All posts tagged "featured"

  • Ephrata’s Annie Slovak (right) fends off a Garden Spot defender during Tuesday’s Lady Mount victory. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    EHS girls rolling on

    Lady Mounts knock off GS to remain unbeaten in section play The Ephrata girls soccer team continues to roll on. Five different Ephrata players scored goals in Tuesday night’s 5-0 win over Garden Spot on WellSpan Field...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • A view of the Ephrata Fair midway, circa 1930.
    99th Ephrata Fair set for next week

    The 99th Ephrata Fair kicks off Tuesday, Sept. 26 with fun-filled activities, entertainment, food, rides and games for all visitors. While everyone has their own Ephrata Fair favorites, one Wednesday evening event is, by far, the most...

    • Posted September 20, 2017
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  • The Lapp farm in Paradise, site of the In-Home Dinner program. Photo by Art Petrosemolo
    The simple pleasures of Amish in-home dining

    Samuel and Ruth Lapp’s farm spreads out for 25 acres from White Oak Road in Paradise. It’s picture perfect and what tourists come to Lancaster County to see. Earlier this spring, when the family’s two-acres of strawberries...

    • Posted September 20, 2017
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  • Rebekah Gregory
    Boston Marathon bombing survivor is chamber speaker

    Boston marathon bombing survivor Rebekah Gregory will be the keynote speaker at the Ephrata Area Chamber of Commerce’s Biennial Fall Dinner Oct. 5. Gregory, now 30, is one of 17 leg amputees which resulted from the terrorist...

    • Posted September 20, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Devon Fichtorn (right) raises the ball after blocking a punt and returning it for a touchdown in the first quarter of Friday’s game vs.Upper Perkiomen. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles blank Upper Perk in final non-league tune-up

    Cocalico’s defense spent a lot of time on the field in the first half of Friday’s non-league game at home vs. Upper Perkiomen. True, the Indians did put together a few time-consuming first-half drives which didn’t result...

    • Posted September 20, 2017
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  • Vendor vetting

    Green Dragon owners discuss steps they take to ensure quality sellers at popular market “We’re in the business of renting space,” Rob Rohrbach of the Green Dragon Farmers Market said. “Getting items for resale is not what...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • CanineBall!

    There was the usual canine craziness on Saturday at the annual end-of-summer doggy swim at the Ephrata Community Pool. Dogs of all sizes, colors and temperaments took the plunge, literally, into the pool for an afternoon of...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Food, pageant fare well at Denver Fair

      Balancing a shiny tiara on her head and smiling for the cameras Tuesday, newly crowned queen Katie Carrasco walked off under conditions many others have not experienced during previous Miss Denver Fair coronations: through a relatively...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Cocalico quarterback Noah Palm (left) looks on as fullback Brandon Brubaker (25) stiff arms Chase Yoder of Governor Mifflin during Friday’s big 42-21 Eagle win. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Statement victory: Eagles double up Mifflin, 42-21 to improve to 2-0

    Cocalico Coach Dave Gingrich has certainly been part of a lot of wins in his days in Denver. One hundred of them to be exact. But the tone of his voice and twinkle in his eye led...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Clay Elementary School principal announces retirement

    Joy Darkes, Clay Elementary School principal, recently announced her plans to retire in December. “I am planning to start a new chapter in my book of life — not an ending — just a new beginning filled...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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