All posts tagged "featured"

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    Akron welcomes new council member

    Board has lengthy discussion on  proposed changes to the borough’s temporary sign  and  zoning ordinances By Dick Wanner With a unanimous voice vote, Akron borough council appointed Nathan Imhoff to fill the a vacant seat on the...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • Rick and Amanda Wagner with five-month-old daughter Sophia are home from an almost three-month stay at CHOP.
    Sunnier days for Sophia

    Leukemia-stricken Ephrata baby set for Nov. 1 bone marrow transplant Rick and Amanda Wagner moved into their home in Ephrata in July. Just two weeks later, before all the boxes were unpacked, they learned their 12-week-old baby,...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • The port-a-potty located near the Veterans Plaza and Winters Memorial Trail has prompted much discussion at Ephrata Borough Council meetings. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Debate continues over public toilet’s proximity to Winters memorial

    The statue which memorializes Ephrata’s Major Dick Winters will be a stop on the upcoming Celebrate Ephrata 2016 Tour of Historic Places event Oct. 22. It will also be the focal point of an annual Veterans Day...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Ephrata National Bank is one of three local C. Emlen Urban designs featured in the upcoming tour of historic places. Photo courtesy of Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley.
    Urban still has an impact in Ephrata

    Tour of historic places set for Oct. 2 When you drive through the Borough of Ephrata, you will see buildings that were designed by C. Emlen Urban. Three of those properties will be highlighted Saturday, Oct. 22,...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Madi Flatt (19) dinks the ball over the out-stretched hands of Blazer defender Heather Beiler (24) in tuesday’s match at Lancaster Mennonite. Photo by Mike Shull
    Blazers in a barnburner: LMH ties Lady Eagles for section lead with win

    The final run was only two points, but it was enough to close out the fifth set Tuesday as host Lancaster Mennonite nipped Cocalico 3-2 (16-25, 25-23, 20-25, 25-14, and 16-14) to pull into a tie for...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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    Line dance will benefit Disabled American Veterans

      A benefit line dance to honor late DJ Richard Arment (show with his wife, Mary Giuranna) will be held Friday, Oct. 14, at American Legion Post 429, located a 300 Cocalico St., Ephrata. The event will...

    • Posted October 10, 2016
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  • The historic former Sprecher Hardware building on East Main Street (now Hometown Refurnishing) is part of the Oct. 22 tour.
    A ‘magical history tour’

    Multiple local anniversaries will be celebrated with Oct. 22 event The architecture and history of Ephrata is front and center on Saturday, Oct. 22 for the biennial walking tour of the Historic Preservation Trust (HPT) of Lancaster...

    • Posted October 6, 2016
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  • Jada Soto bounces the ball to her classmate as a group of second graders play four square on a court recently added as part of a Peaceful Playground initiative. Photo by Kimberly Marselas
    Denver students find peace on playground

    First graders Jaylie Sheaffer and Hailey Brown bounded up and down agility ladders Monday afternoon, enjoying one of the new perks of their school’s Peaceful Playground. The ladders are one of more than a dozen playing courts,...

    • Posted October 5, 2016
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    Ephrata student named National Merit semi-finalist

    Micah Martin, an Ephrata High School senior, has been named a National Merit Scholarship Program semi-finalist. Martin is among nearly 16,000 semi-finalists nationwide, of whom 7,500 are estimated to move on as finalists and earn the Merit...

    • Posted October 5, 2016
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