- Happy Anniver5ary, St. Boniface!
- Downtown diversity
- Travelogue will explore Colorado River this Saturday
- Cool lineup!
- Everyone wins at the Souper Bowl
- Grammy-winning Brits to rock The Main in Ephrata
- Taste of the Town: Happy Holidays from Miner’s Club and Iron Valley Tubing
- Sweigart foundation awards $405,000 in grants for 2015
- Not a silent night…East Cocalico supervisors field questions in lively last meeting before holiday
- ‘Star Wars’ fans out in Force for opening night
Disclaimer: As a former Eagles season ticket-holder from Philadelphia, I hate the Dallas Cowboys. I’m amazed and angered by the NFL. The absurd officiating, the TV propaganda, and the willingness of fans to accept as fact anything...
- Posted January 14, 2015
A family thing
Growing up on East Main Street in Ephrata in the 1950’s, I was often sent to the Geigley sister’s grocery store in a white double house which still stands on the south-east corner of Main and...
- Posted December 23, 2014
Still time to watch…
OK, we are going to keep it really light and simple in this final week before the big day. While we spend a great deal of time reminding our children and others around us the reason...
- Posted December 17, 2014
Meet Casey Allyn
Tune in to I-105 FM week days between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m. and you will be among many others doing the same, listening to Uncle Murf and Casey Allyn. In 2014, they were again voted...
- Posted December 10, 2014
Sleigh actually needed?
OK, I realize I am kind of breaking my own rule by talking about Christmas before Thanksgiving but you have to at least be a little giddy at the prospect of some snow on the ground...
- Posted November 25, 2014
Ephrata: The small town with a big heart
The Extraordinary Give is happening in Lancaster County Nov. 21. There will be approximately 16 Ephrata non-profits that will participate in this unique fundraising effort. Close to half of the non-profits listed, I or my family members,...
- Posted November 19, 2014
Here’s the trick…
With Halloween and the election both quickly approaching, I couldn’t resist trying to somehow put the two together. I think for a trick, we won’t spend too much time talking politics here (full election preview on...
- Posted October 29, 2014
In appreciation of the opportunity to serve
My time in the Pennsylvania State Senate is quickly coming to a close, as I have chosen not to seek a third term. It is with great humility and gratitude that I offer my deepest thanks...
- Posted October 22, 2014
Did ABC’s mistake bleed into print media reporting of ND-FSU game?
No corrections from NYTs, USA Today, New York Post It’s unfair to criticize New York Times reporter Tom Spousta for a pair of minor errors in his coverage of Notre Dame-Florida State game Saturday. Deadline reporting –...
- Posted October 21, 2014
Cloister social experiment
Finally, the day I had anxiously anticipated for months had come and I could not wait to get down to the Ephrata Cloister for a rare tour of the upper floors of the Saal and Saron buildings....
- Posted October 15, 2014