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    Rely on Tire Consultants for your Autumn Road Trips

    It’s always a pleasure to take a road trip in the fall. Maybe you are off to see the autumn leaves, or perhaps you want one last trip to the beach. No matter where you are headed,...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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    Stoudts: For All Seasons and All Reasons

    From fine dining to special events to brew fests, Stoudts has so many experiences that you could come here almost everyday and find something new. The Restaurant and Pub at Stoudts offers made-from-scratch cooking, thanks to Executive...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • East Cocalico opens doors for development

    Two ordinances passed by supervisors at their Sept. 20 meeting should support new business development in East Cocalico Township. A LERTA (Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance Act) ordinance passed for the next three years allows five years...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • West Cocalico considers funding new police radios

    On the heels of a presentation on the department’s pursuit of a new records management system Sept. 6, the Ephrata Police Department was back at West Cocalico’s Sept. 18 supervisors meeting to ask the board to support...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • What made Declaration Project a reality was the purchase of the former Denver House on Main Street, Denver. Pictured are Real Life Community Ministry CEO Rod Redcay (left), whose organization is buying and developing the site and Ray D’Agostino, CEO of LHOP, Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership, which coordinated purchase of the former Denver House. Photos by Alice Hummer
    Declaration House breaks ground for 3.5 million project

    The Sept. 17 ground-breaking for medical, dental and mental health offices plus ten affordable apartments is the result of vision, community support, and divine guidance. The 3.5 million dollar Declaration House project, at the former Denver House...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • East Cocalico Township tax collector steps down

    Municipal authorities and residents in the comfortable situation with a tax collector who knows everyone for more than two generations and performs her duties in an accurate, efficient and friendly manner must get ready for a change....

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • ‘Fair’ly optimistic

    100th Fair off to a soggy start, with only second parade cancellation in 80 years, but hope remains for a big finish Steady downpours that lasted most of the day put a damper on opening night ceremonies...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • Photo by Missi Mortimer Quickel at the fair office Monday afternoon during the busy contest registration time.
    Planning a party

    As 100th committee chair, Quickel pulled the anniversary team together Time is her enemy. There is so much to do, Beth Quickel thinks, and time is running out. It is Tuesday evening — a week before the...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • Gen. Tom Hobbins, a decorated U.S. Air Force officer, who spent the first 18 years of his life in Ephrata, spoke at the Welcome Home event. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    ‘Welcome Home’ ceremony also moved indoors

    When Sunday’s rain blanketed the Ephrata area, the veteran’s “Welcome Home” ceremony to kick off the 100th Ephrata Fair was moved indoors to the Ephrata Fire Company Banquet Hall. The Ceremony was originally scheduled for 2:00 p.m....

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • Marvin Sauder with daughter-in-law, Lynette Sauder. Marvin was a co-chair of the fair and Lynette is currently on the 100th committee and the board of directors for the fair. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Deja-moo: Celebrity Cow Milking Competition returns

    It’s “udder-ly” exciting! The Celebrity Cow Milking Competition is returning to the Ephrata Fair after a long hiatus, in honor of the 100th Fair celebration. “It was an event that drew the community,” said Lynette Sauder, 100th...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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