All posts tagged "featured"

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    Comets, Taylor edge Mounts in semifinals

    Ephrata and Penn Manor have played plenty of thrilling, pressure-packed games the last few years. Whether it was last year’s championship game when the Mounts captured the L-L crown, this year’s regular season meeting which was also...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Sydney Morgan crosses the finish line to win the mile Monday afternoon at Cocalico. Her win over Cocalico star Jamie Zamrin (back) was one of many key victories for the Lady Mount. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Ephrata girls deny Cocalico

    Lady Eagles still clinch tie for section After seeing their 33-meet winning streak, and more importantly their four-year reign as Section Two champs, end at mid-season due to a new tiebreaker rule that was instituted this year,...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Hunter Lehman drills a shot over the net Monday vs. Manheim Central. Photo by Steve Heydt.
    Mounts need win Wednesday to claim program’s first title

    The Ephrata Boys’ volleyball team controlled the final points in each of the three sets Monday night at Manheim Central, taking a 3-0 victory while clinching a tie for the Lancaster-Lebanon League Section Two Title. The Barons...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Rail Trail will eventually be 7 miles long, connecting Lititz to sections already completed in Akron and Ephrata.
    Rail trail to Lititz still on target for 2018

    The newest link in Warwick Township’s rails-to-trails path is well underway, eventually crossing Newport Road and traveling more than a mile to Picnic Woods Road. Right now, the trail that leads from the township municipal campus stops...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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  • ACI Construction owner Dan Buch, has offered his parking lot and access to the the Warwick to Ephrata Rail Trail. Photo by Pat Burns.
    … He put up a parking lot

    ACI Construction has offered Ephrata Rail Trail users bang for their Buch. That would be in the form of Dan Buch, ACI owner, who’s provided a parking lot for trail users. “We were really on board with...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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  • A fantastic view of the Mother’s Day Convoy from the bridge at Eden Road in Manheim. Photo by Dick Wanner.
    Make-A-Wish shatters world record for largest convoy, draws 590 trucks

      Five-year-old Isaiah Troublefield already was stoked about a chance to ride in a tractor-trailer again. He had participated in last year’s Make-A-Wish Mother’s Day Truck Convoy and loved the experience. But early Sunday afternoon, as the...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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  • Arrows on this photo indicate recent changes made to this area of the Ephrata Rail Trail at the intersection of Queen Street.
    Table, benches removed from trail

    Chief Harvey cites proper design and effective use of trail environment can lead to a reduction in problems Concerns about inappropriate behavior along Ephrata’s linear trail boiled over following an April 2 brawl. That incident, which preceded...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Workers on Tuesday prepare finishing touches on the rebuilt bridge that replaced of the 71-year-old overpass that carries Route 272 over Cocalico Creek.
    Detour no more: 272 Bridge to open on or before June 3

    Many Ephrata commuters and shoppers became a bit grumpy one year ago today. After all, PennDOT on May 4, 2015 set up a detour and shut down Route 272 northbound to do bridge repair work. This was...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Leonard “Lenny” Heiser, a truck driver for Mar-Allen Concrete, is shown with Dominick Barnhart who will be riding with him in the Mother’s Day Make-A-Wish Truck Convoy for the fifth year in a row.
    Heiser to mark seventh year in convoy

    For one Ephrata truck driver, the Mother’s Day Make-A-Wish Truck Convoy, which is set for this Sunday, holds a special place in his heart. This will be Leonard “Lenny” Heiser’s seventh convoy. He drives a truck for...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Alex Seibel clutches the Foster Cup after helping the Junior Flyers win the Metropolitan League title recently.
    Seibel helps Jr. Flyers win title

    Alex Seibel is a young man of few words. When asked to describe his emotions when his 19-and-under (19U) Junior Flyers team clinched the Foster Cup on Sunday, March 20, emblematic of the Metropolitan Junior Hockey League’s...

    • Posted May 4, 2016
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