• Octavia Spencer, who won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for her
performance in “The Help,” portrays Papa in “The Shack.”
    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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    At the movies…

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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    Lancaster County Is back in bloom

    When’s Easter and Mother’s Day this year? What date do we plant the lilies, and start filling hanging baskets? Do we grow more pansies or petunias? It’s all about timing and the numbers for the Lancaster County...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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    Rails & Ales

    If you’ve read this column religiously (thank you!) you may remember coverage of last year’s inaugural Rails & Ales at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, probably one of the best settings for a brewfest ever. Well, it’s...

    • Posted April 5, 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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    Local Movie Listings

    Ephrata Main (April 6- April 13) Boss Baby Power Rangers Penn Cinema (April 6) Lego Batman Get Out (April 6-April 13) The Smurfs* Going in Style The Case for Christ On Golden Pond (Monday, April 10) Facing...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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    ‘High School Musical’

    Garden Spot High School, 669 E. Main St., New Holland, will present Disney’s “High School Musical” April 6, 7, and 8, at 7:30 p.m.; and April 8 and 9 at 2:30 p.m. All seats are reserved; the...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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    ‘EPAC’s Got Talent’ auditions set

    EPAC is looking for singers, dancers, actors, jugglers, magicians, or others to audition for “EPAC’s Got Talent” on Saturday, April 29, beginning at 11 a.m. Those auditioning are asked to prepare an act up to 3½ minutes...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • Winemaker Jan Waltz uses a wine thief to check on a red wine. Behind him, wines age in toasted French oak barrels. (Photos by the correspondent)
    Waltz wines excite a new generation of wine lovers

    Winemaker Jan Waltz will tell you that quality wines start with quality grapes grown on mature vines in rich, sandy soil. Then the grapes can be harvested, crushed, fermented and aged in toasted French oak barrels. “And...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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    The Junction Center celebrates opening of performing arts center

    The Junction Center, 1875 Junction Road, Manheim, is hosting a grand opening celebration and dedication of its new performing arts center at 6 p.m., on Monday, April 3. This special evening at Robert M. Landis Memorial Hall...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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