All posts by digital editor

  • Mary Keener, of Fairmount Homes in Ephrata, recently celebrated her 100th birthday on Feb. 25. Photo by Emily Jacoby
    Keener celebrates centennial and a lifetime of helping others

        Fairmount Homes resident Mary Keener celebrated her 100th birthday on Monday, Feb. 25, and she continues to spend her time doing what she does best — helping others. Achieving a centennial birthday is a feat...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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    Green Dragon, February 2019

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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    Gus’s Keystone Restaurant: Something for Everyone

    At Gus’s Keystone Family Restaurant in Ephrata, there is something for every taste and appetite. From fresh-from-the-sea platters to hearty comfort food to light, refreshing salads, Gus’s really does have it all. Maybe you want something that...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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    Attorney Michael J. Rostolsky Has Locations in Ephrata and Lancaster

    Attorney Michael J. Rostolsky puts the emphasis on personalized services and individualized attention for his clients. For Ephrata area clients, Attorney Rostolsky is located at 1390 West Main Street, near the Lincoln House. There is free parking...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Connor Mack (10) dishes to a teammate during Monday’s District game at Lower Dauphin. Despite Mack’s 25-point effort, the Eagles fell 74-55 to the top-seeded Falcons. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Top-Seeded Falcons Speed Past Cocalico

    Do-or-die game Thursday at Shippensburg HUMMELSTOWN—The odds were certainly stacked against the Cocalico boys Monday night in the opening round of the District Three Class 5A playoffs. Not only were they playing on the road in a...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Katie Heck (left) drives the lane with Spring Grove’s Addyson Wagner in hot pursuit during Tuesday’s 5A District playoff game. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Spring Grove rockets past Cocalico girls

    There was going to come a point when Cocalico would have to say good-bye to its core of seven seniors. Coach Andrew Garrett was hoping that time would come some time down the road, perhaps after making...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Cocalico’s Wyatt Gehman (top) escapes the shot attempt of Wilson’s Josh Harkless in the finals at 182 pounds Saturday at the Section One Tournament held at Governor Mifflin. Gehman eventually pinned Harkless to capture his first sectional title. Photo by Denise Mitchell
    Gehman & Sola Claim Titles

    Three Eagles, two Mounts move on to Districts SHILLINGTON—As you walk down the hallway outside the gymnasium in Cocalico High School, there is a wall adorned with plaques, devoted to the feats and accomplishments of great athletes...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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    The Hill: From St. Valentine to St. Patrick

    February is always a fun time of the year at The Hill, where you can celebrate with your Valentine, get your Irish on, and sample smooth tequilas from Mexico. For Valentine’s Day, The Hill will offer the...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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    Vision Care from Melissa Plowmaker, O.D. at Walmart Vision Center

    At Walmart Vision Center, owner Melissa Plowmaker, O.D., and her staff provide vision care services at the office located at 890 East Main Street, Ephrata. Dr. Plowmaker has been in practice since 1996 and opened her office...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • Photo by Kirk NeidermyerEphrata’s Hannah Plowmaker (24) squares up against Ryelle Shuey of Elco during last Thursday’s L-L Play-In game at Garden Spot.
    One and Done: Late Elco run puts Ephrata away, 61-44

    While it is always tough when the season comes to a close, at least the Ephrata girls basketball team could file out of Garden Spot High School with their heads held high last Thursday night. Facing Section...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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