All posts tagged "featured"

  • Looking for Ephrata PD’s blue light

      Local history intrigues Ethan Brubaker. He spends spare time poring over old documents and articles at his local library and the Historical Society. “I believe it’s vital in truly understanding and appreciating the evolution of society...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Guess who’s coming to town….soon!

    Christmas kickoff downtown just two weeks from Friday It was on a chilly December day in 1923 when a throng of Ephrata residents gathered in front of what was then the Good Hotel to light the town’s...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Cocalico High School graduates (from left to right) Abby Buckles, Michael Rissmiller, and Ben Smith come back to school as STEM experiment facilitators representing their employers
    Cocalico students attend STEM summit

    Junior Achievement hosted a STEM Summit at Cocalico High School on Nov. 1 to the ninth-grade class. Students were cycled through science experiment projects held in the gym. Students seemed most interested in listening to Donna Harrison...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Alex Auker (19) wins a headball from a Chambersburg player as teammates Tanner Pfeiffer (6) and AJ Morales (7) look on Saturday in the District Three third-place game held at Northeastern. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Mounts give State champ a scare, but late goal lists Conestoga to 2-1 win

    DOWNINGTON – Midway through the second half Tuesday night Rob Deininger walked the sideline with his hands clasped behind his back and a big, sheepish grin on his face. His game plan was working. His team just...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Flames and smoke could be seen rising above downtown Tuesday afternoon from this fire on North State Street. Photo by Patrick Burns
    Quick-moving fire alarms downtown

    A two-alarm, mid-afternoon fire on Tuesday rattled downtown Ephrata Borough traffic and affected six North Church Street residents. Though no one was injured, the fire damaged a duplex at 65 N. Church St. after a fire started...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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  • Some of the business operators at the new Business Suites at Doneckers (from left to right) Bryan Stahl, Zach Mitchell, Ashley Scheirer, Greg Wilson, John Male, Colin Bell, and Corey Pickel.
    Male Delivers

    Businessman follows Ephrata roots, transforms Doneckers restaurant into The Business Suites at Doneckers by PATRICK BURNS John Male’s wide smile beamed on Halloween as he discussed the before-and-after photos of the renovated former Doneckers Restaurant, 333 State St....

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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  • Maggie Hunt has turned her addiction recovery into a passion for helping others. Photo provided by Janice Ballenger
    Mindful Maggie: An addiction success story

    This is one story in a series on addiction written by Janice Ballenger, who works at Retreat at Lancaster County, a 175-bed inpatient addiction center in Ephrata. She has a burning passion to raise awareness and offer...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s AJ Morales (7) steps around Cumberland Valley defender Luke Truong. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles upend Mounts in District semis

    Mounts to play for third place, state berth Saturday Cumberland Valley got out to a fast start Tuesday night vs. Ephrata in the District Three AAAA boys soccer semifinals at Hersheypark Stadium. The Eagles dominated play in...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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  • Denver Borough Hosts Four Special Halloween Events

                     A Parade, Trick or Treat Night, Haunted Forest and Pumpkin Decorating Await Children                                                                   By Alice Hummer If the famous quote, “It takes a village to raise a child,” is correct, Denver Borough is a good...

    • Posted October 26, 2017
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  • Getting ‘pumped’ for Halloween

    Pumpkins used to be just orange and came in two sizes, big and small, and you hoped they lasted until Halloween before someone smashed it on the sidewalk. Halloween, or All Hallows’ Eve, traces its roots to...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
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