All posts tagged "featured"

  • In a close play at the plate, Manheim VFW catcher Mason Weaver lays the tag on Ephrata base runner Ryan Bromirski in the fourth inning of Monday night's 10U Section One game in Manheim. Ephrata coach Brad Crills looks on in the background.
    Merlins prepare for playoffs with 8-4 win over Manheim

    For the Ephrata Merlins and Manheim VFW 10U baseball teams, Monday’s battle meant more than just playing out the final game of the regular season. There was playoff seeding at stake. And there was the matter of...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • Getting a big, extra special hug after the ceremony is senior Shane Howe. (Photo by Jeremy Bischoff)
    EHS Graduation Photos Run the Gamut of Emotions

    With a near perfect evening, emotions were running high at Ephrata High School’s 119th Commencement exercises last Thursday. (All photos, except where noted, were taken by Jeremy Bischoff)

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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    Valedictorian Grace Chon is outstanding in many ways

    Being named as Ephrata Area High School’s valedictorian June 3 came as a surprise to graduating senior Grace Chon. The Ephrata resident explained that for the past few years she had been ranked second in her class,...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Kayla Young, Myah Sexton, Cortney Gensemer, Emily Brubaker at the June 6 graduation
    Cocalico grads bid adieu to high school

    A speech by Alexander McCollom during Cocalico High School’s commencement at Calvary Church Friday asked graduates to put down their phones and enjoy the moment. The speech complemented the choir’s beautiful dedication to the memory of Alex...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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    The past and future of film in Ephrata

    There are hidden gems throughout Lancaster County– spots only the locals really know about, places you don’t talk about because no one wants outside forces spoiling them. Inherently they are ours … as a community. However, sometimes people...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Tyler Trettin (in blue) is surrounded by his wife Erin and friends who wore T-shirts to support him at the CrossFit Regionals competition.
    Trettin places 30th at CrossFit Regionals

    Owning your own gym has its advantages. And for Tyler Trettin, co-owner of Ephrata Fitness/CrossFit Ephrata, it enabled him to take his own workouts to a rather insane level. Recently, the former All-American football player from Bloomsburg...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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    Ephrata’s Wiker named National Merit Scholar

    Ephrata High School senior Julia Wiker has been awarded an honor through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which draws approximately 1.5 million entrants each year. Wiker is a 2014 National Merit Scholar, who received the Corporate-sponsored Merit...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Grace Chon
    Chon named valedictorian

      Well-known as one of the top high school cello players in the country, Ephrata High School senior Grace Chon will now take her place as the top ranking student in the Class of 2014. Principal Joane...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Up for $ale: The former Four Season's produce plant was tabbed to be a regional rec center before becoming chicken processing plant.
    Building tour for prospective buyers

    Steady rain did not deter about a dozen bidders and residents from touring the jointly owned 1975 N. Reading Road site on May 16. Originally the site of Four Seasons Produce until being sold in 2006 for...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • The Ephrata Firecracker Run has altered its course due to the upcoming turf field project at War Memorial Field.
    Field project alters Firecracker course

    The pending turf project at War Memorial Field not only has affected summer baseball played at the facility, but organizers of the Ephrata Firecracker Run have also been forced to make adjustments as the renovations are set...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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