All posts tagged "featured"

  • Matt Fassnacht made a stop at Akron’s Roland Park recently as he trailered his No. 74 Mazda Miata to a track near his home in northern New Jersey. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Fassnacht likes risk, on the job and on the track

    When Matt Fassnacht was growing up on Wolf Road in Akron, he and a few of his buddies cobbled together motorless go-karts from sets of wheels attached to scraps of lumber. They used ropes to steer. Over...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • PennDOT to fix Ephrata’s jam

    Planned ‘Diverging Diamond Interchange’ at Route 322/222 interchange to add five traffic signals between the current lights at Walmart and Hahnstown Road By Patrick Burns Oblivious to the  40 yards behind her, the driver of a late-model...

    • Posted December 5, 2017
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  • Christmas in Ephrata
    Holly Jolly Ephrata

    Santa’s sleigh arrived safely on top of the Ephrata National Bank building Friday night in downtown Ephrata as a large crowd gathered for Christmas in Ephrata. Christmas caroling with musical accompaniment added to the excitement. Santa later...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Tracy Blunt will take over as the new principal at Clay Elementary School on Jan. 3, 2018. She replaces Joy Darkes, who is retiring
    Ephrata teachers ratify four-year contract

    Average wage hike of 3.25 percent per year The Ephrata Area School Board has approved a four-year contract agreement with the Ephrata Area Education Association. Instructors will see an average wage hike of 3.25 percent per year,...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • ‘Returning the Favor’ to Carol Stark

    After making dreams come true for so many kids, Carol Stark got a dream of her own granted last night. Stark has been donating her time and talents to help children in need for most of her...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Seeing Stars: Local athletes earn accolades

        Photo by Kirk Neidermyer Ephrata soccer players Maddie Root and Andrey Patrushev, along with Cocalico senior runner Jamie Zamrin and Lady Eagle volleyball player Madi Flatt headline a list of local athletes who were recently...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Lights, music, balers You don’t need to be in the market for a tractor to visit Messick’s Farm Equipment in Elizabethtown. All that’s needed is a quest to find the Christmas spirit. For the second year in a row, Messick’s is offering its Christmas Light Show — a dazzling display of dancing lights choreographed to holiday music.
    5th Annual Messick’s Light Show!

    Opens December 1st in Elizabethtown to Raise Money for Local Charities ELIZABETHTOWN, Pennsylvania — Messick Farm Equipment is excited to announce the kick off of its spectacularly animated 2017 Christmas Light Show in Elizabethtown PA. This year’s...

    • Posted November 28, 2017
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  • Red Friday

    There likely will be no snow to welcome Santa’s sleigh to the top of the Ephrata National Bank building Friday night, but otherwise the forecast appears almost ideal for one of downtown’s highlight events of the year....

    • Posted November 21, 2017
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  • Talkin’ Turkey

    If you are going to prepare a fresh turkey for the Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday and you didn’t raise it yourself, there is an excellent chance that you will be cooking one raised locally. A number of...

    • Posted November 21, 2017
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  • Barons hold off Eagles’ late charge

    MC denies Cocalico’s two-point try, then clinches 21-20 win to advance to District finals Cocalico was knocking on the door, looking to pull off a memorable comeback. As Conlan Kerschner hauled in a 36-yard reception for a...

    • Posted November 21, 2017
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