All posts tagged "featured"

  • pumkpin seeds
    Cherry Crest Adventure Farm, Oregon Dairy, Rohrer Seeds partner up for family fun

    Cherry Crest Adventure Farm and Oregon Dairy are hosting a variety of activities this summer – and offering kids and families plenty of reasons to look forward to a fun fall season. Stop by Oregon Dairy for...

    • Posted June 16, 2016
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  • Amish barn raising
    ‘Amish-ingly’ quick barn raisings

    Here is the finished product (photo taken June 8) of the labor of scores of workers from the local Plain communities whose sense of friendship and community spirit compelled them to contribute their time and skills to...

    • Posted June 16, 2016
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  • Diirner poses for a photo while doing repairs earlier this year at the Clock Towers condos in Lancaster
    Steeplejack dies in fall from roof

    A third-generation steeplejack from Akron died after falling from the roof of an Allentown church June 9. Charles M. “Chuck” Diirner, 43, 213 Manor Ridge Drive, was pronounced dead at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest about 40 minutes...

    • Posted June 16, 2016
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  • Three generations (from left): granddaughter Alex, grandmother Nadine, and mother Stacey. Photo by Laura Knowles.
    Gem of a journey: Gehman Jewelers celebrates 50 years

    Think engagements, graduations, birthdays and Mother’s Day, and you can’t help but think of Gehman Jewelers. For the past 50 years, the long-time Ephrata jewelry store has been the place where so many young men carefully selected...

    • Posted June 16, 2016
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  • Jack and Linda Fritz of Narvon (left and right) with Ephrata Cancer Center nurse Diane Moll. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    A special bond: Wellspan Cancer Center patients, caregivers celebrate

    Jack Fritz calls Diane Noll his “head angel.” The 77-year-old Narvon man has been under Noll’s care for nearly five years. “I call her the head angel, since I consider all of the nurses and staff at...

    • Posted June 16, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Brandon Miller, shown pitching for Millersville University this past season, was selected by Seattle in the sixth round of the MLB draft last Friday. (Photo courtesy of Millersville Athletics)
    Miller’s a Mariner

    Former EHS and ‘Ville pitcher selected in sixth round of MLB draft by Seattle Brandon Miller admittedly, was on pins and needles last Friday afternoon. After watching six of his Cape Cod League teammates from last summer...

    • Posted June 15, 2016
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    Neighbors respond

    Scores of workers from the local Plain communities stopped whatever they were doing, suspended projects, and set aside personal matters to help rebuild two barns destroyed by fire at a dairy farm in Clay Township on Friday...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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    Class of 2016 says goodbye at War Memorial Field

    Family and friends arrived in their Sunday best on a muggy evening to celebrate the 2016 graduating class of Ephrata High School held at War Memorial Stadium June 2. Standing by the chain link fence that circled...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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  • Workers prepare the new Route 272 bridge doing the finishing cleaning touches
    New Route 272 bridge opened over Cocalico Creek

    Workers officially completed PennDOT’s $4.2 million bridge replacement project June 3 when the new Route 272 bridge over Cocalico Creek opened to two lanes of traffic. The temporary signals along the Old Mill Road detour remained in...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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  • Riley Mull is the new ambassador for the March of Dimes.
    Brownstown boy March of Dimes Ambassador

    Riley Mull, a student at Diamond Street Early Childhood Center, is the March of Dimes Ambassador for Lancaster County. Riley was born nine weeks early on June 7, 2012, weighing just 2 pounds, 14 ounces. Riley’s prematurity...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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