• Ephrata Youth Lacrosse Vera Bradley Bingo Fundraiser

    The Ephrata Youth Lacrosse Club invites fans of Vera Bradley to their 6th annual Bingo Fundraiser on Sunday March 13th at the Ephrata Rec Center.  Twenty rounds of white knuckle bingo means 20 winners of the most...

    • Posted March 10, 2016
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    What’s to Love about Zig’s? Everything!

    There are so many reasons to love Zig’s Bakery & Café, you’ll hardly know how to count them all! With St. Patrick’s coming up March 17, Zig’s Bakery has all your favorite treats with an Irish accent....

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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    Crossing risk

    While pedestrians have the right-of-way over vehicles in a crosswalk, officials remind: “It’s still a “negotiation between parties.” By Patrick Burns The intersection where a vehicle hit a 3-year-old Ephrata boy and his 63-year-old grandmother March 1...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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    Welcome!

    “(Baseball) breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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    Featherweight bout

    Ah, the next frame… Actually, this captured “lunch” had something to “crow” about. The starling continued to call for help from its mates. European Starlings are an aggressive invasive species and typically use the flock approach to...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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    Drivers behind proposed change at golf course

    ‘It was a God thing’ says HVMI’s executive director Talk with Tim Sheetz and Kyle Robinson about Handi*Vangelism Ministry International for just a short time, and you will quickly perceive a palpably prayerful attitude about their possible...

    • Posted March 3, 2016
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    Taste of The Town, Caruso’s Italian Restaurant: A Tasty Rothsville Tradition

    For nearly 21 years, Caruso’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria has been a local tradition, offering full Italian dinners, outstanding pizza and casual sandwiches. Everyone knows that Caruso’s has everything you could want for lunch, dinner or get-togethers...

    • Posted March 3, 2016
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    DA probes E. Cocalico target-shooting incident

    The Lancaster County District Attorney’s office has stepped in to investigate the shooting of a young woman who was apparently hit by a stray bullet fired by target shooter in East Cocalico Township. The victim, 22-year-old Jamie...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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    Build it and they will come?

    A pair of Ephrata artists plan to build two identical Joe Paterno statues, but they’ll need financial sponsors to complete the bronze castings. By Patrick Burns “It’s time to heal again,” said artist Yesid Gomez. Gomez, along...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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    Students up to scientific challenge

      By Laura Knowles How many protons, neutrons and electrons make up a subatomic particle of an ion with a charge of 2+? When does a 2 kg ball have the greatest potential energy? Is water vapor...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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