All posts tagged "featured"

  • Lights, music, balers You don’t need to be in the market for a tractor to visit Messick’s Farm Equipment in Elizabethtown. All that’s needed is a quest to find the Christmas spirit. For the second year in a row, Messick’s is offering its Christmas Light Show — a dazzling display of dancing lights choreographed to holiday music.
    5th Annual Messick’s Light Show!

    Opens December 1st in Elizabethtown to Raise Money for Local Charities ELIZABETHTOWN, Pennsylvania — Messick Farm Equipment is excited to announce the kick off of its spectacularly animated 2017 Christmas Light Show in Elizabethtown PA. This year’s...

    • Posted November 28, 2017
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  • Red Friday

    There likely will be no snow to welcome Santa’s sleigh to the top of the Ephrata National Bank building Friday night, but otherwise the forecast appears almost ideal for one of downtown’s highlight events of the year....

    • Posted November 21, 2017
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  • Talkin’ Turkey

    If you are going to prepare a fresh turkey for the Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday and you didn’t raise it yourself, there is an excellent chance that you will be cooking one raised locally. A number of...

    • Posted November 21, 2017
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  • Barons hold off Eagles’ late charge

    MC denies Cocalico’s two-point try, then clinches 21-20 win to advance to District finals Cocalico was knocking on the door, looking to pull off a memorable comeback. As Conlan Kerschner hauled in a 36-yard reception for a...

    • Posted November 21, 2017
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  • The huge tree appears to be floating in mid-air prior to being placed in its new downtown home for the next two months, in front of Ephrata National Bank headquarters.
    In the truest sense…a town tree

    A towering and beautifully-formed blue spruce, an Ephrata native, was placed Tuesday morning in front of the Ephrata National Bank, the same spot many of its predecessors have stood since 1923, the first year for a community...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • EHS Theater Department to perform ‘Romeo and Juliet’

    The Ephrata High School Theater Department will be performing the classic story of Romeo and Juliet Friday, Nov. 17 and Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Hammon Auditorium at Ephrata High School. Romeo and Juliet...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Patriotic glow

    Ephrata’s Veterans Plaza and the Winters Memorial Trail were aglow with 400 luminaries Saturday night, each candle representing a donor brick that honors those who have served in the military. Scroll these photos too:      ...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • Cocalico defenders Tyler Hertzog (left) and Noah Palm (right) take down Cedar Crest’s Kendell Shand during Friday’s playoff game. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles brush off Crest

    Set up semifinals showdown with Barons in Manheim Friday Cocalico had a chance to impose its will on Cedar Crest early Friday in the District Three Class 5-A quarterfinals in Denver. And the Eagles didn’t waste the...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • GOP dominates local elections

    By PATRICK BURNS   Local voter turnout varied on a chilly, wet Election Day, which featured few contested races and no national or gubernatorial appeal. The results were as expected as GOP candidates dominated all contested and...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • At the conclusion of last Wednesday’s performance of Sweeney Todd at the Ephrata playhouse, actor Preston Schreffler surprised the audience and his girlfriend, Abby Hoy, with an unscripted marriage proposal. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Marriage proposal takes center

    “Sweeney Todd,” despite the bloody gore, body parts, and its subtitle referring to the “Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” is a love story at its core. Preston Schreffler had his own tale of the heart to tell...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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