• Every farmer likes a good story

    Every farmer likes a good story By Phil Eisemann       The following is the fourth in a series of articles leading up to the 100th year of the Ephrata Fair in September. In effort to...

    • Posted April 27, 2018
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  • Ephrata makes administrative changes

    Ephrata Makes Administrative Changes   At the board meeting on Monday, April 23, the Ephrata Area School Board of Directors approved a district restructuring for the 2018-2019 school year. Effective July 1, the current Ephrata Intermediate/Middle School...

    • Posted April 27, 2018
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  • EASD Wins American School Board Journal Magna Award

    EASD wins American School Board Journal Magna Award By Marylouise Sholly       The Ephrata Area School District recently received an American School Board Journal Magna Award for instituting the Attollo program at Ephrata High School. The...

    • Posted April 27, 2018
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    You don’t have to spend a fortune to get a roof that will last and keep your home dry for decades, but you do need to know what it takes to get a good roof for less....

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • Sparks fly as West Cocalico takes on fireworks

    West Cocalico supervisors covered a lot of ground during the board meeting on April 17, talking about multiple road issues within the township, as well as bridge repairs, fireworks, high-speed traffic, and paving bids. Public comment started...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • East Cocalico supervisors cut library contribution

    The Adamstown Area Library Director was notified on Thursday, April 19, that the library’s usual annual donation from East Cocalico Township would be reduced by $5,000, down to $25,000. Supervisors dispersed their annual contributions that evening. The...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • New tax collector for Denver Borough

    Denver Council convened a special council meeting Monday, April 23, and approved the County of Lancaster collecting real estate taxes assessed by the borough and the county. On April 11, Lee Ann Crooks, Denver’s tax collector since...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • Corporal Mahlon Fink wore the uniform of the Marine Corps League, from which he recently retired from serving as chaplain. Aubree Fahringer
    Iwo Jima vet: “I saw bravery like I’ve never seen”

    Tom Brokaw describes World War II vets as members of “the greatest generation”, in his book, The Greatest Generation. “They stayed true to their values of personal responsibility, duty, honor, and faith,” he wrote, as a tribute...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Tyler Shue legs it out down the stretch to capture the 400 Monday in a L-L best 50.7 seconds. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Ephrata runs past Barons

    Boys get first victory since 2008 vs. MC Tyler Shue didn’t have much time to catch his breath. After posting the best time in the league in the 400 Monday vs. Manheim Central (50.7), Shue was summoned...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Adam Campbell (left) and Andrew Thomas celebrate after scoring a key run during Monday’s win over Cedar Crest. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Mounts take down Cedar Crest

    Pull into three-way tie for first Through 12 games, the Ephrata offense has been playing catch-up to its pitching and defense. However, Monday night in a crucial crossover contest vs. Section One leader Cedar Crest, the offense,...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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