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    Vision Care from Melissa Plowmaker, O.D. at Walmart Vision Center

    Everyone at the Walmart Vision Center, including owner Melissa Plowmaker, O.D., and her staff, wish you a wonderful holiday season. At Walmart Vision Center, they provide vision care services at the office located at 890 East Main...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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    The Log Cabin Is Dressed Up for the Season

    From festive holiday parties to winter celebrations, there is no place quite like the Log Cabin. With fireplaces glowing and wintry greens adding a touch of the season, the Log Cabin is a favorite for special occasions...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Major UGI gas line coming soon to the borough

    A major gas line installation project by UGI is planned to begin in Ephrata Borough as early as Jan. 7, weather permitting, according to a UGI spokesman. Until now, gas lines in the borough have been sporadic,...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Ephrata Twp. holds line on taxes

    Ephrata Township residents can look forward to the new year knowing that their township supervisors held the line on taxes, with the real estate tax for 2019 remaining at last year’s rate of 1.17 mills. “The supervisors’...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Remembering Christmas ‘back in the day’

    Christmas memories from the past — some just a few years ago and others dating back decades — seem to bubble up in the weeks leading up to the holiday. Viola White, “Vi” to everyone, turned 100...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Cocalico Creek bridge completed

    Allows full opening of seven-mile rail trail Friday Almost 30 years in the making and a testament to municipal perseverance, the 7.2-mile Warwick to Ephrata Rail Trail will be open for uninterrupted use for the first time...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Miles Heckstall (right) shields the ball away from the Manheim Township defender. The Blue Streaks, with a big second-half surge, upended the Mounts 56-40 in the Section One-Two crossover contest. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Township pulls away from Ephrata; Second-half surge keys Streaks win

    For two quarters Friday, Ephrata matched Manheim Township, step for step, shot for shot, in the Section One-Two crossover game hosted by the Mounts. Offensively, the Mounts executed well behind seniors Zac McGillan and Xavian Rodriguez, as...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Akron plans to Shoe-In the new year

    A giant shoe will drop from the sky at Akron’s Broad Street park at midnight on Monday Dec. 31, and you’re invited to watch. The Shoe-In is an annual family fun event scheduled for 9 p.m. Monday...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Cocalico bowler Hunter Keller gets set to roll a shot during last Thursday’s big match vs. Garden Spot. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles bowlers roll into first place; Knock off Spartans in battle of unbeatens

    The top two Lancaster-Lebanon League Section Three bowling teams toed the line last Thursday at 222 Dutch Lanes Center in Akron. Two-time defending champion Cocalico came into the match with a points record of 19-2 over three...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Carter Nuneville (4), whose late free throws would seal the victory, looks to dish to a teammate in front of Lancaster Catholic’s Devin Atkinson. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Cocalico boys knock off Catholic in fantastic finish

    Nuneville’s free throws give Eagles 59-58 victory The Cocalico and Lancaster Catholic boys’ basketball teams left it all on the floor last Wednesday in Denver. The Lancaster-Lebanon League Section Three/Four crossover game featured 11 lead changes (three...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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