• “An Improbable Life” chronicles the big impact of a small man.
    It takes an improbable life to inspire an improbable book

    It took Michael Peuler learning about the calling and purpose of Howard Dillaman to gain perspective on his own life. Peuler, formerly of Ephrata, had a hamburger and shared french fries with Dillaman every Tuesday at McDonald’s...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • ‘First Date’ is the worst date, ever

      PRiMA Theatre will be staging “First Date,” a hilarious modern musical comedy, just in time for the month of Valentine’s this February. The show will be staged Feb. 9 through 24, at Triode Media Group Cinema...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Winter beach party at Bube’s

    Have below normal temperatures, snow and freezing rain got you down and homebound? The folks at Bube’s Brewery have a way for you to beat those winter blues. On Jan. 25 through 30, Bube’s is kicking off...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • The interior of the Café at Ten Thousand Villages.
    Fulfilling a mission; café announces closing

    The Café at Ten Thousand Villages has always held a place in the hearts of local residents, using it as a haven to gather and talk about the week, or to simply enjoy live music on Friday...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Pour Man’s brewery partners James Stauffer (left), Sam Son (center) and Ryan Foltz celebrate zoning approval for their new brew pub in Ephrata by lifting small kegs called “sixtels.” Photo by Bonnie Adams
    Pour Man’s could be hopping by summer

    New brew pub gets zoning board approval Three beer-savvy friends have gotten the go-ahead to open the taps at Pour Man’s Brewing Co., with hopes of making the borough a craft beer destination. Co-owner Ryan Foltz credits...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Ephrata Twp. approves new church construction

    Ephrata Township Supervisors gave final approval this week for a new church for the Evangel Assembly of God, to be built along Hahnstown Road adjacent to the campus of the Lancaster County Bible Church. The main church...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Births – Reported Jan. 24, 2018

    BEAMER, Josephine, and Kory K. Bailey, Ephrata, a daughter, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Jan. 19. DENLINGER, Evan H. and Brittany (Huey), Ephrata, a daughter, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Jan. 15. ESH, Jonathan A. and Barbara...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Galen J. Weidman, 89, Army vet, teacher/football coach at Ephrata and Cocalico H.S.

    Galen J. Weidman, 89, of Ephrata, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at home. He was born in Reinholds to the late John and Eva (Mohler) Weidman, and was the husband of Lillian (Huber) Weidman, with whom...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Nancy L. Althouse, Animal lover, equestrienne, worked at Wernersville State Hospital

    Nancy L. Althouse, born on April 26, 1948, passed away on Jan. 14, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Carl and Hazel (Hoshauer) Mohler. Nancy was an animal lover all her life. She dreamed of...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Harry W. Brower, 85, worked at Burnham Boiler Corp., Salem E&R member, tool collector

    Harry W. Brower, 85, of Stevens, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at UPMC Pinnacle Lititz. He was born in Salisbury Township to the late Pearl F. Brower, and was the husband of the late Una Kay...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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