All posts tagged "featured"

  • PRINCIPALS
    EASD hires two principals

      But both have contractual obligations with other school districts   Ephrata schools will open next week with no open principal positions. However it’s not clear when the new employees will actually begin working in the district....

    • Posted August 20, 2015
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    Flying Jimmy Hickey

    Photo by Mike Shull Ephrata senior soccer goalie goes all out to deflect the ball over the cross-bar during pre-season practice Tuesday morning. Fall practices for all sports teams began this week as athletes get prepared for...

    • Posted August 20, 2015
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  • Cocalico Corner: A Shearer degree of separation

    It was 21 years ago that the actor Kevin Bacon noted in an interview that he believed he’d worked with everyone in Hollywood or somebody who worked with them. A trio of students at Albright College in...

    • Posted August 19, 2015
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  • Goss gives instruction on the basics before instruments are brought out
    Ephrata Band Gets 2015 Season Underway

    The Ephrata High School marching unit officially kicked off the 2015 season with daylong band camp from July 30 through Aug. 6 under the direction of second-year director Steve Goss. The new field show will debut at...

    • Posted August 13, 2015
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    Trail is Really Going to Town

    The newly printed map of the nearly completed Ephrata Rail Trail on the Ephrata Borough offices is the culmination of what many thought couldn’t be done only a few years ago. But Ephrata Borough Manager Bob Thompson...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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    A Greener Green Dragon

    It’s been 11 months since Green Dragon co-owner Rob Rohrbach sullenly sifted through the ashes after flames tore through building No. 7 of the iconic farmers market and auction. But on Friday that unlucky portion of  the...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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    Update on 272 bridge work

    The bridge construction work on the Route 272 bridge above Route 322 could be finished soon, officials say. That’s the word from Mike Crochunis, PennDOT’s district press officer, who said “most of the physical work” on the...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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  • Photo by Patrick Burns
    Supervisors on fence about trail issues

    LuAnne Mikos is not happy. Akron Borough’s newly completed portion of the Rail Trail ends at the edge of her property. Come spring, Ephrata Township will resume work on the next phase of the trail, which will...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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  • Ephrata runners head down a trail in Hershey during their week-long summer camp.
    Summer camp a unique experience for Ephrata runners

    Ephrata has built one of the more successful cross country programs in the L-L League. A year ago, the girls finished 20-1 in the regular season while the boys’ team was 19-2. Both squads took third overall...

    • Posted August 5, 2015
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  • Steve Landis of Lititz speaks at a panel discussion on the Smithsonian-curated exhibit on the question of human origins Saturday at the Ephrata Public Library.
    We’re only human

    After months of anticipation, the Smithsonian-curated exhibit on the question of human origins opened on Saturday at the Ephrata Public Library. The exhibit, “What does it mean to be human?”  uses a series of panels, monitors, films,...

    • Posted August 5, 2015
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