• Cincinnati Reds’ Hall of Famer Tony Perez autographs a baseball bat for a fan during the Ephrata Card Show last Saturday. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Big Red Machine star is a big hit at Card Show

    Tony Perez still speaks with a thick Cuban accent. But beneath that native tongue, the former Cincinnati Reds’ first baseman is quick-witted and charming with his sense of humor and sharp recall. Just a month and a...

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  • Chronic Wasting Disease discussion continues

    A fatal deer illness, Chronic Wasting Disease, has been gaining a lot of attention from residents of West Cocalico Township. “I’ve had a couple of people in the last two weeks ask me what’s going on,” said...

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  • Reel Reviews: Blockbuster lackluster

    ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Holy cats! Something finally knocked “Black Panther” out of the number one spot at the box office! “Pacific Rim Uprising,” the sequel to the 2013 action hit starring Idris Elba and directed by this...

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  • Rock Lititz tech featured in ‘Jesus’ at Sight & Sound

    Upstage Video and Tait Towers, both based at Rock Lititz, contributed technology and equipment to the Sight & Sound Millennium Theatre’s current production, “Jesus.” Sight & Sound usually focuses on an Old Testament Biblical figure, like Moses...

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  • This week at the movies….

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  • Free acappella concert April 2

    Vocal Harmonix is an auditioned group of women ages 19 through 90 that practices weekly at Lititz United Methodist Church. The chorus, the Lancaster chapter of Sweet Adelines International, is dedicated to the proliferation of four-part barbershop...

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  • Local girls share ‘Show Boat’ spotlight

      Preteen BFFs (that’s “Best Friends Forever”) Abigail Lesher and Jaclyn Niven share a love of theatre and now get to share not only a stage, but a role. The nine-year-old girls from Cocalico were both cast...

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  • Quartet will perform April 21

    Break From Blue Collar, a unique, acappella male quartet will perform a free concert April 21 at 7 p.m. at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1905 Broad St., East Petersburg. The group was formed in 2010 by Millersville...

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  • Births – Reported March 28, 2018

    BERRIOS, Mark P. and Jaclyn (Trego), Ephrata, a son, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, March 19. BOWERS, Kyle M. and Kristen (Vernau), Reinholds, a daughter, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, March 22. DePASQUA, Andrew R. and Amy...

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  • Joan M. Roether, 81, Joan’s Economy Shop owner, member of Ephrata Grace Church

    Joan M. Roether, 81, of Ephrata, formerly of Lititz, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at Fairmount Homes. She was born in Ephrata to the late Harry H. and Mabel I....

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