All posts tagged "featured"

  • Nasir “Jadon” Pfautz’s recovery from a severe vehicle accident last fall served as an inspiration to everyone. Photo by Jeremy Bischoff
    An improbable walk

    Jadon Pfautz knew just what to do. After all, he was in a similar, if almost identical situation back in January. So when Pfautz and his family visited Brendan Holbritter in his hospital room two days after...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • Randy Walker, a 1982 Ephrata graduate currently in his fourth year of battling ALS, got his wish of seeing son Calvin graduate Tuesday night. Photo by Jeremy Bischoff
    Battling ALS, Walker sees his dream goal come true

    It was shortly after he received the awful news of his ALS diagnosis on Jan. 30, 2014 that 1982 Ephrata High School graduate Randy Walker set the first goal of his battle. He wanted to see his...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • Matt Oberly (in black) talks with his players during a time-out in their District Three playoff game vs. Trinity two weeks ago. Oberly, who was named L-L League Coach of the Year this season, has stepped down after five seasons as head boys’ lacrosse coach. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Oberly steps down as Cocalico boys’ lax coach

    Matt Oberly, who took the Cocalico boys’ lacrosse pro-gram from a dead-last finish in 2016 to a magical 2017 season that included a third-place regular season finish, as well as L-L League and District Three playoff berths,...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • ‘Re-maining’ the Main

      By Patrick Burns Penn Ketchum wasted no time after officially acquiring the Ephrata Main movie house on Sunday. On Monday, workers removed all of the old seats. By Tuesday, 90 new high-back leather “rockers” were installed...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • Brendan Holbritter was seriously injured Friday, April 21, 2017, when he fell from his friend's car in Ephrata.
    Holbritter pens own update in e-mail to Review

    Ephrata High School junior Brendan Holbritter, who was critically-injured in an accident April 21, has been making amazing strides over the past two weeks. In fact, this past weekend, he provided his own update to his condition...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • Ephrata Main Theatre changing hands

    At the end of the week, Penn and Amiee Ketchum will take control of and begin renovations of the Ephrata Main Theatre. Owners Steve and Karen Brown, who’ll open the theater for one last weekend, had struggled...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • After clearing 6-4, Ephrata high jumper Elie Basenga puts everything into this attempt at 6-6. Basenga earned the AAA bronze medal for his efforts at Shippensburg University on Saturday. Photo by Mike Shull
    Basenga takes bronze medal; Lefever claims sixth at States

    Elie Basenga could only shake his head Saturday when asked about his journey as a first-year track athlete who made it to the podium at States. Zach Lefever looked somewhat relieved and definitely exhausted after a wild...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • EHS seniors file toward the stage area at graduation Thursday.
    Ephrata’s 122nd commencement set for Tuesday at War Memorial

    Ephrata High School will hold its 122st commencement exercises Tuesday, June 6. Ephrata Area School District announced ceremonies are set for 7 p.m. at War Memorial Field. It will be held at Ephrata Middle School in case...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • Rebecca Lawrence as "Repunzel" and Laura Brandt as "Batgirl" are preparing for Health Day in the Park
    Library, WellSpan ECH host ‘Healthy Day in the Park’

    Ephrata Public Library and WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital are teaming up to host Healthy Day in the Park from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 3 in Grater Memorial Park, Ephrata. This free fitness and family fun...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • Rebecca Lawrence as "Repunzel" and Laura Brandt as "Batgirl" are preparing for Health Day in the Park
    Groff celebrates 50 years at ENB

    Fifty years is a milestone in people’s lives. A 50-year wedding anniversary is something to celebrate, as is 50 years with the same company. Aaron Groff Jr. celebrated the latter April 10. The president, chairman and chief...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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