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    Evergreen Diner…for breakfast, lunch and dinner!

    For any time of the day, any meal of the day, you can always count on Evergreen Diner. They even have breakfast all day, in case that’s what you are hungry for in the middle of the...

    • Posted January 25, 2018
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  • Have you seen Ownen May

    By Patrick Burns The East Cocalico Township Police Department, along with the cooperation of several other agencies, are attempting to locate a missing 12 year old boy. Owen May, 5’4”, white, male, weight 120 pounds, unknown clothing...

    • Posted January 25, 2018
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  • The Akron Lions Club will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its annual fire hall spaghetti dinner on Jan. 28. Lions Dave Austin, left, and Kay “Mac” McEllhenney, were happy to don their aprons and Lions caps to demonstrate the cooking technique for the club's secret sauce. They were mum, however, about the pot's contents. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Akron Lions celebrate 25 years of “secret” spaghetti success

    It is no secret that most of the activities of the Akron Lions Club center around its largest annual fundraiser, the grilled cheeseburger stand at the Ephrata Fair. Less well-known is the club’s annual spaghetti dinner, held...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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    Melissa Plowmaker, O.D. at Walmart Vision Center Provide Vision Care Services

    At the Walmart Vision Center, owner Melissa Plowmaker, O.D., and her staff provide vision care services at the office located at 890 East Main Street, Ephrata, at the front area of Walmart. Whether you are looking for...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Hop’in Around: To the mead hall!

      I’ve been asked several times over the past couple months if I’ve gotten into the new meadery in Lancaster. Although I’d sampled Meduseld Meadery’s goods at a festival, I hadn’t actually been to the brick and...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • East Cocalico supervisors approve new police officer

    The Jan. 18 supervisors meeting saw action on several items pertaining to the police department. Action kicked off with an official recognition certificate for dedicated service presented to Police Chief Terry Arment, who recently retired from the...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • High school assistant principal, Anthony DiMatteo, was promoted to middle school principal on Jan. 22. Photo by Kimberly Marselas
    DiMatteo promoted to middle school principal

    Cocalico School District on Jan. 22 promoted high school assistant principal Anthony DiMatteo to the top post at Cocalico Middle School. DiMatteo officially started as middle school principal on Tuesday. He replaces Bradley Testa, whose sudden departure...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • 10 years of murder at Mount Hope

      On Feb. 2, the doors will open to the 10th season of Murder at Mount Hope Mansion, where guests will be welcomed to the Victorian mansion for an interactive culinary who-done-it. Each season, the storyline and...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • This week at the movies….

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Kids take center stage in ‘Willy Wonka Jr.’

      Ephrata Performing Arts Center’s Kids4Kids will present ‘Willy Wonka Jr.’ Feb. 2 through 18. Sharadin Bigler Theatre is located at 320 Cocalico St., Ephrata. Based on the beloved book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by Roald...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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