• Downtown was hop’in!

    Annual Brewfest draws biggest crowd to date (Photos by Missi Mortimer)    The third annual Ephrata Brewfest dodged rain before and after the festivities and had what appeared to be its most successful event yet. Held at...

    • Posted June 28, 2018
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  • Gone but not forgotten: Beloved events that were once at the Ephrata Fair

    (The following is the sixth in a series of monthly articles leading up to the 100th Ephrata Fair, set for Sept. 25-29. The feature highlights beloved elements of the past that no longer exist) Once we were...

    • Posted June 28, 2018
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  • Historical Society’s new publication focuses on headquarters

    To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the construction of what is now its headquarters — the Connell Mansion — the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley’s annual journal focuses on the historic building at 237-49 W. Main...

    • Posted June 28, 2018
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  • Chamber Chat takes on traffic

    PennDOT officials on June 21 took questions from a packed house after providing a presentation on the planned realignments to the Routes 322/222 interchanges. Sponsored by the Northern Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce and held at the...

    • Posted June 28, 2018
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  • Fireworks, festival, fun on the 4th!

    Everything you need to celebrate the nation’s birthday is right here in town next Wednesday. It all starts with the Firecracker Five Mile Run (details on B1) at 8 a.m. before action shifts to the Ephrata Church...

    • Posted June 28, 2018
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    Summer Nights, Summer Days at Fiorentino’s

    Summer days at Fiorentino’s means that you can watch the airplanes land and take off and enjoy the summer sunshine. Summer nights mean sultry evenings with weekend music, seasonal food and refreshing beverages on the Flight Deck...

    • Posted June 27, 2018
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    Attorney Michael J. Rostolsky Moves to New Ephrata Location

    Now the offices of Attorney Michael J. Rostolsky are more convenient than ever for Ephrata area clients. As of July 1, Attorney Rostolsky will be relocating his Stevens office (located at 190 Cocalico Creek Road) to Ephrata...

    • Posted June 27, 2018
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  • Woody waste site gets road renovation

    Supervisors approved closing the woody waste site located behind the municipal building from July 5 through July 26 at their meeting on Thursday, June 21. The woody waste site, located near the township’s recycling dumpsters, is used...

    • Posted June 27, 2018
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  • West Cocalico keeps sewer plans moving along

    Sewer infrastructure was a big topic June 18 in what even chairman James J. Stoner conceded was mostly a “boring meeting” sparsely attended by four or five residents. However, the board did chew on weighty issues such...

    • Posted June 27, 2018
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  •  Merlins’ nice run in U-10 playoffs comes to an end

    It shouldn’t be a surprise that the league playoff winners’ bracket semifinal game between Ephrata and Manheim was a good game with resilient pitching and defense. These primarily nine and 10 year olds have now met five...

    • Posted June 27, 2018
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