All posts tagged "featured"

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    ‘Rocky’ Start on Winters Memorial (Video)

    Workers this morning began groundbreaking on the Winters Leadership Memorial. The dedication ceremony is scheduled for Monday, May 25 (Memorial Day) at 3 p.m. There is no cost, and everyone is encouraged to attend, but we do...

    • Posted April 13, 2015
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    Borough-Rec accord?

    It looks like Ephrata will adopt a measure to grant up to $100,000 in capital campaign matching funds to the Ephrata Rec Center But the approval of the unbudgeted expenditure hinges on the Ephrata Rec’s approval of...

    • Posted April 9, 2015
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    Smaller McDonald’s planned

    The owners of the burned-out McDonald’s at the Cloister Shopping Center say a reconfigured fast-food operation could be open within three months. Local residents and Cloister Shopping Center business tenants were excited to learn that demolition of...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • Photo by Alice Hummer

Open spaces in Denver Memorial Park will be filled with fast-growing trees of various kinds to provide the tall canopy of shade the community was accustomed to seeing.  Residents can come out April 11 at 9 a.m. to help plant 50 trees and clean up the park.
    A shady deal for Denver…Residents can help with tree planting at the memorial park for Arbor Day celebration

    April 11 might just be remembered as Shade Tree Saturday. Beginning at 9 a.m. in Denver Memorial Park, community members are invited to help rebuild Denver Park’s shade tree population. This is in response to the loss...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Brian Wentz (left) slides safely into second base during the Mounts 2-1 victory over Lampeter-Strasburg this past week. (Photo by Dwight Palm)
     Power outage cuts game short as Mounts drop two in-a-row

    Ephrata has made a habit over the years of winning games in its last at bat. It’s a knack that has served the Mounts well in helping them win three-straight Section Two titles and eight out of...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Stauffer (shown here during the Manheim Central meet last week) broke her own school record in the shot put in Tuesday’s win at Solanco. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Cocalico, EHS girls remain perfect

    While there is still plenty of work to be done, it appears at the moment that a lot could be on the line when Cocalico and Ephrata girls track teams meet on the final day of the...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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    Cache Cab

    The following is an editorial depiction of Record Express reporter Pat Burns’ introduction to the Uber phenomenon:  I learned a little about the new online Uber ride-sharing service that launched in Lititz Friday, but probably not as...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Gus's Keystone Family Restaurant  opened in place of the former Ephrata Diner Tuesday. Pictured are new owner Gus Kourgelis (right) with Lemonia Papazekos (left) and Dino Papazekos (center).
    New Gus’s Keystone opens at diner site

    Gus’s Keystone Family Restaurant opened in place of the former Ephrata Diner Tuesday. It’s the second Gus’s operated by Gus Kourgelis, who launched operations at 6 a.m. Tuesday at the popular former Epharata Diner location at 3687...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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    No vend in sight?

    Pool snack bar likely to return Ephrata Borough Council had pondered the idea of forgoing the swim club’s snack bar after a search for a vendor to operate it stalled. But the Community Services Committee on March...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Photos courtesy Barbara Hunsberger

Elva riding to the neighbors to collect the mail with cousin Albert.
    Way out West, way back when…Nearly a century ago, a Denver girl took a memorable trip

    By Elva Walter Biemesderfer Circa 1917 Editor’s note: Elva Walter Biemesderfer of Denver and her mother Martha Walter visited Milton and Mary Walter in Wyoming nearly a century ago. Milton Walter was brother to her father William...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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