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    Eberlys married 50 years

    Paul and Leona Eberly are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 29. They were married Oct. 29, 1966, at St. John Center Lutheran Church in East Earl. Paul is retired from Bollmans Hat Company, and previously worked...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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    Kirkpatricks married 60 years

    Frank and Carol Kirkpatrick of Ephrata were married 60 years ago, on Oct. 20, 1956, in Brunswick, Ga. Frank retired from MGS, Ins., Denver, in 2015. Carol retired from the Sico Company, Ephrata, several years ago. They...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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    Collins, Hadden will wed

    Ashley Collins and Austin Hadden, of Denver, recently announced their engagement. Ashley is the daughter of Jeffrey and Diane Collins, of Denver. She is a graduate of Ephrata High School, and is employed by Sweigart Stables. Austin...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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    Births – Reported Oct. 19, 2016

    CRAMER, Matthew S. and Brianne (Dever), Lancaster, a daughter, at Women & Babies Hospital, Oct. 10. DAY, Peter A. and Anne (Williams), Reinholds, a daughter, at Women & Babies Hospital, Oct. 13. DeSTEFANO, Harold J. and Billie...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • Lynn Miller and Amy Raezer are shown participating in last year’s CROP Walk, on the Ephrata/Akron Rail Trail behind Hope United Methodist Church.
    40th annual CROP walk set

    This year marks the 40th Ephrata/Akron CROP Walk. This year’s event is set for Sunday, Oct. 16. The walk will begin and end at Hope United Methodist Church, 3474 Rothsville Road. Registration begins at 1 p.m., and...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Jim and Kitty Hauck are pictured on the steps of Swamp Christian
Fellowship, where they were married in 1966.
    Going for the gold: Four couples married 50 years

    Four families from Swamp Christian Fellowship in Reinholds were recently recognized by the church for celebrating their golden (50th) wedding anniversaries. Jim and Catherine (Kitty) Hauck were married at Swamp on Aug. 20, 1966, during a summer...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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    Births – Reported Oct. 12, 2016

    BELLAY, Sean D. and Tanya (Benway), Middletown, a son, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Oct. 4. BOHANAN, Kristy, Ephrata, a daughter, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Oct. 6. DAVIS, Bryce and Kara L. (Hoover), Stevens, a daughter,...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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    Martin, Sauder will marry

    Andrea Joy Martin, Ephrata, and Shawn Michael Sauder, Manheim, recently announced their engagement. Andrea is the daughter of Dale and Brenda Martin, of Ephrata. She graduated Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences in 2015, and is employed by...

    • Posted October 5, 2016
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    Births – Reported Oct. 5, 2016

    ANDERSON, Michael and Amanda, Ephrata, a daughter, at Women & Babies Hospital, Set. 29. BAKER, Mike and Amie (Krizmencic), Ephrata, a son, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Sept. 29. ESH, Crist E. and Lillian (Lantz), Strasburg, a...

    • Posted October 5, 2016
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    Lapp, Keener to wed

    Brianna Keener and Nathaniel Lapp, of Akron, recently announced that they are engaged to be married. Brianna is the daughter of Brent and Bonita Keener, of Akron. She graduated from Ephrata Senior High School in 2014, and...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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