• Larry J. Cline, 66, Stevens, worked at Weaver Precast, Paul Burkholder, father of four

    Larry J. Cline, 66, of Stevens, entered into rest at Lancaster General Hospital on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Larry was diagnosed with cancer in June of this year. Larry was the husband of Kathleen (Stuber) Cline. They...

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  • Anna Lois Redcay. 76, Ephrata Community Hospital LNP, enjoyed playing cards, dining out

    Anna Lois Redcay, 76, of Ephrata, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital. She was born in Myerstown to the late Chester and Anna (Horning) Shirk. She was a member of the...

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  • Freda Schrock, 61, Akron, loving wife

    Freda Schrock, 61, of Akron, passed away at home on Monday, Oct.  8, 2018. She was the loving wife of Randy Schrock for 39 years, and daughter of the late Richard and Helen (Hornberger) Reber. In addition...

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  • Allen D. Harding Sr., 90, Navy vet, retired from the U.S. Postal Service, avid Philly sports fan

    Allen D. Harding Sr., 90, passed away on Oct. 24, 2018 at Hospice and Community Care in Mount Joy. He was born in Mohnton to the late Irvin and Edna (Witmer) Harding, and was the husband of...

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  • The fire swept through the complex on Oct. 25. Photo by Les Martzall
    Friendship Community home ‘uninhabitable’ after blaze

    The Friendship Community group home in Ephrata is uninhabitable after a fire swept through the complex on Oct. 25. Firefighters were evacuated from the building on at least two occasions during the second-alarm fire. According to broadcasts...

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  • Ephrata teacher rushes to the rescue

    Lenny Harding, a Social Studies teacher and assistant football coach at Ephrata High School, typically walks the short distance from his classroom to the football field for practice at the end of the school day. But on...

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  • New owners Doug and Christine O’Brien, Akron, are turning the historic Clay Hotel into the StoneHouse Cafe. Photo by Bonnie Adams
    A dream becomes reality

    New owners reinventing historic Clay Hotel as a café The 1760’s inn that offered food, libations and lodging in the village of Clay will once again be a gathering place, but this time with a modern, java...

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  • Polls open Tuesday

    The final weeks of local political campaigning leading to the Tuesday, Nov. 6 general election featured a star-powered D.C. visit and a raucous final debate between foes running in the 11th Congressional District. Though some polls say...

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  • Morgan Hosler (left) and Katie Summers stand with a sign for the EDO fundraiser. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    EDO to host annual Adopt a Wreath or Tree fundraiser

    The Ephrata Development Organization (EDO) is hosting an annual Adopt a Wreath or Tree fundraiser to support the Ephrata community this holiday season. Main Street looks particularly beautiful during the holiday season, and this is a way...

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  • Denver Council recesses meeting to view new fire truck

    Flashing red lights reflected on the glass window panes and across the meeting room as the new, large yellow fire truck backed into the parking lot. “Denver Volunteer Fire Company is stopping on their way back from...

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