• It’s Knight & Day Diner for Anytime At All

    At almost anytime of the day— and night too— you are likely to see the parking lot of Knight & Day Diner packed with cars. That, as everyone knows, is the sign of a place where people...

    • Posted May 19, 2016
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  • The health fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 4 during the 63rd annual Day in the Park in Grater Memorial Park. It will feature health screenings, games and lots of information.
    Cooking demo & health fair featured at 2016 Day in the Park

    Get some great ideas for summer grilling and healthy side dishes at a cooking demonstration to be featured at the 2016 Day in the Park, Saturday, June 4, in Ephrata. The Ephrata Community Health Foundation is sponsoring...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Photo by Captured Memories Photography Don't come home to this secret. This is a staged photo based on everyday addiction scenarios.
    Secrets of addiction: What you didn’t know

    “Secrets of Addiction” is the fourth feature in a monthly series on the addiction crisis that our society is facing. The series is written by Janice Ballenger, who works at Retreat at Lancaster County, a premiere 160-bed...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Summertime Activities 2016

    Summertime Activities Special Section 2016 Leola Community, Lititz Springs, and Manheim Community pools will be managed by the Lititz recCenter this 2016 summer season. All pools will open on May 28 and close at the end of...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Never too soon: A year ahead of time, Cocalico board OKs teacher contract

    The Cocalico School District has agreed to a new contract with its teachers, more than a year early. The school board approved a two-year extension of its current agreement at a meeting Monday night, increasing pay by...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s R.J. Crossgrove (left to right), Trey Farlow and Hunter Lehman go up for the block attempt on Warwick’s Bailey Garman during Friday’s L-L Quarterfinals match in Ephrata. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Penn Manor derails Mounts’ finals quest

    The top three teams in the PIAA District Three Boys’ volleyball power rankings were on the court Monday night in the Lancaster-Lebanon League semifinals at Garden Spot High School. Unfortunately for third-ranked Ephrata, the opponent was number...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Mark Njenga captured the gold medal in the triple jump Saturday at the L-L League Meet. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Njenga jumps to L-L gold

    In the eyes of Head Coach John Keller, Ephrata was solid in some areas, not as strong in others at the Lancaster-Lebanon Meet this past weekend at Hempfield High School. Ephrata, which generally is battling it out...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Emily Stauffer of Cocalico tosses her record-setting throw at the L-L League Meet Saturday at Hempfield. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Stauffer wins two golds to lead Cocalico

    Emily Stauffer is rounding into form, hoping to reach her full peak two weeks from now at the PIAA State Championships. This past weekend at the L-L League Meet, the star senior who is headed to the...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Ephrata suffers loss of another student

    The Ephrata community once again was touched sadly by the death of a student, this time at the middle school. School officials informed the community through its website that Jack W. Wampler, 14, of Ephrata, an eighth-grade...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Artist Shaun Hogarth brightens up trail again

    Shaun Hogarth’s routine lately included loading paint cans and brushes in his Honda Civic and lugging extension ladders down East King Street onto the Ephrata Rail Trail. Hogarth last week finished up all the heavy lifting on...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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