All posts tagged "featured"

  • Cocalico’s Adonis Ramos (left) eludes Warwick’s Corey Snyder during Tuesday’s contest at Talon Field. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Eagles take big step

    Knock off Warwick in key L-L boys’ lax battle Cocalico scored in bunches both early and late Tuesday afternoon in Denver, besting Warwick 8-4 at Talon Field. The win moves the Eagles boys (4-1 league, 6-3 overall)...

    • Posted April 19, 2017
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  • St. Boniface introduces Well Wisher IPL to benefit third world water efforts

    After reading “A Long Walk to Water,” Sarah Northup and her daughter, Hannah, knew they needed to find a way to help. The short novel by Newbery Medal-winning author Linda Sue Park details the fictional life of...

    • Posted April 18, 2017
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  • Residents crowd Clay meeting to support farmland

    Urge supervisors to deny rezoning request along Route 322 Bit by bit, acre by acre, Lancaster County residents are seeing their farmland disappear and they aren’t happy about it, many told the Clay Township supervisors Monday evening....

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Fred Esbenshade of Esbenshade’s Greenhouse in Brickerville with an early blooming lily and surrounded by more than 20,000 lilies growing for Easter. Photo by Art Petrosemolo
    Lancaster County Is back in bloom

    When’s Easter and Mother’s Day this year? What date do we plant the lilies, and start filling hanging baskets? Do we grow more pansies or petunias? It’s all about timing and the numbers for the Lancaster County...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Charles Adkins, of NexGen Utility Solutions checks the newly installed unit. The entire process takes about one minute. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Watt to expect…Electric meters being replaced in the borough

    “We recently pulled a meter that was from the 1940s. That’s a 70-year-old meter. It was still reading but there was no way it was near as accurate as the day it was installed.” — Brett McClain,...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • The East Cocalico Township supervisors are (from left) Chairman Douglas Mackley, Noelle Fortna, and Alan Fry.
    Where’s the sunshine? Visitors bombard East Cocalico supervisors on manager hiring process

    More than 20 residents, four times the usual number of people who attend East Cocalico Township supervisors meetings, showed up for the April 6 meeting. After listening, several commented on what supervisors said regarding the allegation that...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Andrew Thomas scoops up a grounder and makes the throw to first for the out during Monday’s victory over Solanco.. Photo by Kirk Niedermyer
    Mounts put it together, pound Solanco, 11-0

    After struggling mightily in all three phases Friday in a dreadful 10-6 loss at Conestoga Valley, Ephrata Coach Adrian Shelley encouraged his young Mounts to look within themselves, shake their demons and come back Monday with a...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • Crisis manager: Harvey’s experience, certifications prepare him for many scenarios

    Ephrata Police Chief William Harvey celebrated eight years at the helm of the police department back in February. And what many do not know is that Harvey, a highly trained and accomplished chief, is the go-to man...

    • Posted April 6, 2017
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  • The EPAC Board of Directors from left to right are David Dierwechter, president; Lynne DeMers-Hunt, secretary; Steve Sellers, treasurer; Robin Payne, member at large; and Greta Laube, vice president.
    Transitional stage: New president looks to enhance and refresh EPAC image

    Coming off EPAC’s recent successful run of a sold-out production of “Disney’s The Lion King Jr.” (the first such sell out run in recent history) the mood of the regional theatre’s board, staff, and volunteers is elated...

    • Posted April 6, 2017
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  • Photo by Mike Shull
    Hangry Bird?

    Ace nature photographer Mike Shull said he was finally able to get an image of the new owlet up front in its home at Ephrata’s Grater Park. Shull said the adult owl temporarily departed the nest at...

    • Posted April 6, 2017
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