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  • Ephrata is Happening

    I feel pretty confident in stating that the threat of snow is over until at least maybe November! That being said, everyone is extremely excited about the many opportunities to play, shop and eat out of doors...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Astronomical telescope donated to Cocalico SD

    Randy and Roberta Maurer have generously donated a Mead Astronomical ETX Telescope to the Cocalico School District. This telescope has thousands of space objects programmed into it, and with the touch of a button the telescope can...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Kmart burglary arrest made

    An arrest has been made regarding two burglaries that occurred at Kmart in Ephrata Township. Timothy J. Schittler, 23, and from the 500 block of North Plum Street in Lancaster City, is charged with two counts of...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Less interest in debt refinancing

    Ephrata Area School District’s School Board has approved the next steps in allowing the district’s current debt bonds to be financed an attractive rate of 2.2 percent. The savings could bring a savings of about $908,000 in...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Sophie, a boxer, went missing in 2012 and is the inspiration for the Facebook page, Help Find Sophie.
    Sophie inspires Facebook page to help find lost pets

      What started out as a small gesture to help find a lost dog has grown into a community working together and reuniting lost pets and owners. The Help Find Sophie Facebook page was created by Jennifer...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Anxiously anticipating Adamstown Community Days are Lily Martin , Samantha Smith, Shane Burkhardt,  Clare Kelly, Jessica Kelly,  and Luci Dietrich.
    A-town Community Days May 23-25

    Adamstown Community Days will take place over Memorial Day weekend, May 23-25.   All events – food, games, live entertainment, carnival rides and fireworks – will take place at Adamstown’s community grove, adjacent to the community swimming...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Laurie Gibble celebrating her team's State championship in high school and enjoying a recent Phillies game with her husband Don.
    Whatever happened to … Laurie Gibble

    One of the best girls softball players to ever play for Ephrata High School, is this week’s feature for “What Ever Happened Too?” and it is Laurie Gibble, now Laurie Mumma. Mumma, who graduated from Ephrata in...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Ken Sensenig
    Sensenig will spin yarns at Heritage Day, June 7

      Every year, the residents surrounding Ephrata and New Holland travel to Fairmount Homes for Heritage Day. Sponsored by Fairmount Homes in Ephrata, the event is scheduled for June 7, rain or shine. Among the featured entertainers...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • This & that

    by TODD RUTH It’s amazing to me all of the success Ephrata baseball has had under Adrian Shelley, that the Mounts have never had a team that was ranked number one in the District. That is until...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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