All posts tagged "featured"

  • Safe or out during Ephrata Mounts L-L playoff semifinal against Hempfield.
    Turning the tides

    The thing about baseball is, one day you can find the magic and the next day, you may not, and ultimately the shoe can be on the other foot. Monday night in the completion of the opening...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • The giant shopping cart from Family Owned Markets was a big hit at the 25th Annual Make-A-Wish Mother's Day Convoy
    25th convoy goes over the top

    Sunday’s Make-A-Wish Convoy reached new heights as it rolled through Ephrata. Or at least that was the expectation. Early this week, the organization’s special events manager Christine Dombrosky said the convoy has raised just under $5 million...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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    Ephrata prepares for ‘Royal’ market

    Once upon a time, in a not so faraway borough, there was a mid-size town, peaceful, prosperous, and rich in tradition. Inside that town is a royal plaza flowing with activity, including an Open Air Market. The...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • Glen Beiler
    Not-so-happy trails in Akron

    T The Akron Borough Council meeting started peacefully enough Monday night at the borough fire hall. Council President Tom Murray began by calling for a motion to award a contract to Horst Excavating for phase one of...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue, 60 Vera Cruz Road in Reinholds has grown its foster system into a true shelter model by creating many innovative programs such as Project Home Life, in which they rehabilitate former puppy mill breeding dogs.
    Golden Rescue group is ‘Shelter of the Year’

    Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue has been selected as the Shelter of the Year for 2013 and is featured in the May issue of Dog Fancy. The award is a special industry award presented by Purina Veterinary...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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    Brand new

    WellSpan Health and Ephrata Community Hospital announced Wednesday morning their alignment of brand identities as a means to reflect the strengths of the two nonprofit health care organizations, which affiliated Oct. 1. The hospital will transition to...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • A long line of trucks carrying Make-A-Wish children will once again make their way through downtown Ephrata Sunday.
    Mother’s Day convoy tradition continues

        The 25th Annual Mother’s Day Truck Convoy will be held May 11 at Burle Industries, 1000 New Holland Avenue (Rt.23) Lancaster. It is a collection of trucks from across the United States that converge at...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • Susan Van Zant discusses Jan's Circle of Friends initiative at Reinholds Restorations which is a sponsor of a May 31 fundraiser at Denver Memorial Park and Playground. Van Zant launched the foundation in the name of her sister, Jan Roseboro, who was murdered by her husband in July 2008.
    Jan’s Circle of Friends making a difference

    People prefer not to face the unpleasant realilty that people are sometimes harmful to others. But that’s a reality that cannot be ignored says Susan Van Zant, founder of Jan’s Circle of Friends, which will hold a...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Koty Keefer (1) watches as the Hempfield player takes control of the ball during Tuesday’s L-L Semifinals at Penn Manor. (Photo by Dwight Palm)
    Knights surge past Ephrata with late rally

    For the first 36 minutes, Ephrata and Hempfield slugged it out Tuesday night at Penn Manor in the L-L League boys lacrosse semifinals. However, by the time the fourth quarter came around, the Mounts’ tank was running...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Sam Marino (7) rushes in to congratulate Katie Costanza who scored the game winning goal in overtime Tuesday to lift the Lady Eagles into the L-L League finals. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Costanza OT goal lifts Lady Eagles into L-L finals

    Last week it was written that every game was a “must win” for the Cocalico Lady Eagles lacrosse team. Coach Mary Beth Cardin talked about the pressure wins they had already experienced and how that could help...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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