All posts tagged "announcement"

  • Ephrata Brewfest organizes (From left) Erin Treese, George DiIlio, Jim Summers, Susan Rowe, Penny Talbert, and Joy Ashley, met to Tuesday
to plan the layout of craft beer festival the Whistle Stop Plaza. Tickets are selling fast for the event scheduled for Saturday, June 25,
from 1-4 p.m. The affair will help raise funds for the Ephrata Public Library, Downtown Ephrata Inc., and the Ephrata Rec Center, (Photo by Patrick Burns)
    Finally: the Ephrata Brewfest!

    Not without its bumps and setbacks, The Ephrata Brewfest is now definitely a go. More than a dozen brewers and several hundred beer fans will descend on downtown Ephrata’s Whistle Stop Plaza Saturday, June 25, for the...

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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    The fallout of 11 MC bomb threats

    Rescheduled graduation ‘the right thing’ Manheim Central School District had its own “annus horribilis” this school year. Of the 27 weapon or bomb threats at county schools in the 2015-16 school year, 11 were at Manheim Central....

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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    Memorial Day Parade

    The Lititz American Legion will conduct the annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony May 30 at 10:45 a.m. The short patriotic parade forms on Warwick Street, moves to North Broad, and then to East Main, and ends...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • 2010 PA Senior Idol Chris Poje will be performing at A Tea Affair
on Second Friday. (Photo by Stephen Seeber)
    Second Friday the 13th

    Poje among the downtown performers Second Friday will be observed May 13 from 5 to 9 p.m. in downtown Lititz. Merchants, entertainers and food vendors will take to the streets, and nearly every shop will features special...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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    Farmers market opens May 21

    The Lititz Farmers Market opens for the season on May 21. There will be 22 vendors selling local produce, baked goods, free range meats, and more. Opening day will have a gardening theme. Master Gardener Linda Day...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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  • Tricia Corcoran (left) as Dolly Levi, and Bruce Weaver as Horace Vandergelder in “Hello, Dolly!” at the
Ephrata Performing Arts Center. The show runs through May 14. (Photos by Vinny Tennis)
    Hello (again), Dolly!

    In all honesty, I had never seen the musical “Hello, Dolly!” on stage. I did not remember seeing the 1969 Oscar-award winning movie starring Barbara Streisand, Walter Matthau, and Michael Crawford … until I heard “Call on...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • People can be seen on one of the platforms of the new silo observation tower. Photo by Rochelle Shenk.
    Kreider Farms opens silo observation tower

    Kreider Farms hopes that visitors touring its Penn Township dairy farm will not only learn about the dairy operation and where their food comes from, but will also take the opportunity to sample a unique experience — a...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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    ‘Hello, Dolly!’ opens Thursday at EPAC

    Tricia Corcoran (as Dolly Levi) and Bruce Weaver (as Horace Vandergelder) will star in “Hello, Dolly!” opening at EPAC on Thursday, April 28. The show chronicles the adventures of Dolly, a matchmaking widow, who plots to get...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Scott Schmittel (left) and Mary Jeanne deGroot will star in the barbershop music-laden "Somewhereville Station" at Dutch Apple Dinner Theater on Sunday. (Photo by Melissa Hunnefield)
    ‘Somewhereville Station’ revisits the 50s and 60s

    In early 2015, Ephrata native Paul Stober had an idea. The member of the men’s Red Rose Chorus thought it would be swell to join with the all-female Red Rose City Chorus from Lititz for a combined...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Manheim Downtown Development Group, organizers of the Rock-N-Glow (shown) and Santa Run
5Ks, Christmas in Manheim, and Cruisin’ the Square, will be dissolving in mid-June.
    Manheim Downtown Development Group will dissolve

      The Manheim Downtown Development Group (MDDG) was designated as a Main Street program in 2007 under Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. The program uses the four-point approach to community revitalization in a downtown area...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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