All posts tagged "featured"

  • Ephrata’s Nitch Hatch chips onto the green during last week’s match at Conestoga.
    Mount golfers go 2-4 in first Section match

    A year ago, the Ephrata golf team made the transition from Section Two to talent-rich Section One, and many felt the Mounts would have a difficult time adjusting to the change. However, to their credit, that certainly...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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  • Darius Puff, a well-known local Lenni Lenape educator, participated in the 2013 annual Heritage Festival  at the Berks County Heritage Center on Red Bridge Road just off Route 183 in Bern Township, Berks County.
    A gathering of spirits

    Annual Adamstown Intertribal Powwow is a soaring salute by and for Native Americans Though folks usually think of the Pennsylvania Dutch — or Germans — as those with the deepest roots in the Cocalico area, the truth...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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    Turf opener delayed 2 weeks

    Ephrata High’s new turf won’t be ready for Sept. 5 home opener Ephrata High School’s scheduled Sept. 5 game against Cocalico was supposed to showcase the Mount’s new synthetic turf before a full house and a cast...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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    Living with ALS

    When you first receive the life changing news that you have ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease, and there is no cure, if fortunate to be in an area served by the ALS Association, you receive a publication named...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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John Martin  (left) and Kevin Wolf are shown with the Family and Friends CPR Anytime kits that are being distributed free to residents of the Ephrata Community Ambulance Association. Martin is the association president. Wolf is the emergency medical services manager.
    Ambulance association distributing free CPR kits

      Call 911 for an ambulance and chances are you’ll have a response in minutes if you are within the 23-square-mile area serviced by the Ephrata Community Ambulance Association. However, if your call is for an adult...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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    Huttle honored for saving Brickerville home

    Jeff Huttle was in the right place at the right time to make a big difference in a situation that could have proved disastrous for a Brickerville family last fall. For his efforts, Army National Guard first...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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    Supermoon river?

    Well, actually it’s the lake at the Middle Creek Waterfowl Project, but you get the point. Either way, this past Sunday there was a “Supermoon” in the sky for residents to enjoy. According to the Earthsky.org website,...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • Dr. Lee Lausch (left) presents his friend and former colleague Tracy Ross with a Mickey Shuler signed Penn State jersey. Ross, a former coach and trainer at Cocalico, retired last year after 35 years at the school. Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Connected at the hip

    Tracy Ross and Dr. Lee Lausch have had a special relationship ever since Lausch’s days as a Jr. High football player at Cocalico in the late 70s. Ross, who in those days coached both football and track...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • Spohn Ranch Skateparks’ design sketch for the planned skate park at the Ephrata Public Library. The “bowl” on the top left side is not budgeted in the first phase of the project but it could be added at a later date.
    Officials balance skate park designs, cost

    Ephrata Borough should soon have a design in place for its new skateboard park to be constructed at the Ephrata Public Library. Council had met recently with Jason Baldessari from Spohn Ranch Skateparks of Los Angeles and...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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  • Members of the Ephrata contingent at L-L Football Media Day Tuesday included (left to right): Ryan Borchert, Evan Frees, Coach Scott Shelley, Randy Barrettt and Cordell Moyer.
    Positive signs at Ephrata for Year Three under Shelley?

    After going 2-18 the past two years, it’s easy to say that there is nowhere to go but up in Ephrata. But after listening to the Mountaineer contingent on hand at the annual L-L Media Day Tuesday...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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