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  • LR20141211_CBrass
    Warwick Band takes to the streets

    This 2nd Friday, select members of the Warwick High School Band’s brass section will be hitting Broad Street to play some Christmas carols and spread some holiday cheer throughout town. The brass ensemble, comprised of students in...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • Jim Carrey (left) and Jeff Daniels are back as Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne in the long-awaited sequel to “Dumb and Dumber.” According to our favorite film critic, it’s the unfunniest comedy he’s ever seen. (Photo courtesy of athenacinema.com)
    ‘The Pyramid’ and ‘Dumb and Dumber To’

    Welcome to what some call the dead zone, the movie industry’s moniker for the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas releases. Why is it dead? Well, because jockeying for position in the box office rankings is hard, having...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • Kristie Ohlinger (left) portrays Miss Hannigan and Tori Moss plays Annie, in the Ephrata Performing Arts Center’s rendition of this timeless classic of an orphan finding a home. “Annie” plays at EPAC through Dec. 21. Tickets are available at ephrataperformingartscenter.com and are selling out very quickly. (Photo by Marty Heisey)
    ‘Tomorrow’ is now: EPAC presents “Annie”

    I have to admit, I went into the opening night performance of EPAC’s “Annie” on Thursday, Dec. 4 with a bias. Not long ago, I saw a superb version of the musical. You see, it wasn’t even...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • Steve Brown, owner of Ephrata Main Theatre and Lily’s on Main, and Penny Talbert, executive director of the Ephrata Public Library, are gearing up for a premiere of “The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies” on Dec. 16.
    ‘Hobbit’ premiere will benefit Ephrata Library

    Misty mountaintops, exaggerated features of a hobbit, untold danger lurking beyond the next bend — these brilliant images from the pages of J.R.R. Tolkien’s novels come alive on the big screen. It seems a fitting parallel that the...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • LR20141204_CSocengConley037
    Conley, Hershey to marry

    Sheila Conley and Jeremy Hershey, of Lititz, recently announced their engagement. Sheila is the daughter of Linda and Lawrence Conley, East Petersburg. She is a graduate of Hempfield High School with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • LR20141211_CSocAnnSpade
    Spades celebrate golden anniversary

    Ken and Ruthie (Snyder) Spade of Lititz celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a surprise party hosted by their children. The dinner party was held in the Cafe at Grace Church in Lititz. They were married on...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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    Greenwoods married 50 years

    Dave and Fran (Dommel) Greenwood, of Lititz, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Dec. 6, 1964 at Schofield Barracks Chapel in Oahu, Hawaii. The couple were high school sweethearts. Dave retired from Alcoa, and...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • Births – Dec. 11, 2014

    ABDELAZIZ, Mohamed and Shaimaa Elghoneimy, Lititz, a daughter, at Women & Babies Hospital, Nov. 29. ACEVEDO, Jeaneysa, and William Gonzalez, Lancaster, a son, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, Dec. 1. BROWN, Shacorra, and Eric Gonzalez,...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • LR20141211_CobitCavalcanteMitzie
    Mitzie Wunderley Cavalcante, 84, was medical technician for Dr. Cassel, enjoyed reading, sewing, and travel

    Mitzie Wunderley Cavalcante, 84, of Valley Road, Lancaster, died peacefully at Lancaster General Hospital Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. Born in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late Dutch and Margaret LaRue Kier Wunderley. She graduated from...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • LR20141211_Cobi CoughlinRuth
    Ruth E. Coughlin, 87, Lititz, registered nurse, enjoyed spending time with friends and family

    Ruth E. Coughlin, 87, formerly of Mineola, Long Island, passed away Dec. 1, 2014 at Moravian Manor. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late John and Ella Lake Liesenberg and wife of the...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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