All posts tagged "featured"

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    PennDOT: Route 272 bridge glitch fixed

    by Patrick Burns PennDOT this week offered a detailed explanation on the delayed construction on the Route 272-Reading Road bridge project over U.S. 322 in Ephrata Borough. Many observant readers have asked why Route 272 had been...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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    GOP wins big here

    But  Democrats gain control of Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court by PATRICK BURNS Despite perfect weather with 70-plus temperatures on Election Day Tuesday, one Ephrata polling official reported voter turnout at about 10 percent by mid-day. And it didn’t...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Cocalico fullback Hunter High breaks into the open on his way to an 11-yard touchdown run in the first quarter of Friday’s game vs. Solanco. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Solanco flexes muscles, runs past Cocalico

      “That’s as good a display of option football that I’ve seen in awhile.” Those were the words of Cocalico Coach Dave Gingrich Friday night, and he wasn’t talking about his team. After watching unbeaten Solanco run...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Zach Lefever (right) runs comfortably in the final half-mile stretch of the District Three AAA boys’ race Saturday at Big Spring. Lefever completed his silver medal effort in a time of 15:52. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Lefever earns District silver

      With the biggest race of the year (to date) in front of him, Zach Lefever wasn’t about to let a slight hip injury slow him down. The Ephrata junior ignored the pain Saturday at Big Spring...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s DJ Fabiani (5) hits the hole during Friday night’s Section Two tussle vs. Manheim Central. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Barons overcome Eagles with second-half surge

    Manheim Central has one of the most tradition-rich programs in District Three, if not the state. But after watching his team play a mistake-filled first half in their key Section Two battle Friday night at Cocalico, first-year...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Nikita Patrushev (left) and teammate Angel Castillo (far right) closely mark Wilson’s Christian Sload during Tuesday night’s District Three playoff game in West Lawn. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Wilson edges Ephrata on PKs

    Ephrata got defensive Tuesday night in it’s District Three playoff opener at sixth -seeded Wilson. The Mounts came out in a formation with just one forward, stressing defense to negate the skill and speed of the Bulldogs....

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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    ‘Burglar’ is off the hoof

    Have you heard by PATRICK BURNS Ephrata Police reacted in full force Monday to a 6 a.m. call  reporting a burglary in progress at a Main Street business. But by the time a squadron of police vehicles arrived...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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    Commended Students Recognized

    Ephrata High School Principal Scott Galen has announced that (front row, left to right) Stefan Wiebe and Andrew Husson; (back row, l-r) Malachi Jones, Pauline Good and Kevin Helock have been named commended students in the 2016...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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  • Below, Matt Kreider of Ephrata watches an iron shot. Kreider finished tied for second with Jacob Macinanti of Manheim Township.
    Ephrata senior punches ticket with round of 76

    Ephrata’s Matt Kreider is the Lancaster-Lebanon League’s last man standing, following the PIAA Eastern Regional Boys AAA golf tournament on Monday in Fleetwood. The Mounts senior covered the more than 6600 yard Golden Oaks Golf Club layout...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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    A Pair of Queens

    Though they didn’t get the outcome they had hoped for in the football game Friday night against Columbia, Ephrata High School kept the spirit and celebrated homecoming throughout last weekend. (Above) Hannah Rodriguez reacts to the news...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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