• Cocalico field hockey geared up for start of season

    It certainly didn’t take first-year Cocalico field hockey coach Brynn Adams long to become immersed into the Cocalico-Ephrata rivalry, even if the former Warwick and West Chester star doesn’t quite understand it. Adams’ Lady Eagles actually open...

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  •  Extremely low numbers point to tough season ahead for Ephrata

    Mike Garman’s seventh year as head coach of the Ephrata girl’s tennis team may be the most challenging yet. If you subtract the top seven players from last year’s team, and ask the Lady Mounts to compete...

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  • David Ihde, photographer, ALS advocate, dies at 59

    David Frederick Ihde, 59, of Ephrata, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Ephrata Community Hospital. He was born in Denville, N.J., to the late Frederick and Geraldine (Palmer) Ihde, and shared 30 years of marriage with...

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  • Lower the Boone

    One of the better Week One games, on paper at least, takes place in Denver Friday night (7 p.m.) as host Cocalico entertains Berks County up-and-comer Daniel Boone in a non-league match-up. A year ago in Birdsboro,...

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  • Births – August 27, 2014

      BARNICK, Casey A. and Sara (Huriburt), Denver, a daughter, at Women & Babies Hospital, Aug. 17. BEGANI, Craig M. and Glennys (Diaz-Correa), Ephrata, a daughter, at Women & Babies Hospital, Aug. 17. BIRCHARD, Justin M. and...

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  • Passing the Bucks

    A lot has happened since the last time CV and Ephrata met on the football field. Not only did both teams have new turf surfaces installed on their respective home fields, but both moved out of Section...

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  • Ephrata library hosting trip to Downton Abbey exhibit

    Costume aficionados, fashionistas, historians and Downton Abbey fans alike are all invited to join the Ephrata Public Library for a field trip to visit the “Costumes of Downton Abbey” exhibit on display at the Winterthur Museum, Garden...

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  • Fetish on the Farm

    Every year, at the end of “harvest season,” Fetish Brewing Company has a party. On Sunday, the CSA (community supported agriculture) brewery and their devoted following gathered at Hopeland Farm in Elizabeth Township. Approximately 100 people showed...

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  • Ephrata Library not ‘fund’ of county plan

    A push by the Library System of Lancaster County to allow countywide fundraising has created a rift among local  libraries.  Penny Talbert, Ephrata Public Library executive director and Lititz Library Director Susan Tennant oppose LSLC’s proposal to...

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  • Remarkable ribs

    Slow cooked, rubbed and basted racks of barbecued ribs. Just how sensory are those words? Their mere mention gets your mouth a-watering and nose to twitching. Smell the spicy-sweet meaty smoke? See the slightly crispy glistening baby-back...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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