• Pretzel Fest: twisted fun for everyone

    The fourth annual Lititz Pretzel Fest is set for May 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Lititz. Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Lititz Area, the event is unique in that it appeals to adults...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Warriors take Ream Cup

     Edge closer to L-Ls with 13-3 win over Ephrata Coming off its worst loss of the season&tstr;a crushing 15-1 blow last Thursday against unbeaten Hempfield&tstr; Warwick Boys Lacrosse Coach Wayne Hummer was eager to see how his...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • ‘Furious 7’: for Paul

    Over the weekend, the latest installment of the “Fast and Furious” franchise continued to dominate the box office. “Furious 7” has now surpassed “Frozen” to move into the fifth position of highest grossing films of all time...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • War Memorial bathroom project approved

    The Ephrata Area School Board on Monday approved the second part of the War Memorial Field upgrade project. It approved contract bids totaling $800,846 to upgrade the War Memorial bathroom building. The bids still require a surety...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Time To Dance in Lititz May 8

    Time To Dance will perform its first dance showcase at 6:30 p.m. May 8 at the Lititz recCenter. Students, ages 4 and up, will perform ballet, contemporary, jazz and tap. The showcase is free. Come celebrate and...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Armed Forces Day swing dance

    On Saturday, May 16, the American Legion Post 429 in Ephrata will be hosting a Swing Dance from 8 to 11 p.m. in honor of Armed Forces Day. The Legion is located at 300 Cocalico St., next...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Births – Reported April 29, 2015

    BURKHOLDER, Alex V. and Lea (Leonard), Akron, a daughter, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, April 22. CARPER, Amanda, and Ephesus Yang, Ephrata, a son, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, April 20. ESSER, Barry Lee and Alicia Rose...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Burned-out McDonald’s demolition begins

    Bill Brown, co-owner the burned-out McDonald’s in Ephrata today began the tear-down of the old restaurant at 140 N. Reading Road in the Cloister Shopping Center.    The new one is expected to open by mid-July, Justin Sipe,...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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  • Ephrata Police caution on new smoking rules

    Ephrata Police are reminding residents of a pair of new ordinances passed by Borough council aimed at curbing smoking in the downtown area and Ephrata public parks. Ephrata Borough Council at the end of the summer enacted...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Bridge replacement and Route 272 detour begin May 4

    Tricky traffic conditions on Route 272 in Ephrata are about to become more challenging. Work on PennDOT’s long-planned replacement of the 71-year-old bridge that carries Route 272 over Cocalico Creek will finally get underway May 4. The...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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