• Writer by day, anime extraordinaire by night

      Aside from being one of the newest staff writers for the Ephrata Review and the Lititz Record, I also consider myself an anime extraordinaire in my spare time. Actually, I seem to incorporate anime in almost...

    • Posted May 16, 2018
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  • Google teaches students about coding at EIS

    “You are all fortunate to be in a school district like Ephrata,” said U.S. Congressman Lloyd Smucker to the gymnasium full of students at Ephrata Intermediate School Tuesday morning. Rep. Smucker was a special attendee at Ephrata...

    • Posted April 9, 2018
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  • Charlie, the second therapy pig who paints and plays piano.
    Be my ValenSwine?

    When people normally think about pigs, their minds immediately go to the large animals in stalls at a farm, the book “Charlotte’s Web,” or even bacon… Chris Hainley, founder of Fairytail Acres to the Rescue in Denver,...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • The interior of the Café at Ten Thousand Villages.
    Fulfilling a mission; café announces closing

    The Café at Ten Thousand Villages has always held a place in the hearts of local residents, using it as a haven to gather and talk about the week, or to simply enjoy live music on Friday...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Harry Potter tasting event’s attendees, with wands at the ready are (left to right) Hailey Imhoff, Nathan Imhoff, Melissa Burkhart, and Eric Burkhart. Photo by Emily Jacoby
    Getting a little taste of Hogwarts magic here

    The Tea Press Cafe in Ephrata held a Harry Potter themed tasting event Friday, Jan. 5, bringing all witches and wizards together to enjoy festive food and drink samples, which made attendees feel as though they were...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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