All posts tagged "featured"

  • Special events ordinance tabled in Ephrata

    Ephrata Fair vendors won’t require special permit… for now While Ephrata Borough’s Special Events ordinance was expected to be voted on at this week’s borough council meeting, the ordinance was tabled for the time being after Matthew...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Akron council gets homework

    Akron borough council members were tasked Monday night by Council President John Williamson with a full load of homework assignments to be completed for their next work session, which is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 27,...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • The rail trail in Ephrata.
    Warwick to Ephrata trail nears finish line. Then what?

    The burning question about the Warwick to Ephrata Rail Trail has been, “When can we hike or bike the entire trail from Lititz to Ephrata?” Dan Zimmerman’s answer is, “Before midnight, Dec. 31, of 2018.” Zimmerman is...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Three generations of speed

    Youndts make racing a family affair His grandpa Allen was the Super-Pro champion in 1983. His dad Austin was the 2017 Division One champ. And this year, in his first full season, 12-year-old Jordon Youndt is the...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Double Durlachs

    For the past few years, residents of the town of Durlach in Germany have been re-discovering the town’s namesake in Lancaster County. In reality, most Lancaster County residents haven’t “discovered” the American Durlach, which consists of a...

    • Posted August 9, 2018
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  • Jess King supporters knock on Ephrata’s doors

    Nick Martin stood on a wall at the East Franklin Street home of Dan Sweigart as dusk and a thunderstorm loomed over a gathering of Jess-King-for-Congress supporters. Martin is the candidate’s field director, and he was offering...

    • Posted August 9, 2018
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  • Ephrata grad Kay Liebl (right) plays a UWS game for the Inferno Rush at Millersville University on July 1. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    UWS a boon for Liebl

    Expanded competition, community involvement appealing for EHS grad Coming off a loss in the United Women’s Soccer championship game, Kay Liebl is looking to use her experience as she begins the fall season. The Inferno Rush player...

    • Posted August 8, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Kyle Rhoads (5) tags out Spring City runner Kasey Caras before completing a doubleplay Tuesday at Boyertown. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Chryslers’ ride comes to an end

    Fall one win short of return trip to Mid-Atlantic Regionals Throughout the season, the Ephrata Chryslers American Legion team adopted a “next-man up” approach. Despite entering the post-season short-handed with regular-season standouts Adam Schwartz and Nick Lucky...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • ‘Super’ celebration: Area native organizes tribute to late Hollywood stars from 1950s ‘Man-of-Steel’ TV series

    It’s not everyday that one gets to hob-knob with Hollywood celebrities. But it happened last month to Cocalico-area native Jim Nolt. He was among the 100-plus friends of former cast members of the Adventures of Superman television...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Quite the ‘spokes’persons

    Couple’s coast-to-coast bike ride raised nearly $300K to help end child labor and sex trafficking It’s been a long and winding road, but it’s been worth every one of the 3,751 miles they crossed, say Brad and...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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