• There’s a reason why this pound cake is Elvis Presley’s favorite. Try a hunk-a hunk-a yourself and
find out. (Photo by Michele Walter Fry)
    Elvis Presley’s favorite pound cake

    Pound cake is underrated and avoided. For one thing, it’s ugly. Another, it’s got a bad name. The word “pound” insinuates it’s more caloric and the word is a constant reminder. Angel food cake has a nice...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Births – Reported June 11, 2015

    CORCORAN, William and McKenna, Lititz, a daughter, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, June 5. EBERHART, Matt and Rachel (Helwig), Lancaster, a daughter, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, May 30. GOCHENAUER, Trevor and Alicia...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • This week, Michele gives an Italian twist to a time-honored PA
Dutch fritter recipe attributed to Hideberta (pictured).
    Fritterin’ away in the kitchen

    This recipe is going in the “updated Pennsylvania Dutch” series. It’s where I enhance traditional Dutch recipes. Sometimes the Dutch essence gets lost, but not here — the word “fritter” is plain and clear and I know...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Pfeiffer, Griffith will marry in June

    Amy Pfeiffer and Matthew Griffith, of Lititz, recently announced their engagement. Amy is the daughter of Jeff and Judy Pfeiffer, Lititz. She is a 1996 graduate of Warwick High School and earned her B.S. and M.A. in...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Burkholders married 60 years

    Roy and Helen Burkholder of Lititz recently marked their 60th wedding anniversary at a dinner celebration with their children and grandchildren. They were married April 23, 1955, in Marietta by Helen’s father, Pastor John S. Hiestand. Their...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Births – Reported May 28, 2015

    BRUCKHART, Ryan and Jessica (Minnich), Lititz, a son, at Women & Babies Hospital, May 19. CICCARONE, Christopher and Kathleen (Cassidy), Lititz, a daughter, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, May 22. GIVLER, Emily, and Erik Darling,...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Alzheimer’s fundraiser at Isaac’s

    On Monday, June 1, Isaac’s Famous Grilled Sandwiches, 4 Crosswinds Drive, Lititz, will host a fundraiser for Alzheimer’s. The fundraiser takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. Twenty-five percent of the total cost of a meal purchased...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Births – Reported May 21, 2015

    BENNER, Joshua and Brenna (Blalock), Lancaster, a son, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, May 10. CHANKO, Kevin and Katelyn (Simbeck), Lancaster, a daughter, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, May 15. COOPER, Amanda, Akron,...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    Births – Reported May 14, 2015

    BEILER, David Z. and Barbara S. (Stoltzfus), Quarryville, a son, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, May 10. EBY, Tyler and Sarah (Usner), New Holland, a daughter, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, May 5....

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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    WHS Prom: ‘Empire State of Mind’

    Warwick High School’s seniors-only prom had a theme of “Empire State of Mind” — it was all about New York City.  It was held Saturday, May 2 at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square. 384 students attended....

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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