All posts tagged "featured"

  • Ephrata High School graduate and current Seattle minor leaguer Brandon Miller (left) poses for a photo with Mariners’ ace Felix Hernandez this past Sunday. Hernandez pitched for Miller’s Everett AquaSox ballclub Sunday while on a rehab assignment.
    Miller dealing for Everett

     EHS product has tossed eight-straight scoreless innings Ephrata High School and recent Millersville University graduate Brandon Miller has seemed to have settled in as a member of the NorthWest League’s Everett AquaSox. This past Saturday at home against...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • Ephrata players and coaches celebrate with the District 10 American Legion championship trophy after defeating rival Penn Manor 8-5 in Tuesday’s championship game at War Memorial Field. It’s the Post 429ers’ fifth league crown in the past six seasons. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     District 10 crown returns to Ephrata

    Post 429ers earn sixth straight trip to Region 4 Tournament   History repeated itself for Austin Lowrey on Tuesday night. The 2015 Ephrata High School graduate was back on the same mound where he defeated Penn Manor...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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    Ephrata illustrator publishes children’s book

    Now that she has had a taste of the publishing world, Heather Fox is ready for more. Fox is a graphic designer and illustrator from Ephrata. She is currently finishing her degree at Kutztown University in communication...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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    EASD talks tech with parents

    The future is now at the Ephrata Area School District. This fall, all fifth and sixth graders will be assigned iPads, while those in seventh through 12th grade will be assigned laptops. The move signals a major...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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    Cello Fury a musical inspiration for kids

    To cellist Nicole Myers, music is a tool that helps teach discipline and transform brains. The thought that some elementary school students no longer get the opportunity to pick up an instrument or find inspiration in live...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • Ryan Bromirski delivers the pitch. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Dragons eliminated in LNP Qualifying Series

    The Ephrata Dragons’ U-12 team pushed the Strasburg-Willow Street Cardinals to the brink Tuesday evening at Ephrata Township Field. The Cards needed a two out, two-run double from third baseman Braden Adams in the top of the...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • Adam Harriger (front) begins to pull away from three-time champ Daryl Weaver as he makes the turn onto the Ephrata Rail Trail. Harriger went on to win his first Firecracker title Monday with a winning time of 27:00.1, Photo by Stan Hall.
    Harriger, Wirfel claim first ‘Cracker crowns

    Adam Harriger is an accomplished runner with Ephrata ties. However, until Monday, he had never competed in the Ephrata Firecracker Run. Well, the 22-year-old Chambersburg native certainly made the most of his initial appearance in the race....

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • Vince DePaul serves up Lancaster Brewing Company’s popular seasonal “Blue Trail Lemon Blueberry SHandy." Photo by Patrick Burns
    Ephrata Brewfest Success!

    “Really good beer, really good people, and really good weather.” That’s how Ephrata resident Ron Malkin summed up the inaugural Ephrata Brewfest last Saturday. The event, which was three years in the making, amazed even veterans of...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Nick Lucky (7) rounds third and scores during Sunday’s Clash of the Titans Tournament final vs. Hopewell, N.J. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Chryslers’ engine stalls in finals.

    Hopewell, NJ captures Clash The Ephrata Chryslers reached Sunday’s final in the second annual “Clash of the Titans” American Legion Baseball Tournament they hosted at the War Memorial Field. The host team fell 7-3 to Hopewell, New...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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  • Steven Thomas Andriani
    Ephrata teen dies in motorcycle crash

    An 18-year-old Ephrata motorcyclist died in a crash in Ephrata June 15, authorities said. The crash occurred at Church Avenue and Industrial Drive, about a mile north of downtown Ephrata, at 1:20 p.m. The victim was identified...

    • Posted June 23, 2016
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