All posts tagged "featured"

  • ER20160615_TechConversation
    EASD talks tech with parents

    The future is now at the Ephrata Area School District. This fall, all fifth and sixth graders will be assigned iPads, while those in seventh through 12th grade will be assigned laptops. The move signals a major...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • ER20160525_CocCellofury2
    Cello Fury a musical inspiration for kids

    To cellist Nicole Myers, music is a tool that helps teach discipline and transform brains. The thought that some elementary school students no longer get the opportunity to pick up an instrument or find inspiration in live...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • Ryan Bromirski delivers the pitch. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Dragons eliminated in LNP Qualifying Series

    The Ephrata Dragons’ U-12 team pushed the Strasburg-Willow Street Cardinals to the brink Tuesday evening at Ephrata Township Field. The Cards needed a two out, two-run double from third baseman Braden Adams in the top of the...

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • Adam Harriger (front) begins to pull away from three-time champ Daryl Weaver as he makes the turn onto the Ephrata Rail Trail. Harriger went on to win his first Firecracker title Monday with a winning time of 27:00.1, Photo by Stan Hall.
    Harriger, Wirfel claim first ‘Cracker crowns

    Adam Harriger is an accomplished runner with Ephrata ties. However, until Monday, he had never competed in the Ephrata Firecracker Run. Well, the 22-year-old Chambersburg native certainly made the most of his initial appearance in the race....

    • Posted July 6, 2016
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  • Vince DePaul serves up Lancaster Brewing Company’s popular seasonal “Blue Trail Lemon Blueberry SHandy." Photo by Patrick Burns
    Ephrata Brewfest Success!

    “Really good beer, really good people, and really good weather.” That’s how Ephrata resident Ron Malkin summed up the inaugural Ephrata Brewfest last Saturday. The event, which was three years in the making, amazed even veterans of...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Nick Lucky (7) rounds third and scores during Sunday’s Clash of the Titans Tournament final vs. Hopewell, N.J. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Chryslers’ engine stalls in finals.

    Hopewell, NJ captures Clash The Ephrata Chryslers reached Sunday’s final in the second annual “Clash of the Titans” American Legion Baseball Tournament they hosted at the War Memorial Field. The host team fell 7-3 to Hopewell, New...

    • Posted June 29, 2016
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  • Steven Thomas Andriani
    Ephrata teen dies in motorcycle crash

    An 18-year-old Ephrata motorcyclist died in a crash in Ephrata June 15, authorities said. The crash occurred at Church Avenue and Industrial Drive, about a mile north of downtown Ephrata, at 1:20 p.m. The victim was identified...

    • Posted June 23, 2016
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    EASD agrees to 2 percent tax increase

    School board’s 2016-17 budget is $63.63M, boosted by $1.4M increase in retirement funding liabilities to the PSER’s program Ephrata Area School Board has adopted its 2016-17 budget which includes a 2 percent take hike. With a new...

    • Posted June 23, 2016
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    It’s hop’ning (Ephrata Brewfest Sold-out!)

    Inaugural Ephrata Brewfest rocks Saturday with 12 craft breweries By Patrick Burns The configuration of Saturday afternoon’s inaugural Ephrata Brewfest at the Whistle Stop Plaza Saturday will be an enclosed area that extends from Main Street back...

    • Posted June 23, 2016
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  • Pat and Joe Ward estimate they’ve played the Foxchase golf course at least 250 times apiece. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
     Golf marathon benefits Fight On Foundation

      Dennis and Betty Ward raised an unusual set of twins. Unusual, because they were born 10 years apart. Joe, who’s a little bit grayer and, at 5-foot-5, half-an-inch taller than his younger-by-a-decade self, is a 1991...

    • Posted June 22, 2016
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