All posts tagged "featured"

  • VFW helps with soldier’s remains

    On Friday, Dec. 14, 75-year-old Barbara Dixon drove three hours from Middletown, Delaware to Ephrata. Her destination was VFW Post 3376, and her goal was to be reunited with her brother, Ronald, who had died and was...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Cookie Lady already expanding business

    A little more than a month after her first sale, Laura Merkel has grown her one-woman cookie business with the hiring of a full-time assistant, Lilly Furlow, and an upcoming move into a second storefront at 30...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Scratch Bakes to hold benefit for local family

    In early 2018, 1-year-old Wesley Myers was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer. Only about 800 children are diagnosed with neuroblastoma a year in the U.S. This year was not an easy one for Wes...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Katherine Sola (left) drives past Jess Williamson of Warwick during Tuesday’s contest in Lititz. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Ephrata girls hang on to beat Warwick, 38-37

    The Ephrata girls can’t change the fact that they’ve had a tough start out of the blocks. Truth is, the Lady Mounts won just one of their first four league games. And it didn’t figure to get...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Soggy Shoe Drop rings in Akron’s new year

    Umbrellas and raincoats were a big part of the 2018 New Year’s Eve Shoe Drop celebration at Akron’s Broad Street park. Rain throughout the day and into the early evening hours undoubtedly convinced many people to stay...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • FFA teens prepare for 103rd PA Farm Show

    Part two: Feeding and handling LNP Weeklies and Lancaster Farming correspondent Art Petrosemolo has been following both 4H and FFA members this fall. He wrote about the Lancaster 4H team who represented the state at the Livestock...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • ‘Terrified Tonya’

    “No! Don’t leave me for dead! I’m still alive!” Tonya silently screamed to her drug ‘friends’ as they walked out and left her laying on her cold, tile apartment floor in Quarryville, to die. “No! Don’t leave...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Carly Holochuck dribbles past a Red Land defender during Friday’s first round of the Lancaster Catholic Holiday Tournament. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Despite furious late rally, Ephrata comes up short

    The Ephrata girls gave a glimpse of what they could be in the fourth quarter of Saturday night’s consolation game of the Lancaster Catholic Holiday Tournament. The Lady Mounts defended, scored in both the half-court and transition...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Remembering Christmas ‘back in the day’

    Christmas memories from the past — some just a few years ago and others dating back decades — seem to bubble up in the weeks leading up to the holiday. Viola White, “Vi” to everyone, turned 100...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Cocalico Creek bridge completed

    Allows full opening of seven-mile rail trail Friday Almost 30 years in the making and a testament to municipal perseverance, the 7.2-mile Warwick to Ephrata Rail Trail will be open for uninterrupted use for the first time...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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