• The perceived simplicity of beer and grilled cheese has been elevated to new heights! (Photo by Michael Upton)
    Pairings: Commonwealth on Queen

    Beer pairings are super popular now (as beer begins to be considered more refined) and many great restaurants are offering full meals paired with a selection of local and national craft beers. Beer tastings are a course...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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    Open Air Market kicks off summer season

    Shoppers at Ephrata’s Open Air Market were treated to a wonderfully sunny, yet, cool day in which to browse the wares of the many merchants in attendance during the market’s season opening May 17. The Whistle Stop...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Julie Ceresini (left) and Charlotte Boas work together at The Park Place Diner. They also worked at Zinn's Diner at the same location. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Zinn’s Diner employees still family 11 years after the restaurant was sold

    Special reunion set Saturday For 53 years, Zinn’s Diner provided tasty meals and excellent service to dedicated local patrons and hungry tourists alike. “In our peak year, we served 758,000 customers in a diner with fewer than...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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    Crills celebrate 50 years of marriage

    Harvey S. Crills and Anna Mary Brubaker Crills, Ephrata, married 50 years ago and recently gathered with their family to celebrate the momentous occasion. The couple was married by Bishop Issac Sensenig at his house on Glenwood...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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    Styer, Gallagher wed

    Kelsey Styer and Mark Gallagher, of Blackwood, N.J., have tied the knot. Rev. Scott Davis officiated. Kelsey is the daughter of Javier and Pam Cedeno, and Ted Styer. Mark is the son of Brian and Rondi Gallagher,...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Births – May 21, 2014

    BECKER, Ashley and Megan (Olseski), Ephrata, a son, at Ephrata Community Hospital, May 17. BURKEY, Jennifer Lynn, and Bobby Jay Shaver, Lititz, a daughter, at Ephrata Community Hospital, May 12. CANALES, Noel R. and Dana (Sevastakis), Ephrata,...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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    Yard Sale will benefit House of His Creation

    House of His Creation will hold its semi-annual fundraising yard sale Friday and Saturday, May 16 and 17, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 939 Lititz Pike, Lititz. Items for sale include baby clothes and equipment,...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • Birth Announcements – May 14, 2014

      BERGEY, Phil and Gina (Horst), 385 E. Church Road, Stevens, a son, at Reading Hospital, May 9. BRABSON, Bradley G. and Ashley (Hill), Kirkwood, a son, at Ephrata Community Hospital, May 9. BURKHOLDER, David N. and...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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    Davies, Miller wed last fall

    Amber Davies, of Ephrata, and Brandon Miller, of Cranberry Township, were wed Nov. 30, 2013 at Baldwin Community United Methodist Church, Pittsburgh. Amber is the daughter of David and Judy Davies, Ephrata, and Brandon is the son...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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    Trynoskys married 50 years

    Joseph R. and Gertrude Nicholas Trynosky, Ephrata will soon be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married May 16, 1964 at the Annunciation Church in Shenandoah. Joe is retired from his job as principal of Mount...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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