Township. Pictured are (front row, left to right) Maddy Glouner, Jackie Barilar, Jensen Burnheimer, Jayna Class, Rylee Derr, Hailey Miller, McKenzie Cossette an Lexie Landis; (back, l-r) Cassi Sellers, coach Brad Glouner, Olivia Gregory and Rachall Adams. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Warwick clinches first L-L League crown

    By the middle of the second game, Jayna Class could sense it. The Warwick volleyball team was well on its way to grabbing a two games to none lead against Garden Spot, and their senior outside hitter...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Senior Taylor Noll (left) goes on the attack in Manheim Central’s District quarterfinal game against ELCO last Wednesday. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Making history: Manheim Central girls reach District finals

    During the Manheim Central girls soccer practice last Saturday, head coach John Shetromph pulled aside senior forward Taylor Noll for a discussion. Actually, it was more like a pep talk. “Taylor’s had opportunities, (the goals) just haven’t...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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    Banding together!

    Cavalcade of Bands scores Manheim Central Marching Barons hosted a Cavalcade of Bands competition on Oct. 29 at Elden Rettew Stadium. The results were as follows: American Division: first place, Greencastle-Antrim, 88.35; second place, Camp Hill, 87.65;...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • It is estimated that one baby is born in the United States, dependent on drugs, every 24 minutes.
    ‘Sara’s Struggles’: Not all addiction stories have a sad ending

    “Sara’s Struggles” is part of a series of stories on the addiction crisis facing our society. The stories are written by Janice Ballenger, who works at Retreat at Lancaster County, a premiere 175-bed addiction center in Ephrata....

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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    Officials caution kids and parents amid ‘scary clown’ phenomenon as Halloween approaches

    Real clowns impacted by negative public reaction A spotlight in recent months, even wrangled over during the vitriolic Trump-Clinton debates, has emerged on police profiling. And while political views vary, there’s one group the public appears united...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Photo by Laura Knowles Junior Council member Emma Phillips made a birthday cake for Mayor Tim Snyder. Everyone in council chambers got a slice during Tuesday night’s meeting.
    Borough council on the fence about closing part of East Main for Fire & Ice

    To close Main Street, or not to close. That was the question at Tuesday evening’s Lititz Borough Council meeting, when organizers for February’s Fire & Ice Festival requested closing East Main Street from Broad to Water Street....

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Warwick’s McKenzie Cossette (12) and Jackie Barilar (21) look to block Lampeter Strasburg hitter Becca Cohen (10) at the net in the Lady Warriors’ 3-0 shutout in the League playoffs last Saturday. Photo by Stan Hall
    One more to go: Warwick girls reach first-ever L-L championship match

    During a timeout late in the fourth game Monday night, Warwick girls volleyball coach Brad Glouner made a request of his players. “I said, ‘Put your arms around each other. We’re a big family, we’re going to...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Both Warwick and Manheim Central’s marching bands will be
performing in the Cavalcade of Bands at MC’s Elden Rettew
Stadium this Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Manheim Central will be exhibiting
their 2016 show, “Revolutions,” an homage to the Steampunk
movement. (Photos by Alan Johnson)
    Baron competition to include 19 bands

      The Manheim Central Band Boosters will host the 15th annual Baron Invitational Band Competition on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Elden Rettew Stadium. Gates open at 2:30 p.m. This Cavalcade of Bands sanctioned event will showcase the...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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