All posts tagged "featured"

  • ‘Groundhogwash’

    Photos by Kirk Neidermyer Though several furry weather prognosticators said we’d have six more weeks of winter back at the beginning of the month, thousands of majestic feathered creatures provided a setting that said otherwise last weekend....

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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  • Walter Hackman from Schoeneck displays and discusses this unique baseball sign. Photo by Gary Klinger
    The grown-up ‘Show and Tell’

    The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley started the new year off with one of its most popular events, the annual “Show and Tell” program. Held each January, the program invites members to bring unique or meaningful...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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  • Visions of green
    Shamrocks & Shenanigans returns to kick the winter blues

    Once in a blue moon, an event comes along that rocks a little town like Ephrata from its mid-winter blues. That event is Shamrocks & Shenanigans. The 3rd Annual Shamrocks & Shenanigans storms into Ephrata March 4,...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Cam Terry (top) captured the 113-pound weight class with an exciting 7-6 decision over Twin Valley’s C.J. Morton in the finals. Photo by Denise Mitchell
    Gehr, Terry claim sectional titles

    Five Eagles, three Mounts on to Districts Cocalico and Ephrata both sent three wrestlers to the newly revamped District Three Section One finals at Governor Mifflin Intermediate School Saturday in Shillington. The Eagles crowned the first champion...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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  • God’s gift of friendship

    I really like being a Lutheran pastor. When I first considered going into the ordained ministry my pastor said to me, “Jeff, if you can do anything else you should do that.” He said that because in order to be a...

    • Posted February 22, 2017
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  • Albert R. Boscov…by the numbers…and from the heart

    Oh, Mr. B, how did we love thee? Let me count (some of) the ways. Eight thousand. The approximate number of those who work at or for your 45 stores throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey,...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • The rail trail in Ephrata.
    Happy trails ahead for townships

    The Warwick to Ephrata Rails-to-Trails project was discussed at a recent Ephrata Township Supervisor’s meeting and the final connections are coming soon. The supervisors approved Wilson Consulting Group for engineering services regarding an abandoned railroad bridge over...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • The two-story, former Doneckers Restaurant building, most recently occupied by the Sugar Arts Institute is, 7,400 square feet and comes with a 26-space parking lot. Photo by Patrick Burns
    Former Doneckers Restaurant property is under contract

    The former Restaurant at Doneckers property, 333 N. State St., Ephrata, is under contract for sale. John Male, a businessman from Lititz who has family ties to Ephrata, is scheduled to make settlement on the property on...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Will Ephrata's juniors and seniors get the chance to enjoy Lily's and The Main Theater again this year for Post Prom?
    Ephrata Post Prom may be canceled

    After decades of providing a safe and entertaining destination for students after the prom has ended, the Ephrata Post Prom may be coming to end. With a rapid decline in community donations, Post Prom chair Betty Heydt...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Dilyn Becker goes in for two points in Friday’s 43-39 victory over Columbia. Photo by Dwight Palm
    Oh so close…Mounts’ bid to chop down Cedars falls just short

    As a sizable underdog, Ephrata’s second-year Coach Charlie Fisher would have taken the scenario that played out Monday in the L-L League quarterfinals nearly every time. Down two points at Section One champion Lebanon with a chance...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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