All posts tagged "featured"

  • Welcome to the wild

    When Denver Borough councilman Dan Rogers, of Sycamore Street, opened the door to his backyard to take out the dog on a hot, steamy Saturday, June 30, a three foot alligator was directly in front of him...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Santa’s arrival altered; no more ENB roof ‘landings’

        Santa won’t be “flying” his reindeer-driven sleigh into Ephrata this year, but he’ll most certainly arrive for his annual Christmastime appearance. It was Christmas in July Monday evening as Ephrata Borough Council learned about changes...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • DOVE Westgate begins expansion

    DOVE Westgate Church in Ephrata is preparing to undergo a drastic building expansion project. This new expansion will focus primarily on the west wing and back portion of the building. The east wing of the church, currently...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Gatchell cruises to first Firecracker title

    Drop takes women’s crown While the Ephrata Firecracker Run has attracted some considerable talent in its 41 years, Caleb Gatchell, an elite runner in his own right, had never run the annual Fourth of July race. “I...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Ephrata U-12 season comes to a close

    Ephrata Review For the third straight year, the Ephrata U-12 baseball team hosted a qualifying series game on July 2 at Ephrata Township field. The winner in the best-of-three series would advance to Kunkle Field in Mount...

    • Posted July 10, 2018
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  • There is plenty of anticipation for the Tom Petty tribute band Refugee, fronted here by Mike and Hillary Epstein, coming to Ephrata’s Grater Park next Tuesday. Photo from refugeeband.com
    Popular Petty tribute band at “Concert by the Creek” Tues.

    Summer is heating up and so are the free Concerts By the Creek in Ephrata’s Grater Park. The annual series had a good start with Goose kicking things off back in June, but Tuesday, July 10 is...

    • Posted July 5, 2018
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  • Fireworks boom over the Ephrata Middle School during last year’s Fourth of July celebration.
    Heat is on, but lots of cool things happening right here on the 4th

    While the area may indeed be in the midst of one of the longest heat waves in recent memory, there is plenty going on in Ephrata July 4 to help make the sizzling temperatures more tolerable. In...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • Zachary Graney stocks mortars at the fireworks sales tent in Ephrata. The tent does not stock M80s or firecrackers, but it has an assortment of aerial devices that became legal to purchase by a new state law in October. Photo by Patrick Burns
    Kaboom!

    Last October, the state legalized the sale of up to 50 milligrams of explosive material which includes firecrackers, Roman candles, and bottle rockets Zachary Graney hears the same question from customers arriving at the Wicked Fireworks sales...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • For the past 14 years Wayne Siegrist’s flagpole was stored outdoors at his farm, slowly covered in vines and rusting from the elements. On May 25, the flagpole was retrieved by GSM Industrial, which used heavy equipment and a long truck to transport the flagpole back to the GSM Industrial facility in Lancaster. Photo by Dave Kramer
    Veterans Honor Park gets a fitting gift

    When the Veterans Honor Park of Lancaster is built, it will be built in recognition of the service of veterans throughout Lancaster County. Even though it is located in Lititz, the veterans who will be honored come...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • Ephrata pitcher Adam Maser delivers during action this past week. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Chryslers need just one win to clinch

    The Ephrata Chryslers appear to be cruising toward another District 10 regular season crown. Heading into the final week of regular season play, the Chryslers (8-0 league, 11-2-1 overall) need just one more win to clinch their...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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