All posts tagged "featured"

  • Griddle me this

    What new crepe and coffee shop is coming to downtown Ephrata? Griddle & Grind Cafe, a new eatery in downtown Ephrata, will feature crepes and gourmet coffee starting this week. “We are really hoping to open the...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • EDO Christmas Committe pictured (left to right) Linda Martin, David Boland, Kelly Withum and Lee Jacoby.
    Guess who’s coming to town?

    Gala Santa arrival, tree lighting set for Nov. 23 Amid the blaring music of a brass band and the dazzle of a laser light show, Santa Claus will again arrive in Ephrata, much to the delight of...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • Veterans wait to introduce themselves to the students at the Veterans Day assembly on Nov. 12. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Land of the free because of the brave

    Adamstown Elementary salutes veterans Adamstown Elementary School held the second annual Veterans Day event on Nov. 12, spearheaded by third grade teacher, Lisa Borry. “We’ve had a great response,” said Borry. There were 41 veterans in attendance,...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • Ephrata junior striker Abigail Wiest (right) battles through the physical play of Pennridge’s Ashley Groeber while trying to create a scoring opportunity for the Lady Mounts in Tuesday’s State playoff game. Photos by Missi Mortimer
    Lady Mounts’ journey ends in State semi-finals

    Among the strengths that Ephrata’s Jocelyn Umana brings to the soccer field is her ability to read the play. The junior goalkeeper was certainly doing plenty of that on Tuesday night. Facing a skilled, physical Pennridge team,...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Brock Gingrich celebrates with his teammates after returning a blocked punt 12 yards for a TD in the Eagles’ 36-0 win over Solanco in the District Three quarterfinals last Saturday night. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Eagles blank Solanco in District quarterfinals

    Cocalico to host York in Friday’s semi-finals   Cocalico puts a lot of time and work into its special teams. Sometimes maybe a little too much, in the eyes of head coach Dave Gingrich. But when you...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • Smucker tops King and takes 11th Congressional race

      Democrat Jess King’s year-long Congressional campaign received universal praise as tightly organized and focused along the way. While her failed bid to unseat GOP Lloyd Smucker played out Tuesday in a nearly 25,000 vote loss (among...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Remembering Ephrata’s fallen

    Anna Kemper was a young woman who volunteered to be a U.S. Army nurse shortly after the U.S. entered World War I on April 6, 1917. She began her service on Aug. 15, 1917, and died at...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Santa is ready to come to town once again, Nov. 23.
    Santa arrives in just two weeks!

    Members of the Ephrata Development Organization (EDO) and the community are once again combining forces to prepare for the lighting of the town Christmas tree in front of Ephrata National Bank and the arrival of Santa Claus...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Abbie Wiest (14) heads the ball in the direction of a teammate in the win over Wilson. The Lady Mounts advanced to States with the win, and went on to defeat District One champion Conestoga in Tuesday’s State playoff opener. Photo by Travis Boyd
    ‘Stating’ their case

    After beating Wilson to earn third place in District, Ephrata girls shock District One champ Conestoga 2-1 in first round District One, which covers the Philly suburbs, traditionally is one of the top soccer areas in the...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • John Wallace appreciates the opportunity to take part in democracy. Photo by Aubree Fahringer
    Rain Was No Deterrent for Voting

    The chilly, rainy weather of Nov. 6 did not seem to dampen the community’s enthusiasm to participate in the midterm elections. At Denver Borough Office, residents arrived steadily to cast their ballots. “I wasn’t sure about turn-out...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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