• 2013-2014 Girl’s Basketball Preview

    Mike Garman knows what it’s like to start from scratch. Mike Garman, head coach of the Ephrata varsity girls’ basket- ball team, will have a whole new approach to the upcoming season. The 2013-2014 season will be...

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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  • ‘Tis the season to be giving

    Last year, the Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue (DVGRR) raised over $60,000 when the 24-hour Extra Ordinary Give fundraiser was complete. This year, DVGRR raised the same amount by noon on Friday, with 12 hours left in...

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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  • Secret million

    Anonymous donor pledges $1 million for synthetic turf at War Memorial Ephrata School District has a million reasons to install synthetic turf at War Memorial Field. Superintendent Brian Troop confirmed Friday that an anonymous donor “is willing...

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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  • Team playing in Berks League

    Three coaches for the combined Cocalico/Garden Spot/Ephrata ice hockey team remained behind the bench to gather equipment following their game against the Daniel Boone Blazers on November 18. The game had not been much of a contest....

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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  • Ida Steely, 95, Ephrata Red Cross volunteer, retiree of Denver Shoe

    Ida Steely, 95, of Ephrata, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at Hamilton Arms Center, Lancaster. She was born in Lancaster County to the late Edward and Ida (Petticoffer) Kopp and was the wife of the late...

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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  • Walter Zimmerman, 79, Army; truck, bus driver

    Walter M. Zimmerman, 79, of Ephrata, passed away Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at Lincoln Christian Home. He was born in Ephrata on April 6, 1934, to the late Aaron and Anna (Martin) Zimmerman and was the husband...

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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  • Dorothy Foltz, formerly of Ephrata, seamstress

    Dorothy Evans Foltz, 88, formerly of Ephrata, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Lancaster General Hospital. She was born in Warwick Township to the late Monroe and Sallie Evans and was the wife of the late...

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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  • Douglas E. Getz, 59, Waste Management employee

    Douglas E. Getz, 59, of New Holland, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at his residence. Born in Ephrata, he was the son of the late Harold E. and Shirley Ann Gibson Getz. He was a graduate...

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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  • Jay Robert Martin, 79, owned trucking business

    Jay Robert Martin, 79, of Farmington, Conn., died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, after a two-year sickness of end-stage renal disease. He was born in Ephrata to the late Aaron S. and Edna (Shenk) Martin. Bob graduated from...

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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  • Mary Wagner, 98, Watt & Shand worker, homemaker

    Mary C. Wagner, 98, of Ephrata, formerly of Lancaster, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 at Ephrata Community Hospital. Born in Mt. Pleasant, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Elizabeth (Katzner) Wetteborn. She was...

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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