All posts tagged "featured"

  • Gunman
    Apple Street standoff 

    It was a chaotic 30-plus hours for police, fire police, and emergency service workers in Ephrata. Many of the same crews that spent Saturday morning at the major two-alarm fire at the Green Dragon labored all day...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Legendary Coach George Male
    The Pretzels’ salty plan and the history of the rivalry

    The year was 1953 and Dave MacNicoll was stepping down as Lititz High School’s football coach after a 2-6-1 season. Eight miles away, George R. Male was taking the year off after coaching the Mountaineers to a...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Patrick Griffith (right) gets set to hit Warwick running back Ryan Deibler during Friday’s game in Lititz.
    Warwick wins 9th straight Male Trophy from Ephrata

    Chris Borg had already left his mark on the offensive side of the ball. The Warwick senior wide receiver hauled in two 49-yard touchdown passes from QB Colin Gibble in the first half, helping his team take...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Fire fighters battle Green Dragon blaze that was reported at around 4:30 a.m. Saturday.
    Green Dragon burns

    Officials allowed distressed Green Dragon shop owners to enter the burned-out section of the property at around 10:30 this morning following a two-alarm fire reported at around 4:35 a.m. While most vendors owning shops on the outside of...

    • Posted September 13, 2014
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  • Gunman
    Apple Street standoff

    Police continue to maintain a perimeter on the 1300 block of Apple Street where a gunman has been holed up since a domestic dispute that started at about 2:30 a.m., Ephrata Police Chief William Harvey confirmed.Harvey at...

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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  • After 28 years serving as organizers of the Miss Denver Fair contest, Pat and Nevin McQuate crowned their final queen, Miss Katie Grobengieser, Tuesday night.
    Crowning touch

    After 28 years serving as organizers of the Miss Denver Fair contest, Pat and Nevin McQuate crowned their final queen, Miss Katie Grobengieser, Tuesday night.

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Steve Goss
    New EHS band director looking at bright future

      Steve Goss talks about the new school year in the same way he talks about everything else. There is a musical flow to his thoughts, a definable cadence to his words and a rhythm to his...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Brittany Lutz (13) takes control from the Baron’s Cailty Howett during Tuesday’s game. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Manheim Central hands Ephrata girls first loss

    Behind a very skilled group of players, Ephrata had sprinted out to a 4-0 start this season. But Tuesday night in Section Two girls’ soccer action at Mountaineer Field, visiting Manheim Central slowed the Lady Mounts down...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Jake Keifer (67) makes the hit on Ephrata running back Mike Caraballo during Friday’s game in Denver. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    It’s Cocalico’s Cup again

    Perhaps one of Dave Gingrich’s biggest fears heading into this past Friday’s game with Ephrata was that his team would suffer a letdown. Afterall, it’s human nature. Cocalico was coming off a highly successful Week One game...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Columnist Pat Burns going through security  before Eagles-Giants game at Lincoln Financial Field in 2013.
    Steeling the spotlight

    Some of my best friends are from Pittsburgh.   They exude Steelers passion just as my former Philly neighbors bleed Eagles green. It’s geography-based. You don’t choose. It’s called your HOME team. Yet there’s a mixed-up multitude...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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