• On the cover

James Barksdale, left, Ed Fernandez and Michael Duschl star in “La Cage Aux Folles,” opening tonight at EPAC. See story, page 10.
    EPAC sets 2016 season auditions

    You love the shows at EPAC. Why not consider being in one? The Ephrata Performing Arts Center will hold general auditions for the 2016 season Thursday and Friday, Jan. 7 and 8, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.,...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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    Happy Holidays from Miner’s Club and Iron Valley Tubing

    Everyone at Miner’s Club and Iron Valley Tubing wishes you a happy holiday and wonderful New Year. They are also wishing for snow! The season has been unseasonably warm so far, but snow is bound to come....

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • Matt Murr (left, as Boba Fett) and Grant McFarland (as Moff Jerjerrod) from Lancaster’s Star Warsthemed
metal band “Galactic Empire,” attended opening night (Photos by Mike Shull)
    ‘Star Wars’ fans out in Force for opening night

    It’s been a week since “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” began smashing the Hollywood record books. Boxes offices around the world raked in staggering amounts of revenue, and domestically the film set the highest bar by far,...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • Iconic characters Chewbacca (portrayed by Peter Mayhew and
Joonas Suotamo) and Han Solo (Harrison Ford) return in “Star
Wars: The Force Awakens.” (Photo from screenrant.com)
    ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ – The Force is strong (and so are the spoilers)

      (Warning: This review contains SPOILERS!) So, if you were not one of the millions of people who packed into theaters last weekend (for coverage of opening night at Penn Cinema see the other story in this...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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    Sweet! UZRC Semi-Chocolate Stroll set for Feb. 27

    United Zion Retirement Community will once again be hosting its Semi-Chocolate Stroll, a mini version of the Lititz Chocolate Walk, on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. throughout the halls of UZRC. The event is...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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    Gus’s Keystone Restaurant Wishes You a Merry Christmas

    At Gus’s Keystone Family Restaurant in Ephrata, everyone wishes you Kalá Christoúgenna, which in Greek means “Merry Christmas.” They also wish you a Happy and Healthy New Year.The family of Gus’s Keystone Family Restaurant includes Gus Kourgelis,...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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    Rock Lititz nominated ‘Best Rehearsal Facility’

    Campus expansion underway It’s been a very good month for Rock Lititz, which on Tuesday broke ground for its massive “Pod 2” building that will soon house firms providing systems and equipment used in rehearsals at Rock...

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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    Star Wars: Movie History at Penn Cinema

    “If I were going to write the headline for this story, it would say ‘Please Carpool!’” That’s the message , is trying to get across to the thousands of Star Wars fans expected at opening night. “Star...

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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    Star Wars Mania: Brushing Up for Opening Night

    Kurt Aspland describes himself as a “fan, but not a fanatic” of the Star Wars saga. However, his tribute to the cultural phenomenon from a galaxy far, far away is pretty fantastic. In honor of the newest...

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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  • (Photo by Amy Nolt)
    WHS music department presents…

        The Warwick High School music department’s holiday concert, “A Celebration with Family and Friends…That’s Christmas to Me,” staged Dec. 12 and 13, contained many high notes. The show featured numbers by the Warwick High School...

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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