All posts tagged "featured"

  • Plain communities Holiday traditions

    Families throughout Lancaster County are preparing for the Christmas season. For Christians, the holiday is the celebration of the birth of Jesus and is sacred. Among Anabaptist communities (Amish, Mennonite and Church the Brethren), “Jesus is the...

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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  • EHS grad glad to be home for the holidays

    Mackenzie Ruth was one of thousands stranded at blacked-out airport Atlanta’s busy airport plunged into darkness causing more than 1,300 canceled flights Sunday and Monday which left thousands stranded or delayed. One of those affected, Mackenzie Ruth...

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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  • New Book chronicles 270 years of Becker family farms in Ephrata, Warwick

    Mary Becker’s love of history and research inspired her recently published “Valentine Becker Genealogy.” The 294-page book, which contains over 300 pictures, chronicles the story of Valentine Becker and two Becker farms — one in Warwick Township...

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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  • Bob Buckwalter’s enduring brilliance

    Family and friends build his award-winning Christmas display weeks after Bob’s sudden, tragic death Bob Buckwalter’s passion for building extraordinary Christmas light displays originated as a child on Orange Street in Lancaster about 40 years ago. Honing...

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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  • Long-time council member steps down

    Mike Wetherhold, long-time community leader, has stepped down from Adamstown Borough Council. “I was having some pain in my upper arm and dismissed it to being any number of things,” said Wetherhold. “When I saw the doctor,...

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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  • Who’s on 2017 JINGLE BELL TROLLEY TOUR?

    The Ephrata Alliance’s fourth annual Jingle Bell Trolley Tour  took place on Friday, 12/8, and Saturday, 12/9.  Riders enjoyed the Christmas lights of Ephrata while traveling by trolley and were tasked to vote for their favorite decorated...

    • Posted December 14, 2017
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  • Bob Buckwalter’s enduring brilliance

    Family, friends build his award-winning Christmas display tribute only weeks after his sudden, tragic death                         By Patrick Burns Bob Buckwalter’s passion for building extraordinary Christmas...

    • Posted December 14, 2017
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  • It’s all about the Nationals

    In a 48-hour period, recent Ephrata High School graduate Nicholas (Nick) Vanderwende competed for national championships in two disciplines. This summer, Nick spent eight hours under the watchful eyes of the judges at the 53rd annual National...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Carols to our ears

    Downtown jewelry shop ‘rings’ in the holiday season with return of town music Bernie Shiffler may not like the cold, but he likes Christmas. The Park Hill Jewelry owner has operated the jewelry shop in picturesque downtown...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Stocking for Soldiers collects three tons in donations

    Many soldiers serving in Kuwait, Afghanistan and Iraq will have something to smile about this Christmas as a result of the generosity of Blue Ridge Communications and Pencor offices who embraced the Keystone Military Families’ Stockings for...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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