All posts tagged "featured"

  • Daryl Weaver of Lititz raises his arms as he crosses the finish line to win his third Firecracker Run title Saturday in Grater Park.
    Weaver Claims Third Firecracker

    Daryl Weaver is making this Firecracker thing look easy. For the second-straight year and third time overall, the 42-year old Lititz resident blew away the rest of the field Saturday in a steady rain to win the...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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    Taco Wall

    Encroachment issues with the parking design of the new Taco Bell at 884 E. Main St. were discussed at Tuesday’s Ephrata Township Supervisors meeting. However, developer Richard Stauffer’s modification plans to comply with township setback requirements were...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Belen Mozo takes a swing
    ‘Open’ for Business

    If you’ve traveled around Lancaster recently, you may have noticed a fleet of specially-licensed Lexus vehicles that visiting U.S. Open players use to travel around. The vehicles — some driven to Lancaster from Philadelphia by Ephrata Township...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Photos by Jessica Rose Spangler

A highlight of the farm tour for many students was petting two newborn calves.
    A moo-ving experience…Denver El students get up close and personal with a dairy herd

      LEBANON — If nonfarm children were asked to describe a dairy farm, chances are the same few images might come up &tstr; black-and-white cows grazing on a lush green pasture, fuzzy babies sleeping the day away, big...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Lincoln Fogelsanger conducts the Ephrata Concert
Band.
    Ephrata Concert Band to highlight music from Spain and Latin America

      The Ephrata Concert Band will feature music linked to Spain and Latin America at its concert July 12 at 7:15 p.m. at Ephrata Borough’s Grater Community Park. Admission is free. The public is invited to bring...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • The rockets' red glare and the bombs bursting in air will make Ephrata's Fourth of July Celebration an event to remember.
    Get Ready for the Fourth!

    Saturday will feature the big race, music, games, food, and, of course, free fireworks If you’re planning to stay in town for the Fourth of July holiday, there will be no shortage of fun activities throughout the...

    • Posted July 1, 2015
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  • The Eagle spreads his wings in this photo from Cocalico's 1972 yearbook.
    Eagle eyed…Cocalico alumni, students raising funds for new mascot

      After 15 years working athletic events and school assemblies, the Cocalico Eagle has shaken his last tail feather. Smelly and ill-fitting, the larger-than-life costume was no longer a source of pride. Instead, the beaten mascot had...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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    Royers married 70 years

    Luke and Josephine Royer celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 23. They were married in Sint-Truiden, Belgium on June 23, 1945. In 1944 during WWII, Luke served in the U.S. Air Force as a cryptographer and...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Ephrata High School graduate Brandon Miller, who will be a junior
at Millersville University next fall, has impressed this summer in the
Cape Cod League. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Miller shining in Cape Cod League

    Brandon Miller and Jim McDade are making the most of an opportunity. What started as temporary contracts and a 10-day stay in the country’s most competitive and highly-regarded summer league may turn out to be a life-changing...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Andre Good (right) scores a run against Daniel Boone Friday night during the Ephrata Tournament
held at War Memorial. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Late HR dooms Ephrata in tournament semifinals

      Bordentown’s Jason Applegate was looking dead red when he came to the plate with one out in the top of the seventh of Sunday’s Ephrata Tournament semifinals. The Villanova-bound star got what he was looking for...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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