• Letters to the Editor/Opinion Pages

    • Posted December 2, 2016
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  • Nix on Nobel for Dylan

    Since the Swedish Academy awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature to the American songwriter Bob Dylan, the Internet has been ablaze with debate over whether or not he deserved it. “Let’s Party!” read one tweet. “Total BS!”...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • Elizabeth H. Nissley, 102, corn inspector at Cope’s, caregiver, enjoyed homemaking

    Elizabeth H. Nissley, 102, of Manheim, died peacefully Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at the Landis Homes Retirement Community, Lititz. Born in Manor Township, she was the daughter of the late Christian M. and Stella Mowrer Hostetter. A...

    • Posted October 5, 2016
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  • Florence Foster Jenkins: the Moravian connection

    Florence Foster Jenkins was a wealthy heiress, New York socialite, avid patron of the musical arts … and possessed the most excruciatingly unmusical singing voice ever heard on the stage of Carnegie Hall. I first heard that...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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  • Dick’s ‘gigged’ up

    Friday, July 29, is the very last day you can upgrade to Windows 10 for free. What happens if you don’t upgrade? Nothing. Windows has guaranteed to provide upgrades to Windows 7 and 8.1 for the next...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Parade Coverage: People in your neighborhood

    Friday’s Independence Day Parade was a showcase of familiar faces “Who are the people in your neighborhood? The people that you meet each day?” – Bob, from “Sesame Street” This is what small town life is all...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • Letter to the Editor: A Remarkable Baseball Story

    Editor, I was once taught a lesson of such significance that I have reflected on it throughout my life and continue to find new inspiration and meaning from it. I say that I was taught this lesson,...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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  • Dave Bucher
    A Paean to Paul

    It was in ‘92, as I was about to set off for a motorcycle tour around Great Britain, that Paul Pendyck changed my life. Back then we were all drinking Bud or Miller or PBR or Schlitz...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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  • A week of tricks and treats

    Oct. 29 It was a gloomy Thursday morning, just a few hours removed from National Chocolate Day and me writing about the stability of Wilbur Chocolate in Lititz, when the sad news arrived. A hundred people are...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Letter to the Editor: Veterans’ Day

    Editor, Record Express, Today we honor and salute all of the man American veterans who throughout our history have unselfishly placed their lives on the line for freedom. On every Veterans Day, we remember our “doughboys” from...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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