• Amber and Gregg Stief enjoying a moment on the Legion dance floor recently.
    Couple dances to save puppies

    And a first-hand look at Legion ballroom lessons Like many couples, Gregg and Amber Stief of Ephrata managed to bring separate interests to their marriage. Gregg brought ballroom dancing into Amber’s life, while she introduced him to...

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  • Brielle Brock greets Justine with a big hug.
    So how about some Fresh Air?

    After their two oldest children went off on their own, Lora and Ron Brock, of Ephrata, found a way to bypass the empty nest; they added another chick. The Brocks are the parents of Brittany and Brandon,...

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  • Elsa, the lost and found dog
    Elsa’s 13-day (mis)adventure

    “As she got a little closer, her tail started waging and Lisa knew that Elsa recognized her.” You may have noticed flyers posted around town seeking the public’s help in finding Elsa, a Havanese dog who took...

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  • Becca Brown anchored the last leg of Adamstown’s first place girls open 200 free relay Saturday at the Division One Meet held at Overlook.
    Adamstown three-peats as Division One champs

    Wins 24 events en route to capturing title The Adamstown Gators swim team captured its third–straight Division One championship in dominant fashion this past Saturday at Overlook Pool. The Gators overwhelmed the competition, scoring 898.50 points to...

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  • Denver’s Sierra Boyd competes in the girls 13-14 butterfly Saturday at the Division Three Meet held at Lititz Springs. Boyd went on to finish ninth.
    Denver claims third place at DivisionThree championships

    Westhafer is triple winner The Denver Sharks swim team scored 480 points to finish third overall in the team standings at the Division Three Swimming Championships held at Lititz Springs Pool. Elise Westhafer led all Denver swimmers...

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  • Ephrata’s Dylan Embiscuso (left) puts the tag on the runner during a recent midget league game. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Lions overcome 0-6 start to make LNP Tourney field

    The Ephrata Lions midget baseball team got off to a rocky start this season. In fact, the Lions, coached by first-year head man Matt Herbener, lost their first six games and appeared dead in the water. But...

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  • Stanley David Deen, 78, Garden Spot teacher, actor Ephrata ACT, Sight & Sound director

    “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players; they have their exits and their entrances, and one man in his time plays many parts.” ­-  William Shakespeare Stanley David Deen, of Lancaster,...

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  • Franja F. ‘Frank’ Voler, 86, Yugoslavian immigrant, Sperry engineer, enjoyed classical music

    Franja F. “Frank” Voler, 86, of Denver, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Denver Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Yugoslavia to the late Franja and Olga (Bastic) Voler, and was the husband of...

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  • Grace Alla Sinyagin, 4, enjoyed singing, dancing, playing with her brothers, and animals

    Grace Alla Sinyagin, 4, of Robesonia, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016, at home. She was born in Lebanon to Sergey and Alla (Chuprin) Sinyagin. She enjoyed singing, dancing, playing with her brothers, and animals. In addition...

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  • Richard E. Stuber, 77, Dart Container maintenance worker, enjoyed tinkering, yard sales

    Richard E. Stuber, 77, of Denver, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016, at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He was born in Lancaster to the late John and Helen (Shimp) Stuber; and was the...

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