All posts tagged "featured"

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    ‘Sara’s Struggles’: Not all addiction stories have a sad ending

    “Sara’s Struggles” is part of a series of stories on the addiction crisis facing our society. The stories are written by Janice Ballenger, who works at Retreat at Lancaster County, a premiere 175-bed addiction center in Ephrata....

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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    Officials caution kids and parents amid ‘creepy clown’ phenomenon as Halloween approaches

    Real clowns impacted by negative public reaction A spotlight in recent months, even wrangled over during the vitriolic Trump-Clinton debates, has emerged on police profiling. And while political views vary, there’s one group the public appears united...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Reiner and Marita Henn from Eberbach, Germany
    Celebrating 40th year of Sister-city relationship

    As twin towns across the ocean, Ephrata, Pennsylvania, and Eberbach, Germany, have much in common. On Saturday, Oct. 22, the two towns marked their 40th anniversary as sister cities at a Friends of Eberbach celebration at the...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Raine Slovak (15) boots the ball upfield during a recent game. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Sudden Victory: Mounts down Trojans in PKs, earn rematch with Hempfield

    A year ago, Ephrata’s season came to a sudden, crashing halt, losing by penalty kicks in an opening round loss in Districts at Wilson. Tuesday night at Chambersburg, the Mounts found themselves facing that same situation when...

    • Posted October 26, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Jamie Zamrin leads the pack around the corner early in Tuesday’s L-L League Girls Championships. held at the Ephrata Middle School. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Zamrin makes it two in-a-row

    Lefever claims second place in boys’ race A year ago, then sophomore Jamie Zamrin barely made it out of the bus, suffering from a bad case of the nerves. But after being coaxed onto the course, Zamrin...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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    Akron welcomes new council member

    Board has lengthy discussion on  proposed changes to the borough’s temporary sign  and  zoning ordinances By Dick Wanner With a unanimous voice vote, Akron borough council appointed Nathan Imhoff to fill the a vacant seat on the...

    • Posted October 19, 2016
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  • Rick and Amanda Wagner with five-month-old daughter Sophia are home from an almost three-month stay at CHOP.
    Sunnier days for Sophia

    Leukemia-stricken Ephrata baby set for Nov. 1 bone marrow transplant Rick and Amanda Wagner moved into their home in Ephrata in July. Just two weeks later, before all the boxes were unpacked, they learned their 12-week-old baby,...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • The port-a-potty located near the Veterans Plaza and Winters Memorial Trail has prompted much discussion at Ephrata Borough Council meetings. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Debate continues over public toilet’s proximity to Winters memorial

    The statue which memorializes Ephrata’s Major Dick Winters will be a stop on the upcoming Celebrate Ephrata 2016 Tour of Historic Places event Oct. 22. It will also be the focal point of an annual Veterans Day...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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  • Ephrata National Bank is one of three local C. Emlen Urban designs featured in the upcoming tour of historic places. Photo courtesy of Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley.
    Urban still has an impact in Ephrata

    Tour of historic places set for Oct. 2 When you drive through the Borough of Ephrata, you will see buildings that were designed by C. Emlen Urban. Three of those properties will be highlighted Saturday, Oct. 22,...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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