All posts tagged "featured"

  • CanineBall!

    There was the usual canine craziness on Saturday at the annual end-of-summer doggy swim at the Ephrata Community Pool. Dogs of all sizes, colors and temperaments took the plunge, literally, into the pool for an afternoon of...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Food, pageant fare well at Denver Fair

      Balancing a shiny tiara on her head and smiling for the cameras Tuesday, newly crowned queen Katie Carrasco walked off under conditions many others have not experienced during previous Miss Denver Fair coronations: through a relatively...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Cocalico quarterback Noah Palm (left) looks on as fullback Brandon Brubaker (25) stiff arms Chase Yoder of Governor Mifflin during Friday’s big 42-21 Eagle win. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Statement victory: Eagles double up Mifflin, 42-21 to improve to 2-0

    Cocalico Coach Dave Gingrich has certainly been part of a lot of wins in his days in Denver. One hundred of them to be exact. But the tone of his voice and twinkle in his eye led...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Clay Elementary School principal announces retirement

    Joy Darkes, Clay Elementary School principal, recently announced her plans to retire in December. “I am planning to start a new chapter in my book of life — not an ending — just a new beginning filled...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Goldens rule: DVGRR rescues 17 dogs displaced in Texas by Hurricane Harvey

    Barry Rupp’s love of his own golden retrievers planted an inescapable impulse to volunteer with the Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue in Reinholds about 10 years ago. As a member of the DVGRR transportation team, the Ephrata...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Forbidden Art now at Ephrata Library

    In 1943, a group of prisoners in a Nazi concentration camp decided to document what was happening in Buchenwald so the world would someday know. The secret group called themselves the “International Camp Committee,” and they compiled...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • A 2008 flag ceremony at the Girl Scouts' Camp Furnace Hills in northern Lancaster County. The 320-acre camp, which began in 1947, may be sold.
    Girl Scout camp to open at limited capacity

    Camp Furnace Hills, a camp for Girl Scouts since 1947, will remain open, although in a limited capacity, according to the Girl Scout Council that administers programs for Girl Scouts in the Heart of PA. On Feb....

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Purple Heart returned

    Brian Travis’ determination helped return a lost Purple Heart bestowed on a hero who died during the Battle of Normandy in World War II. Travis, who stumbled upon the Purple Heart at a Goodwill Store in April,...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Elie Basenga (85) puts the hit on CV’s Jose Barbon in front of teammate Mason Sensenig during Friday’s season opener at War Memorial. Photos by Missi Mortimer
    Bucks Take Advantage

    Early mistakes prove costly as Mounts fall big to CV Practices and even scrimmages are one thing, but when you get under the lights on a Friday night it’s just a different animal. Tensions are tenfold, and...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Raising the bar…

    New Denver Elementary playground, high school library upgrades highlight first day of school Just before noon Monday, third grader Sunny Young charged the new playground behind Denver Elementary School, first zipping down the roller-bar slide then hanging...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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