All posts tagged "featured"

  • Cocalico running back Brandon Brubaker (25) stiff arms Cade Robinson of Elizabethtown during Friday’s 35-21 Eagle victory. Brubaker rushed for 193 yards and three scores to lead the way. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Eagles outlast E-town

    Like a good fighter, Cocalico withstood a barrage of punches thrown it’s way Friday night in the Section Two opener at home vs. upstart Elizabethtown. For every jab and left hook thrown by the Bears, the Eagles...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Eve Cable hits a chip during Monday’s L-L Championships at Fairview. Cable, along with Ephrata’s Tayler Moyer, both advanced to Districts. Photo by Matt Libhart
    Two move on to Districts

    Ephrata’s Tayler Moyer, along with Eve Cable of Cocalico, advanced to the District Three Girls Golf Championships after both earned top 10 finishes at the L-L League Match held at Fairview Golf Course in Quentin. Moyer finished...

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • The Ephrata House was still in its glory during the '40s.
    1941 turns murderous: Chamber hosts historical murder mystery dinner

      Michael Showalter went back in time to find inspiration for his upcoming murder mystery dinner. The event, which kicks off at EPAC at 4:45 p.m. Oct. 1, will raise money for the Ephrata Area Chamber of...

    • Posted September 22, 2016
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  • Stevie the Wonder steer has a forever home in Clay.
    Stevie the Wonder steer finds a forever home in Clay

    Sale of blind animal benefits local disabled boy Stevie may be the world’s luckiest and most blessed steer. Born blind on a farm in Indiana, he was four months old in July 2015 when a fierce storm...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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  • Laura Sensenig and Rod Redcay pose to regain their “image” status while wingonator, Nelson Groff dusts off his bib after his big win. Photo by Michele Walter Fry
    Fressin’ at the fair: From wings to Jell-O, there’s an appetite for competition

    Eating contests drew large crowds at the Denver Fair — providing fair goers with the opportunity to see the crème de la crème of the community stuff their mouths at high speed while masking their faces with...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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  • Rider Zane Bradley of New Hampshire gets some air during the Dialed Action Sports BMX show Tuesday night in Tent City
    Stunt bikes thrill Tent City as 98th fair gets underway

    For the first time in 40 years, children attending the Ephrata Fair didn’t dive in the dirt dashinig after a greased pig on a lighted baseball field surrounded by packed bleachers at Tent City. Instead, a smaller...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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  • Ephrata sophomore Trevin Hertzog (36) and junior Peter Kitchen (back) prevent Manheim Central’s Sam tobias from taking a pass during the Mounts’ 4-1 victory Monday night. Photo by Mike Shull
    Patrushev, Sensenig lead Ephrata over the Barons

    Manheim Central boys soccer coach Rod Brenize could only tip his cap. After watching Ephrata’s Andrey Patrushev and Gabe Sensenig score two goals apiece and lead the first-place Mounts to a 4-1 Section Two victory over his...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Taylor Moore (14) is double-teamed by Manheim Central defenders during Monday’s 1-0 Lady Mount victory. Photo by Mike Shull
    Ephrata tops MC on Holochuck goal

    Ephrata was patiently looking for an opportunity. And while the one the Lady Mounts eventually got probably wasn’t exactly what they were looking for, the end result was definitely what they were ultimately seeking. In the 60th...

    • Posted September 21, 2016
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  • Crowds pack the midway at the 2015 Ephrata Fair.
    Early fair arrives again Tuesday

    It’s the earliest the Ephrata Fair can begin. Because of “the rule” that it must be held only in the month of September, the fact that the final Friday of the month is Sept. 30, means the...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • Perry Lorah (left) the senior member of Akron’s Borough Council, presented a plaque to Dan Guers to recognize his 19 years of service as borough manager. Guers’ last day on the job will be Sept. 28. The current borough secretary, Sue Davidson, has been appointed to take his place. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Davidson replacing retiring Guers in Akron Borough

    Dan Guers is in the final days of a 19-year career as Akron’s borough manager. He attended his last borough council meeting as a manager Monday night, accepted a plaque from Perry Lorah, the senior council member,...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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