All posts tagged "featured"

  • Ephrata’s Zach Lefever, Rhett Hart and Chris Hershberger fight for positioning near the start of Tuesday’s
L-L Meet Tuesday at Ephrata Middle School.
    Ephrata girls, boys take third at L-Ls

    Both Ephrata teams scored third-place finishes at the annual Lancaster-Lebanon League Meet on Tuesday at the Ephrata Middle School. Both squads were considered in the running for the title, as the girls finished tied for first with...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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    Man charged with animal cruelty

    There are three differing stories relating to how a cat was critically injured at Raymond R. Rehak’s residence at 305 Duke Street. on Sept. 30. However, the indisputable fact is Rehak was charged on Thursday with cruelty...

    • Posted October 12, 2014
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  • Lincoln Elementary school being torn down
    Lincoln in the history books

      The Lincoln Elementary School is coming down and Lincoln Christian Homes is building up. The elementary school was being torn down last week and, in its place, the assisted living facility is planning an expansion. Nancy...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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    DA: Shooting believed to be ‘drug-related’

    Investigators this morning said the murder of 23-year-old Brett Simmons during a home invasion, double-shooting on Sept. 25 is believed to be drug-related. District Attorney Craig Stedman said Wednesday that the possible motive related to the Clay...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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    Doodles get their due

    Saturday marked Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue’s first “Golden Doodle Day.” That’s significant since DVGRR until recently only accepted golden retrievers and golden mixes. The policy changed in 2012 when DVGRR accepted 23 golden doodles — a golden...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Taylor Moore (left) closely marks Paxton Steffy of Cocalico during Monday’s clash in Ephrata. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Ephrata girls bounce Cocalico, earn L-L berth

    The deciding moment happened at the 20:13 mark of the first half on the pitch at Mountaineer Field on Monday night. Midway through the first half, Ephrata’s leading scorer Taylor Moore drove the ball past Cocalico goalie...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Abdul Saad (right) takes down Garden Spot’s Daryl Hartman during Friday’s 45-13 Eagle victory in New Holland. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Eagles respond to hand Spartans first loss

    A sign of a good football team is how it responds when facing adversity. Cocalico clearly was there following last week’s rough 42-0 loss at home to Lampeter-Strasburg. And with undefeated Garden Spot staring the Eagles’ in...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Al Trimmer, who many have known as "the local UPS guy," serves up one of his many pumpkin funnel cakes served last week.
    Familiar face behind stand

      A seasoned veteran has stepped forward to fill the space held for years by the ever-popular Sweigart’s Steaks, and the man’s face is familiar to many in the greater Ephrata area. Many already knew the operator...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Dick, Rhonda, Gary and Joanne Pike, locking the door to Pike's Paint for the final time on Saturday afternoon. Missing from the photo was Randy Jo Warner, Joanne's daughter.
    Pike’s Paint closes after 61 years here

      Joanne Pike, her sons Dick and Gary, and Gary’s wife, Rhonda, locked the door on Pike’s Paint store Saturday afternoon at two o’clock. They shut the store for good, after a run of 61 years in...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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    Police hopeful in Clay murder investigation

    Police continue to investigate the armed home invasion late Thursday in Clay Township where masked shooters killed a 23-year old man and wounded his father. Brett J. Simmons, a 2009 Ephrata High School graduate, was killed at...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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