• Hong Van Truong, 66, aircraft mechanic in the Vietnamese Air Force

      Hong Van Truong, 66, Lancaster, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, at Conestoga View. He was born in Viet Nam to the late Thanh Van and Hieu thi (Nguyen) Truong. Hong was an aircraft mechanic in...

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  • Deaths of Local Interest – Nov. 30, 2016

    Daniel W. Lindsey Sr., 70, of Manheim, passed away Nov. 28 at the Lebanon VA Medical Center. Daniel served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He worked as a tool and die maker at Budd...

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  • Richard Auker, 71, worked at Ready-mix Concrete, outdoosman, enjoyed yard sales

    Richard A. Auker, 71, Rothsville, died at home Nov. 23, 2016. Born in East Cocalico Township, a son of the late Allen C. and Ida Mae (Bush) Auker, he was married to Beverly R. (Adair) Auker for...

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  • Dennis Eugene Palm, 63, EHS grad, mechanic, LCBC member, Boy Scout volunteer, drummer

    Dennis Eugene Palm, 63, of Lancaster, passed away Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, at his residence, with his family by his side. Born in Ephrata, he was the son of the late J. Donald and Ella Mae Rote...

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  • Anna M. Paparo, 87, homemaker, wonderful cook and passionate flower gardener

    Anna M. Paparo, 87, Lancaster, died peacefully Nov. 21, 2016, at Ephrata Manor Retirement Community. Born in Johnstown, she was the daughter of the late Guiseppe and Mary Hall LaRosa. A homemaker, Anna was the loving wife...

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  • ‘Tis the season! – (s)Hopin’ Around

    Now that another Thanksgiving is in the books, it is officially time for what my mother-in-law called “’Tis the season.” Since I was full of turkey and feeling festive, I went “Hop’in Around” with the notion of...

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  • ‘Oliver!’ opens at EPAC on Dec. 1

    Based upon Charles Dickens’ classic novel, “Oliver Twist,” the musical “Oliver!” debuted at London’s Noël Coward Theatre in 1960, moving to Broadway in 1964. “Oliver!” has since experienced many revivals on both sides of the Atlantic, most...

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  • Meet Broadway’s Adam Pascal

    Broadway tenor Adam Pascal will perform at the Ephrata Main Theatre on 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5. A post-concert meet and greet reception will follow. The theatre is located at 124 E. Main St., Ephrata. Pascal...

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  • Ephrata H.S. junior nabs role as Clara in ‘The Nutcracker’

    Tchaikovsky’s ballet “The Nutcracker,” with its fanciful tale of Clara, a young German girl who dreams of a Nutcracker Prince and a fierce battle against a Mouse King with seven heads, is a holiday tradition for many...

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  • Births – Reported Nov. 30, 2016

    COFFMAN, Andrew and Cheryl, Denver, a daughter, at Women & Babies Hospital, Nov. 24. ESH, Amos K. and Mary (Stoltzfoos), Kinzers, a daughter, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Nov. 23. GIBBEL, Ethan, and Meryl (Reist), Lititz, a...

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