All posts tagged "featured"

  • Cocalico Coach Seth Sigman (left) reacts after the Eagles held on to defeat New Oxford Monday. Above, the Eagles’ Brady Nuneville powers to the basket past New Oxford defender Abdul Janneh. Photos by Kirk Neidermyer
    Extended life: Eagles overcome 16-point deficit to stun New Oxford, need one win for State berth

    For most of the evening Monday at New Oxford, Brady Nuneville was having a frustrating night at the offensive end. The sturdy senior big man simply couldn’t get anything to drop. However, when it mattered most, in...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Sons Provost Marshall David Stewart (left) and Sons Commander John Bray. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Sons of Amvets seeks new members

    The local squadron of the Sons of Amvets is looking for some good men to fill in the ranks and help in their mission of serving veterans and the local community. Based at the local Amvets post...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Michael Palm, with his girlfriend, Lainey.
    It was THON-tastic

          ‘We have been blessed’ Michael Palm and Crystal Bryan-Muñoz’s have gone from ‘patients to participants’ at THON, Penn State University’s enormous philanthropy dedicated to childhood cancer research and enhancing the lives of families and...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Mary Keener, of Fairmount Homes in Ephrata, recently celebrated her 100th birthday on Feb. 25. Photo by Emily Jacoby
    Keener celebrates centennial and a lifetime of helping others

        Fairmount Homes resident Mary Keener celebrated her 100th birthday on Monday, Feb. 25, and she continues to spend her time doing what she does best — helping others. Achieving a centennial birthday is a feat...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Something fishy’s going on in these classrooms!

    Classrooms offer a variety of learning opportunities. In addition to learning from books or computers, students may also have an opportunity for hands-on learning experiences. Trout in the Classroom is one of those hands-on experiences. Participating classrooms...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Brother’s spirit runs like the wind

    One local woman’s enduring love for her famous, late brother has prompted her to write a book about his life. Jennifer Hippensteel of Ephrata recently added “author” to her list of accomplishments, which include reiki master, holistic...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Pressed into history

    Featuring hot and cold sandwiches, soups, and salads, The Pressed Plate, 52 E. Main St., Ephrata opens for business Feb. 23. Starting a restaurant was a long road for owner Anne-Marie Bellas, but one that was worth...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Katie Heck (left) drives the lane with Spring Grove’s Addyson Wagner in hot pursuit during Tuesday’s 5A District playoff game. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Spring Grove rockets past Cocalico girls

    There was going to come a point when Cocalico would have to say good-bye to its core of seven seniors. Coach Andrew Garrett was hoping that time would come some time down the road, perhaps after making...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Look “Whoooooo’s Back!”

    Look “Whoooooo’s Back!”   Earlier today, Nancy Reber snapped this photo of the Grater Park Owl. “She was very content, hopefully sitting on eggs again!, Reber says. “The cracked egg was gone.”    Locals were worried recently...

    • Posted February 19, 2019
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  • Bensing family plays at White House

    Families have traditions during the holidays. Some cut down a Christmas tree together or go Christmas caroling. For the Bensing family it is spending time at the White House. From 3 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 29,...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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