• Hail to the queen!

    Senior Abbey Finkill was crowned Homecoming Queen during half-time of the the Warwick Warriors football match vs. the Wilson Bulldogs on Friday, Oct. 12 at Grosh Stadium. Abbey was escorted by her father, Rob Finkill, and she...

    • Posted October 18, 2018
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  • Singing with the girls is a hard habit to break

    ‘Sister Act’ will be on the Dutch Apple stage through Nov. 10 When I was in high school in the early 1980s, my school didn’t have the funds to put on a giant musical like so many...

    • Posted October 3, 2018
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  • Group from St. James spends two weeks in Alaska

    A group from St. James Catholic Church traveled to Alaska from Aug. 7 to 19. The basis for the trip was Father O’Blaney’s 60th jubilee of his ordination. On the trip from St. James were Father James...

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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  • Hear ye! Hear ye! The Ren Faire cometh on Aug. 4!

    The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire kicks off its 2018 season on Saturday, Aug. 4, on the grounds of Mount Hope Estate, 2775 Lebanon Road, Manheim. Get ready to live the excitement and adventure of jousting knights and royal...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Drumming up donations

    Bobby D gives food insecurity a beatdown on Second Friday and beyond Percussionist “Bobby D” Jones will be drumming up donations for Conestoga Valley Christian Community Center outside Lititz Music Co. on Second Friday, May 11, from...

    • Posted May 9, 2018
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  • Meet the MC Hall of Fame Class of 2018

    The Manheim Central Hall of Fame committee recently announce the Class of 2018. Eight individuals that have brought distinction and pride to our school and community will be permanently recognized at the 17th Annual Hall of Fame...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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  • First-class farm show: Locals earn blue ribbons in Harrisburg

    Exhibitors and visitors from all corners of the Mid-Atlantic arrived at Pennsylvania’s capital city to experience the largest indoor agricultural event in the United States &tstr; the Pennsylvania Farm Show &tstr; in its 102nd year. More than...

    • Posted January 17, 2018
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  • The arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus at Christmas in the Park is always a production. Archive photo by Dennis Bicksler
    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

    The signature stars are up around the downtown light posts; so is the crèche on the square. And Santa’s mailbox has already been set up in Lititz Springs Park. The first few weeks of December in Lititz...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Drawing attention to Lititz: New Yorker cartoon causes mixed reactions

      To the typical reader of The New Yorker magazine, Brendan Loper’s no-caption-needed cartoon, drawing attention to America and the NRA, could have depicted any small town in the U.S. But those who live in Lititz recognized...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Captain Jaxon: Barons honor young fan

    Young Manheim Central Barons fan Jaxon Brubaker was able to serve as a game captain on Friday, Oct. 6, during Central’s game against the Elizabethtown Bears. The eight-year-old, a second grader at Doe Run Elementary School, has...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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