All posts tagged "featured"

  • Ephrata’s Kay Liebl soars over the bar to set the school record in the pole vault Monday vs. Cocalico. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    EHS girls down Cocalico to claim fourth-straight section title

      The Ephrata girls seem to come at you in waves. If one key member goes down, as was the case Monday when senior star Kelly Liebl re-aggravated a hamstring injury, another steps up with a big...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Photo by Preston Whitcraft

 The exterior of the new event facility features a compatible mix of the old and the new.
    Old mill..new purpose: Attention to detail hallmark of upscale, intimate Bear Mill Estate

      Named for the original owner, Michael Bear, the magnificently restored Bear Mill Estate, at 50 Weaver Road in Denver, “aims to make you feel like an honored guest in a warm, inviting, home,” said owner Kerry...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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    Charlie Fisher new boys hoop coach

    Ephrata hires Fisher as boys hoop coach Ephrata tapped into one of the most successful programs in the L-L League to find its new head boys basketball coach. Monday night at the monthly Ephrata school board meeting,...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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    Ephrata approves tentative teachers’ contract

      Salary increases average 2.8 percent per year by Patrick Burns “It’s a deal that sets a course for the future.” That’s how Ephrata School District Superintendent Brian Troop described a new three-year deal the school board...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s boys tennis team has qualified for the District Team Tournament for the first time in school history. The players who are expecting to compete in Thursday’s opener vs. Cumberland Valley are pictured with Coach Cheryl Fritz (back, far left). They include (front row, left to right): Mario Murcia (#1 doubles), Travis Groff (#1 doubles), Alex Mantsevich (#2 doubles), Ryan McKim (#9), Nick Russo (#8) and Keller Martin (#2 doubles); (back, l-r) Fritz, Lukas Olson (#1 singles), Bob Lowrie (#2 singles) and Christian Miles (#3 singles). (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    History in the making

     Mounts clinch first-ever District berth The Ephrata boys tennis team is headed to the playoffs. A feat that has never before been accomplished in program history, this year’s veteran squad has qualified as the eighth seed in...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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    War Memorial bathroom project approved

    The Ephrata Area School Board on Monday approved the second part of the War Memorial Field upgrade project. It approved contract bids totaling $800,846 to upgrade the War Memorial bathroom building. The bids still require a surety...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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    Burned-out McDonald’s demolition begins

    Bill Brown, co-owner the burned-out McDonald’s in Ephrata today began the tear-down of the old restaurant at 140 N. Reading Road in the Cloister Shopping Center.    The new one is expected to open by mid-July, Justin Sipe,...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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    Ephrata Police caution on new smoking rules

    Ephrata Police are reminding residents of a pair of new ordinances passed by Borough council aimed at curbing smoking in the downtown area and Ephrata public parks. Ephrata Borough Council at the end of the summer enacted...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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    Bridge replacement and Route 272 detour begin May 4

    Tricky traffic conditions on Route 272 in Ephrata are about to become more challenging. Work on PennDOT’s long-planned replacement of the 71-year-old bridge that carries Route 272 over Cocalico Creek will finally get underway May 4. The...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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  • Photo by Donna Reed

A view of Mazzotta Road from the cul-de-sac looking towards Wollups Hill Road in West Cocalico Township.
    On the street where they live…

    At perhaps one of its most low-key meetings in some time, the West Cocalico Township supervisors spent about one-third of its 30-minute April 21 session discussing ownership of a street in the municipality. Residents who live along...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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