All posts tagged "featured"

  • Terry Lesher sets up a Christmas lights display at 606 S. Fourth St., which has become a tradition in Denver. Photo by Les Martzall
    A collector’s display

    For those who like to view outdoor Christmas lights, there is a big, bold display in Denver that is capturing the attention of many residents. Terry Lesher has more Christmas lights and figurines on his property at...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • Cocalico's Nick Montelone goes up for the jumper at Garden Spot High School in New Holland, PA on December 16, 2016. KIRK NEIDERMYER | LCW Correspondent Photographer
    In the ‘Nick’ of time: Monteleone’s threes key Eagle win over Mules

    During the pre-season, Cocalico’s first-year Coach Seth Sigman talked about trying to find another scorer to compliment junior sharpshooter Aidan Trynosky. Monday night, for one night at least, senior Nick Monteleone was that guy. Early in the...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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    Electric avenues: local Christmas lights shine bright

    Throughout the month, we’ve been asking readers to spotlight their favorite Christmas light displays in our coverage area. A nighttime drive around town shows there is no shortage of holiday spirit here. Here are a few that...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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    Getting to the bottom of sinkhole situation

    Workers on Tuesday removed temporary fencing that had blocked Pine Street since a sinkhole collapsed an intersection at Park Avenue on Nov. 8. While many questions remain unanswered, such as the cause, it’ll be business as usual...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Emilee Lowry (center) is shown with her two teachers, Ryan Broesler (left) and Kevin Broesler.
    Young Irish dancer has found her step

    Practice makes perfect…and if you’re really good, it also earns you trips to Ireland. Emilee Lowry, 10, daughter of Melissa and Joshua Lowry of Ephrata, has been practicing Irish step dancing since the age of four. Only...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Shown (left to right) are Trustees W. Craig Brossman, Richard G. Cummings, C. Lynn Redcay, Ruth I. Buch, Fred N. Buch and Stephen R. Gibble; (front, center) is Robert M. Lauman.
    Anne Brossman Sweigart Charitable Foundation awards 2016 grants

    The Anne Brossman Sweigart Charitable Foundation awarded 43 grants totaling $387,375 at the annual Christmas Tea held at the Anne Brossman Sweigart Charitable Foundation Headquarters in Ephrata, Dec. 8, which was one of Mrs. Sweigart’s former homes....

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Micah Krauter (22) battles for the ball and gets it during Monday’s game at Penn Manor. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Streaking out of the gates: Mounts 3-0 for first time since 1997

    Win the day. That’s the mantra the Ephrata boys basketball team has adopted this year, and heading into Wednesday’s girls/boys doubleheader showdown at home with Warwick, the Mounts are a perfect 3-for-3. Fresh off their thrilling two-day...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Aidan Trynosky, who averaged in double figures as a sophomore, is the lone returning starter for the Eagles this season.
    Gutted by graduation, Eagles look to be in mix under Sigman

    It is a season of change this year for Cocalico as long-time junior high Coach Seth Sigman moves up to the varsity to take over for Travis Wealand, who coached in the system for 15 seasons, including...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • Photo by Laurie Knowles Don and Marti Nissley with Toodles at the property near the walking trail.
    Toodles the goat regains sight after eye surgery

    To see Toodles, the goat, romping in the meadow, it’s hard to imagine that this happy little kid was once blind. But she was. The sweet white and black goat was born with cataracts that made it...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • Workers on Nov. 16 continue to fill a sinkhole which collapsed the intersection of Park Avenue and Pine Street on the morning of Nov. 8. (photo by Patrick Burns)
    Residents discuss sinking feeling with council

    “We still do not know what caused this (sinkhole) and we may never fully know what caused this.” ~ Ephrata Borough Manager Robert Thompson Several residents still displaced by a giant sinkhole on Nov. 8 aired their...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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