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    Cocalico-Lancaster Catholic

    Eagles, Crusaders to meet with a lot on the line The last two years, Cocalico and Lancaster Catholic have ended each other’s season. The Crusaders knocked off the Eagles two years ago in the District quarterfinals and...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    CRICKETS on a CORNER

    I was intrigued the other day to hear crickets  chirping loudly at around 2:30 p.m. near the Lincoln Avenue-Main Street intersection in Ephrata. My research uncovered little to explain the autumn afternoon cricket-cacophony near Downtown Ephrata. However,...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Skatepark takes shape

    Workers on Tuesday rolled out the precast pieces that will create the Ephrata Skate Park next to the Ephrata Public Library. A crane placed the precast elements at about 7:30 from three flatbed truck and workers from...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Here’s the trick…

      With Halloween and the election both quickly approaching, I couldn’t resist trying to somehow put the two together. I think for a trick, we won’t spend too much time talking politics here (full election preview on...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Boro police provide Halloween safety tips Trick-or- Treat night set for this Friday

    The following information was submitted by Chief William Harvey of the Ephrata Police Department. Lancaster County-wide Trick-or-Treat is Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. Here are a few safety tips that can ensure safe fun for kids and...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Ephrata school district working to protect students against enterovirus

      The Ephrata Area School District is doing its part to be proactive when it comes to battling the flu season this year. Every year, millions of children in the United States catch enteroviruses, which can cause...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Gary Schreckengost (D)- Ryan Aument (R)
    “Schreck” answers questions after Aument debate

    Aument, ‘Schreck’ debate in the 36th Dissimilar styles and contrasting philosophies of state governance were on stage Monday when Democrat Gary Schreckengost debated GOP candidate Ryan Aument at Grace Brethren Church of Lititz. Both men hope to...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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    Local ‘Super’fan birthday tribute

    At a very early age, area resident Jim Nolt became a fan of “The Adventures of Superman” television series. Growing up in the ‘50s near Reinholds, he tuned in every week to the show and was mesmerized...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Sanguinito-Zimerman together
    Sanguinito, Zimmerman Answer

              Sanguinito  v.  Zimmerman in 99th Pa. District David Zimmerman, 58-year-old Republican, is an East Earl Township supervisor and its roadmaster, Bryan Sanguinito, 39-year-old Democrat from Ephrata, is a music teacher in the Berks...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • DVGRR helping place dogs from Puerto Rico

      The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue (DVGRR) is now accepting dogs from Puerto Rico in order to the assist rescue groups on the island with the overwhelming number of stray, abandoned, and abused dogs there. According...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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