All posts tagged "featured"

  • Chamber’s new chamber

    Ephrata Area Chamber of Commerce has a new name and new home in the Brossman Business Complex A quiet wave of change has impacted some Ephrata business advocacy groups. Perhaps the most significant adjustments become effective tomorrow,...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Josiah Gehr (top) tries to turn Cade Zeamer of Manheim Central during the finals at 120 pounds. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Fromm & Gehr successfully defend L-L wrestling titles

    While the L-L League Tournament generally features the individual, Ben Fromm’s decision to bump up from 195 to 220 pounds had everything to do with his Cocalico team. With Fromm at 220, it enabled the Eagles to...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • The Akron Lions Club will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its annual fire hall spaghetti dinner on Jan. 28. Lions Dave Austin, left, and Kay “Mac” McEllhenney, were happy to don their aprons and Lions caps to demonstrate the cooking technique for the club's secret sauce. They were mum, however, about the pot's contents. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Akron Lions celebrate 25 years of “secret” spaghetti success

    It is no secret that most of the activities of the Akron Lions Club center around its largest annual fundraiser, the grilled cheeseburger stand at the Ephrata Fair. Less well-known is the club’s annual spaghetti dinner, held...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • East Cocalico supervisors approve new police officer

    The Jan. 18 supervisors meeting saw action on several items pertaining to the police department. Action kicked off with an official recognition certificate for dedicated service presented to Police Chief Terry Arment, who recently retired from the...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • “An Improbable Life” chronicles the big impact of a small man.
    It takes an improbable life to inspire an improbable book

    It took Michael Peuler learning about the calling and purpose of Howard Dillaman to gain perspective on his own life. Peuler, formerly of Ephrata, had a hamburger and shared french fries with Dillaman every Tuesday at McDonald’s...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • The interior of the Café at Ten Thousand Villages.
    Fulfilling a mission; café announces closing

    The Café at Ten Thousand Villages has always held a place in the hearts of local residents, using it as a haven to gather and talk about the week, or to simply enjoy live music on Friday...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Pour Man’s brewery partners James Stauffer (left), Sam Son (center) and Ryan Foltz celebrate zoning approval for their new brew pub in Ephrata by lifting small kegs called “sixtels.” Photo by Bonnie Adams
    Pour Man’s could be hopping by summer

    New brew pub gets zoning board approval Three beer-savvy friends have gotten the go-ahead to open the taps at Pour Man’s Brewing Co., with hopes of making the borough a craft beer destination. Co-owner Ryan Foltz credits...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Terry Arment honored for years of police service

    East Cocalico supervisors recognized the dedication to police service shown by retiring East Cocalico Police Chief, Terry Arment. Arment retired with 23 years of police service in East Cocalico. He had eight years of police service in...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Naleah Sauder (32) looks to make a pass in front of Ephrata defender Kandice Liebl Tuesday night in Denver. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Cocalico girls upset Ephrata (again) and Stun Lady Mounts 36-32

    Just as they had on December 20, the Lady Eagles basketball team fell behind rival Ephrata by six points at the end of the first quarter on Tuesday evening in Denver. And just as they had in...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Photo by Bonnie Adams Ephrata High School grad and Dreamer Mayra Ramirez-Guzman with her daughter, Yaretzi Gomez,
    Ephrata dreamer waits…and worries

    The uncertainty of whether Mayra Ramirez-Guzman will be allowed to stay in this country with her little girl has haunted her for months. She put her college education on hold and said her family has planned to...

    • Posted January 17, 2018
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