All posts tagged "featured"

  • Lancaster County Ag Week is Here!

    A week of festivals, food and activities kicks off this weekin Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to educate consumers about farming. Lancaster County Agriculture Week runs Oct. 7-14. This year’s theme is “Thank a Farmer.” “It’s basically celebrating ag,”...

    • Posted October 9, 2017
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  • Near-perfect week at fair builds excitement for what’s to come for 100th year in 2018

    The 99th Ephrata Fair is officially in the books. Now it’s time for the Ephrata Farmers Day Association to begin planning the big one. Actually, discussions began a year ago by a board dedicated solely to brainstorming...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • Fair holds fond memories

    Fair week is all about food, fun, friends, family, and fond memories say the folks who haven’t missed a night at the Ephrata Fair for decades. Now in its 99th year, the five-day fall festival known as...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • Library and DEI plan for the Unexpected

    Unique new worldly downtown event features market, music, and $1K table setting contest On Oct. 14 from 5-9 p.m., downtown Ephrata will come alive with the smells, sights and sounds of the world at Ephrata Unexpected, an...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • New Mouse Trap continues beloved midway tradition

    “Ding,” “Ding,” “Ding” the tiny bell rings and out comes his hairy employee with a pointy nose and long tail. No, Steve Taterus does not have a baritone voice and who bellows out, “Hey, Hey, It’s Fat...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Brandon Brubaker (25) and Nik Anderson (58) try to bring down Manheim Central QB Evan Simon during Friday’s showdown in Denver. Photo by Denise Mitchell
    Barons blitz Cocalico

    Second-half surge lifts Manheim to big 17-7 win Manheim Central Coach Dave Hahn isn’t fooled by how simple and plain Cocalico’s veer offense appears to be. It can be subtly intricate, and if you are not focused...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • A tradition at Lord’s Fair Share, the midway’s only sit-down eatery, with Nancy Good, Nancy Buckwalter, Annabelle Martin, Elaine Sensing. Photo by Laurie Knowles
    Walking or sitting, eating is always a top priority at the Ephrata Fair

    You won’t go hungry at the Ephrata Fair, that’s for sure. Whether you’re in the mood for Greek gyros, deep-fried vegetables, roasted corn, pumpkin funnel cakes, beef brisket sandwiches, corn dogs, cheese steaks, Asian noodles, chicken wings,...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • 99th Ephrata Fair off to a great start with packed midway and successful new show in Tent City

    The 2017 Ephrata Fair kicked off Tuesday beneath sunny skies and summer-like temperatures rising to the mid 70s as smoke wafted at 10 a.m. from the first batch of J.R.’s brisket grilling in front of the Ephrata...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • Community begins drug problem discussion

    New task force holds first meeting The Plummer family tried to run from the drug epidemic by moving from Ephrata to a different Lancaster County town. However, it was too late to save son, Jonathan, who died...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • Gate House fights drug abuse stigma

    Jodi Holland and Scott Althouse are recovering addicts. They don’t use drugs or alcohol now, but they did in the past. They used to the extent that their disease — the disease of addiction —threatened to cost...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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