All posts tagged "featured"

  • Cocalico’s Emily Fassnacht (right) shoots over Ephrata defender Maddie Root Tuesday in Ephrata. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Cocalico girls down Lady Mounts, keep pace with Pioneers

    The Cocalico girls held serve Tuesday night at Ephrata, besting the Lady Mounts, 57-37 to remain deadlocked with Lampeter-Strasburg at 9-1 atop Section Two of the Lancaster-Lebanon League. The Lady Eagles (9-1 section, 12-5 overall) led throughout...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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    Locals earn blue ribbons at Farm Show

    Exhibitors and visitors from all corners of the Mid-Atlantic arrived to Pennsylvania’s capital city to experience the largest indoor agricultural event in the United States, the Pennsylvania Farm Show, for its 101st year. More than 10,000 competitive...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Rev. Tim Sheetz addresses Akron Borough Council about the work of Handi*Vangelism ministry, with headquarters in Ephrata and campsites in rented facilities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Sheetz founded H*VMI in 1973 and serves as its executive director. Photo by Dick Wanner
    West View Golf Course moves closer to conversion

    Handi*Vangelism Ministries International’s plans for a new home in Akron took a giant step forward at the Jan. 9 Akron Borough Council meeting. HVMI has an agreement of sale to buy the West View Golf Course from...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • In 1991, Darren Seiverling's great uncle, Richard Seiverling, built a building to house his five antique cars and the single pedal car he owned at the time. Only three of the classic cars remain, but the pedal car contingent has grown to more than 140 examples. Darren operates the museum on behalf of his Seiverling family relatives.
    Ephrata pedal car collector welcomes visitors

    There’s a modest local building that houses an astonishing collection of pedal-powered vehicles. The collection was amassed by Richard Seiverling, a World War II vet who farmed from 1946, the year he got out of the Army,...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Leonardo DiCaprio
    ‘None of the above’ Locals cast write-in votes in presidential election

    Write in votes in the 2016 Presidential Election included Ted Nugent Chase Utley, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Chuck Norris By Patrick Burns Judging by the flood of post-election media coverage, it appears the 2016 presidential race has never...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Maddie Bock (left) drives the baseline past L-S defender Emma Gochnauer (12) during Friday’s game in Denver. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Knotted again: Lady Eagles fall to L-S, but back in first with Tuesday win and Pioneer loss to Indians

    When Katie Heck drilled a shot with 2:39 to go in the third to put her team up by nine, Cocalico appeared to be in pretty good shape vs. L-S Friday in their Section Two first place...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Guarded closely by Ephrata guard/forward Brad DaBella, Manheim Central senior Taylor Funk (left) looks inside for an open teammate. Photo by Steve Heydt
    Barons spoil Fisher’s return, pull into first-place tie

    Mounts rebound Tuesday vs. E-town Manheim Central’s Kody Kegarise could barely hear his teammates from just two feet away. “I was screaming, ‘What (defense) are we in?,’” the Barons’ senior guard said. The fact he had to...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • Darrick Keppley
    Cocalico sergeant hero in liver transplant drama

    A liver, stored safely in a box, was on its way from York Hospital for a transplant operation when its ride crashed at the Pennsylvania Turnpike interchange in Denver. The vehicle transporting it crashed due to slippery...

    • Posted January 12, 2017
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  • Photo by Patrick Burns. Workers excavating an area near the sinkhole, which took out the West Pine and Park Avenue intersection, stretched to 60 feet wide by 100 feet long.
    Sinkhole solved

    An early morning sinkhole in Philadelphia on a frigid Sunday morning perhaps offers perspective of how a street collapse of similar size in Ephrata Nov. 8 could have been much worse. While both sinkholes left nearby residents...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Lyndsay Engle lines up a free throw Tuesday vs. Lebanon. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Cocalico drops Lebanon to set up Friday’s showdown

    After Tuesday night’s victories, Cocalico and Lampeter-Strasburg sit at 6-0 atop Section Two of the Lancaster-Lebanon League in girls’ basketball. The two teams go face-to-face for the first time Friday night in Denver for the first clear...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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