All posts tagged "featured"

  • The executive team of the Ephrata Area Education Foundation includes (front row, left to right) Dean Hoover, president; Connie Kirby, vice president; (back, l-r) Aaron Groff, treasurer; Ann Marie Haus, secretary and executive director
    Foundation making huge impact

    Has awarded 119 grants totaling nearly $168K to EASD programs Over the past several years, school administrators across the country have had to scramble to deal with an ever-shrinking revenue stream. However, the Ephrata Area School District...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Riley Martin took a turn at the wheel of the ‘57 T-bird that belongs to his dad, Troy Martin, shortly before the curtain rose on the EHS production of “Grease.” Fellow cast member Halle Snyder joined him for a photo.
    Grease was the word…

                                  Photos by Dick Wanner

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Josh Battisti
    Played well…Cocalico junior defies Asperger’s; lands lead in Reading musical production

    To meet 17-year-old Josh Battisti, a budding thespian and junior at Cocalico High School, one may never expect to link him with the word autism. The theater-obsessed teen is often all smiles, in and out of character....

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Josh Clair
    Clair steps down as EHS mat coach

    After 12 seasons as head wrestling coach at Ephrata, Josh Clair recently decided to step down in order to spend more time with his family. With a wife and a year-and-a-half old son at home, Clair said...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Parents accompanied the youngest egg hunters onto the field, but for the older kids it was every boy/girl for him/herself. Photo by Dick Wanner
    The thrill of the hunt…

    The Ephrata Lions Club held its umpteenth annual Easter egg hunt Saturday morning at Grater Memorial Park. The Legion parking lot was filled and there were at least 200 or maybe 300 people by unofficial estimate on...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • It's almost time for the curtain to go up on Ephrata High School's production of "Grease: School Ver-sion," running April 20-22 at 7 p.m. Cast members include (front, left to right) Stephanie Beiler as Sandy; Ellis Vogt as Danny; (back, l-r) Halle Snyder as Jan; Riley Martin as Roger; Eliza Mull as Frenchy; Steve Homan as Sonny; Emily Walker as Miss Lynch; Dana Battle as Patty; Shane Wright as Doody; Carly Ludwig as Marty; Bella Torres as Rizzo; Jerel Straley as Kenickie. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    ‘Grease is the word’ at EHS

    Ephrata High School Theater Program proudly presents “Grease: School Version,” which allows audiences of all ages to enjoy the classic characters and music of the original theatrical and film versions of this beloved musical. While edited for...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Silos rise high above the former Wenger Feed Mill property between East Main and East Franklin streets. Photo courtesy of Economic Development Company of Lancaster County
    Mulling the mill

    Public input sought on historic Wenger property redevelopment Ephrata Borough wants to hear residents’ ideas on possible ways to breathe new life into the old Wenger Feed Mill. Could it be a restaurant, an entertainment center, retail...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Kids inspect their prizes provided by the East Cocalico Lions Club.
    An ‘egg-citing’ day in Reamstown

    Although it has a lengthy history, the annual Community Easter Egg Hunt in Reamstown Memorial Park always seems new and fresh thanks to the hundreds of happy children it attracts. On Saturday afternoon, April 15, the hunt, sponsored...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Adonis Ramos (left) eludes Warwick’s Corey Snyder during Tuesday’s contest at Talon Field. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Eagles take big step

    Knock off Warwick in key L-L boys’ lax battle Cocalico scored in bunches both early and late Tuesday afternoon in Denver, besting Warwick 8-4 at Talon Field. The win moves the Eagles boys (4-1 league, 6-3 overall)...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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    St. Boniface introduces Well Wisher IPL to benefit third world water efforts

    After reading “A Long Walk to Water,” Sarah Northup and her daughter, Hannah, knew they needed to find a way to help. The short novel by Newbery Medal-winning author Linda Sue Park details the fictional life of...

    • Posted April 18, 2017
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