All posts tagged "featured"

  • World War II veteran Dick Biehl, 94, of Berks County reflects on his D-Day experiences during a visit to the Winters Leadership Memorial at Veterans Plaza in Ephrata. Photo by Donna Reed
    Berks WWII veteran pays homage to D-Day and Winters

    When you’re 21, life events take on a clarity that morph into vivid memories as the decades pass. Often, those memories are joyous ones of early adulthood ­ graduating college, striking out on your own, adventures with...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • A pony cart stops at Lapp Valley Farm drive through window for ice cream and milk.
    Summer’s almost here

    Unique farm store serves ice cream that’s Lancaster County special There are no shortage of ice cream parlors and roadside stops in Lancaster County. But there is only one Lapp Valley Farm. Locals and tourists find the...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • Dog finds permanent job

    The saying ‘it’s a dog’s life’ usually means things are going to be easy or relaxing. But for Bendov that couldn’t be further from the truth. Bendov is a 2½-year-old black Labrador retriever who now lives in...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • Major General Walter T. Lord
    American Legion plans Ephrata Memorial Day program

    In a joint effort between the American Legion Post No. 429, BPO Elks Lodge No. 1933, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3376 and the Amvets Post No. 136, a Memorial Day program will be held beginning...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Demetri Whitsett comes in for a landing in the boys long jump Saturday at the District Three Track and Field Championships at Shippensburg University. Whitsett earned a silver medal in the event. Photo by Casey Kreider
    Cocalico claims five medals

    Eagles qualify for States in four events The District Three Track & Field Championships held this past Friday and Saturday at Shippensburg University brought out the best in most of the Cocalico’s contingent. And when all of...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • Sixth graders Ainsley Voshell (left) and Julia Miller cook and serve pancakes for veterans and classmates.
    CMS students fete local veterans at special breakfast

    More than 60 veterans — including two members of the Greatest Generation — joined a younger generation for a thank you breakfast at Cocalico Middle School last week. Students in sixth through eighth grades organized, hosted, and...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • Review file photo Schoeneck residents John Shirk, 96, (left) and his brother Harlan Shirk, 94, (center) are World War II veterans
    Schoeneck is the place to be Memorial Day

    The annual Memorial Day parade and memorial service sponsored by the Schoeneck Veteran’s Memorial Association will take place May 29 at 9 a.m. This year will feature special father and son speakers, John Getz Jr. and Jason...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • Romao R. Carrasco defeated Noelle Fortna in the GOP primary for East Cocalico Board of Supervisors. Photo by Patrick Burns
    Carrasco wins in E. Cocalico

    DA Craig Stedman bested four other candidates to win the GOP primary and spot on the November ballot seeking one of four open Superior Court seats. Low voter turnout on a sunny, warm Tuesday was obvious at...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • A Dutch Valley driver from Myerstown carried the Darren Summy family in the Make-A-Wish parade Sunday. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Convoy’s ‘circle of compassion’ grows larger each year

    C’Nessa Rucano, 16, wasn’t sure she was up for a ride in Sunday’s Make-A-Wish Mother’s Day truck convoy. C’Nessa has Dravet’s syndrome, a type of epilepsy that can lead to seizures. Sunday’s sunny skies and warmer temperatures...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Sydney Morgan (left) takes the hand-off from teammate Mary Campbell for the final leg of the girls 4 X 800 relay. The Lady Mounts went on to set a school record and captured the gold. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Ephrata sweeps 4 X 8 relays, Basenga leaps to L-L gold

      Elie Basenga entered his first season of track and field with tons of raw ability but admittedly had little knowledge of the events he would be asked to do. “I didn’t know anything about high jump,”...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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