• Gina Miller has focused and dedicated her performances to finding Toni Lee Sharpless, who went missing in August 2009 after leaving a party at the home of NBA star Willie Green in Gladwyne, near Philadelphia. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Country Singer advocates for missing woman

    Brings focus to Toni Lee Sharpless, missing since 2009 On a dark night in August 2009, Lancaster General Hospital nurse Toni Lee Sharpless left a party, got in her car, and drove off. She was never seen...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • Development in Clay Township still having problems

    Clay Township’s Wildflower Pond Development continues to have problems, and nobody wants to pay for them. Sidewalks are cracked and uneven, making it difficult to navigate, especially for the disabled. Street lights are missing, driveways are too...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • Newly crowned Miss Denver Fair, Laura Sensenig (center), is surrounded by her court; (left) first runner up Alissa Martin and (right) second runner up Julie Sensenig. Pictured in the back row(from left) are Kylee Kimbel, Amanda Horning, and Olivia Voler. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    A new fair lady: Laura Sensenig long active in annual Denver event

    Seventeen-year-old Laura Sensenig’s memories of the Denver Fair go all the way back to her elementary days, when she would bring home pumpkin seeds to plant at the end of the school year in the hope of...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • Still no answers for residents of Clay Township development

    By Marylouise Sholly Questions of financial responsibility continue to swirl around the Wildflower Pond Development, and residents of the development say they are fed up with the confusion that’s been going on for years. Although the development...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • Brielle Brock greets Justine with a big hug.
    So how about some Fresh Air?

    After their two oldest children went off on their own, Lora and Ron Brock, of Ephrata, found a way to bypass the empty nest; they added another chick. The Brocks are the parents of Brittany and Brandon,...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Concerns over sidewalks at Wildflower Pond

    Clay Twp. won’t take or dedicate the roads until  Home Owners Association is in place. by Marylouise Sholly   Concerns about sidewalks, liabilities and responsibilities brought three residents of the Wildflower Pond development to the Clay Township Supervisors...

    • Posted July 21, 2016
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  • Shane Johnson, a.k.a. Sassy Sally (left), representing the In Memory of Angels in Heaven Relay for Life Norlanco team, earned the title Miss Relay. At this past weekend’s event, he raised $2,964.82 for the fight against cancer. Runners-up are Dennis Benhayon (center) and Earl Ressler.
    A circle for life: It’s the people and their stories that fuel the cancer fight in Norlanco Relay

    Three years ago, Kim Andrew was 29 and a married mother of two toddlers when she noticed a lesion on her forehead. Found to be cancerous, it was removed; problem over. But in 2014, the cancer came...

    • Posted June 24, 2016
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  • Class of 2016 says goodbye at War Memorial Field

    Family and friends arrived in their Sunday best on a muggy evening to celebrate the 2016 graduating class of Ephrata High School held at War Memorial Stadium June 2. Standing by the chain link fence that circled...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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  • Bill says it pays to help

    Clay Township Supervisors are so impressed with the purpose of Pennsylvania House Bill No. 1683 that they plan to send a letter of support to state Sen. Ryan Aument in Lititz, encouraging him to vote for the...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Clay supervisors debate sewer systems

    A 70-acre plot of farmland is marked for development, but that won’t happen until a proper sewer system can be decided on and installed. That was the topic of discussion at the March 14 meeting of the...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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