All posts tagged "featured"

  • Cocalico’s Josiah Gehr sizes up opponent Matt Wilde of Boyertown at States this past weekend in Hershey
    Holding His Own: Gehr’s showing at States bodes well for future

    While one year’s results do not necessarily guarantee to future success in Hershey, Cocalico’s Josiah Gehr certainly had a promising first appearance at the State AAA Wrestling Tournament held at Giant Center in Hershey this past weekend....

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Photo by Preston Whitcraft Ephrata grad Brandon Miller delivers for Millersville.
    Miller keeps focus and priorities in spite of recent hype

    Brandon Miller gets it. He gets what it is to be a Millersville University student and baseball player, what it is to build meaningful relationships, how to lead, how to follow, and how to grow in every...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Recent photo of West Cocalico Supervisors: (from left) James Stoner (JJ);  Jacque Smith (who retired in January);  and Terry Scheetz, who announced his retirement at the board’s March 15 meeting.
    Longtime West Cocalico official retiring

    West Cocalico Township Supervisor Terry Sheetz announced his retirement at the board’s March 15 meeting. He has been a supervisor since August 2004. He was a former Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1983...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Photo by Michele Walter Fry

Eric and Kim Andrew with children Evan and Britney.
    A young mom’s story… Unified, loving family helps 2016 Norlanco cancer survivor move forward

      This year’s honorary cancer survivor, representing Norlanco Relay For Life 2016, is Kim Andrew, 31, the newest sweetheart of Ephrata. Her battle with cancer started at a time when her life was filled with new joy....

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Lily's On Main
    Still a ‘Main’ attraction to many

    It’s almost like stepping into a vintage movie theatre, with its retro neon lights, red velvet seats and art deco accents. It’s no wonder. Ephrata Main Theatre has its origins in the age of movies— the 1930s!...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Eric Guthridge posted a 56.21 in the final heat to claim the seventh-place medal in the 100 back Saturday at Districts held at Cumberland Valley High School
    Cocalico swimmers earn 14 medals at Districts

    As it turned out, the District Three Swim Championships were quite fruitful for Cocalico. At the competition held this past Friday and Saturday at Cumberland Valley High School, while the Eagles didn’t capture any golds, Cocalico swimmers...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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    Crossing risk

    While pedestrians have the right-of-way over vehicles in a crosswalk, officials remind: “It’s still a “negotiation between parties.” By Patrick Burns The intersection where a vehicle hit a 3-year-old Ephrata boy and his 63-year-old grandmother March 1...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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    East Cocalico supervisors OK pay, bond for interim township manager

    During a March 3 meeting, East Cocalico supervisors set compensation and approved a resolution for a bond for an interim township manager, Steve Gabriel of Rettew Associates Inc. East Cocalico’s manager of six years, Mark Hiester, departed in...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • ER20160309_bb78
    Welcome!

    “(Baseball) breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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    Featherweight bout

    Ah, the next frame… Actually, this captured “lunch” had something to “crow” about. The starling continued to call for help from its mates. European Starlings are an aggressive invasive species and typically use the flock approach to...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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