• Eagles earn all-star nods

    Three Cocalico boys soccer players were recently recognized as Section Two all-stars at the Lancaster- Lebanon League Banquet. They included (left to right): Daniel Graybill, First Team; John Waskowicz, Second Team; and Jacob Grasser, Academic All-Star. (Photo...

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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  • EHS students make first period honor roll

    The following students were named to the Ephrata High School honor roll for the first marking period: Grade nine: Nathan Adams, Brooke Balmer, Taylor Barnes, Randy Barrett, Dana Battle, Eshkolwein Baykeda, Julie Becker, Kacie Been, Stephanie Beiler,...

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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  • Turf is on the table Ephrata will once again explore artificial surface for War Memorial sports complex

    War Memorial Field may be forlorn but could it be reborn with the addition of synthetic turf? Ephrata School Board President Tim Stayer on Monday confirmed that the board is exploring that possibility. The board broached the...

    • Posted November 20, 2013
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  • A weeping weekend 50 years ago Residents reflect on Kennedy assassination

    Martha Sheaffer can’t forget the look shared by her classmates on the day John F. Kennedy died 50 years ago this week. Scheaffer, who lived in Brownstown at the time, said the gloom had been building before...

    • Posted November 20, 2013
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  • Betty Lee Maxcy, 81, RN, ran Migrant Health Clinic

    Betty Lee Maxcy, 81, of Ephrata, passed into God’s hands Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Born in Montclair, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Henry Kingston Aprill and Lillian Glerum Aprill. A graduate of Hartwick College...

    • Posted November 20, 2013
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  • Allan Good, Cocalico star football player, officer, dies at 72

    Allan C. Good, 72, entered into the presence of God, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at his home with family by his side, after enduring a 10-month courageous battle with cancer. Born March 18, 1941, in Reamstown, he...

    • Posted November 20, 2013
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  • Not to be denied Eagles come back to beat Catholic, set up Friday rematch with Barons

    Friday night marked the 48th time Spencer Moser has suited up for the Cocalico varsity during his four-year high school football career. He was in danger of it being his last. With the Eagles trailing Lancaster Catholic,...

    • Posted November 20, 2013
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  • Denver Scout Cabin project cancelled

    After two years of work, Denver Council members learned at their Nov. 11 meeting that the Denver Park Association voted to discontinue efforts to rebuild the Boy Scout Cabin destroyed in the September 2011 flood. Citing inadequate...

    • Posted November 20, 2013
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  • Small Biz Saturday Nov. 30

    Small Businesses are the heartbeat of our Ephrata community and neighborhood. They’re the corner stores that create jobs. The paint stores that help build our economy. And the mom-and-pop shops whose very presence makes a neighborhood yours....

    • Posted November 20, 2013
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  • Akron water, sewer rates on rise

    Although residents in Akron Borough will not see a tax increase next year, they will be facing higher water and sewer bills. The Akron Borough Council approved Monday the preliminary 2014 budget that sets the millage rate...

    • Posted November 20, 2013
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