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  • Thanks to a strong breaststroke leg, Ephrata’s Alyssa Fedorshak swims to a seventh-place finish in the girls 15-18 year-old 100-meter Individual Medley in a time of 1:19.87. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Tidal Waves win team title in Manheim Fast & Furious

      Kauri Parsons won three individual gold medals and the Ephrata Tidal Waves went on to claim the team championship at the Manheim Fast and Furious Meet last Saturday. With 364 total points, Ephrata held off runner-up...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Ethan Sipe (bib number 613), surrounded by family and friends, gets a strong start in the Ephrata Firecracker 5-Miler. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    From tragedy to triumph

    Exactly one year after jet skiing accident, Ethan Sipe completes the Ephrata Firecracker It was a celebration full of emotion and gratefulness as Ethan Sipe crossed the finish line of the annual Ephrata Firecracker 5-Mile Run held...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • In Monday’s Lebanon County American Legion finals, pitcher Aiden Bracken (right) fires a stike against Campbelltown. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Campbelltown tops Ephrata to win Lebanon County title

    Chryslers set to host Regional Tournament starting this Friday       Turning disappointment into a positive is something that many coaches strive to do and Ephrata Post 429 skipper Derek Sipe is no exception. Monday night,...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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    Vision Care from Melissa Plowmaker, O.D. at Walmart Vision Center

    Everyone at the Walmart Vision Center, including owner Melissa Plowmaker, O.D., and her staff, are dedicated to your vision care. At Walmart Vision Center, they provide vision care services at the office located at 890 East Main...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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    Refresh your Summer at Zig’s Bakery & Café at Brick Gables

    Hot summer days call for refreshing cool beverages, tasty salads, and sweet summer treats. At Zig’s Bakery & Café at Brick Gables, you can cool off and enjoy the wonderful bounty of the season. With the summer...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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    Savor the Flavors of Mexico at Castañedas Mexican Restaurant

    When James Castañeda was a boy, he loved his grandmother’s cooking. He watched her prepare homemade tacos and empañadas, and then learned from her. “She made the best tacos al pastor with grilled pork, perfectly seasoned, with...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s Dagen Young dives for a ball during a recent game held at Reading’s First Energy Stadium. Young and the Chryslers will begin post-season play this week. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Chryslers clicking on all cylinders heading to playoffs

    Carry 11-game win streak into the post-season   After the District 10 American Legion League folded following last season, the Ephrata Chryslers were fortunate enough to join the Lebanon County League this year. And while there has...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Nick Vanderwende, a 2017 Ephrata High School graduate, will bowl on the PBA Tour.
    Vanderwende to take on the PBA

    Nick Vanderwende, a 2017 Ephrata High School graduate, will turn 20 years old in August. Before reaching that milestone, the former Mount will bowl in his first Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) event at Colony Park North Lanes...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Zach Lefever and female champion Sam Shields get together following the race. Shields, from Lititz, is a teammate of Lefever’s at the University of Pittsburgh. Photos by Dick Wanner
    Can’t catch ‘Le-Fever’

    Ephrata grad breezes to second Firecracker title; Lititz’s Shields takes women’s crown     The last time Zach Lefever won the Ephrata Firecracker Run, which was his first title, the Ephrata High School graduate barely had enough...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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