• Cocalico Cal flies into Grater Park via Martindale Airlines during Saturday’s shenanigans. (Photos by Stan Hall)
    A local groundhog tradition

    Cocalico Cal crash lands in Ephrata and predicts early spring Editor’s Note: While Punxsutawney Phil gets the most media attention on Groundhog Day, nearby Ephrata hosts one of the most unique depictions of the celebration. This year’s...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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    Oscars preview: Beyond ‘Boyhood’

    February is here, which means the 87th Academy Awards are right around the corner. So, which movie will take home the Oscar for the most coveted position in this year’s lineup? Let’s take a look at the...

    • Posted February 4, 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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    Session time out

    Whatever you do, don’t call it light beer! A couple years ago many craft beer drinkers came to the same conclusion: Sometimes bigger is not always better. Thus, the term session beer entered the popular lexicon of beer...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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    Trivia all-star

    Wil Monestime brings his A-game to Mick’s every Thursday night From the world famous NBA Store in New York City — interviewing legendary basketball players and working at the All-Star Game — Wil Monestime can now be heard Thursday’s...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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    Tellus360 hosting EPAC cabaret

    Get a sneak peak at the upcoming season at EPAC on Jan. 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Tellus360, 24 E. King St., Lancaster. The club will host a cabaret of EPAC performers performing numbers...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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    ‘American Sniper’ and ‘The Imitation Game’

    Seriously, with this review I want to make it blatantly obvious I am speaking about the movie “American Sniper” and not the real life warrior the movie is based on, Chris Kyle. Kyle’s legacy is a national...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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    Murder at Mount Hope Mansion a culinary who-done-it  

    Mount Hope Estate & Winery will host its seventh annual interactive, culinary “who-done-it” Murder Mystery Dinner Theater this February and March. Guests are invited to join the gala premier of a brand new play featuring several favorite...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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    Iron Butterfly coming to Lancaster

    Iron Butterfly is an American psychedelic rock and blues band best known for the 1968 hit “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida,” providing a dramatic sound that led the way towards the development of hard rock music. The band will appear as...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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    Silent movie night will feature Keaton

    Garden Spot Village will feature the 1927 silent comedy “College,” starring Buster Keaton as a bookworm who tries to turn himself into a college athlete to win back his girlfriend from a rival. Organist Wayne Zimmerman will provide a live...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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