All posts tagged "featured"

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    CRICKETS on a CORNER

    I was intrigued the other day to hear crickets  chirping loudly at around 2:30 p.m. near the Lincoln Avenue-Main Street intersection in Ephrata. My research uncovered little to explain the autumn afternoon cricket-cacophony near Downtown Ephrata. However,...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Crane
    Skatepark takes shape

    Workers on Tuesday rolled out the precast pieces that will create the Ephrata Skate Park next to the Ephrata Public Library. A crane placed the precast elements at about 7:30 from three flatbed truck and workers from...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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    Local ‘Super’fan birthday tribute

    At a very early age, area resident Jim Nolt became a fan of “The Adventures of Superman” television series. Growing up in the ‘50s near Reinholds, he tuned in every week to the show and was mesmerized...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Sanguinito-Zimerman together
    Sanguinito, Zimmerman Answer

              Sanguinito  v.  Zimmerman in 99th Pa. District David Zimmerman, 58-year-old Republican, is an East Earl Township supervisor and its roadmaster, Bryan Sanguinito, 39-year-old Democrat from Ephrata, is a music teacher in the Berks...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Cocalico freshman Jamie Zamrin
finished 13th at Districts and qualified for the State Meet.
    Zamrin 13th, off to States

    Normally, your freshman year is one spent getting acquainted and acclimated. That’s not the case for Cocalico ninth grader Jamie Zamrin, however. This entire cross country season, she has not only become comfortable in her new surroundings,...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Ephrata cross country’s five State qualifiers include (left to right): Jordan Carvell, Zach Lefever, Nate Becker, Andrea Castillo and Taylor
Mahlandt.
    Ephrata sends five to States

    The Ephrata boys and girls cross country teams enjoyed great success during the regular season so it should come as no surprise that they continue to make great strides during the post-season. Last Wednesday at the District...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Rebekah Pauley (5) boots the ball out of harm’s way during Tuesday’s District Semifinal game vs. Cumberland Valley.
    Ephrata falls to Eagles in semifinals, States await

    Cumberland Valley’s Cashlin Copley was money on her team’s first shot of the game Tuesday vs. Ephrata in the District Three Girls Soccer Semifinals played at Cedar Crest. And unfortunately for the Lady Mounts, it was a...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Jill Hilt, president of the Friends of Eberbach  with James Elliott, general partner of Keystone Villa of Ephrata, at the new stone obelisk built in honor of Ephrata's Sister City relationship with Eberbach, Germany.
    ‘Sisterly’ love

      The bond between Eberbach, Germany, and Ephrata has a new, permanent memorial. This international relationship began nearly 300 years ago when Eberbach-born Conrad Beissel immigrated to this area and founded the Ephrata Cloister. And now, a...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Father and daughter Kate Goodwin and Tom Smith graduated from the The Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts, a division of YTI Career Institute - Lancaster with matching degrees Aug. 26. It was a proud moment for both after overcoming several obstacles.
    Father, daughter help each other earn degrees

      A father and daughter from Clay Township have proven that hard work and supporting each other is the key to success. Kate Goodwin and Tom Smith graduated from The Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts, a division...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Ephrata High School graduate Lauren Smith (left) poses with Kutztown Coach Rob Fisher after winning the PSAC championship Sunday at Hershey Country Club.
    Smith wins PSAC championship

    There’s old adage that goes, “it’s not how you start but how you finish.” That statement definitely held true for Ephrata High School graduate and Kutztown University senior golfer Lauren Smith, who persevered through an up-and-down year...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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