All posts tagged "featured"

  • Shown from (left to right) are: Parke Lesher (son-in-law), Sharon Lesher (daughter), Irma Schlott, Sandy Schlott (daughter-in-law), and Walt Schlott (son)
    Ephrata woman celebrates 104th birthday; says ‘live a clean life’

    Irma Schlott is quite an amazing lady. She recently celebrated her 104th birthday, May 18, at Ephrata Manor with friends, family and Ephrata Manor staff singing Happy Birthday as she entered the room. With a beautiful smile...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • The cross in the grove behind Peace United Church of Christ in East Cocalico Township will be the site of the new Adamstown non-denominational Memorial Day remembrance Monday morning. Photo courtesy Peace United Church of Christ.
    Amvets plan Ephrata Memorial Day program

    In a joint effort between the American Legion Post No. 429, BPO Elks Lodge No. 1933, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3376 and the Amvets Post No. 136, a Memorial Day program will be held beginning...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Photo by Captured Memories Photography Don't come home to this secret. This is a staged photo based on everyday addiction scenarios.
    Secrets of addiction: What you didn’t know

    “Secrets of Addiction” is the fourth feature in a monthly series on the addiction crisis that our society is facing. The series is written by Janice Ballenger, who works at Retreat at Lancaster County, a premiere 160-bed...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s R.J. Crossgrove (left to right), Trey Farlow and Hunter Lehman go up for the block attempt on Warwick’s Bailey Garman during Friday’s L-L Quarterfinals match in Ephrata. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Penn Manor derails Mounts’ finals quest

    The top three teams in the PIAA District Three Boys’ volleyball power rankings were on the court Monday night in the Lancaster-Lebanon League semifinals at Garden Spot High School. Unfortunately for third-ranked Ephrata, the opponent was number...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Mark Njenga captured the gold medal in the triple jump Saturday at the L-L League Meet. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Njenga jumps to L-L gold

    In the eyes of Head Coach John Keller, Ephrata was solid in some areas, not as strong in others at the Lancaster-Lebanon Meet this past weekend at Hempfield High School. Ephrata, which generally is battling it out...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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    Artist Shaun Hogarth brightens up trail again

    Shaun Hogarth’s routine lately included loading paint cans and brushes in his Honda Civic and lugging extension ladders down East King Street onto the Ephrata Rail Trail. Hogarth last week finished up all the heavy lifting on...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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    School board weighs tax hike

    Ephrata area property owners can expect a bump in school taxes this year. A preliminary budget passed by Tuesday by the Ephrata Area School District board includes a 2.9 percent increase. The jump raises the tax rate...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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    Comets, Taylor edge Mounts in semifinals

    Ephrata and Penn Manor have played plenty of thrilling, pressure-packed games the last few years. Whether it was last year’s championship game when the Mounts captured the L-L crown, this year’s regular season meeting which was also...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Sydney Morgan crosses the finish line to win the mile Monday afternoon at Cocalico. Her win over Cocalico star Jamie Zamrin (back) was one of many key victories for the Lady Mount. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Ephrata girls deny Cocalico

    Lady Eagles still clinch tie for section After seeing their 33-meet winning streak, and more importantly their four-year reign as Section Two champs, end at mid-season due to a new tiebreaker rule that was instituted this year,...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Hunter Lehman drills a shot over the net Monday vs. Manheim Central. Photo by Steve Heydt.
    Mounts need win Wednesday to claim program’s first title

    The Ephrata Boys’ volleyball team controlled the final points in each of the three sets Monday night at Manheim Central, taking a 3-0 victory while clinching a tie for the Lancaster-Lebanon League Section Two Title. The Barons...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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