All posts tagged "featured"

  • Ephrata Coach Scott Shelley anticipates Friday’s season-opening showdown with CV
    Passing the Bucks

    A lot has happened since the last time CV and Ephrata met on the football field. Not only did both teams have new turf surfaces installed on their respective home fields, but both moved out of Section...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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    Ephrata Library not ‘fund’ of county plan

    A push by the Library System of Lancaster County to allow countywide fundraising has created a rift among local  libraries.  Penny Talbert, Ephrata Public Library executive director and Lititz Library Director Susan Tennant oppose LSLC’s proposal to...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Dee Lynch standing with just some of the items she is donating for sale to benefit EASS
    Carousel sale benefits EASS

      Your head may spin when you get a look at the hundreds of carousel-related items set for the “Pony Up” Sale for Ephrata Area Social Services set for Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22 and 23, from...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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  • Ephrata runners (left to right) Spenser Linton, Maddy Fox, Andrea Castillo, Jeremy Reiff, Kyle Lindberg and Sarah Gehman run together in practice.
    Off and running

    ‘Purple Pack’ aims for gold For the past two years, the Ephrata girls cross country team finished third in both the regular season and the season-ending Lancaster-Lebanon League run. The Lady Mounts leave no doubt as to their...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Nitch Hatch chips onto the green during last week’s match at Conestoga.
    Mount golfers go 2-4 in first Section match

    A year ago, the Ephrata golf team made the transition from Section Two to talent-rich Section One, and many felt the Mounts would have a difficult time adjusting to the change. However, to their credit, that certainly...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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  • Darius Puff, a well-known local Lenni Lenape educator, participated in the 2013 annual Heritage Festival  at the Berks County Heritage Center on Red Bridge Road just off Route 183 in Bern Township, Berks County.
    A gathering of spirits

    Annual Adamstown Intertribal Powwow is a soaring salute by and for Native Americans Though folks usually think of the Pennsylvania Dutch — or Germans — as those with the deepest roots in the Cocalico area, the truth...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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  • Turf
    Turf opener delayed 2 weeks

    Ephrata High’s new turf won’t be ready for Sept. 5 home opener Ephrata High School’s scheduled Sept. 5 game against Cocalico was supposed to showcase the Mount’s new synthetic turf before a full house and a cast...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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    Living with ALS

    When you first receive the life changing news that you have ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease, and there is no cure, if fortunate to be in an area served by the ALS Association, you receive a publication named...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • (Photo by Dick Wanner)
John Martin  (left) and Kevin Wolf are shown with the Family and Friends CPR Anytime kits that are being distributed free to residents of the Ephrata Community Ambulance Association. Martin is the association president. Wolf is the emergency medical services manager.
    Ambulance association distributing free CPR kits

      Call 911 for an ambulance and chances are you’ll have a response in minutes if you are within the 23-square-mile area serviced by the Ephrata Community Ambulance Association. However, if your call is for an adult...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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    Huttle honored for saving Brickerville home

    Jeff Huttle was in the right place at the right time to make a big difference in a situation that could have proved disastrous for a Brickerville family last fall. For his efforts, Army National Guard first...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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