All posts tagged "featured"

  • Dr. William Bixler
    Dr. William Brenner Bixler, 87, dies

    Dr. William Brenner Bixler, 87, of New Holland, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Garden Spot Village.   He was born in Lancaster to the late William and Lillian (Brenner) Bixler and was the husband of...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Sally Zoller was reunited with her dog Sierra after 15 days
    Homeward bound

    Sometimes good things really do happen to those who wait.   Sally Zoller’s dog, Sierra, went missing March 26 and miraculously was found 15 days later, safe and sound.   “She was just as excited to see...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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    Head of Hospitality

      Edna Fox, 97, began as a Cocalico Senior Center volunteer 24 years ago.   The U.S. flag had 48 stars, Woodrow Wilson resided at the White House, and the new Chicago Cubs won its first game...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • The area will be literally "hoppin" with egg hunts this Saturday
    Egg hunts all around the area

     The Akron Lions Club will hold its annual hunt in Loyd Roland Park, Saturday April 19 beginning at 1 p.m. All children will receive a chocolate bunny and the hunt will be divided into the following categories:...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • Eric Ackerman in his Lancaster Barnstormer days.
    Whatever happened to … Eric Ackerman

    In this edition of “Whatever happened to?” we are featuring one the more successful pitchers to come out of the Denver-Ephrata area, Eric Ackerman. Ackerman is a 1998 graduate of Cocalico and was a standout football and...

    • Posted April 16, 2014
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  • worlddancing
    Two attending Irish Dance World Championships

    On April 13, two Irish dancers from the Hooley School of Irish Dance will be heading to London, England for the Irish Dancing World Championships. Gretchen Weidler and Angelina Glick, both of Lititz, qualified for the Worlds...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • fire
    Fire destroys $1 million home in E. Coc. Township

    A two-alarm fire destroyed a $1 million home under construction in East Cocalico Township Thursday morning, fire officials said. The owner/founder of Four Seasons Produce, David Hollinger, and his wife, Debbie, had planned to move into the...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • One lane traffic started Tuesday on Route 272 in Ephrata as work began on the bridge over 322
    Work begins here on Rt. 272 bridge over 322

      PennDOT District 8 announced that preparatory work would begin this week for a project to rehabilitate the four-lane Route 272 bridge over U.S. Route 322, Main Street, in Ephrata Borough. The single-span, steel I-beam bridge was...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Weis
    More beer runs in store?

    Weis Markets in Lititz last month became the first supermarket in the county to sell beer. Who’ll be first in Ephrata to sell beer, bananas and beauty aids?     Chad Ressler sees beer runs to Lititz...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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    Nine-run first paves way for Ephrata girls

      As crazy as it sounds, just getting on the field tasted almost as good as the win. That’s how first-year Ephrata Coach Meredith Dombach saw it Tuesday, following the Lady Mounts 13-3 whitewash of visiting Lebanon....

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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