• Comfort over headcount: Penn Cinema adds recliners

    In the face of what would be a massive opening weekend for the early summer blockbuster “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” on May 5, two theaters at Penn Cinema sat devoid of moviegoers. Nothing was projected...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • Coming soon: Taste of Lititz

    The massive growth in popularity of craft beer has prompted vendors, restaurants and brewers to seek new and creative ways to make their products stand out in the crowd. One way to highlight the unique flavors of...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • Reel Reviews: ‘Guardians’ & ‘The Circle’

    The future is now As expected, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” lit up the box office over the weekend, hauling in more than $145 million nationwide. The new Marvel Universe installment beat the weekend sequel total...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • More BBQ, more beer in Lancaster County

    BBQ. Beer. Two items that go hand-in-hand. Just ask Jeff Harless at JoBoy’s Brewpub in Lititz, who built a post military career passion into a thriving business. Well, there’s a new kid on the block, with an...

    • Posted May 3, 2017
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  • Peace, love, and theatre: EPAC presents ‘Hair’

    At one point in my life, I felt I was born in the wrong generation. I rode around in my buddy Matt’s pickle-colored VW mini-van, barefoot, and wore torn blue jeans and a black, floppy felt hat...

    • Posted May 3, 2017
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  • Reel Reviews: ‘Born in China’ and ‘The Boss Baby’

    For children …or adults? DisneyNature, the real-life documentary arm of the worldwide juggernaut, has been putting out films since 2007 when they debuted “Earth.” This year’s installment is “Born in China,” a look at three of the...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Satellite locations

    Now that Lancaster Brewing Company has opened a third location (see Hop’in Around #76, 1/25/2017) I thought I should finally get up to Harrisburg and check out what the county’s namesake brewery is providing the capital. Once...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Keith Rothermel, an assistant chief with the Brickerville Fire Company, detected his prostate cancer early thanks to a PSA test available to local volunteer firefighters.
    Lifesaving saved his life

    Local firefighter’s volunteer physical catches cancer early Firefighters save lives. In the case of Keith Rothermel, being a firefighter may have saved his. The 19-year veteran firefighter of the Brickerville Volunteer Fire Company took part in a...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Reel Reviews: Films for Easter

    ‘The Case for Christ’ There’s no denying the new Christian movement at the box office. What was once limited in the mainstream to the feel-good, subtle-natured comedies from Tyler Perry (“Madea’s Family Reunion”) now encapsulates a growing...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • ‘Appropriate’ makes no apologies

    Sorry. “Sorry” is a simple, five-letter word many of us use in excess, inappropriately, without its true intent. Two women take the same route at the same time while traversing the entrance to a restroom. “Sorry.” Why...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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