All posts tagged "featured"

  • This is the newly finished Keystone Villa at Ephrata on the former Artworks at Doneckers site.
    Polling change in Second Ward

    As reported last week, the polling destination in Ephrata’s Second Ward has moved this year to Keystone Villa, 100 N. State St. The former polling station was Seventh Day Adventist Church, 223 Cedar St. Ephrata-Area Republican Chairman...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • VINNY TENNIS | Staff Photographer Businessman Chet Beiler, left, and state Sen. Lloyd Smucker participate in a debate at Penn Cinema in Lititz on April 7.
    Smucker-Beiler drop heavy coin in GOP primary battle

    Tuesday’s GOP Congressional primary election pits two candidates who are quite literally banking on a victory. State Sen. Lloyd Smucker, of West Lampeter Township, and Manheim businessman Chet Beiler seek the Republican nomination for the 16th Congressional...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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    Moyer tabbed to succeed Garman as EHS girls coach

    After an extensive coaching search, Ephrata has decided to promote from within to fill its vacant girls’ basketball position. At Monday’s monthly Ephrata school board meeting, Todd Moyer, an assistant in the program for the past five...

    • Posted April 18, 2016
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  • One of the new operating rooms in the recently opened section of the Health Pavilion at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital. Photos courtesy of WellSpan Health
    Hospital opens latest phase of health pavilion expansion project

    WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital has opened the latest phase of its ongoing health pavilion expansion project — featuring four new operating rooms, an endoscopy room and a post-anesthesia care unit. Once completed, the $47 million project will...

    • Posted April 15, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Nick Farlow was presented with a gold ball and a sign in commemoration of reaching the 1,000-career kill plateau during last Thursday’s match vs. Lebanon. Photo by Steve Heydt.
    Farlow reaches milestone as Mounts stay perfect

    As a team, the Ephrata boys volleyball team is in the midst of what looks to be a history-making season. And the leader of that bunch made some history of his own last Thursday in a Section...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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    EHS reacts to loss of classmate & friend

    The untimely death of 16-year-old Zach Shellhammer April 5 cast a void among his junior classmates, Ephrata High School students, the entire district, and beyond. Students, faculty, friends and parents this week remembered the joy Zach had...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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    CHS senior wins a top national writing award

    Emily Gerber, a senior at Cocalico High School and the daughter of Frank and Karen Gerber of Stevens, has won two national medals in the Scholastic Writing Contest, according to the high school English Department. Her short...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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    What’s in your ballot?

    Trump listed sixth on primary ballot; Ephrata Borough’s second-ward poll moves to Keystone Villa Looking at the April 26 GOP sample ballot may leave voters scratching their heads. For instance, you might wonder: Why is the Republican...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • Photo courtesy Nelson Martin and Kerschner family
Conlan Kerschner joins the Mountain Folk Band playing an opening number prior to the 2015 Riders in the Sky performance at the Santander Performing Arts Center in Reading.
    Young Adamstown banjo player garners new recognition

    Conlan Kerschner, 15, of Adamstown, a student at Cocalico High School who has become a noted regional bluegrass musician, has been selected to perform at MerleFest 2016 in Wilkesboro, N.C., on Saturday, April 30. Kerschner was introduced...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • Margaret Ahmed
    Woman on mission to help others

    Margaret Ahmed is a woman on a mission. She wants to help women and children in Nigeria find a way out of poverty by becoming more self-sufficient. She was in Ephrata, Akron and Lancaster recently to work...

    • Posted April 11, 2016
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