• Chocolate Walk tickets go on sale July 1

    The Kiwanis Club of Lititz Area has announced that tickets will go on sale July 1 for the 2017 Lititz Chocolate Walk. The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • Patriotic concert this Sunday in Ephrata

      Carl Tobias, conductor emeritus of the Ephrata Concert Band, will step onto the bandshell at the foot of Cocalico Street in Ephrata Borough’s Grater Park to direct the band’s July 2 concert. The 7:15 p.m. concert,...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • Fest will feature five storytellers

    Warwick Education Foundation has announced that this year’s Lititz Storytelling Festival will be held Oct. 20 and 21 at Warwick Middle School, 401 Maple St. Storytellers set to appear this year include Lyn Ford, Andy Offutt Irwin,...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • Movie Listings

    Aaron’s Acres will host a sensory-sensitive screening of “Despicable Me 3” (PG) on Saturday, July 1, at 10 a.m. at Penn Cinema, 541 Airport Road, Lititz. Lights and sounds will be adjusted to accommodate sensory-sensitive concerns. Families...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • Pfautz, Horst are engaged

    Olivia Pfautz, of Ephrata, and Derek Horst, of Lititz, recently announced that they will be married. Olivia is the daughter of Michael and Carolyn Pfautz, Ephrata. She is a 2012 graduate of Ephrata High School and a...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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    Fiorentino’s Is Refreshing, Fun and Al Fresco

    It’s summer and that means it’s time to take off for Fiorentino’s, where you can enjoy al fresco dining and fun with friends at the airport. On hot summer days and sultry evenings, the Flight Deck at...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Walmart Vision Center serves your needs for professional vision care.

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    Vision Care from Melissa Plowmaker, O.D. at Walmart Vision Center

    At the Walmart Vision Center, owner Melissa Plowmaker, O.D., and her staff provide vision care services at the office located at 890 East Main Street, Ephrata, at the front area of Walmart. Whether you are looking for...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Ephrata Area School District OKs 2.5 percent tax hike with a 5-4 vote

    Ephrata Area School District residents will see their school property taxes increase slightly more than a half mill this year, or .51 mill, increasing millage from 20.45 to 20.96, after the 2017-18 district budget received final approval...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Ashley Scheirer of Javateas in Ephrata greets customers from the coffee bar. Photo by Art Petrosemolo
    Has beans? Small batch coffee roasters and gourmet coffee shops grow in popularity

    We are a nation obsessed with coffee! Nearly 50 percent of us say we’d rather give up our cell phones for a month, pass on morning shower, or even live with an extra 10 pounds than go...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • This historic property at 207 E. Main St., built in 1850, was owned by two of Ephrata's most prominent citizens, Anne Brossman Sweigart and Bertha Blair. An online auction to sell the home is scheduled June 24-27. Photo by Patrick Burns
    Historic Brossman home going to auction

    The former home of Anne Sweigart Brossman at 207 E. Main St. is up for auction following a foreclosure sale two years ago by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s office, according to court records. County court documents show...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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