All posts by Cory Van Brookhoven

  • Coffee with a Congressman

    Rep. Lloyd Smucker sat down at Starbucks to discuss issues pressing Congress and constituents   By Patrick Burns Rep. Lloyd Smucker last week went back to Washington following his longest work visit in his district since taking...

    • Posted May 8, 2019
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  • Presidential ‘presence’

    There’s no shortage of fascinating and unique citizens and business owners in the Lititz area. Anthony Giannini checks all those boxes and more. He owns and operates a peculiar, under-the-radar, web-based business — one you’d expect to...

    • Posted May 8, 2019
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  • Mom, dad, daughter on Millersville’s grad list

    From Millersville University Getting a good education requires hard work, dedication and discipline, but could you imagine the amount of support shared when going through this journey as a family? Three members of the Szobocsan family —...

    • Posted May 8, 2019
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  • Curtain up! After a 20-year hiatus, live, professional theatre returns to Lititz

    It’s a new era for live entertainment in Lititz. After countless months of pre-production and rehearsals, Springs Park Playhouse made its inaugural debut in downtown Lititz on May 3 with “Screwtape ReWired: School’SIN.” The reimagined tale, originally...

    • Posted May 8, 2019
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  • Aaron’s Acres looks to consolidate operations in new facility

    Aaron’s Acres is searching for a year-round facility to consolidate its operations and accommodate its growing programs. The non-profit organization provides individuals with developmental disabilities ages 5 through 21 with year-round therapeutically based age-appropriate recreational programs focused...

    • Posted May 2, 2019
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  • Where to go at Saturday’s Pretzel Fest

    The Kiwanis Club of the Lititz Area will hold its sixth Lititz Pretzel Fest on Saturday, May 4, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Lititz. The event, which sold out last year, has been expanded...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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  • Rail Trail is formally dedicated

    A legitimate question 20 years ago could have asked northern Lancaster County citizens what was a better spending choice of their tax dollars A) Having their potholes fixed, or B) Repurposing a 7.2-mile stretch of abandoned railroad...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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  • Lititz Farmers Market opens May 16

    The Lititz Farmers Market will begin its 2019 season Thursday, May 16. Celebrating its twelfth season, a host of vendors — from returning favorites to new future must-visits — join the lineup this year of the popular...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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  • Brand new chapter

    Alabama native named new director of Lititz Public Library After a lengthy search, The Lititz Public Library has chosen Ryan McCrory as their new director. You could say that McCrory, who assumed his new position April 29,...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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  • New 3-year teachers’ deal

    Maximum of 3.1% pay boost per year The Warwick school board on April 16 made what appeared to be a surprise announcement, declaring it had approved a three-year extension of the district’s existing teacher contract with the...

    • Posted April 24, 2019
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