All posts tagged "featured"

  • In Monday’s Lebanon County American Legion finals, pitcher Aiden Bracken (right) fires a stike against Campbelltown. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Campbelltown tops Ephrata to win Lebanon County title

    Chryslers set to host Regional Tournament starting this Friday       Turning disappointment into a positive is something that many coaches strive to do and Ephrata Post 429 skipper Derek Sipe is no exception. Monday night,...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Take precautions in extreme summer heat

    Take precautions in extreme summer heat If you’re keeping score, according to Eric Horst, we’re just past the halfway point of the year and we’re tracking .36 degrees above normal and year-to-date rainfall is 1.51 inches above...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Akron council focused on Walnut St. woes

    Walnut Street concerns took up most of Akron borough council’s regular meeting on July 8. Those concerns will be a big part of council’s next meeting/work session on Monday, July 22, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at borough...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Behind the brushstrokes

      Living on a college budget is no easy task, but Brooke Balmer, a West Chester University sophomore and 2017 Ephrata High School graduate, uses her artistic skills and creativity to help her through it. Many college...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Ephrata Elks host Summer Music Fest July 27

    The Ephrata Elks Lodge sits a short distance away from downtown Ephrata. The Lodge on Akron Road is nestled among a normally quiet, green lot of 17 acres where pet owners walk dogs, kids play and families...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Fast, fun and firework-filled Fourth

    One dreary downpour during the day didn’t deter folks from having a fabulous Fourth last Thursday evening on the grassy grounds of the Lincoln Heights area, with a special event sponsored by the Ephrata Church of the...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Adamstown library plans must ‘down-size’

    The newest Adamstown Area Library plans seemed a sure thing but those plans were delivered a blow at the recent July Adamstown Borough council meeting. At the June meeting, president Randy Good excitedly talked about a “walk-over,”...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Much more than ‘just Sheree’

    SJ Kober’s Boutique owner Sheree Kober creates custom wigs to remind anyone they are beautiful When Sheree Kober opened her wig and fashion boutique at 114 W. Main St. in Ephrata, she intended to provide quality wigs...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Zach Lefever and female champion Sam Shields get together following the race. Shields, from Lititz, is a teammate of Lefever’s at the University of Pittsburgh. Photos by Dick Wanner
    Can’t catch ‘Le-Fever’

    Ephrata grad breezes to second Firecracker title; Lititz’s Shields takes women’s crown     The last time Zach Lefever won the Ephrata Firecracker Run, which was his first title, the Ephrata High School graduate barely had enough...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Zac McGillan delivers a pitch against Downingtown Friday. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ephrata repeats as champions of the ‘Clash’

    After dropping a pair of one-run games in league play late last week, the Ephrata Chryslers American Legion team found its groove once again this past weekend. Hosting some of the top teams in the Mid-Atlantic for...

    • Posted July 3, 2019
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