All posts tagged "featured"

  • Goldens rule: DVGRR rescues 17 dogs displaced in Texas by Hurricane Harvey

    Barry Rupp’s love of his own golden retrievers planted an inescapable impulse to volunteer with the Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue in Reinholds about 10 years ago. As a member of the DVGRR transportation team, the Ephrata...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Forbidden Art now at Ephrata Library

    In 1943, a group of prisoners in a Nazi concentration camp decided to document what was happening in Buchenwald so the world would someday know. The secret group called themselves the “International Camp Committee,” and they compiled...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • A 2008 flag ceremony at the Girl Scouts' Camp Furnace Hills in northern Lancaster County. The 320-acre camp, which began in 1947, may be sold.
    Girl Scout camp to open at limited capacity

    Camp Furnace Hills, a camp for Girl Scouts since 1947, will remain open, although in a limited capacity, according to the Girl Scout Council that administers programs for Girl Scouts in the Heart of PA. On Feb....

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Purple Heart returned

    Brian Travis’ determination helped return a lost Purple Heart bestowed on a hero who died during the Battle of Normandy in World War II. Travis, who stumbled upon the Purple Heart at a Goodwill Store in April,...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Elie Basenga (85) puts the hit on CV’s Jose Barbon in front of teammate Mason Sensenig during Friday’s season opener at War Memorial. Photos by Missi Mortimer
    Bucks Take Advantage

    Early mistakes prove costly as Mounts fall big to CV Practices and even scrimmages are one thing, but when you get under the lights on a Friday night it’s just a different animal. Tensions are tenfold, and...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Raising the bar…

    New Denver Elementary playground, high school library upgrades highlight first day of school Just before noon Monday, third grader Sunny Young charged the new playground behind Denver Elementary School, first zipping down the roller-bar slide then hanging...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • EASD students return

    Though many not yet compliant with new vaccination rules Ephrata Area School District students began school Monday, Aug. 28 — a day earlier than last year. Something else arrived earlier this year for students: new vaccination rules....

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • dori the dog
    Dori takes the crown

    Lancaster County has had its share of star athletes over the years. There was Wally Walker, of Penn Manor, who played for years in the NBA. And Tom Herr, from Hempfield, who played Major League Baseball with...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • Help for Harvey

    Locals join national effort to aid hurricane victims The heartbreaking media images of thousands of flooded out residents in Texas continued to multiply since Harvey hit late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane Rebecca Gallagher, who lived...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • Drug issues discussed at Akron Council meeting

    Akron Police Chief Tom Zell and Mayor John McBeth both spoke at length about the town’s drug issues at August’s regular borough council meeting. McBeth, in his monthly report to council, first thanked everybody who helped make...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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