• Anna E. Slaymaker, 88, homemaker, attended Blue Rock Mennonite Church, mother of four

    Anna E. (Martin) Slaymaker, 88, a homemaker, of Manheim, formerly of Columbia, went to be with the Lord Thursday, June 18, 2015, at the Mt. Hope Nazarene Retirement Community, Manheim. She was the wife of John M....

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  • Josephine Newhard, 95, registered nurse, gifted quilter, proudly patriotic and service-oriented

    Josephine (Mosca) Newhard, 95, died June 21, 2015 at Brethren Village, in Lancaster, where she and her late husband, Nelson, resided since 1993. She was born near Dudley, and later moved to Philadelphia where she attended Philadelphia...

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  • Harold H. Young, 94, WWII vet, owned Young’s Machine Shop, enjoyed tole painting

    Harold H. Young, 94, formerly of Manheim, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2015 at Masonic Village, Elizabethtown. Born in Manheim on Sept. 20, 1920, he was the son of the late Charles and Helen Oehme Young. Harold...

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  • Deaths of Local Interest – July 25, 2015

    Evelyn Roberts Bishop died May 30 at Susquehanna Valley Nursing and Rehab Center in Columbia. As a registered nurse, she worked in emergency services, pediatrics and geriatrics. She was the grandmother of eleven grandchildren. Her daughter, Marie...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Mousetis, Madonna will marry in July

    Sarah Mousetis, of Lititz, and Matt Madonna, of Lancaster, recently announced their engagement. Sarah is the daughter of John and Adele Mousetis, of Lititz. She is a graduate of Warwick High School, Shippensburg University and has a...

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  • Keeners married 50 years

    Bob and Joanne Kettering Keener, of Lititz, celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 20. They were married on that date in 1965 by Rev. Daniel Kettering, Joanne’s father, at the Conewago Church of the Brethren. They have...

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  • Births – Reported June 25, 2015

    BEAMESDERFER, Heather, Manheim, and Doug J. Gillenwater, Willow Street, a son, at Women & Babies Hospital, June 17. BOYERS, Judy Lambert, and Michael G. Murphy, Manheim, a son, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, June 16. BROWN, Mackenzie,...

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  • Picnic will honor vets, commemorate Vietnam war

    The community is invited to attend Brickerville United Lutheran’s picnic on Saturday, July 4, from 3:30 to 8 p.m. The picnic will take place at the church’s shaded grove, located at 340 E. 28th Division Highway, on...

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  • Chicken salad for the picky picnicker

    I’m not a picnic person — they should be banned. It’s usually a sea of mayonnaise: Amish macaroni salad, potato salad, chicken salad, deviled eggs. You load up a wafery paper plate and sit in the hot sun...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Lancaster Liederkranz celebrates Sommerfest

      The Lancaster Liederkranz welcomed summer with its annual Sommerfest on Friday and Saturday. Music, singing, traditional German food, men and boys in lederhosen and ladies and girls in dirndls were all part of the festivities at...

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