All posts tagged "featured"

  • Ephrata's Zach Musser puts the tag on a Manheim Township base runner trying to advance to third during Monday's 10U Section One League playoff action.
    Township outduels Merlins in League playoffs

    Ephrata to face Cocalico/Mountville winner in loser’s bracket In a well played pitching and defense-dominated contest, the Ephrata Merlins (10-7-2) fell 3-0 to top-seeded Manheim Township (18-1) in the Lancaster County Youth Baseball League (LCYBL) 10U Section...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Emily Holtz (right) displays her first-place medal as she stands with her mentor, baking and pastry arts instructor, Tracie Gotshall.
    Ephrata teen wins state baking competition

      Emily Holtz of Ephrata has won the SkillsUSA Skilled and Technical Sciences state competition for commercial baking. Holtz is a senior at Lancaster County Career and Technology Center in Mount Joy. In June, she will go...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • The Ephrata Whistle Stop Open Air Market will offer an eclectic mix of more than 20 vendors  from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 21. The theme in June is international.
    ‘Mark’et it on your calendar

      Ephrata’s open air market will feature more than 20 vendors, international theme Saturday The Ephrata Whistle Stop Open Air Market will offer an eclectic mix of more than 20 vendors selling their wares at the Downtown...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • A nice crowd gathered in the lawn in front of the bandshell Sunday for a special Father's Day performance by the Ephrata Concert Band. Current conductor Lincoln Fogelsanger (shown) will give way to long-time director Carl Tobias for the show this Sunday, June 22.
    Tobias back to conduct Concert Band June 22

      Carl Tobias, who conducted the Ephrata Concert Band for 23 years before becoming conductor emeritus in 2009, will fill in as conductor for the June 22 program and also show his vocal talents with a solo...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • In a close play at the plate, Manheim VFW catcher Mason Weaver lays the tag on Ephrata base runner Ryan Bromirski in the fourth inning of Monday night's 10U Section One game in Manheim. Ephrata coach Brad Crills looks on in the background.
    Merlins prepare for playoffs with 8-4 win over Manheim

    For the Ephrata Merlins and Manheim VFW 10U baseball teams, Monday’s battle meant more than just playing out the final game of the regular season. There was playoff seeding at stake. And there was the matter of...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • Getting a big, extra special hug after the ceremony is senior Shane Howe. (Photo by Jeremy Bischoff)
    EHS Graduation Photos Run the Gamut of Emotions

    With a near perfect evening, emotions were running high at Ephrata High School’s 119th Commencement exercises last Thursday. (All photos, except where noted, were taken by Jeremy Bischoff)

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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    Valedictorian Grace Chon is outstanding in many ways

    Being named as Ephrata Area High School’s valedictorian June 3 came as a surprise to graduating senior Grace Chon. The Ephrata resident explained that for the past few years she had been ranked second in her class,...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Kayla Young, Myah Sexton, Cortney Gensemer, Emily Brubaker at the June 6 graduation
    Cocalico grads bid adieu to high school

    A speech by Alexander McCollom during Cocalico High School’s commencement at Calvary Church Friday asked graduates to put down their phones and enjoy the moment. The speech complemented the choir’s beautiful dedication to the memory of Alex...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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    The past and future of film in Ephrata

    There are hidden gems throughout Lancaster County– spots only the locals really know about, places you don’t talk about because no one wants outside forces spoiling them. Inherently they are ours … as a community. However, sometimes people...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Tyler Trettin (in blue) is surrounded by his wife Erin and friends who wore T-shirts to support him at the CrossFit Regionals competition.
    Trettin places 30th at CrossFit Regionals

    Owning your own gym has its advantages. And for Tyler Trettin, co-owner of Ephrata Fitness/CrossFit Ephrata, it enabled him to take his own workouts to a rather insane level. Recently, the former All-American football player from Bloomsburg...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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