All posts tagged "featured"

  • One of the new operating rooms in the recently opened section of the Health Pavilion at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital. Photos courtesy of WellSpan Health
    Hospital opens latest phase of health pavilion expansion project

    WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital has opened the latest phase of its ongoing health pavilion expansion project — featuring four new operating rooms, an endoscopy room and a post-anesthesia care unit. Once completed, the $47 million project will...

    • Posted April 15, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Nick Farlow was presented with a gold ball and a sign in commemoration of reaching the 1,000-career kill plateau during last Thursday’s match vs. Lebanon. Photo by Steve Heydt.
    Farlow reaches milestone as Mounts stay perfect

    As a team, the Ephrata boys volleyball team is in the midst of what looks to be a history-making season. And the leader of that bunch made some history of his own last Thursday in a Section...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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    EHS reacts to loss of classmate & friend

    The untimely death of 16-year-old Zach Shellhammer April 5 cast a void among his junior classmates, Ephrata High School students, the entire district, and beyond. Students, faculty, friends and parents this week remembered the joy Zach had...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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    CHS senior wins a top national writing award

    Emily Gerber, a senior at Cocalico High School and the daughter of Frank and Karen Gerber of Stevens, has won two national medals in the Scholastic Writing Contest, according to the high school English Department. Her short...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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    What’s in your ballot?

    Trump listed sixth on primary ballot; Ephrata Borough’s second-ward poll moves to Keystone Villa Looking at the April 26 GOP sample ballot may leave voters scratching their heads. For instance, you might wonder: Why is the Republican...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • Photo courtesy Nelson Martin and Kerschner family
Conlan Kerschner joins the Mountain Folk Band playing an opening number prior to the 2015 Riders in the Sky performance at the Santander Performing Arts Center in Reading.
    Young Adamstown banjo player garners new recognition

    Conlan Kerschner, 15, of Adamstown, a student at Cocalico High School who has become a noted regional bluegrass musician, has been selected to perform at MerleFest 2016 in Wilkesboro, N.C., on Saturday, April 30. Kerschner was introduced...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • Margaret Ahmed
    Woman on mission to help others

    Margaret Ahmed is a woman on a mission. She wants to help women and children in Nigeria find a way out of poverty by becoming more self-sufficient. She was in Ephrata, Akron and Lancaster recently to work...

    • Posted April 11, 2016
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    Hemp Bill Passes in PA House

    Geoff Whaling, President of the Pennsylvania Hemp Industry Council: “Today’s vote is an indication that our Pennsylvania Legislature acknowledges that this crop has an important role to play in the economy of our State. Its passage in...

    • Posted April 8, 2016
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  • Ephrata first baseman Lauren Shuke (left) goes to a full-out stretch to retire Cocalico runner Jackie Polverini during Friday’s game.
    Raezer sharp in 5-0 victory over Cocalico

    Sophomore Jenna Raezer tossed her first career varsity shutout in a 5-0 win over Cocalico in Denver on Friday afternoon. Ephrata added to a 1-0 lead with two outs in the final inning after a 10-minute rain...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Isaac Carpenter follows through on a kill attempt during Tuesday’s match vs. Manheim Central. Photo by Stan Hall.
    Barons storm back to knock off Cocalico

    Manheim Central remained among the unbeaten in Lancaster-Lebanon League boys’ volleyball Tuesday night in Denver, roaring back from a two set deficit against Cocalico for a 3-2 hard fought victory. The Barons (2-0 league, 3-0 overall) lost...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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