• Charles L. Diirner, 64, Ephrata, worked at C. J. Diirner & Sons, devoted to his family

    Charles L. “Chuck” Diirner, 64, of Ephrata, passed away Sunday, Jan. 18, at his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Karen M Diirner and together they spent 42 years of marriage. He was...

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  • James A. Hall Jr., 56, formerly of Ephrata, typesetter

    James A. Hall Jr., 56, of Lancaster, and formerly of Ephrata and Long Island, N.Y., passed away Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. James was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of the late James A. Hall Sr. and...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Richard W. Schaeffer Jr., 79, Lititz, Army vet, owned Dick’s Auto Body, Reamstown volunteer

    Richard W. Schaeffer Jr., 79, of Lititz, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center. His wife of 55 years, Helen L. (Friedly) Schaeffer, survives. Born in Reading,...

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  • Ruth W. Redcay, 90, Ephrata, worked at Strauss Slip Factory, attended Bethany UCC

    Ruth W. Redcay, 90, of Ephrata, passed away Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at Ephrata Manor. Ruth’s husband, the late Rufus W. Redcay, passed away Dec. 5, 2008. Born in Ephrata Township, Ruth was a daughter of the...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Ida E. Wenrich, 87, formerly of Reamstown, worked at Cinderella Mills, enjoyed quilting

    Ida E. Wenrich, 87, formerly of Reamstown, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Pleasant View Retirement Community under hospice care. Born in East Cocalico Township, she was a daughter of the late William F. and Amanda (Lausch)...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • A hot time in a cool town

    Fire & Ice Festival turns 10 With Fire & Ice weekend swiftly approaching, organizer Dawn Rissmiller says things are happening so quickly that the website, lititzfireandicefestival.com, is updated several times a day and she can barely keep...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Session time out

    Whatever you do, don’t call it light beer! A couple years ago many craft beer drinkers came to the same conclusion: Sometimes bigger is not always better. Thus, the term session beer entered the popular lexicon of beer...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Seven locals earn L-L medals

    Revenge is always pretty sweet. And when it comes with a medal on the line, the taste of victory is even better. Such was the case for Cocalico freshman Ben Fromm Saturday at the L-L League Tournament...

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  • Ephrata girls clinch L-L playoff spot

    The Ephrata girls basketball team rebounded from a tough loss to Lebanon Tuesday night, blitzing visiting E-town, 53-35 to clinch an L-L playoff berth. Caroline Stauffer scored a game-high 21 points to pace the Lady Mounts, who...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Lescoe reaches 1,000

    The anticipation was building from the opening jump ball. There were a few detours on the way to the celebration. And then, as everyone on the Cocalico bench rose to their feet and flung their hands in...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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