All posts by Cory Van Brookhoven

About Cory Van Brookhoven

  • Warwick grad elected county’s first female DA

    Incumbent Akron Borough Council President Williamson’s run as a Democrat falls short “Off-year” general elections typically don’t yield great voter turnout, afford many contested races, or unexpected outcomes, but the results from Tuesday’s polls proved historic. For...

    • Posted November 6, 2019
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  • Her own ‘Band of Brothers’

    Sister remembers her four brothers who served in World War II Ida Buch Mahoney was just five years old when all four of her older brothers served in World War II. “My own memories of that time...

    • Posted November 6, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s ‘Cookie Lady’ to appear on Food Network Christmas competition

    Right after she finished the first holiday season of baking in her new Ephrata bake shop late last year, Laura the Cookie Lady had to drag out all the Christmas baking equipment she had just put away....

    • Posted November 6, 2019
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  • Tasting room coming next to Javateas

    A tasting room serving distilled spirits created in York County is coming soon to Ephrata. Old Republic Distillery is slated to operate a satellite location at 3 Dutchland Ave., Ephrata this winter. The business will be the...

    • Posted November 6, 2019
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  • Time to get in the spirit…

    Time to get in the spirit… Be sure to come downtown for the tree lighting and Santa’s arrival. This long-standing tradition in the Ephrata community is a fun-filled free event in the downtown on Main Street between...

    • Posted November 6, 2019
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  • Years Ago

    Ephrata senior Robin Styer gets a congratulatory hug from legendary Mounts’ field hockey coach Ruth Wenger after her team claimed its second district title of the ‘80s, with a 2-1 win over Warwick at Fredricksburg in early...

    • Posted November 6, 2019
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  • They came out at night in downtown Ephrata

    There was a great turnout for last Wednesday night’s Ephrata VFW Jack Frost parade. Ghouls, princesses and humorous characters, and the Ephrata High School Marching Unit, all came out to join in the fun along South State...

    • Posted October 30, 2019
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  • Despite contested races, low turnout expected here for election Tuesday

    The original story contained an error. Democratic DA candidate  ‘Hobie’ Crystle, 56  is a Lancaster-based attorney. Though there are many contested local races and important county positions up for grabs in the Nov. 5 general election, officials...

    • Posted October 30, 2019
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  • Marnoch earns coveted American Degree

    Indianapolis will be hosting the 92nd National FFA Convention and Expo in the last week of October, and during the seventh general session on Saturday, Nov. 2, the Marnoch family will be part of the crowd to...

    • Posted October 30, 2019
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  • Pancake Farm property sold

    Future still unclear for continued use as eatery Ephrata’s iconic Pancake Farm restaurant has been sold, but don’t lick your lips in anticipation of enjoying eggs, bacon, Belgian waffles or their famous home fries. At least not...

    • Posted October 30, 2019
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