• Pamela L. Pickering, 62, formerly of Ephrata, Indiana University worker, enjoyed reading

    Pamela L. Pickering, 62, of Indiana, Pa., formerly of Ephrata, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at Allegheny General Hospital. She was born in Chicago, Ill., to the late Janet (Allen) Hsia and was the wife of...

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  • Mamie Harriett Mentzer, 95, formerly of Denver, mother of four

    Mamie Harriett Mentzer, 95, of Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Denver, passed away June 24, 2015, in Kissimmee, Fla. She was born in Lancaster and was the wife of the late Irvin Mentzer. She is survived by her...

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  • Dorothy Alice Sheetz, 90, Ephrata, WWII vet, former postmaster of Earlington

    Dorothy Alice Sheetz, 90, of 129 Meadow Valley Road, Ephrata, crossed over Monday, June 22, 2015. Her husband, William H. R. Sheetz Jr., preceded her in death on Oct. 22, 1993. Born in Montreal, Quebec, she was...

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  • Deaths of Local Interest – July 1, 2015

    Rose Marie (Stormfeltz) Bensinger, 68, of Lancaster, passed away June 23 at the Golden Living Center in Lancaster. Her daughter, Valerie M. Brooks, lives in Ephrata. William D. Chronister Jr., 72, of Lancaster, died June 27 at...

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  • Witmers married 60 years

    Jan A. and Patricia (Palsgrove) Witmer recently celebrated their 60th anniversary with a family dinner. They were married by the Rev. Myron Eichner at Trinity Lutheran Church, Ephrata, on June 4, 1955. They are the parents of...

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  • Needles, Marchegiani wed in Manheim

    Stephanie Danielle Needles and Ross Daniel Marchegiani celebrated their wedding April 25 at The Booking House in Manheim. Stephanie is the daughter of the late Parma Dean and Bruce Needles of Ephrata. Ross is the son of...

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  • Births – Reported July 1, 2015

    ALLGYER, Jonathan R. and Abigail Landis, New Holland, a son, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, June 22. BACHMAN, Patrick M. and Bethany (Davidson), Ephrata, a son, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, June 25. BEILER, David and Barbie...

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  • Chocolate Walk tickets on sale now

    The Kiwanis Club of the Lititz Area starts selling tickets to the 14th annual Lititz Chocolate Walk July 1. Tickets can be purchased online at Lititzchocolatewalk.com. Always held the Saturday before Columbus Day, this year’s walk will...

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  • Stop, collaborate, and listen: JoBoy’s will unveil Smoke IPA July 4

    COLLABORATION (col·lab·o·ra·tion) noun: The action of working with someone to produce or create something. Collaborations are one of the hippest things going on in brewing. A brewmaster meets this other brewmaster and they start talking. Next thing...

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  •  Merlins down Mountville, advance in U-10 Tourney

      R egular season Division Champions Ephrata and Mountville squared off Monday evening at Manetas Field in Denver in the loser’s bracket semi-final of the Lancaster County Youth Baseball U-10 Playoff Tournament. When the dust settled, the...

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