• Betty J. Trievel, 85, Adamstown, owned Mom’s Place, enjoyed cooking, spending time with family

    Betty J. Trievel, 85, Adamstown, died Dec. 29, 2015, in Ephrata Community Hospital. Born in Lebanon, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd and Anna (Brouse) Walters. She was the owner and operator of Mom’s Place...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Weaver, Andreaggi will marry

    Amy L. Weaver, of Ephrata, and Christian A. Andreaggi, Pittsburgh, recently announced their engagement. Amy is the daughter of Steven and Kerry Weaver, Ephrata. She is a 2012 graduate of Ephrata High School, and received a bachelor’s...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Ackley, Mertz to wed

    Caitlyn M. Mertz and Joshua R. Ackley recently announced their engagement. Joshua proposed to Caitlyn in a hot air balloon in the fall of 2015. Caitlyn is the daughter of Luke and Barbara Mertz, of Ephrata. She...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Births – Reported Jan. 6, 2016

    BEILER, John L. and Suzanne (Lapp), Strasburg, a daughter, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Dec. 31. BRIGGS, James C. and Joy Yoder, Lancaster, a daughter, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Dec. 30. BUTLER, Daniel P. and Lynae...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Grammy-winning Brits to rock The Main in Ephrata

    “I don’t care what they say / I won’t stay in a world without love.” – Peter and Gordon, “A World Without Love,” released April 27, 1964 Peter Asher is often labeled as a British guitarist, singer,...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Hoppy New Year! (Part 1 of 2)

      If your New Year’s resolution was to find and try some new beers, I’m hoping I can help you out. Trying new beers has never been a real effort for me; I’ll give any beverage a...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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