All posts tagged "featured"

  • Guests at last year's Ephrata Post Prom got the red carpet treatment prior to entering the Main Theater for a night of fun, food and entertainment. Tickets for this year's event, set for Saturday, May 14, go on sale Thursday at the high school.
    Volunteers still needed for Post Prom

    New entertainment added to this year’s event The Ephrata Junior-Senior Prom and Post Prom are scheduled for May 14. The Post Prom committee once again has a big night scheduled at Lily’s and the Main Theater but...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • ER20160210_KeithTurkeyCall1-crop
    Local man honors former hotel, owner

    A local man has found a unique way to remember a historical hotel and honor the man who owned it. Doug Keith of Ephrata has been making turkey calls for more than 20 years, according to his...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • This is the unnamed stream between the Akron rail trail and the backyards of six Bomberber Road homeowners. The stream, which is often dry, fills up when it rains and is eroding the backyards of the property owners.
    Akron ponders remedial riprap

    In his report to the Akron Borough Council April 11, Borough Manager Dan Guers said he received engineering cost estimates for a streambank restoration project on a small stream between the rail trail and the backyards of...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • A drenching thunderstorm just after 5 p.m. served only to top Donald Trump’s decisive win here with a double rainbow
    Trump and Sanders win in Ephrata

      Tuesday’s primary election turnout was brisk as voters arrived in steady streams throughout a day when temperatures reached 80 degrees in Ephrata. The gorgeous day, dampened briefly by a drenching thunder storm just after 5 p.m....

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Stauffer shoves off on her record-breaking toss in the shot put Monday vs. Garden Spot. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Stauffer breaks school shot record in win over Garden Spot

    Cocalico Coach Ron Derr didn’t have to tell his girls’ team how big Monday’s meet vs. Garden Spot was in regards to the Section Two race. He let that up to his small group of seniors, led...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Ephrata junior Caroline Stauffer (22) will play her college basketball at Division Two Kutztown University
    Stauffer commits to Kutztown

    Caroline Stauffer has been going through the basketball recruiting process for nearly a year. But in the back of her mind she has kind of known for a while now where she wanted to be. And this...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Ephrata High School's production of Les Miserables (school edition) debuts Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m., in Allen Hammon Auditorium. Cast members include (front row, left to right) Young Cosette, Hannah Logue; Fantine, Sofia Brandt; Javert, Nic Stauffer; Jean Valjean, Ian Wettlaufer; Cosette, Stephanie Beiler; Marius, Ellis Vogt; (back, l-r) Thenardier, Ethan Fasnacht; Madame Thenardier, Cheyenne Angelo; Enjolras, Shane Wright; Eponine, Carly Ludwig.
    EHS to present ‘Les Misérables’

      The Ephrata High School Theatre Department presents “Les Misérables — Student Edition,” a musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg based on the novel by Victor Hugo. Performances are Thursday, April 21, Friday, April 22, and...

    • Posted April 22, 2016
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  • Andrew Klunk on graduation day at York Technical Institute.
    Andrew’s Actions …and devastating death

    “Andrew’s Actions” is the third feature in a monthly series on the addiction crisis that our society is facing. The first series, “Beth’s Story” detailed Beth’s successful life as a registered nurse, and her untimely death. “Laura’s...

    • Posted April 21, 2016
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  • This is the newly finished Keystone Villa at Ephrata on the former Artworks at Doneckers site.
    Polling change in Second Ward

    As reported last week, the polling destination in Ephrata’s Second Ward has moved this year to Keystone Villa, 100 N. State St. The former polling station was Seventh Day Adventist Church, 223 Cedar St. Ephrata-Area Republican Chairman...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • VINNY TENNIS | Staff Photographer Businessman Chet Beiler, left, and state Sen. Lloyd Smucker participate in a debate at Penn Cinema in Lititz on April 7.
    Smucker-Beiler drop heavy coin in GOP primary battle

    Tuesday’s GOP Congressional primary election pits two candidates who are quite literally banking on a victory. State Sen. Lloyd Smucker, of West Lampeter Township, and Manheim businessman Chet Beiler seek the Republican nomination for the 16th Congressional...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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