All posts tagged "featured"

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    Go time! What to expect at the polls for next Tuesday’s historic election

    As the rollercoaster of the 2016 Presidential election cycle winds down, poll-watching, voter etiquette, and ballot integrity have become key issues of concern. Of course, who will be watching whom will depend on where you cast your...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Fred Groff, board chairman of WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, cuts the ceremonial ribbon, opening the hospital's new expansion Oct. 27. Photo by Patrick Burns
    WellSpan ECH completes $47 million expansion

    Health pavilion addition features state-of-the art surgical suite, physician offices WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital has completed its $47 million health pavilion expansion project, improving access to advanced specialty care for area residents. The expansion increases the size...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Marlene Ray (right) and Hillary Yahn of Salon MJM provide some glamour — and career advice — for students attending her sessions at Career Day. Photo courtesy of Cocalico School District
    Career Day: Grown ups on growing up

    Just as they have in previous years, the staff and students of Cocalico Middle School in Denver hosted a number of local professionals and tradespeople to discuss their work. Hundreds of students, in grades six through eight,...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Jamie Zamrin runs down the stretch of the District Three Championships Saturday at Big Spring. Photo by Matt Liphart
    Zamrin Claims Cocalico’s First District CC Title

    Lefever wins District bronze for Ephrata Cocalico’s Jamie Zamrin and Ephrata’s Zach Lefever hadn’t completely caught their breath yet. Sweat still streaked down their faces near the finish line at the District Three Triple-A Championships. But it...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • Tina Stewart, mammography team leader, shows the new 3D mammogram machine in the Women's Center at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital. Submitted by WellSpan ECH
    New technology here in fight against breast cancer

    When it comes to diagnosing breast cancer, a clear X-ray image can light the way to wellness. WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital this fall added new technology that gives doctors and patients an entire series of high-resolution digital...

    • Posted October 31, 2016
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  • lr20161027_sara-crop
    ‘Sara’s Struggles’: Not all addiction stories have a sad ending

    “Sara’s Struggles” is part of a series of stories on the addiction crisis facing our society. The stories are written by Janice Ballenger, who works at Retreat at Lancaster County, a premiere 175-bed addiction center in Ephrata....

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • lr20161027_clown1
    Officials caution kids and parents amid ‘creepy clown’ phenomenon as Halloween approaches

    Real clowns impacted by negative public reaction A spotlight in recent months, even wrangled over during the vitriolic Trump-Clinton debates, has emerged on police profiling. And while political views vary, there’s one group the public appears united...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Reiner and Marita Henn from Eberbach, Germany
    Celebrating 40th year of Sister-city relationship

    As twin towns across the ocean, Ephrata, Pennsylvania, and Eberbach, Germany, have much in common. On Saturday, Oct. 22, the two towns marked their 40th anniversary as sister cities at a Friends of Eberbach celebration at the...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Raine Slovak (15) boots the ball upfield during a recent game. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Sudden Victory: Mounts down Trojans in PKs, earn rematch with Hempfield

    A year ago, Ephrata’s season came to a sudden, crashing halt, losing by penalty kicks in an opening round loss in Districts at Wilson. Tuesday night at Chambersburg, the Mounts found themselves facing that same situation when...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Jamie Zamrin leads the pack around the corner early in Tuesday’s L-L League Girls Championships. held at the Ephrata Middle School. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Zamrin makes it two in-a-row

    Lefever claims second place in boys’ race A year ago, then sophomore Jamie Zamrin barely made it out of the bus, suffering from a bad case of the nerves. But after being coaxed onto the course, Zamrin...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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