All posts tagged "featured"

  • The Eagle spreads his wings in this photo from Cocalico's 1972 yearbook.
    Eagle eyed…Cocalico alumni, students raising funds for new mascot

      After 15 years working athletic events and school assemblies, the Cocalico Eagle has shaken his last tail feather. Smelly and ill-fitting, the larger-than-life costume was no longer a source of pride. Instead, the beaten mascot had...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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    Royers married 70 years

    Luke and Josephine Royer celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 23. They were married in Sint-Truiden, Belgium on June 23, 1945. In 1944 during WWII, Luke served in the U.S. Air Force as a cryptographer and...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Ephrata High School graduate Brandon Miller, who will be a junior
at Millersville University next fall, has impressed this summer in the
Cape Cod League. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Miller shining in Cape Cod League

    Brandon Miller and Jim McDade are making the most of an opportunity. What started as temporary contracts and a 10-day stay in the country’s most competitive and highly-regarded summer league may turn out to be a life-changing...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Andre Good (right) scores a run against Daniel Boone Friday night during the Ephrata Tournament
held at War Memorial. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Late HR dooms Ephrata in tournament semifinals

      Bordentown’s Jason Applegate was looking dead red when he came to the plate with one out in the top of the seventh of Sunday’s Ephrata Tournament semifinals. The Villanova-bound star got what he was looking for...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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    Chaos

    Ferocious Storm Rips Through Ephrata by Patrick Burns “It fell just right,” Jeff Holochuck said. He  referred to a 35-foot oak tree whose branches swept across the right side of his expansive property at 700 Pershing Ave....

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Photos by Michele Walter Fry

Angela Hurst and Alecia Martin (mother and daughter, honorary caregivers) walking the Caregiver lap with Angela's husband, Randi Hurst.
    Kickin’ cancer’s grasp…Annual Relay for Life Nolanco raises spirits and funds

    With a nod to the 1980s and a change of venue, the American Cancer Society presented the 16th Annual Relay For Life Norlanco on June 19 and 20 at Garden Spot High School. This year’s 1980s theme...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Brenden Molchany of the Ephra¬ta Dragons delivers vs. the War¬wick Phillies Friday night. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Warwick downs Ephrata in 2-1 duel

    A t the time it looked as if Friday’s 12U showdown in Lititz was going to be a precursor to what lies ahead. The game didn’t mean much as far as the standings were concerned. But with...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Dillon Good of the Ephrata Chrys¬lers rips a drive during a recent game. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Chryslers break out bats in three wins

      Despite it’s shiny record, the Ephrata Chryslers’ Post 429 legion team has been a little rusty at the plate this season. However, this past week, the Chryslers won three-straight games, mostly because of their bats. Last...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Jess Gockley, a lung cancer survivor, has become a successful ultra-marathoner.
    In biggest race of her life, Gockley laces up running shoes

      Jessica Gockley lined up with 40 competitors to take on the 64-mile trail course at Trail’s End State Park near Williamsport on May 30. Running and climbing on grassy trails, fire roads, rocks and logged trails,...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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    Cocalico School Board OKs tax hike

    The Cocalico School Board at its Monday, June 15, meeting passed a final 2015-16 budget that raises property taxes by 2.24 percent, just slightly less than district officials projected in May. The total approved budget of $56.69...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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