• William L. Smith, 78, Con-O-Lite worker, Germania Band Club band leader, pet lover

    William L. Smith, 78, of Manheim, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at home. He was born in West Earl Township to the late William H. and Arlene (Smith) Smith, and was the husband of the late...

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  • Births – Reported March 1, 2017

    GINDER, Merlin and Christie (Fox), Stevens, a daughter, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Feb. 25. GOSS, Matthew and Janelle, Lancaster, a daughter, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center, Feb. 21. HERR, Melvin Ray and Rhoda (Rudolph),...

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  • Roots and Blues 2017

    Last weekend, the fourth annual Roots and Blues Festival took place in downtown Lancaster. The three-day celebration of music, organized by local promoter Rich Ruoff, boasted more than 70 artists who played across nine performance venues both...

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  • Local Movie Listings

    Ephrata Main (March 1-March 2) The Lego Batman Movie La La Land (March 3-March 9) The Shack The Lego Batman Movie Penn Cinema (March 2) Collide Cure For Wellness Sing Manchester By The Sea (March 2- March...

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  • Reel Reviews: ‘Get Out’ and ‘The Great Wall’

    There was no giant swell in ticket sales for previously released feature films at the box office over the weekend stemming from whatever movie decided to win best picture at the 89th annual Academy Awards on Sunday,...

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  • Behind the scenes at ‘Little Women’

    Fewer people are going to the movies and theater these days because some think that ticket prices are too high. But what if you could see a quality production, and only pay what you could afford to...

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  • Tickets still available for Shamrocks & Shenanigans

    Get your Irish on early! The third annual Shamrocks & Shenanigans returns to Ephrata March 4, 7-11 p.m., at American Legion Post 429. The popular party benefits the Ephrata Public Library and Winters Leadership Memorial. The Kilmaine...

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