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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...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • This Sept. 12, 2011 photo shows spicy beef chili with apples in Concord, N.H.  The apples in this chili recipe give it a hint of sweetness.   (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
    Hot time in a cool town: Fire & Ice

    The 12th annual Lititz Fire & Ice Festival takes place Feb. 17 through 20 in downtown Lititz, Lititz Springs Park, at Warwick High School, and at Linden Hall School for Girls. The weekend is organized by the...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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    Local artists will display works at Gretna show

    Mount Gretna, a picturesque waterside hamlet in the northwest corner of the Record-Express’ coverage area, will be the host of the town’s 42nd annual Mount Gretna Outdoor Art Show. The show will be held Saturday, Aug. 20,...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • Members of the Cocalico High School football squad will be on hand
on Feb. 5-6 at Weaver Markets to help with the collection of soup and
other canned meal items for the Faith United Evangelical Lutheran
Church Souper Bowl. Pictured (left to right) are Brady Sawyer, Mason
Strunk, Brady Maxwell, and Daniel Miklas. The canned items will benefit
the Peter’s Porch food ministry. (Photo courtesy of Jim Kreider)
    Everyone wins at the Souper Bowl

      Despite the existence of many community food banks, hunger is still an ongoing issue in Cocalico, Ephrata, and Lititz. It was due to local hunger statistics that Pastor Matt Lenahan of Akron Zion Lutheran Church founded...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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    What are you doing New Year’s Eve?

    Sutter party to raise funds for Lititz projects The Lititz Women of Today are offering everyone the opportunity to shake off the chill of winter and dance the night away, while welcoming the New Year in style....

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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    Local New Year’s Eve party to raise funds for Lititz projects

    What are you doing Dec. 31? The Lititz Women of Today are offering everyone the opportunity to shake off the chill of winter and dance the night away, while welcoming the New Year in style. The organization...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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  • The Gallery of Statues inside the Pius-Clementine Museum, will be one of many stops in “The Vatican
Museums,” showing at Ephrata Main Theatre on Sept. 17.
    Film tour of Vatican Museum showing Sept. 17

    For the very first time, Ultra HD 4K film cameras have been allowed inside the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, bringing never before seen art to theaters across the US just in time for the Pope’s visit...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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  • Bob Checchia (left) and Kevin Fisher, shine in the roles of Oscar Madison and Felix Ungar in “The Odd
Couple,” being staged through June 27 at the Ephrata Performing Arts Center. (Photo by Marty Heisey)
    ‘The Odd Couple’ turns 50

      It’s a plot device as old as the written word: put two diametrically opposed characters together in a controlled environment and watch how things play out. The formula proved to be a winner for playwright Neil...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    A hot time in a cool town

    Fire & Ice Festival turns 10 With Fire & Ice weekend swiftly approaching, organizer Dawn Rissmiller says things are happening so quickly that the website, lititzfireandicefestival.com, is updated several times a day and she can barely keep...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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    Concert will benefit Alzheimer’s Association

    “No matter how lost you are, music can bring you home.” There seems to be no consensus as to who is responsible for the above quote, but there are those who view it as gospel. Among them...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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