All posts tagged "featured"

  • Laura Sensenig was crowned Miss Denver Fair Tuesday night by last year’s winner, Olivia Martin.
    Lifelong fair lover wears Denver crown

    Involved in the gala event since her elementary school days, Laura Sensenig (left) was crowned Miss Denver Fair Tuesday night by last year’s winner, Olivia Martin. Read more about the 2016 Miss Denver fair.  

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • The Ephrata Area Chamber of Commerce's Murder Mystery and Progressive Dinner is set for Oct. 1. Shown (front, left to right) are Craig Lehman and Kurt Gardner; (back, l-r) are Jeff Burroughs, Thomas Reinhold, Brian Hoffman, Greg LoPiccolo, Domenic, Palm, and Cindy Mellinger. Photo by Stan Hall
    A murder mystery is coming to Ephrata

    Does murder cancel a party? Come find out at the Ephrata Area Chamber of Commerce’s Murder Mystery and Progressive Dinner Oct. 1. The evening will begin at the Ephrata Performing Arts Center with networking at 4:45 p.m.,...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Megan Mahlandt (left) carries up the field past Cocalico defender Brei Powers during Monday’s game. Photo by Stan Hall
    Late Mahlandt goal lifts Lady Mounts

    Ephrata’s Megan Mahlandt knew exactly what she had to do. After Bre Keeney of Cocalico tied Monday’s game with a clutch blast from the top of the circle with 1:38 to go, Mahlandt controlled the ball soon...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
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    Council approves $1.4 million for ‘smart’ meters

    Ephrata Borough Council has voted to get ‘smart.’ Council on Monday approved the first $150,000 installment for nearly 7,000 smart electric meters that are expected to be placed within a decade at total cost of $1.4 million....

    • Posted September 8, 2016
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  • Shown (from left to right) are Les Fasnacht, 1965 Malibu; Patty Farbo, DEI; David Good, 1936 Plymouth; Cindy Mellinger, marketing/publicity; Jim Brown, Ephrata National Bank; David Boland, The Groves; Fern and Len Wrinhold, 1971 Chevy Malibu; Ralph Stamm, 2010 Camero; and Moe Boyer, Squeeze Spot.
    Ephrata craft fest, car show will be Saturday in downtown

    Two artisan events and a car show will be held in Ephrata Sept. 10. The events are sponsored by Downtown Ephrata, Inc. (DEI) in partnership with the Ephrata Area Chamber of Commerce The 43rd Annual Arts &...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • Shown is a photo, circa 1867, of East Main Street. It is the earliest view of the town known, looking east from the roof of the Mt.Vernon Hotel, which will serve as the book's cover.
    New historic picture book of Ephrata announced

    The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley is pleased to announce the publication of “Then and Now, A View of Ephrata Borough Through the Decades, 1891-2016,” by Ephrata historian and former mayor Clarence E. Spohn. The book...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • Ephrata Fair organizers filled the open pig chase slot Sept. 20 at Tent City with Dialed Action Sports Team, a BMX stunt show which also incorporates an anti-drug and anti-bullying message. The canceled pig chase would have marked its 40th anniversary at the 2016 Ephrata Fair.
    Stunt-bike show to replace pig chase

    Touring group will bring anti-drug, anti-bullying message to Tuesday night fair crowd Officials have replaced the scratched rooster and pig chases with a high-flying proxy at the 2016 Ephrata Fair. The Ephrata Farmers Day Association board announced...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Chris Muraco (17) wins the headball in front of the net during Tuesday’s 1-1 tie vs. Cedar Crest. Photo by Stan Hall
    Eagles, Cedar Crest settle for 1-1 draw

    Cocalico welcomed Cedar Crest to Section Two of the Lancaster-Lebanon League for the first time Tuesday afternoon at Talon Field in Denver. The Eagles boys soccer team held the Falcons to a 1-1 tie on the sunny,...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • First-year Ephrata Coach Kris Miller (left) gives instructions to his troops during a timeout in Friday’s season opener at Conestoga Valley.
    CV explodes early, spoils Miller’s Ephrata debut

    Conestoga Valley graduate Kris Miller received a nice pre-game ovation Friday night by the CV faithful when he was introduced to the crowd as Ephrata’s new head coach. But the Buckskins were anything but hospitable hosts once...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • A scene from Saturday’s Adamstown Powwow
    Circle of culture: Adamstown Powwow tribute to Native American community

    Many Cocalico residents, dominated by the Pennsylvania German culture, may be confused by a powwow event. It’s a gathering organized by Native Americans for socializing, dancing, singing, celebrating, healing. Some say there aren’t any “natives” anymore, and...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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