• Cocalico’s Janis caps career by winning State gold in javelin

    With two years of experience at the State Meet under his belt, Cocalico senior Jhet Janis knew how important it was to fire the first shot. Get one out there early, and make the rest of the...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Crills celebrate 50 years of marriage

    Harvey S. Crills and Anna Mary Brubaker Crills, Ephrata, married 50 years ago and recently gathered with their family to celebrate the momentous occasion. The couple was married by Bishop Issac Sensenig at his house on Glenwood...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • May is a good time for Ephrata Area Social Services

    The Letter Carriers food drive is huge. It happens on Mother’s Day weekend. As the weather changes, so do the habits of people wishing to show support for the local food bank. Students having to perform community...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • First reunion of Vietnam unit about to unfold here

      As you get busy with your plans this Memorial Day weekend, here’s a story to take with you. It’s about a young man and the life he made in his all too brief a time on...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • VFW plans Ephrata Memorial Day program

      In a joint effort between the American Legion Post No. 429, BPO Elks Lodge No. 1933, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3376 and the Amvets Post No. 136, a Memorial Day program will be held...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • More details on EASD turf project

    Ephrata Area School District directors met Monday night for a special meeting to take action on a number of upcoming capital projects involving two district elementary schools. They were also briefed on more details for the proposed...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Kay S. Messner, 76, worked at Kinder Haus

    Kay S. Messner, 76, of East Earl, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in Ephrata. Kay worked from 1995-2009 at Kinder Haus in New Holland. Surviving are three children: Debra J. Henderson, Richard A. Messner, Jr., and Ginger...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Barbara A. Wenger, 73, wife of senator, active in community

    Barbara A. (Bundrick) Wenger, 73, of Stevens, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at the Ephrata Community Hospital. She was born in Cordele, Ga. to the late R. B. and Florabelle (Smith) Bundrick and was the wife...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Something is a-brewin’ in Ephrata

    It appears there are plenty of things brewing in and around the downtown shopping district of Ephrata Borough. With winter barely past, plans are already afoot for events to be held this coming fall and winter. One...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Grace G. Martin, 88, lived at Lincoln Christian Home, farmer’s wife, one of ten ‘Shi Maids’

    Grace G. Martin, 88, formerly of Lititz Road, Manheim passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at Lincoln Christian Home, Ephrata. Born in Warwick Township, she was the daughter of the late Jacob B. and Anna Sensenich...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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