All posts tagged "featured"

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    Ephrata man jailed again

    An Ephrata man is back in jail only five months after being arrested on hit and run charges involving an  injured  mail carrier. Benjamin K. Boyer, 23, of the 100 block of North Church Avenue in Ephrata,...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • Cocalico players react to losing a key point during Saturday’s State Quarterfinal match-up with Saegertown. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Eagles’ State run comes to a close

    WINGATE&tstr;For the first time in 25 years, the Cocalico boy’s volleyball team reached the rarified air of the PIAA State Quarterfinals Saturday at Bald Eagle High School in Wingate. Unfortunately, the successful run came to an end...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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    Scholarship strikes gold

    In 50th year, Hibshman fund has given EHS students more than $23 million Ephrata National Bank President Aaron Groff was the final presenter at last Wednesday’s Awards Ceremony. The seniors, along with family and friends, had gathered...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Ephrata named among best high schools in nation

    Ephrata Area School District honored twice Named among best high schools in nation; ranks with best school districts for your buck Ephrata High School has been awarded a silver medal in the US News & World Report...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Following his lead

    Major Richard Winters was not one to seek attention. So when a crowd estimated at more than 800 people stopped by to visit the memorial statue of Winters at the new Veteran’s Plaza in Ephrata on Memorial...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s John Waskowicz (33) and Dylan Sattazahn (40) return a shot during a recent match. (Photo by Denise Mitchell)
    Eagles head west for State opener

      The Cocalico boys volleyball team faces a four-hour bus ride Wednesday. But who’s complaining? Certainly not the Eagles, who will be making what is believed to be their first State Tournament appearance in program history Wednesday....

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Stauffer shoves the shot during Friday’s State Meet in Shippensburg. Stauffer took fourth place in the shot and later added a bronze medal in the discus. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Stauffer claims two State medals

      C ocalico junior Emily Stauffer, one of the favorites to win State gold in the shot put, had a rough day Friday both physically and competitively. Seeded second in that event, Stauffer couldn’t quite shake a...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Apathetic

    Primary attracts few; shake up on Akron Borough Council Voter apathy was apparent in Tuesday’s primary election where turnout in some areas was as low as five percent. One Ephrata poll official noted the pace of “nine...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    Board plans tax hike

      School will OK final budget in June The Ephrata Area School Board is considering a proposed budget for the 2015-2016 school year that includes a .45 of a mill tax increase. If approved at the June 15...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    Let Stover take over

    The social media response to Ephrata Borough’s hint that it might install vending machines in place of the snack bar at the Ephrata Pool this summer was swift and unanimous. “Oh I noticed — like everybody else...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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