• Shank just one step away from ‘The Show’

    As a fan of the Phillies growing up, Zach Shank wasn’t very fond of John Lannan. It was Lannan, while pitching for the Washington Nationals in 2007, who put star second baseman Chase Utley on the disabled...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  •  Don’t rain on his parade

    Criswell returns as grand marshal After a one year break due to bad weather, the Lititz Fourth of July Parade is back and will be held July 3. Bob Criswell was supposed to be last year’s grand...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Caring community

    National speaker drives 800 miles to promote volunteerism Local service organizations, religious leaders, residents and other community leaders sat at attention Monday evening in the fellowship hall of the Lititz Church of the Brethren. The two primary...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • The mysteries of monarch migration

    One of my readers called me last summer to inform me that monarch larvae were eating her parsley; she said she can prove that they don’t stick to a milkweed diet. I tried to tell her that...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Jennifer Lynn Black, 23, artist, loving mother, was training to be a fitness instructor

    Jennifer Lynn Black, 23, formerly of Lititz, passed away unexpectedly Friday, June 12, 2015, in Fort Mohave, Ariz. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of Dominique Black-Miller, wife of Marlin Miller of East Petersburg and the...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Joyce B. Enck, 57, Friendship Community nurse, guitarist, enjoyed ballroom dancing

    Joyce B. Enck, 57, of Lititz, went home to be with her Lord Sunday, June 21, 2015, at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of Grace (Brubaker) Stauffer of Lititz,...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Mervin K. Martin, 72, dairy farmer, cattle hauler, Pleasant View Mennonite Church member

    Mervin K. Martin, 72, of Manheim, went home to be with his Lord Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy. Born in West Earl Township, he was the son of the late Ivan...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Carmen Pagan, 52, Lititz, mother of four

    On June 17, 2015, Carmen Pagan, 52, of Lititz, entered the Gates of Heaven where God and her beloved son, Hector Pino, awaited her presence. “To my loved ones who I leave behind, temporarily: Please do not...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • James R. Romberger, 58, Manheim

    James R. Romberger, 58, of Manheim, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015 at the Golden Living Center in Lancaster. He was born Sept. 25, 1956 in Lancaster, son of the late Harold J. and Hattie I. (Miller)...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Franklin D.R. Schaeffer Jr., 52, served in National Guard, attended Warwick, loved classic cars

    Franklin D.R. Schaeffer Jr., 52, of Mount Joy, passed away June 20, 2015 at home of natural causes. He was born Feb. 18, 1963. He was the son of Mildred (Schaeffer) Seace and George Seace. He was...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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