All posts by dreedy

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  • Eagles eye return to the post season

    The 2015 season was one of missed opportunities for the Cocalico Eagles football team. Two years after making the District semifinals and one season removed from a finals appearance at Districts, Cocalico struggled to a 5-5 mark...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • Under Miller, Ephrata starts with ‘clean slate’

    Eventhough Ephrata has that ugly 31-game losing streak on its back heading into the 2016 football season, the Mounts aren’t really even thinking about it. Sure, it’s there. But with the arrival of Kris Miller as head...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • Baseball pioneers: The ‘46 Ephrata Jr. legion team had an amazing first year

    Ephrata High School and the summer American Legion program certainly has a great baseball history. And it all started in the late 1940s when a group of baseball pioneers got the program off and running. This summer...

    • Posted August 17, 2016
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  • Farlow named to All-State Team

      Ephrata senior boys volleyball player Nick Farlow picked up another post-season honor recently, one that recognizes him as one of the best in the State. The 2016 Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association Class AAA all-state team was...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Ephrata lands 2017 PA American Legion Tourney

    While the Ephrata legion baseball team came up short in its attempt to land a slot in the 2016 Pennsylvania State Legion Tournament, the Post 429 squad has already qualified for the 2017 Tourney….with a stroke of...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Chryslers’ ride ends

      Dallastown’s Tye Golden had a day Tuesday afternoon in the Region 4 American Legion Tournament at Greene Twp. Park in Fayetteville. Unfortunately for Ephrata, it came at the expense of the Chryslers, who got this tournament...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Paul Fahnestock Martzall, 95, Ephrata native, USAF vet, Martzall Brothers Grocery owner

    Paul Fahnestock Martzall, 95, of New Holland, passed away Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at Garden Spot Village. He was born in Ephrata to the late Clayton and Katie (Fahenstock) Martzall; and was the husband of the late...

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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  • Richard L. Stuck, 74, Stevens, Parish-Dana Corp. welder, NASCAR fan, woodworker

    Richard L. Stuck, 74, of Stevens, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was born in Rochester, N.Y., to the late Leroy and Dorothy (Gordon) Stuck; and was the husband of Laura M....

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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  • James Thomas Ramsay, 59, Ephrata, worked at Four Seasons Produce, loved boxer dogs

    James (Jim) Thomas Ramsay, 59, of Ephrata, passed away Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, surrounded by family. Jim was born July 31, 1956, in West Chester, to Elizabeth and Thomas Ramsay. He was raised in Wilmington, Del., where...

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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  • Alexis E. Howe, 19, Ephrata native, Sunoco cashier, loved to draw, one-of-a-kind person

    Alexis E. Howe, 19, of Lancaster, passed away Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. She was born in Ephrata to Ben, husband of Megan Howe; and Jessica, wife of Jeri Boyer. Alexis loved to draw, and listen to music....

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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