• Turf green-lighted at War Memorial

    Has the Ephrata Mounts football squad played its last home game on natural grass? The school board on Monday agreed to move forward on a preliminary plan that includes hiring an architect, starting surveying studies and beginning...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • McDonald’s may arrive in short order

    Marketplace restaurant to have two drive-through lines merge toward single pick-up window The unmistakable golden arches and brick façade were on the drawing board in Ephrata Township on Tuesday night. The zoning board reviewed a handful of...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Cocalico pulls away from pesky Warwick

    The “present” and the “future” were on full display Monday night in the Cocalico gym. Veteran Cocalico, picked by many to not only win Section Two this year but also challenge for a possible L-L League title,...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Lady Mounts bounce Comets

    The Ephrata girls basketball team evened its league record at 1-1 Monday night at home with a convincing 52-38 victory over Penn Manor in Section 1-2 crossover action. The Lady Mounts (2-3 overall), who led 29-21 at...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Cocalico’s comeback falls short in 43-36 loss to Warwick

    It might’ve been fitting that the Philadelphia 76’ers game was on the television in the Warwick coaches room on Monday night. Like the Sixers, the Warwick boys are trying to figure some things out early this season....

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • The gift of giving

    R.E.A.L. Youth Ministries partners with Power Packs Power Packs Project, with the help of R.E.A.L. Youth Ministries, launched a pilot program to help students and their families in need at Denver Elementary. Power Packs, which also teams...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Sensenig named to First Team, Ephrata tandem Second Team

    Three local field hockey standouts were among 19 Lancaster County players who earned All-State field hockey honors from this past season. Cocalico senior Carrie Sensenig was a First Team selection while Ephrata senior Nicole Wilkerson and junior...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Mounts, Eagles fall in Section Two openers

    Both the Ephrata and Cocalico wrestling teams got off to rough starts Tuesday night in the Section Two openers for both schools. In Ephrata Tuesday, the Mounts earned just three bout wins in a 57-18 loss to...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Denver Council elects Weaver to police board

    Life-long Denver resident and businessman, John Weaver, was elected by Denver Council Dec. 9 to fill the vacant slot on the inter-municipal police board, charged with forming a Regional Cocalico Police Force. Council President Walt Fink previously...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Harting to perform in Christmas Day parade

    Emily Harting, a varsity Cocalico cheerleader, will be one of the many cheerleaders and dancers featured in the Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade televised on ABC. Harting, along with 600 other performers chosen from across the country,...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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