• Emilia Clarke (left) is Sarah Connor; and Arnold Schwarzenegger
is the Guardian, in “Terminator Genisys,” which had a very lukewarm
opening over Independence Day weekend.
    The ‘80s and ‘Terminator Genisys’

      They’ll be back … or not The 1980s have rebounded! Boom boxes and excessive hairspray have managed to stay away, but most things ‘80s — especially entertainment — are back en vogue (and have been for an eerily...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • The rockets' red glare and the bombs bursting in air will make Ephrata's Fourth of July Celebration an event to remember.
    Get Ready for the Fourth!

    Saturday will feature the big race, music, games, food, and, of course, free fireworks If you’re planning to stay in town for the Fourth of July holiday, there will be no shortage of fun activities throughout the...

    • Posted July 1, 2015
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  • Morgan Metzler, 10 gets ready to eat a mouse during the Lititz Chocolate Walk in Lititz on Saturday. The mouse is a chocolate-covered cherry, with a Wilbur Bud for the nose and almond slices for the ears.
    Chocolate Walk tickets on sale now

    The Kiwanis Club of the Lititz Area starts selling tickets to the 14th annual Lititz Chocolate Walk July 1. Tickets can be purchased online at Lititzchocolatewalk.com. Always held the Saturday before Columbus Day, this year’s walk will...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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    Stop, collaborate, and listen: JoBoy’s will unveil Smoke IPA July 4

    COLLABORATION (col·lab·o·ra·tion) noun: The action of working with someone to produce or create something. Collaborations are one of the hippest things going on in brewing. A brewmaster meets this other brewmaster and they start talking. Next thing...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Brooke Lutz, of Ephrata, was recently awarded a year-long scholarship to the Tremaine Dance Convention. Brooke will attend the year-long tour, visiting 24 cities across the country. In order to qualify, she attended an intense audition which included ballet and modern dance. She was also awarded a "company ready" award, and an “overall best technical dancer" award.  "Brooke is captivating to watch and she was born to dance,”  Pulse Dance Studio owner Jennifer Olsen said. “When she dances, people stop in their tracks and watch her."
    Pulse Dance Studio headed to national competition

    Thirty dancers from the competition division at Pulse Dance Studio will compete in the prestigious Tremaine National Dance competition, which begins July 6 in Orlando, Fla. The dancers earned the coveted spots after an impressive showing at...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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    Concert band hits patriotic stride for July 5 performance

    The Ephrata Concert Band will perform an array of patriotic music at its admission-free concert July 5 at 7:15 p.m. at the bandshell in Ephrata Borough’s Grater Park. Carl Tobias, who served as conductor of the band...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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    Lititz Independence Day: Schedule of Events

    Lititz’s big weekend is almost here. Two days of patriotic festivities start July 3 with the parade, and continues with a fabulous ‘50s theme in Lititz Springs Park. From Flamin’ Dick to funnel cakes to fireworks, here...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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    Flamin’ Dick celebrates the golden years of rock-n-roll

    The July 3 concert with oldies band Flamin’ Dick and the Hotrods has been a Lititz tradition since 1999 —this year will be their 17th show in Lititz Springs Park. The group is a ‘50s and ‘60s...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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    Local guitarist at Ten Thousand Villages this Friday

    Local percussive fingerstyle guitarist Alex Brubaker returns to the Cafe at Ten Thousand Villages following the successful release of his third solo album, “The Architect; The Engineer.” The show takes place Friday, June 26, from 6:30 to...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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    ‘Inside Out’: Kids’ movies with the kids

    I’m back where it all started. Literally, I’m writing from the place where I became overly addicted to movies: Farmington, Maine. I’d always enjoyed movies, even as a kid. It wasn’t until I was in college that...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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