All posts tagged "featured"

  • Ephrata High School’s Theatre Department will present The Sound of Music April 25-26. Shown are some of the cast members (left, back to front) Nic Stauffer as Captain von Trapp; Brielle Pfeiffer as Marta; and Natalie Mull as Gretl; (middle, back to front) Katie Colton as Brigitta; Noah Powlus as Kurt; Halle Snyder as Lousia; (right, back to front) Stephanie Beiler as Liesl; Kevin Litchfield as Friedrich; and Hannah Smith as Marie.
    Sound of Music to hit the stage

      Ephrata High School’s Theatre Department is presenting Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved classic, The Sound of Music. On the heels of the historic television production, the EHS Drama department brings the Broadway favorite to Ephrata April 25-26....

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Scene from a previous Extreme Event in Ephrata's Tom Grater Park
    TNT Youth Ministry nixes Extreme Event

      It was a tough decision, but financially it just couldn’t happen this year. The TNT Youth Ministry’s Extreme Event, for a decade, drew hundreds of young people to Ephrata Park where they listened to big name...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Patricia Collins
    Former ECH Nursing Director Dies

      Patricia Gehr Collins, 83, went to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Ephrata Manor, while under Hospice Care. Born in Ephrata, she was the daughter of the late Samuel H. and...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Bella and Charley Delgado from Reamstown at the East Cocalico Lions Easter Egg Hunt in Reamstown park. This week's print product is full of egg hunt photos from the area
    Grip and grin

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • Ephrata's Kelly Liebl (left) stretches across the line ahead of Cocalico anchor Emily Fassnacht to win the 4X100 relay Tuesday.
    Ephrata girls clinch, Eagle boys edge Mounts

    A spectacular storm rolled in early Tuesday evening, sending track athletes and fans out of the Ephrata Middle School complex scattering for their cars or nearest shelter. Prior to that, both Ephrata and Cocalico athletes created quite...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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  • 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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