All posts tagged "featured"

  • Students share internship experiences with school board

    Going backward from traditional teaching methods may help students go forward into a technology-rich future. At the monthly meeting of the Ephrata Area School District Board of Directors on Feb. 25, Dr. Scott Galen, principal of Ephrata...

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • Cocalico athletes (left to right) Evan Kreider (Shippensburg), Rowan Lapi (Northwestern) and K.C. Miller (Wilmington) announced their college intentions during a ceremony at the high school Feb. 6. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Three Cocalico athletes make college commitments

    At 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, three Cocalico seniors put pen to paper, committing to further their education and athletic careers at an NCAA Division One or Two institution. More than 50 family, friends and Cocalico...

    • Posted March 13, 2019
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  • Mainspring of Ephrata rolls out new name, website

    A group of well-wishers crowded into Ephrata’s former train station Tuesday night to celebrate the rollout of the borough’s newest community development organization, Mainspring of Ephrata. The newly named organization grew out of the consolidation of three...

    • Posted March 6, 2019
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  • iPads bring 18th-century Cloister into 21st century

    Beginning on Sunday, March 10, visitors touring the Ephrata Cloister will be able to view scenes from the historic site’s past as well as images of upper story rooms that are all but inaccessible to the public....

    • Posted March 6, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Zach Sherk cruises along on his way to winning the gold medal in the 100 breaststroke Sat-urday at the District Three Championships at Cumberland Valley High School. Sherk also won gold in the 50 free and claimed four total medals at the meet. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Sherk delivers pair of District golds

    The weekend of Feb. 8-9 was a miserable time for Zach Sherk. Sherk was sick, so ill in fact that he was forced to miss the L-L League Championships. To make matters worse, while watching from the...

    • Posted March 6, 2019
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  • Cocalico Coach Seth Sigman (left) reacts after the Eagles held on to defeat New Oxford Monday. Above, the Eagles’ Brady Nuneville powers to the basket past New Oxford defender Abdul Janneh. Photos by Kirk Neidermyer
    Extended life: Eagles overcome 16-point deficit to stun New Oxford, need one win for State berth

    For most of the evening Monday at New Oxford, Brady Nuneville was having a frustrating night at the offensive end. The sturdy senior big man simply couldn’t get anything to drop. However, when it mattered most, in...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Sons Provost Marshall David Stewart (left) and Sons Commander John Bray. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Sons of Amvets seeks new members

    The local squadron of the Sons of Amvets is looking for some good men to fill in the ranks and help in their mission of serving veterans and the local community. Based at the local Amvets post...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Michael Palm, with his girlfriend, Lainey.
    It was THON-tastic

          ‘We have been blessed’ Michael Palm and Crystal Bryan-Muñoz’s have gone from ‘patients to participants’ at THON, Penn State University’s enormous philanthropy dedicated to childhood cancer research and enhancing the lives of families and...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Mary Keener, of Fairmount Homes in Ephrata, recently celebrated her 100th birthday on Feb. 25. Photo by Emily Jacoby
    Keener celebrates centennial and a lifetime of helping others

        Fairmount Homes resident Mary Keener celebrated her 100th birthday on Monday, Feb. 25, and she continues to spend her time doing what she does best — helping others. Achieving a centennial birthday is a feat...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Something fishy’s going on in these classrooms!

    Classrooms offer a variety of learning opportunities. In addition to learning from books or computers, students may also have an opportunity for hands-on learning experiences. Trout in the Classroom is one of those hands-on experiences. Participating classrooms...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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