All posts tagged "featured"

  • Jill Hilt, president of the Friends of Eberbach  with James Elliott, general partner of Keystone Villa of Ephrata, at the new stone obelisk built in honor of Ephrata's Sister City relationship with Eberbach, Germany.
    ‘Sisterly’ love

      The bond between Eberbach, Germany, and Ephrata has a new, permanent memorial. This international relationship began nearly 300 years ago when Eberbach-born Conrad Beissel immigrated to this area and founded the Ephrata Cloister. And now, a...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Father and daughter Kate Goodwin and Tom Smith graduated from the The Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts, a division of YTI Career Institute - Lancaster with matching degrees Aug. 26. It was a proud moment for both after overcoming several obstacles.
    Father, daughter help each other earn degrees

      A father and daughter from Clay Township have proven that hard work and supporting each other is the key to success. Kate Goodwin and Tom Smith graduated from The Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts, a division...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Ephrata High School graduate Lauren Smith (left) poses with Kutztown Coach Rob Fisher after winning the PSAC championship Sunday at Hershey Country Club.
    Smith wins PSAC championship

    There’s old adage that goes, “it’s not how you start but how you finish.” That statement definitely held true for Ephrata High School graduate and Kutztown University senior golfer Lauren Smith, who persevered through an up-and-down year...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Ephrata teammates Kay Liebl (23) and Taylor Moore (14) congratulate Kelly Liebl after she scored the first goal of the game in Saturday’s 2-1 playoff win over Cedar Crest. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Lutz goal in double OT lifts Ephrata past Hempfield

    Brittany Lutz was as shocked as anybody when she saw her goal go into the net with 2:18 to play in double overtime of Tuesday’s District Three first round game at Hempfield. “Honestly, I didn’t think I...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s DJ Fabiani (left) and Brady Sawyer celebrate during the Eagles’ 26-24 victory over Manheim Central Friday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Eagles crank up a beauty: Force three-way tie with win over MC

    Cocalico Coach Dave Gingrich was faced with a big decision in the waning moments of Friday’s Section Two battle at Manheim Central. With the score tied 17-17 with four minutes to play, the Eagles were faced with...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • ND GAME
    Did ABC’s mistake bleed into print media reporting of ND-FSU game?

    No corrections from NYTs, USA Today, New York Post It’s unfair to criticize New York Times reporter Tom Spousta for a pair of minor errors in his coverage of Notre Dame-Florida State game Saturday. Deadline reporting –...

    • Posted October 21, 2014
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Mike Wenger, executive director of TNT Youth Ministry, leads group time at the Mohler Church of the Brethren. Area youth can attend any of the three centers in the Ephrata area for a safe and positive place to hang out.
    TNT Ministries looks to provide safe place for youth

    TNT Youth Ministry has a message for the Ephrata community. They have a safe and positive place for teens to hang out. “We just want to put the word out there that we have these youth centers...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Photo by Jeremy Bischoff
Who will wear the crown Friday night when Ephrata High School announces its 2014 Homecoming Queen during half-time of its game against Pequea Valley at War Memorial Field? Shown are the candidates (left to right) Mackenzie Lagaza, Andrea Castillo, Katie Hammaker, Morgan Weaver, Kelly Liebl, Emily Yarger.
    Queens for a night

      Andrea Castillo is the daughter of Pedro Castillo and Berna Romero. Andrea has participated on the cross country, indoor track and outdoor track teams all four years of high school. She also plans to continue to...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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    ACLU rejects ‘broad’ rental rules

    Says it could negatively impact victims of domestic violence The American Civil Liberties Union has warned Ephrata Borough officials last week that its proposed rental ordinance is filled with legal red flags. Ephrata’s ordinance would penalize individual...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s RJ Barrett (44) fights for tough yardage vs. Columbia.
    Mounts score but Tide rolls

    Ephrata fell to 0-7 (0-3 in Section Three play) on the season this past Friday at Columbia as the host Tide rolled to a 35-7 decision over the Mounts. Mountaineer quarterback Jory Hagen completed 6-for-22 for 94...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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