• Two events posted at Ephrata Main Theatre

    Oscar Cabaret Songs from the Silver Screen, A Cabaret Experience, will be held at the Ephrata Main Theatre Feb. 28. The Reji Woods Production will feature: Reji Woods, Nicole Horton, Jay Poff, Bethany Swiontek, Sarah Timm, Thomas...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • ‘Deadpool’ and ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’

    A dichotomy of comedies Like many other youngsters, I grew up reading and collecting comic books. I’m a huge X-Men fan and still hold onto the notion Marvel trumps D.C. (at least until we get a Wonder...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Farm Country Shindig will feature The Martin Brothers

    An evening of bluegrass music will be held at the Fivepointville Fire Hall, 1087 Dry Tavern Road, Denver, on Saturday, March 5, at 6 p.m. Featured will be The Martin Brothers. The Martin Brothers are known for...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Births – Reported Feb. 24, 2016

    BYLER, Benjamin E. and Miriam M. (Ebersol), Ephrata, a son, at Birth Care & Family Health Services, Feb. 17. EARHART, Cord R. and Felicia (Schlegel), Denver, a daughter, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Feb. 16. ESH, Isaac...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Beth (center) and her two sisters during happier times.
    Beth’s Story: Commentary on an epidemic that hits close to home

    “Beth’s Story” is the first in a five-part monthly series on the addiction epidemic that our society is facing. While names, locations, and dates have been changed to protect her family, Beth’s story is true and sadly...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
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  • Taste of The Town, Evergreen Diner Has Something for Every Taste

    Evergreen Diner Has Something for Every Taste Do you like seafood, while he likes steak? Do you like hearty meat and potatoes dishes, while she likes healthy salads? Is Italian food your favorite, but he wants breakfast...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Aidan Trynosky shoots over Wyomissing’s Ben Croft during Tuesday’s District game in Denver. Trynosky canned six treys in the game to score a game-high 22 points to lead his team to victoryofitability, “you’ve got to be willing to notch up your fertility budget,” O’Hara said.
    Eagles rip Wyomissing, headed to Chocolatetown

    The Cocalico Boys’ basketball team caught fire in the second half of Tuesday night’s District Three AAA opener, eliminating Wyomissing 66-41 in Denver. The Eagles (18-5) outscored the Spartans (17-8) 45-20 after the break as the two...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • Merv Witmer (left) and Dave Althouse chat during the L-L Hall of Fame ceremony held Friday night at Warwick
    Local coaching legends selected for L-L League Hall of Fame

    A couple of Akron natives had a bit of a reunion Thursday night, Feb. 11, as they were inducted into the Lancaster-Lebanon League Hall of Fame during halftime of the final L-L finals’ game between the girls...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • Photo by Sara Engle
    EHS talent will be on stage Thursday

    Ephrata Student Council’s annual Talent Show will hit the stage of the high school auditorium, Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. In addition to the numerous student acts, the judges will also participate in a lip sync...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Kathryn and Michael Hoover outside the Bryce Jordan Center at last October’s THON 5K run.
    THON: Ephrata siblings ready to dance

    Ephrata’s Michael and Kathryn Hoover will be among the more than 700 dancers crowding the floor at Penn State University’s Bryce Jordan Center this weekend for the annual THON dance marathon. Both siblings are excited about being...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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