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    Stauffers married 70 years

    Robert and Betty (Root) Stauffer, of Ephrata, celebrated 70 years together on April 5, 2017. They were married April 5, 1947, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Ephrata, by Rev. Myron A. Eichner. The couple has lived in the...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Finnigan and Stella Ashcroft enjoy the snow on Tuesday in Lititz. (submitted photos)
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    A really ‘cool’ birthday party

    A Lititz church pastor surprised his boys with a camping outing  and  unforgettable birthday party courtesy of  Storm Stella Nicholas Todd had been waiting for Monday since January of 2016. Finally a storm worthy to enjoy with...

    • Posted March 16, 2017
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  • Members of the cast of Warwick High School’s “South Pacific” shown during dress rehearsal March
13. The musical, penned by Rodgers and Hammerstein, takes place during World War II. (Photos by Preston Whitcraft)
    Visit the ‘South Pacific’ at WHS this weekend

      Warwick High School Drama Department presents Rodger & Hammerstein’s “South Pacific” this Friday and Saturday, March 17 and 18, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 19, at 2 p.m., in the Warwick High School Performing Arts...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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    Reassessment rattles homeowners

    Reassessment notices like this one began appearing Friday in mailboxes By Patrick Burns Anxiety raged Friday on social media when homeowners opened mail boldly labeled “Important: 2018 Preliminary Property Assessment Notice.” Panicked residents took to Facebook to...

    • Posted March 9, 2017
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    Local Movie Listings

    Ephrata Main (March 1-March 2) The Lego Batman Movie La La Land (March 3-March 9) The Shack The Lego Batman Movie Penn Cinema (March 2) Collide Cure For Wellness Sing Manchester By The Sea (March 2- March...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • (Left to right) Sarah Hummer, Jill Oehme of the Lititz Lioness Club, Melissa Landis, and Corina Hummer check out the new swing at Linear Park, which is the first installment of the inclusive Harmony Playground.
    Benevolent business: La Piazza owner donates $10,000 to Harmony Playground project

    Derek Hummer thought he was just dropping off brochures to promote the new inclusive children’s playground. He was caught off guard by what happened next. “I stopped by La Piazza to see if Giuseppe would put the...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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    Deaths of Local Interest – Feb. 16, 2017

    Jennifer R. Brown, 38, of Christiana, passed away at her home Feb. 9. Jennifer graduated from Solanco High School class of 1996, where she was on the field hockey and track team, and assisted with the girls...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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    Former sports editor, Stephen Palkovic, dies

    His community contributions, including his role in the creation of Lititz Springs Pool, are numerous Stephen Joseph Palkovic, of Lititz, passed away on Jan. 29, 2017, at the age of 89. Born in Lebanon, he was the...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • An enthusiastic crowd of Trump supporters, including some Lititz residents, were at the Capitol last Friday. Photo by Mike Yoder
    Locals attend Friday’s inauguration …

    By Patrick Burns Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration meant many things to many people. Media estimates suggest that a record number viewed the event live, on TV, or through electronic devices as smartphone ownership and social media usage...

    • Posted January 26, 2017
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