• Anna M. Schmeck, 72, sewing machine operator at Dutchmaid, Gerber, enjoyed casinos

    Anna M. Schmeck, 72, formerly of Stevens, passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at Hospice and Community Care of Mount Joy. Anna was born Feb. 4, 1946, to Edward L. Butterfield and Dorothy M. Robinson in Bakersfield,...

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • Rose Marie Graham, 85, formerly of Ephrata, worked at Lititz Family Practice, active in church

      Rose Marie Graham, 85, of Lititz, and formerly of Ephrata, died on Friday, March 23, 2018 at United Zion Retirement Community. Born in Ephrata, she was the daughter of the late Edwin E. Getz and Katie...

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • Ruth B. Hess Horning, 86, homemaker, genealogist, accomplished watercolor artist

    Ruth B. Hess Horning, 86, of Lititz, and formerly of Denver, died peacefully on Monday, March 19, 2018 at Brethren Village. Born in Mount Joy Township, she was the daughter of the late Clayton and Ruth Landis...

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • H. Ernest Worley, 93, WWII vet, Occidental retiree, Zion E.C. Church treasurer

    H. Ernest Worley, 93, formerly of Newmanstown, passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the Phoebe Berks Home in Wernersville. He was the widower of Betty M. (Seifert) Worley, who died on March 1, 2017 after...

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • Deaths of Local Interest – March 28, 2018

    Sally A. Showers, 73, of Lititz, went to be with her Heavenly Father at United Zion Retirement Community on March 2. A graduate of Warwick High School, Sally worked as a bookkeeper for Woodstream Corporation and then...

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • Attorney at Law Michael J. Rostolsky offers the convenience of an office on Route 272, as well as evening hours.

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    Michael J. Rostolsky, Attorney at Law, puts the emphasis on personalized services and individualized attention for his clients. He offers the convenience of evening hours, so that people who must be at work during the day can...

    • Posted March 22, 2018
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  • Supervisors work to obtain forest buffer grant

    With an eye toward obtaining $100,000 from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Ephrata Township supervisors gave unanimous approval to township engineer Jim Caldwell of Rettew Associates to proceed with a forest buffer grant application. The...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • EDO searches for executive director

    The newly formed Ephrata Development Organization (EDO) is on the hunt for an executive director. The not-for-profit EDO will be the only public/private partnership recognized by the Ephrata Borough for economic development focus, and was formed from...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • Board praises demonstration

    A statewide school safety task force is in the works, authorized by Pennsylvania’s Gov. Tom Wolf and Auditor General Eugene Depasquale, according to a state school board association liaison. The task force will be comprised of parents,...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • Students participate in national movement

    Ephrata Area School District students led efforts to participate in the National School Walkout at Ephrata High School and Middle School on Wednesday, March 14, from approximately 10 a.m. to 10:17 a.m., exactly one month after a...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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