• For the birds: Blujay to play T-Day eve to benefit Power Packs

    Music listeners know what it’s like to be hearing a jam so intense, so long, so epic, that you find yourself thinking … is this still the same song? Rock legends play songs that have not only...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Page, ‘Cuse fall to UConn in title game

    In its first-ever NCAA Tournament final, the No. 4 Syracuse University field hockey team suffered a 1-0 setback to No. 3 Connecticut on Sunday afternoon at the Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex on the campus of the...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Eagles headed to Hershey

    Punch ticket to District finals with 24-6 win over Boone Back in Week Five, Cocalico was humbled, 42-0 by Lampeter-Strasburg on its home turf. At the time, no one would have predicted the Eagles would be playing...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • EMS cheerleaders to perform in Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Gwen Rearich and Jamie Lanza, from Ephrata Middle School, are two of over 500 junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the U.S. who will perform in the 95th annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade,...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Ephrata: The small town with a big heart

    The Extraordinary Give is happening in Lancaster County Nov. 21. There will be approximately 16 Ephrata non-profits that will participate in this unique fundraising effort. Close to half of the non-profits listed, I or my family members,...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • ‘Tree’ mendous event

    Members of the Ephrata Merchant Association and the community are once again combining forces to start the preparation for the lighting of the town Christmas tree in front of Ephrata National Bank and the arrival of Santa...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Falcons vs. Eagles

      This adult bald eagle didn’t know what happened… at first. After some chirps it came out of a tree behind the parking lot at Conowingo Dam, glided out over the pool at the base of the...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Library Support overdue?

     **This story is corrected to reflect the correct Ephrata Borough’s total cost of the skatepark as $220,000. That cost is totally unrelated to the funds the borough gives to Ephrata Public Library.    Social media lit up...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Marching in a new direction

    There was a time in the not too distant past when much of the focus of local high school marching band units was preparing for competitions with other bands. And in particular, there was a time when...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Weaver, Horst will marry

    Laura Horst of Denver and Brandon Weaver of Ephrata recently announced their engagement. Laura is the daughter of Larry and Debbie Horst, Denver. A homeschooler, she graduated in 2012. She is employed by Friendship Community in Lititz....

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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