All posts tagged "featured"

  • prison
    Former honor student jailed for suspected heroin dealing

    Ephrata Police reported that Darion Alston, 20, of Ephrata, was arrested  for suspected drug dealing Friday after a traffic stop  at 2 p.m. on the 800 block of East Main Street. Alston, who made the Ephrata High School...

    • Posted January 18, 2015
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  • Mary Martin (on stage, right) auditions for the upcoming CAFÉ Variety Show to be staged at Ephrata Main Theater on Feb. 8.  Looking on are (left to right) Terry Kreider, David Dierwechter, Karen Brown and Steve Brown.
    A second ‘act’

    For the trio of Steve Brown, Terry Kreider, and David Dierwechter, making the Ephrata Main Theatre a center for arts for the entire community is more than just a vision. Their new mission is to reinvigorate the...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Demolition continued this week at East Main and Pleasant Valley Road where workers razed thsi home Tuesday.¶
    To Bell or Not to Bell

    Speculation continues to swirl in local diners, bars, shops, at ball games, social functions, and especially on social media about what chain restaurant will next dot the Route 322/222 corridor. The loudest “voice’ has come from speculators...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • The only thing the studio refs  lack are Carnac the Magnificent hats and  dramatic drum rolls to spice up their farcical “predictions” that miss the mark about half the time.
    Armchair Angst

    Disclaimer: As a former Eagles season ticket-holder from Philadelphia, I hate the Dallas Cowboys. I’m amazed and angered by the NFL. The absurd officiating, the TV propaganda, and the willingness of fans to accept as fact anything...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Lyndsay Engle (right) drives in for a shot vs. Warwick Saturday. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Catholic edges Cocalico in OT

    Lancaster Catholic is one of the toughest gyms in which to play. Always has and probably always will be. Yet, Monday night in a crossover battle between a pair of L-L League contenders, visiting Cocalico had the...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Thomas Evans (top) tries to turn Lukas Lees of Cocalico during their bout at 132 pounds Tues¬day night. Evans went on to earn an 8-3 decision over the Eagle sophomore. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Forfeits key as Eagles hold off ‘stingy’ Ephrata

    Ephrata won the battle Tuesday night but in the end, Cocalico, by virtue of four forfeit wins, won the war. The visiting Eagles used those forfeits to jump out to a commanding 24-3 lead. As it turned...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Hardware long crop
    Snow Crawl

    School bus drivers, who fired up their yellow wagons in sub-20 degree temperatures Tuesday morning, traversed slippery, snow-covered roads. There were no school delays to speak of though many roads appeared still covered beyond 8:30 a.m. &tstr;...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • LR Brubaker at Rock Lititz
    Gone baby gone

    A look back at some of 2014’s top stories The year 2014 was interesting, fun, happy, sad, exciting, sometimes unpleasant and in the end: Over. Similar to that end, Ephrata residents will notice several constants that aren’t...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Tucker Lescoe (right) surveys the court as Manheim Central’s Colin Brubaker approaches. Lescoe’s teammate John Waskowicz is in background.
    Barons hold on late to edge Cocalico

    For large stretches of Tuesday night’s Section Three showdown, Cocalico went toe-to-toe with host Manheim Central and matched the Barons point for point, shot for shot. However, twice, the Barons were able to put together mini-runs, first...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Emily White (right) drives past Donegal’s Rachel Robinson
during Friday’s clash in Denver.
    Lady Eagles snap losing skid, crush Barons

    After suffering through its first three-game losing streak of the season, Cocalico took out its frustrations Tuesday against visiting Manheim Central. Behind a smothering defense and a smooth-flowing offense, Cocalico held Manheim scoreless in the first quarter...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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