All posts tagged "featured"

  • Ballot
    Primary election set for Tuesday

    There’s not many competitive ballots featured in the 2015 primary election on Tuesday, which include races for Ephrata School Board and Denver and Akron borough councils. In the election for Ephrata School Board, six candidates — four...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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    Fest brewin’ downtown

      Ephrata Borough Council on Monday approved a request to hold BrewFest, a craft beer festival in downtown Ephrata. Downtown Ephrata Inc. got the green light to use the Whistle Stop Plaza and parking lot for the...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Garrett Strunk (right) dinks a shot over the Lancaster Mennonite blockers during last Thursday’s Section Two title match won by the Eagles. (Photo by Denise Mitchell)
    On to the finals

     Eagles fly past Comets in thrilling semifinal win If at first you don’t succeed, as the New Yorkers would say….fuh-get-about-it. That’s what the Cocalico boy’s volleyball team did Monday night at Garden Spot High School on their...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Nate Fassnacht (10) is mobbed by his teammates after ripping his three-run homer in the sixth inning of Tuesday’s 14-2 victory over Hempfield. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Mounts rip Knights, advance to title game

      Nate Fassnacht joked that he only had about “a half hour” to enjoy Tuesday’s huge 14-2 victory over Hempfield which vaulted Ephrata into Thursday’s L-L League finals. But best be sure, he and his Mounts teammates...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • 20150511_082530
    VIDEO: Friends honored Kien Lopez, Ephrata HS student killed in crash

    Kien Xavier Lopez, an 18-year-old Ephrata High School senior, was killed  in a one-car crash in Penn Township early Saturday morning.       The death caused an outpouring of farewells from friends and classmates who created...

    • Posted May 11, 2015
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  • !!!AAA Shooting number 3shot
    Shooter named in road rage incident

    While police have not identified the two men involved in Wednesday’s road rage shooting, the Record Express has learned through reliable sources that the gun was fired by Jim Mellinger, a 74-year-old Lititz area resident. Darrel Smith,...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • ER20150506_SchEASDp2p
    EASD, Foundation partner to launch new P2P Academy

    The Ephrata Area School District and Ephrata Area Education Foundation announced it will launch the P2P Academy, a new component of the Parent to Parent (P2P) program, in May to help ensure children start school with skills...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Photo courtesy Lancaster Catholic High School

Lancaster Catholic High School sophomore Molly Hackman poses with the Abraham Lincoln statue outside the Lincoln Cottage during her participation at the Students Opposing Slavery event last summer.
    Lancaster Catholic sophomore from Denver addresses human trafficking in DC

    Lancaster Catholic High School sophomore Molly Hackman of Denver spoke at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department Education human trafficking forum on Thursday, April 30, at President Lincoln’s Cottage in Washington. Hackman was joined...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • !!! Detour Troubles 2
    Bridge repair project creates bumpy ride

    by Patrick Burns The long anticipated Route 272 detour that started 11 a.m. Monday will end in some 440 days. Yet it took only a few hours before concerned residents and community leaders soured on safety issues...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Ephrata players mob catcher Justin Carvell (2) after his game-winning single defeated CV, 6-5 and put the Mounts in the L-L League playoffs. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Carvell’s RBI single caps rally, sends Mounts to L-Ls

      Things didn’t look good late for Ephrata Monday night at War Memorial. Needing a win over Conestoga Valley to punch their eighth-straight L-L playoff appearance and 12th in the last 13 years, the Mounts were running...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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