• John W. Fox 73, former Ephrata resident

    John W. Fox, 73, of Downing, Mo., entered into rest Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Mo. after a four-month illness. John was born Feb. 1, 1941, in Ephrata and was the...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • Pauline L. Fritz 91, worked at Hemmerich Industries Inc. and Bollman Hat Co.

    Pauline L. Fritz, 91, of Lititz, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 at United Zion Retirement Community, Lititz. Born in Reinholds, she was the daughter of the late John B. and Carrie Leed Loose, and the wife...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • Patricia ‘Patty’ A. Flory 54, worked for Ten Thousand Villages distribution center

    Patricia “Patty” A. Flory, 54, of Ephrata, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at the Ephrata Hospital. Born in Montclair, N.J., she was the daughter of Patricia Noll Shellehamer and the late Donald Lee Shellehamer. She was employed...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • Deaths of local interest – February 19, 2012 Edition

    Susan Elizabeth “Betty” Ewell, 86, of East Earl, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at Ephrata Manor. Her daughter, Susan L., married to Rick Haverstick, lives in Ephrata. Richard Leon Hall Jr., 47, of Gap, passed away at...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Abdul Saad (right) works for the takedown against Garden Spot’s Sam Mancuso during the preliminary round at 182 pounds Saturday at the Section four Wrestling Tournament. Photo by Stan Hall
    Slideshow – Athletes in Action

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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    Taste of the Town – February 19, 2014 Edition

    If you’re like most people, this snowy winter is getting the best of you. That’s why you have to do something special for yourself. And that’s Pork & Wally’s Eatery. How can Pork & Wally’s make it...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • This week at the Ephrata library

    There’s always something happening for all age groups and interests at the Ephrata Public Library, located at 550 S. Reading Road. Feb. 19, 9:30 a.m. – Wednesdays With…Preschool Movie Time. Do you like watching Thomas or solving...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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    Dear subscriber,

    We want to apologize to those of you who may have experienced a disruption of service due to Thursday’s snowstorm. Please contact our office and we will get a paper out to you Friday. In the meantime,...

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Marissa Gingrich (left) celebrates her 1,000-point milestone with teammates. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Gingrich reaches 1,000 last regular season game

    Probably the most impressive thing about Marissa Gingrich reaching the 1,000-point plateau Friday afternoon in Denver in a 72-48 victory over Solanco was the fact that she didn’t force things. It was all in the flow of...

    • Posted February 12, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Tucker Lescoe (4) is guarded closely by Lancaster Mennonite’s Matt Hess during Tuesday’s playoff action. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Knocked out of the dance

    Cocalico played well at times Tuesday night in the opening round of the L-L League playoffs at Lancaster Mennonite. Unfortunately, the Eagles had a few key miscues at both ends in the fourth quarter of a tight...

    • Posted February 12, 2014
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