All posts tagged "featured"

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    Trail Tales

    Residents react to graffiti and reported disrespectful behavior on Rail Trail The subject of vandalism and disruptive behavior on the Ephrata Rail Trail  became a sore subject this week among many residents. The issue took wings on...

    • Posted August 5, 2015
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    Water that works

    “We turned the whole water system around, but people don’t really know it. Our water is pristine.” Jeff Iezzi, water quality specialist at the Ephrata Area Joint Authority Jeff Iezzi is puzzled when he sees people in the...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • Ephrata High School graduate and Chatham Angler pitcher Brandon Miller (right) fist bumps his catcher after tossing a scoreless fifth inning in the Cape Cod League All-Star Game this past Saturday. (Photo from ChathamAnglers.com)
    Q&A with ‘B-Mill’

    EHS grad shining in prestigious Cape Cod League Brandon Miller, a 2013 Ephrata High School graduate and soon-to-be Millersville University junior, has carried over his success on the baseball field this past spring to the summer. And...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • Cocalico fans get excited after Justin Burd (33) scored the first Eagle run on a wild pitch during Sunday’s LNP Final vs. Lititz at Clipper Magazine Stadium. Burd’s teammate Brandon Eberly congratulates him on the play. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Lititz rallies past Cocalico for LNP crown

      Lititz’s Reed Martin knew to be prepared. If starting pitcher Justin Byler ran into trouble against Cocalico on Sunday night, he was the guy. “It wasn’t just out of the blue,” Martin said. “I warmed up...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • Adamstown’s Tyler Christ set a PR on his way to winning the boys open 50 breast title with a time of 31.06 to help the Gators to their third-straight league championship. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Adamstown claims third league swim title in succession

    They are the little engine that could. What the Adamstown swim team may lack in numbers, it makes up with hard work and determination as well as a togetherness that is seemingly unmatched. And it was that...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • ER20150729_RailTrailAkron
    Akron Rail Trail work almost complete

    Work crews last week installed a traffic table —like a speed bump, only bigger — where the new rail trail crosses Main Street. Tuesday of this week a borough crew started working on a motion detection cross...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • McDonald's
    Mac is Back

    Rebuilt McDonald’s  to open Sept. 3 at Cloister Shopping Center by PATRICK BURNS Following much anticipation, a rebuilt, two-story McDonald’s in the Cloister Shopping Center is expected to open Sept. 3. Franchisee Kristen Fraser, who operates four...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • The Velairs were the hottest band in Ephrata in the mid-60s--and now they're back!
    Velaires are back for high school reunion

    The Beatles. Elvis. The Rolling Stones. The Velaires. Back in the 1960s, they knew how to make the girls swoon with their rockin’ sound and steamy love songs. Just in case you’re wondering about The Velaires, they...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • The underpass on the Rail Trail in Ephrata.
    Happy Trails

    Ephrata Township supervisors got an upbeat update on the rail trail at their Tuesday night meeting. The board heard an update about work on a portion of the linear rail trail that ends at the Akron border....

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • A grainy image of the suspected bank robber at ENB in Ephrata.
    Second ENB Bank Robbery in 4 Months

    Police continue to search for a man who pulled off a daring mid-day bank robbery in downtown Ephrata last Thursday. The man entered a small walk-up area at the Ephrata National Bank branch drive-thru at 42 E....

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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