• It’s over – Pig, rooster chases canceled

    Organizers say safety and protester disruption concerns fueled the decision to cancel what would have been the 40th Ephrata Fair Pig Chase   By Patrick Burns The Ephrata Fair has canceled its 2016 pig chase. Fair officials...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • Two injured in Akron crash

    Two people, including a pregnant woman, were reportedly injured in a two-vehicle crash in Akron Tuesday night, according to information posted on LNP Online. Crews were dispatched to the 300 block of South 7th Street (Route 272),...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • Senior Helpers: Caring, Compassionate Helpers Wanted

    Senior Helpers: Caring, Compassionate Helpers Wanted  Have you ever thought about doing something to help others? Are you a caring and compassionate person? Would you like to make a difference in the lives of others? You might...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • Cocalico Coach Dave Gingrich
    Eagles hope to get off to flying start

    Face difficult home test vs. Red Land A year after missing the post-season for only the second time in nine seasons, Cocalico gets its first shot at redemption Friday night when Red Land visits Denver at 7...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • Nick Lucky of Cocalico represented Ohio Valley at the USA Baseball 17-U National Identification Series held in Cary, North Carolina.
    Lucky and Good: Cocalico shortstop vies for National team

    Cocalico junior shortstop Nick Lucky was one of 256 baseball players competing for 12 spots on USA Baseball’s 17-and-under National team from August 18-21 in Cary, North Carolina. The 16-year-old Lucky now waits for the announcement, the...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • Births – Reported Aug. 31, 2016

    BEILER, Aaron F. and Rachel (Petersheim), Quarryville, twin daughters, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Aug. 25. BRUBAKER, Arlyn S. and Mary (Horst), Lebanon, a daughter, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Aug. 23. BRUBAKER, David N. and Kaitlyn...

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  • William Wise Royer, 90, decorated Navy vet, D&E Telephone supervisor, avid train collector

    William Wise Royer, 90, passed away peacefully on Aug. 23, 2016. Bill grew up in Ephrata, and lived his adult life in Akron. He graduated from Ephrata High School in 1943. The day after graduation, he left...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Shane Wright
    High school reunion

    When Kris Miller makes his debut as Ephrata Coach Friday night at Conestoga Valley (7 p.m.), he’ll see a familiar face roaming the other sideline. Gerad Novak, who was Miller’s head coach at CV during his high...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • Mervin N. Zimmerman, Owned Mervin Zimmerman Inc./The Barn, served on several area boards

    Mervin N. Zimmerman of Lititz, passed away Aug. 26, 2016, at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in East Earl Township, he was the son of the late Ivan B. and Ethel (Newswanger) Zimmerman, and was raised by Irene...

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