All posts tagged "featured"

  • ER20150527_HHibshman Scholarship12_2
    Scholarship strikes gold

    In 50th year, Hibshman fund has given EHS students more than $23 million Ephrata National Bank President Aaron Groff was the final presenter at last Wednesday’s Awards Ceremony. The seniors, along with family and friends, had gathered...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • EPHS
    Ephrata named among best high schools in nation

    Ephrata Area School District honored twice Named among best high schools in nation; ranks with best school districts for your buck Ephrata High School has been awarded a silver medal in the US News & World Report...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • ER20150527_WintersMem130
    Following his lead

    Major Richard Winters was not one to seek attention. So when a crowd estimated at more than 800 people stopped by to visit the memorial statue of Winters at the new Veteran’s Plaza in Ephrata on Memorial...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s John Waskowicz (33) and Dylan Sattazahn (40) return a shot during a recent match. (Photo by Denise Mitchell)
    Eagles head west for State opener

      The Cocalico boys volleyball team faces a four-hour bus ride Wednesday. But who’s complaining? Certainly not the Eagles, who will be making what is believed to be their first State Tournament appearance in program history Wednesday....

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Stauffer shoves the shot during Friday’s State Meet in Shippensburg. Stauffer took fourth place in the shot and later added a bronze medal in the discus. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Stauffer claims two State medals

      C ocalico junior Emily Stauffer, one of the favorites to win State gold in the shot put, had a rough day Friday both physically and competitively. Seeded second in that event, Stauffer couldn’t quite shake a...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Election Dems
    Apathetic

    Primary attracts few; shake up on Akron Borough Council Voter apathy was apparent in Tuesday’s primary election where turnout in some areas was as low as five percent. One Ephrata poll official noted the pace of “nine...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • EPHS
    Board plans tax hike

      School will OK final budget in June The Ephrata Area School Board is considering a proposed budget for the 2015-2016 school year that includes a .45 of a mill tax increase. If approved at the June 15...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • POOL DONNY 1
    Let Stover take over

    The social media response to Ephrata Borough’s hint that it might install vending machines in place of the snack bar at the Ephrata Pool this summer was swift and unanimous. “Oh I noticed — like everybody else...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Stauffer captured gold in the District Three Triple-A girls shot put last Friday with a winning throw of 43 feet, 7 inches at Shippensburg University. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Stauffer claims gold and silver to lead Cocalico at District Meet

      Emily Stauffer has certainly had better days than the one she had Friday afternoon at the District Three Meet held at Shippensburg University. But in the end, her best was still plenty good enough to capture...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • The Ephrata girls 4x100 relay, including (left to right) Kelly Liebl, Jennie Young, Kay Liebl and Ariel Smith, took fourth place at Districts last Saturday in 49.28 seconds. (Photo by Bruce Morgan)
     Liebl wins three District medals to pace Ephrata

      There are certain athletes who have that “wow” factor. You know, when the stakes get higher, they have the ability to take their game along with it. Kelly Liebl has that. The Ephrata senior star athlete...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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