All posts tagged "featured"

  • Ephrata’s Dylan Embiscuso (left) puts the tag on the runner during a recent midget league game. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Lions overcome 0-6 start to make LNP Tourney field

    The Ephrata Lions midget baseball team got off to a rocky start this season. In fact, the Lions, coached by first-year head man Matt Herbener, lost their first six games and appeared dead in the water. But...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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    Never lose hope: Vic’s Victory

    Vic’s Victory: As told by a life-long Ephrata resident In the decades that spawned the Vietnam War; Star Wars; lava lamps; Pac Man; Rubik Cubes and Swatch watches, Vic was among many doing things other than having...

    • Posted July 23, 2016
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    Black Devils remembered in film

    On July 13, at Ephrata Main Theatre’s screening of “Victory Remembered: Legacy of the Black Devils,” World War II veteran views the story he lived by Laurie Knowles In 1942, the United States and Canada joined to...

    • Posted July 21, 2016
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    Concerns over sidewalks at Wildflower Pond

    Clay Twp. won’t take or dedicate the roads until  Home Owners Association is in place. by Marylouise Sholly   Concerns about sidewalks, liabilities and responsibilities brought three residents of the Wildflower Pond development to the Clay Township Supervisors...

    • Posted July 21, 2016
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  • Carol Cesario meets musician Jon Bon Jovi at his restaurant in Toms River, New Jersey, on Saturday.
    Ephrata woman arranges meeting with Bon Jovi for mother with cancer

    By Jenelle Janci Rosie Skripkunis of Ephrata has fond memories of her mom and sister rocking out to Bon Jovi on drives to the Jersey shore. The three finally got to see Bon Jovi perform in Camden...

    • Posted July 21, 2016
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    Members seek  immediate change in  pool visitor policy

                “We have a level of expectation we hold ourselves to and we want to see that level of expectation held to everyone who visits.”      Steve Heffner  Ephrata Community Pool member...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Ephrata starter Adam Schwartz delivers the pitch against Dallastown Tuesday in the Region 4 Tournament at Greene Twp. Park in Fayetteville. The Chryslers saw their season come to a close with a 9-1 loss. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Chryslers’ ride ends

      Dallastown’s Tye Golden had a day Tuesday afternoon in the Region 4 American Legion Tournament at Greene Twp. Park in Fayetteville. Unfortunately for Ephrata, it came at the expense of the Chryslers, who got this tournament...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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    ‘Pokemon Go’ fever grips Ephrata area

    No, it’s not just a kids game. People of all ages have been gathering around historic landmarks, churches, memorials, parks, beaches, and pretty much everywhere with their eyes glued to their phones over the past week. Anyone...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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  • Deb Bucia (front) and her dog Max were reunited with the help of (back row, left to right) Wanda Williams, clinical coordinator; Audrey Muskee, practice manager; and Lindsey Miller, office assistant; at WellSpan Family and Sports Medicine Cocalico. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Dog, patient reunited

    Thanks to the efforts of two staff members of WellSpan Family & Sports Medicine Cocalico, Deborah “Deb” Bucia is reunited with her emotional support dog, Max. The 57-year-old Berks County resident, who suffers from severe depression, adopted...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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    Ephrata Councilman Hertzog Resigns

    Late into Monday night’s meeting, Rowe made the unexpected announcement that first ward council member Dale Hertzog had tendered his resignation, effective immediately. In order for his resignation to take effect, it had to be accepted by...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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