All posts tagged "featured"

  • ER20170118_CoolStory1
    Carol keeps it Cool and publishes first book

    Ephrata motivational speaker Carol Cool has added a new act to her life — author. Cool recently published her first book Finding Balance in the Circus of Life. Based on her popular retreat of the same name,...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • ER20170201_ShullEarlyOwl
    Familiar ‘wise’ crack

    The end of January is the prime time for Pennsylvania’s Great Horned Owls to be seen in local nesting sites. Ephrata’s Grater Community Park once again plays host to a large raptor pair. Photographed Monday, this owl...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Mim Moore of Luther Acres turned 110 on Jan. 28.
    Mim’s the word

    Moore, county’s oldest resident, celebrates her 110th birthday By Laura Knowles Miriam “Mim” Moore had tears in her eyes when Chaplain Tony Tilford read a birthday poem to one of his favorite people. “Her heart still dances...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Presenting the certificate to the Miser’s Investment Club president Larry Loose(seated, second from left) is Bruce Kennedy (kneeling, left) from the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Investment Clubs. Other members of the investment club include (front row, left to right) Steve Graybill, Arthur Graybill and Kenneth Loeffler; (second row, l-r) Joel Callihan, Dennis Ward, Albert Blough, Doug Mackley, William Funk, Matt Smith; (back row, l-r) Tom Andersen, Mike Hoffman, John Bright Jr., Scott Cover, Phil Fassnacht, Richard Cummings, John McBeth, Mike Gerhart and Tony Kilkuskie. Members missing are Craig Ebersole, Constantinos Scaros, Tom Stradling and Dennis Stuckey.
    Misers Investment Club celebrates 60 years

      Misers Investment Club celebrated its 60th anniversary last year. A representative of the National Association of Investors Corp. honored the club for its longevity in December. The Misers Investment Club’s first meeting was held March 1,...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • LR2161110_NotAlone
    ‘You Are Not Alone’

    There is a newly-formed support group open to anyone struggling with a loss due to substance abuse. Two local mothers have started a group that meets on the first Monday of every month at the Ephrata Public...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Xavian Rodriguez (21) drives the lane past Solanco defender Robbie McHugh in Tuesday’s Mount victory. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    :All knotted up

    Mounts clinch L-L berth, pull into first-place tie with MC Ephrata entered Tuesday’s home game vs. Solanco needing a win to clinch a spot in the upcoming L-L League playoffs. Turns out the Mounts got a lot...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Rod and Sarah Martin’s adopted daughter, Linda, holding a baby.
    Ephrata non-profit doing good things in Guatemala

      There are two things that you may have trouble finding. One is on a map, the other is in your back yard in Ephrata. The first is the country of Guatemala. (Hint: It’s right below Mexico)...

    • Posted January 26, 2017
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  • Trump giving his acceptance speech Jan. 20 on the National Mall.
    Trump time

    Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration meant many things to many people. Some government estimates suggest that a record number viewed the event live, on TV, or through electronic devices as smartphone ownership and social media usage have nearly...

    • Posted January 26, 2017
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  • cOCWomensMarch2
    Cocalico Corner: Checking out the Mall on a Saturday with some friends

    I decided to meet up with some friends this past weekend in Washington, D.C. I just never expected there would be upwards of 500,000 of them. Saturday, Jan. 21, the day following the inauguration of Donald J....

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Josiah Gehr (center) dumps Central Dauphin’s Paul Daube during Saturday’s Denver Duals. Photo by Stan Hall
    A big week for Cocalico wrestling

    Despite being on the short end of an excruciating 34-33 decision against Conestoga Valley last Thursday, the Cocalico wrestling team still has its eyes on the Section One prize. While the Eagles’ hopes of an outright title...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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