• Horning, Risser engaged

    Jody Risser and Caleb Horning recently announced that they will marry. Jody is the daughter of John and Cindy Risser, of Brownstown. She graduated from 21st Cyber Charter School in 2013 Caleb is the son of James...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • Births – Reported Jan. 25, 2017

    ANDERSON, Rikki, and Samuel Rodriguez, Ephrata, a son, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Jan. 18. GABLE, Mark A. Jr. and Marissa (Hawthorne), Ephrata, a son, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Jan. 16. GEORGE, Billie Jo, Reinholds, and...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • Send your sweetie a Singing Valentine

    Hot Off The Press, a quartet from Lititz’s Red Rose City Chorus, delivers a singing valentine to an unsuspecting recipient. Quartets will be delivering singing grams Feb. 11, 12, and 14 this year, all over the tri-county...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • Senior Helpers: The Holidays with Your Older Loved Ones

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    Senior Helpers: Be Ready In Case of an Emergency

    You never know when there may be an emergency that could affect your older loved ones. It could be a flood, a winter snowstorm or a power outage. Whether your loved one lives in your home, independently...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Chancey’s Pub

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    At Chancey’s Pub, It’s All About the Food

    Chancey’s Pub in East Petersburg is a pub, of course. It’s a very friendly pub, with a Cheers-like feeling, where everybody knows your name and it’s fun to hang out with friends. But if you ask Chef...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Locals earn blue ribbons at Farm Show

    Exhibitors and visitors from all corners of the Mid-Atlantic arrived to Pennsylvania’s capital city to experience the largest indoor agricultural event in the United States, the Pennsylvania Farm Show, for its 101st year. More than 10,000 competitive...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Rev. Tim Sheetz addresses Akron Borough Council about the work of Handi*Vangelism ministry, with headquarters in Ephrata and campsites in rented facilities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Sheetz founded H*VMI in 1973 and serves as its executive director. Photo by Dick Wanner
    West View Golf Course moves closer to conversion

    Handi*Vangelism Ministries International’s plans for a new home in Akron took a giant step forward at the Jan. 9 Akron Borough Council meeting. HVMI has an agreement of sale to buy the West View Golf Course from...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Ephrata pedal car collector welcomes visitors

    There’s a modest local building that houses an astonishing collection of pedal-powered vehicles. The collection was amassed by Richard Seiverling, a World War II vet who farmed from 1946, the year he got out of the Army,...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • ‘None of the above’ Locals cast write-in votes in presidential election

    Write in votes in the 2016 Presidential Election included Ted Nugent Chase Utley, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Chuck Norris By Patrick Burns Judging by the flood of post-election media coverage, it appears the 2016 presidential race has never...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Abandoned cat of Cocalico
    Feline frustration: Cat colonies in Cocalico maintained, albeit in near secrecy

    I can’t say I’m a “cat lady,” I don’t have any cat knick-knacks, but I do have one cat. She hates me, but we find a way to live together. Recently, a woman who wishes to remain...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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