• Yvonne Bomberger, 87, EHS grad, Linden Hall nurse, enjoyed dancing and birdwatching

    Yvonne Burkholder Bomberger, 87, of Lititz, passed away Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, at Moravian Manor, with family by her side. Born in Ephrata, she was the daughter of the late Weidler E. and Helen (Albright) Burkholder. Married...

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  • Samuel W. Martin, 94, Ephrata, farmer, cabinetmaker, Cocalico Creek COB charter member

    Samuel W. Martin, 94, of Ephrata, fulfilled the desire of his heart as he passed from this life to his heavenly home on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at Fairmount Homes following a short illness. He was born...

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  • Benjamin S. Weaver, 71, owned Maple Grove Garage, Bowmansville Mennonite member

    Benjamin S. Weaver, 71, of East Earl, died on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 at Reading Hospital. He was married 50 years to Ruth Ann Hoover Weaver. Born in Reading, he was the son of the late Reuben...

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  • Deaths of Local Interest – Jan. 31, 2018

    Robert J. Allison Sr., 76, of Conestoga View, formerly of Gordonville, passed away Jan. 26. He was a custodian for the Conestoga Valley School District. He enjoyed bowling, was a member of the Gordonville Fire Company, and...

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  • Engle, Snyder will wed

    Joe and Kim Engle of Ephrata are excited to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Engle to Zachary Snyder, son of Mindy Snyder of Manheim and Jason Snyder of Denver. Sara is a 2015 graduate of...

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  • Births – Reported Jan. 31, 2018

    BLANK, Jacob R. and Ruth Ann (King), Narvon, a daughter, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Jan. 27. EMERSON, Benjamin M. and Bernadette (Cachuela), Reading, a son, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Jan. 24. GALLBREATH, Russell and Christina,...

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  • Mud sale mania!

    It’s mud sale season! Are you ready to get muddy? What is a mud sale you ask? Many Lancaster County towns and villages are protected by volunteer fire companies. These fire companies need to raise funds to...

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  • ‘From the Dust’ at Cavod

    Cavod Dance Company will be staging “From the Dust,” a dance concert featuring inspiring stories that speak to the soul and tug at the heart presented through new repertoire. The concert wil take place Feb. 2 at...

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  • This week at the movies….

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  • Reel Reviews: Oscar nominees hit local screens

      ‘The Shape of Water’ For those who have yet to see Best Picture nominee “The Shape of Water,” yes, the plot is as bizarre as you’ve heard. And it may just be weird enough to win...

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