All posts tagged "featured"

  • Pitcher Seth Griffith (left) and Brady Sipe celebrate with their trophy moments after the Post 429ers clinched their fourth-straight District 10 League title last Thursday at Penn Manor. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Post 429 sweeps Penn Manor to win fourth-straight league title

    Ephrata legion Coach Derek Sipe said it best when he was asked to describe the feat his team pulled off over the final 24 hours of the District 10 American Legion playoffs last Thursday night at Penn...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Ethan Sipe (18) dusts himself off after swiping second base during the Region Four American Legion Tournament against Glen Rock Sunday night in Fredericksburg. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Ephrata bows out of Regionals

    Ephrata didn’t have an answer for Red Land Monday in an elimination game at the Region Four American Legion Tournament at Fredericksburg. Offensively, the Ephrata bats were stifled by Red Land pitcher Kyle Searfoss, who struck out...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Lots of fun for everyone this weekend in downtown Ephrata
    Downtown fun in the sun

      Bring the entire family for a weekend of summertime fun in Ephrata. The weekend will kick off with a Night at the Movies July 18 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Ephrata Whistle Stop Plaza, 16 East...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Dave and Joyce Bowers are shown in this 50th anniversary photo from December of 2012.
    Tragedy in Canada

      An Ephrata Township woman who died Sunday after her tour bus crashed in Canada is being remembered by her church community. Joyce Bowers, 70, was a long time member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Ephrata,...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • A trio of Boehringer's staff (from left to right): Kam Mueller, Amelia Kowalski, and Brooke Burkholder are ready for today’s 11 a.m. opening.
    It’s so cool! Boehringer’s brings back business

    Chris Schnader will make history this morning at the historic Boehringer’s Drive-In in Adamstown. “This is the first year we’ll have two openings,” said Schnader, whose family has operated the famous landmark ice cream shop and restaurant...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Vacationing columnist Pat Burns casting off North Wildwood’s sea wall on 2nd Avenue beach.  (PHOTOS by Patrick Burns)
    A shore thing

    Alarm washed over a swamped and sticky Wildwood boardwalk when a public-address alert reported a 7-year-old-boy had vanished on a muggy evening in July 1968. The McCarrick, Lannon, McRath, McCloskey, Goetz, and Burns families knew the description...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Ephrata's Gavilan Fogarty-Harnish delivers the pitch during Saturday's 5-3 opening-round victory over Lancaster.
    Blame it on the rain …

      The District 10 American Legion Tournament has turned into a bit of a quagmire, both figuratively and literally. With rain and wet fields washing out action on Monday and Tuesday in Ephrata, and a champion needing...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • From the Brickyard development, Ephrata resident April
Shirk shot this image of the double rainbow which formed after Tuesday evening' storm.
    Double rainbow brightens aftermath of powerful storm

      A quick-moving, powerful storm swept through Lancaster County last night, leaving its mark with downed trees and branches and leaving hundreds in the Ephrata area without power &tstr; although they were treated to a bright, rare...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Becky Summers
    Summers first woman to chair state organization

      This has been a whirlwind spring for Rebecca Summers, president of Lester R. Summers Inc. and partner in K & B Summers Inc. She not only was named chairwoman of the Pennsylvania Motor Trucking Association (PMTA),...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Painters at the cupola atop the Cloister Academy building
    History in the painting

      For nearly everyone, the familiar site of the Ephrata Cloister Academy building located along West Main Street is a symbol of the by-gone era of unique community. Few remember that as recently as the 1930s, that...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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