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  • A 2008 flag ceremony at the Girl Scouts' Camp Furnace Hills in northern Lancaster County. The 320-acre camp, which began in 1947, may be sold.
    Hope for the Hills: ExtraOrdinary Give donations will be invested in Camp Furnace Hills

      Camp Furnace Hills has gotten a reprieve, with the Council of Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania (GSHPA) deciding to retain 50 acres of the original camp for Girl Scouting programs, instead of the 10...

    • Posted November 16, 2017
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  • The huge tree appears to be floating in mid-air prior to being placed in its new downtown home for the next two months, in front of Ephrata National Bank headquarters.
    In the truest sense…a town tree

    A towering and beautifully-formed blue spruce, an Ephrata native, was placed Tuesday morning in front of the Ephrata National Bank, the same spot many of its predecessors have stood since 1923, the first year for a community...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • EHS Theater Department to perform ‘Romeo and Juliet’

    The Ephrata High School Theater Department will be performing the classic story of Romeo and Juliet Friday, Nov. 17 and Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Hammon Auditorium at Ephrata High School. Romeo and Juliet...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Ephrata Borough staying connected

    Borough joins the FTR auction market to hold down electricity prices The winter of 2014 was a cold and costly one for Ephrata Borough. Greatly increased energy demand in February 2014 — due to a Polar vortex...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Patriotic glow

    Ephrata’s Veterans Plaza and the Winters Memorial Trail were aglow with 400 luminaries Saturday night, each candle representing a donor brick that honors those who have served in the military. Scroll these photos too:      ...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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    You’re Sure to Fall for Miner’s Pub at Iron Valley

    The fall leaves are fading fast and if you want to see their autumn hues, take a breathtaking drive to Iron Valley Golf Club and the Miner’s Pub. The drive along Route 322 with the woodlands in...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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    Get Ready for Colder Weather with Tire Consultants

    It took a while for it to get here, but colder weather has finally arrived. Now’s the time to check out the autumn leaves and get ready for winter with Tire Consultants. Make sure you drive safer...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Cocalico defenders Tyler Hertzog (left) and Noah Palm (right) take down Cedar Crest’s Kendell Shand during Friday’s playoff game. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles brush off Crest

    Set up semifinals showdown with Barons in Manheim Friday Cocalico had a chance to impose its will on Cedar Crest early Friday in the District Three Class 5-A quarterfinals in Denver. And the Eagles didn’t waste the...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Ephrata High School graduate Alex Smith (left) and his York College men’s cross country team have qualified for the national championship meet to be held Saturday in Illinois
    Smith, Spartans qualify for national meet

    The York College men’s cross country team put together a strong showing at the loaded NCAA Mideast Regional championship hosted by Dickinson College on Saturday in Carlisle. The Spartans matched their showing from last year as they...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Alex McCracken (5) blocks Cocalico’s Kendall Weaver (24) to spring teammate Carson Martin (7) during the “Backyard Brawl. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ephrata edges Cocalico to win inaugural ‘Backyard Brawl’

    On Saturday November 4, Cocalico C team hosted the Ephrata D team (both schools 7 & 8 year old teams) in the first ever “Backyard Brawl” held at Eagle Stadium in Denver. Cocalico youth football play in...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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