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    Brand new

    WellSpan Health and Ephrata Community Hospital announced Wednesday morning their alignment of brand identities as a means to reflect the strengths of the two nonprofit health care organizations, which affiliated Oct. 1. The hospital will transition to...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • A long line of trucks carrying Make-A-Wish children will once again make their way through downtown Ephrata Sunday.
    Mother’s Day convoy tradition continues

        The 25th Annual Mother’s Day Truck Convoy will be held May 11 at Burle Industries, 1000 New Holland Avenue (Rt.23) Lancaster. It is a collection of trucks from across the United States that converge at...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • Susan Van Zant discusses Jan's Circle of Friends initiative at Reinholds Restorations which is a sponsor of a May 31 fundraiser at Denver Memorial Park and Playground. Van Zant launched the foundation in the name of her sister, Jan Roseboro, who was murdered by her husband in July 2008.
    Jan’s Circle of Friends making a difference

    People prefer not to face the unpleasant realilty that people are sometimes harmful to others. But that’s a reality that cannot be ignored says Susan Van Zant, founder of Jan’s Circle of Friends, which will hold a...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Koty Keefer (1) watches as the Hempfield player takes control of the ball during Tuesday’s L-L Semifinals at Penn Manor. (Photo by Dwight Palm)
    Knights surge past Ephrata with late rally

    For the first 36 minutes, Ephrata and Hempfield slugged it out Tuesday night at Penn Manor in the L-L League boys lacrosse semifinals. However, by the time the fourth quarter came around, the Mounts’ tank was running...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Sam Marino (7) rushes in to congratulate Katie Costanza who scored the game winning goal in overtime Tuesday to lift the Lady Eagles into the L-L League finals. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Costanza OT goal lifts Lady Eagles into L-L finals

    Last week it was written that every game was a “must win” for the Cocalico Lady Eagles lacrosse team. Coach Mary Beth Cardin talked about the pressure wins they had already experienced and how that could help...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • Sophie, a boxer, went missing in 2012 and is the inspiration for the Facebook page, Help Find Sophie.
    Sophie inspires Facebook page to help find lost pets

      What started out as a small gesture to help find a lost dog has grown into a community working together and reuniting lost pets and owners. The Help Find Sophie Facebook page was created by Jennifer...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Anxiously anticipating Adamstown Community Days are Lily Martin , Samantha Smith, Shane Burkhardt,  Clare Kelly, Jessica Kelly,  and Luci Dietrich.
    A-town Community Days May 23-25

    Adamstown Community Days will take place over Memorial Day weekend, May 23-25.   All events – food, games, live entertainment, carnival rides and fireworks – will take place at Adamstown’s community grove, adjacent to the community swimming...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Ken Sensenig
    Sensenig will spin yarns at Heritage Day, June 7

      Every year, the residents surrounding Ephrata and New Holland travel to Fairmount Homes for Heritage Day. Sponsored by Fairmount Homes in Ephrata, the event is scheduled for June 7, rain or shine. Among the featured entertainers...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Ephrata players rush the mound and join in on the dogpile after clinching the Section Two title Monday night in a 10-2 victory at home vs. Lebanon.
    Mounts wrap up third-straight section crown with rout of Lebanon

    by TODD RUTH In baseball, a dogpile signifies the end of a successful mission. Ephrata has had quite a few of them in recent years. And Monday night at War Memorial, the Mounts were at it again....

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • A mother duck stands over storm sewer grate where her ducklings had fallen below
    Draining experience

      Thirteen ducklings spent half of April 25 stuck in a storm drain on Akron Road while their concerned mother stood helplessly on the metal grate above. Jennifer Donten, who lives at 30 Akron Road in Ephrata,...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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