• Births – Reported May 30, 2018

    BERNARD, Christopher M. and Kelly (Ewell), New Holland, a daughter, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, May 24. BITEL, David and Ashley, Denver, a son, at Women & Babies Hospital, May 18. BUCKWALTER, Nicholas A. and Jessica (Lusby),...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • New brews at Ephrata Brewfest

      The third annual Ephrata Brewfest is less than a month away, so I gave fest co-organizer Patrick Reed a call to find out what may be new and exciting for 2018. “Every year we get (breweries...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • King will be first artist to display at Crossings gallery

    An art reception to be held on June 6 will feature the most recent pastel works of Lancaster artist, Jim King. His show will be the first exhibit to be held in the Crossings Art Gallery at...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • ‘Hand to God’ opens June 7

    “Hand to God,” a play by Robert Askins, will be staged at Ephrata Performing Arts Center June 7 through 16. “Hand to God” is a dark comedy about a young man who joins a Christian puppet ministry...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • This week at the movies….

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • Jigger Day is June 10

      High-energy Dixieland, swing, and jazz music by Leon Hillard’s Music on Main Combo will entertain the crowd at the Eicher Arts Center’s annual Jigger Day festival on June 10. The combo plans to start playing on...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • Ephrata Concert Band performances begin June 17

    The Ephrata Concert Band committee is preparing for the start of its 2018 season by enlisting musicians to perform at its six concerts and donors to help keep the community musical tradition alive. Each Sunday evening at...

    • Posted May 30, 2018
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  • UPDATE: PennDOT’s bridge project

    PennDOT announced that on Tuesday, May 29, three bridges over U.S. 222 in the Akron and Ephrata area in northeastern Lancaster County are scheduled to close for repairs. The Pool Road, Peach Road and East Mohler Church...

    • Posted May 27, 2018
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  • East Cocalico computer breach investigation continues

    East Cocalico Police Chief, Darrick Keppley, told supervisors at their May 17 meeting that the Lancaster County Crime Unit is assisting the township with investigating the hacking which occurred in mid-May on tax collector, Joan B. Fischer’s...

    • Posted May 25, 2018
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  • No concerns with Denver’s 2017 audit

    Tracey Rash, a certified public accountant from Maher Duessel, declared a clean fiscal bill of health to Denver Council at their Monday, May 21 meeting. Summarizing Denver Borough’s 2017 audit she said, “For your small size office,...

    • Posted May 25, 2018
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