All posts tagged "featured"

  • Cocalico’s Chris Muraco (17) wins the headball in front of the net during Tuesday’s 1-1 tie vs. Cedar Crest. Photo by Stan Hall
    Eagles, Cedar Crest settle for 1-1 draw

    Cocalico welcomed Cedar Crest to Section Two of the Lancaster-Lebanon League for the first time Tuesday afternoon at Talon Field in Denver. The Eagles boys soccer team held the Falcons to a 1-1 tie on the sunny,...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • First-year Ephrata Coach Kris Miller (left) gives instructions to his troops during a timeout in Friday’s season opener at Conestoga Valley.
    CV explodes early, spoils Miller’s Ephrata debut

    Conestoga Valley graduate Kris Miller received a nice pre-game ovation Friday night by the CV faithful when he was introduced to the crowd as Ephrata’s new head coach. But the Buckskins were anything but hospitable hosts once...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • A scene from Saturday’s Adamstown Powwow
    Circle of culture: Adamstown Powwow tribute to Native American community

    Many Cocalico residents, dominated by the Pennsylvania German culture, may be confused by a powwow event. It’s a gathering organized by Native Americans for socializing, dancing, singing, celebrating, healing. Some say there aren’t any “natives” anymore, and...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • LNP File Photo boys chase  greased pig in contest at the Ephrata Fair.
PHOTO Suzette Wenger
    It’s over – Pig, rooster chases canceled

    Organizers say safety and protester disruption concerns fueled the decision to cancel what would have been the 40th Ephrata Fair Pig Chase   By Patrick Burns The Ephrata Fair has canceled its 2016 pig chase. Fair officials...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • Nick Lucky of Cocalico represented Ohio Valley at the USA Baseball 17-U National Identification Series held in Cary, North Carolina.
    Lucky and Good: Cocalico shortstop vies for National team

    Cocalico junior shortstop Nick Lucky was one of 256 baseball players competing for 12 spots on USA Baseball’s 17-and-under National team from August 18-21 in Cary, North Carolina. The 16-year-old Lucky now waits for the announcement, the...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Shane Wright
    High school reunion

    When Kris Miller makes his debut as Ephrata Coach Friday night at Conestoga Valley (7 p.m.), he’ll see a familiar face roaming the other sideline. Gerad Novak, who was Miller’s head coach at CV during his high...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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    Lucky to be alive: An abuse victim’s story

    “Erin’s Escape” 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 160-bed addiction center in Ephrata....

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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  • It was a new school year with a new traffic pattern at Cocalico High School but the anticipation on the students’ faces is a tradition on the first day of classes.
    Area schools open Monday, New program links EASD freshmen

    With the cool air that finally arrived this week, came that realization that it’s almost time for the school bells to once again ring in the area. Monday, Aug. 29 will indeed be opening day in both...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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  • Photo by Duane Ober, Warwick Emergency Services Commission administrator Firefighters, farmers and neighbors work together at a local farm on Lincoln Road in Clay Township to free two dairy cows that fell into a manure pit Aug. 17.
    Cow Raising

    Two dairy cows fell into a manure pit at a local farm on Lincoln Road in Clay Township Aug. 17 and were rescued with the assistance of Brunnerville firefighters. Firefighters, farmers and neighbors worked for over two...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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  • Presenting the big birthday cake are two of the party’s organizers, Jim Brown of Ephrata National Bank (left) and Dave Boland of The Groves. Photo by Stan Hall
    Ephrata celebrates 125th with party downtown

    Happy birthday, Ephrata. Ephrata Mayor Ralph Mowen and Ephrata Borough Council President Sue Rowe blew out the candles and they were immediately joined by more than 200 men, women and children with the singing of “Happy Birthday,...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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