All posts tagged "featured"

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    Feels like home

    Hollywood family has roots in Lititz For all of her life, Mary Longenecker Hendrix heard about Lititz, with its Fourth of July festivities, Lititz Springs Park, pretzels, chocolate and Moravian Church. The youngest daughter of Charles Robert...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Richard Wenger and  Gladys (Stehman) Hylton.
    On the road back to 1944

    Brethren Village resident recalls singing controversial song at Lititz Fourth of July Richard Wenger was surprised when a friend told him he was mentioned in the Lititz Record Express. His friend, while checking out some old papers,...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Leading the Barons to their 500th win in program history ranks as one of the many highlights from Mike Williams’ coaching career. (Lititz Record File Photo)
    Williams’ 34th season will be his last

    As good as Mike Williams is as a football coach, he is a terrible liar. So when a local sports reporter called the Barons’ long-time head coach on Tuesday, he was simply unable to keep his plans...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • From the White House to the Lititz Farmers Market, Chef John Moeller (left) talks shop with Digory the dog, Toni Stirgwolt (with hat) and her friend. (photo by Michele Walter Fry)
    Hail to the chef

    Former White House Chef John Moeller was mingling at the Lititz Farmers Market last Saturday, and giving a cooking demo of a popular dish he served for three of our past presidents. Since I’m about healthy eating,...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Pete Andrelczyk, a Manheim Township grad and current Barnstormers relief pitcher, poses with Lititz July 4 ring bearer Koen Brian Glass. (photo by Mike Shull)
    Lititz goes out to the ball game

    On June 29, the Lancaster Barnstormers held a Community Day for Lititz. Residents could purchase discounted admission tickets in advance, and sit together as a group. The 2014 Queen of Candles Court was introduced on the pitcher’s...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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    Air Nat’l Guard Band rocks the band shell

    The 41-member Air National Guard Band of the Northeast performed a free concert in Lititz Springs Park last Saturday afternoon. The band was treated to a picnic lunch by the Lititz VFW and American Legion. They had...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • The Districts (left to right) Rob Grote, guitar, vocals; Mark Larson, guitar; Connor Jacobus, bass; and Braden Lawrence, percussion, recently had their van and equipment stolen while touring in the Midwest. (Photo courtesy of sos-music.co.uk)
    The Districts’ van, equipment stolen

    The Districts, the band of Warwick grads who recently toured the Midwest, are enjoying the success that came from their spring tour of the U.K. Sadly, on June 7, the band suffered a devastating blow. Their van,...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Colin Beech gets congratulations from his teammates after belting a two-run fourth-inning homer in the Warwick Phillies' 11-7 win over the Ephrata Dragons last Friday night in a New Era Midget-Midget Tournament first-round series. (Photos by Stan Hall)
    Phillies flex their playoff muscles

    Move on to New Era’s final four with series win over Ephrata The Warwick Phillies are seeking to do something that has never been done in their history. Win back-to-back New Era Tournament titles. Last week, they...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • Oz comes to Lititz Springs Park next week. (photo by Ron Reedy, photo illustration by Bill Dussinger)
    Why Oz?

    Lititz is known far and wide for its memorable Fourth of July celebrations. At its 197th, Lititz remembers another legendary American icon celebrating its 75th anniversary – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s classic film dramatization of “The Wizard of Oz.” “It’s...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Roy and Gene Clair, back in the early days of their sound empire.
    Lititz boys help out ‘Jersey Boys’

    Clair Bros. help jump start The Four Seasons A trifecta of ‘60s pop music and culture has hit the area. Call it the perfect storm of entertainment, with trade winds blowing through this side of Lancaster County....

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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