All posts tagged "featured"

  • 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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    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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    Re-Uzit stores to consolidate

    Ephrata Borough Council is considering a plan which would consolidate a pair of Ephrata Re-Uzit stores into a new building on the site of 1040 S. State St. Ephrata Borough Council members had decidedly mixed emotions Tuesday...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • Akron’s New Year’s Eve shoe drop featured a newly refurbished sneaker and a recently installed perma - nent pole to raise and lower the town’s iconic Chuck Taylor to officially ring in the New Year.
    Waiting for another shoe to drop: Akron welcomes the New Year

    Akron rang in the New Year Saturday night with the town’s locally-famous midnight shoe drop. There were free hot dogs, free cookies and free hot chocolate. There was a fierce bonfire. There was romance. A DJ. Dancing...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Caroline Stauffer (left) launches the three pointer that put her over the 1,000 career mark last Wednesday afternoon at home vs. Palmyra. Photo by Mike Shull
    Stauffer becomes 8th EHS girl to reach 1,000 career points

    After coming up short in her quest for 1,000 career points the previous two games, Ephrata senior Caroline Stauffer wanted to make sure she got it over quickly last Wednesday in the consolation game of the Ephrata...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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    Social Media Review 2016

    By Patrick Burns The post-holiday season is here and 2016 has not yet faded in our rear-view mirrors. With that in mind we’re going to look back on the year through the lens of our social media...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • ER Ephrata Library Story Nov. 13 2014
    Library launches Teen Reading Lounge

    The Ephrata Public Library is launching a Teen Reading Lounge, an interactive book club for teens 12-18. The library is pleased to be the only library in Lancaster County selected to host Teen Reading Lounge. Created by...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • Sophia Wagner shows off her Christmas outfit after being discharged from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where doctors pronounced her cancer-free.
    Ephrata parents get Christmas wish: 8-month-old daughter is cancer free

    Their first Christmas with their first child isn’t quite what Rick and Amanda Wagner expected. For the past six months, 8-month-old Sophia Rae has battled leukemia, undergoing a blood transfusion, chemotherapy and a bone-marrow transplant. Sophia was...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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