• Community Fun Night, race, fireworks on 4th

    Donations still sought for free annual display Tradition reigns here on the Fourth of July. Once again, there will be almost a full day of activities here in Ephrata to celebrate the nation’s birthday. Starting with the...

    • Posted June 28, 2019
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  • West Cocalico hears railroad crossing complaints

    Supervisors heard from residents in their meeting June 18 about a railroad crossing at Galen Hall Road and rRoute 897 that has “come unglued” more than once. “The railroad tracks are really looking shabby,” said resident Lori...

    • Posted June 28, 2019
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  • Brewin’ up success downtown

    The third annual Ephrata Brewfest appears to have been the best one yet, as more than 600 participated last Saturday in Whistlestop Plaza and the surrounding railroad station property on a nearly perfect afternoon downtown. The event,...

    • Posted June 28, 2019
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  • East Cocalico Township manager submits resignation

    East Cocalico Township supervisors accepted the resignation of their township manager at their June 20 meeting. Scott Russell, who had held the job for more than two years, will leave his post on Aug. 30. “I can’t...

    • Posted June 28, 2019
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    Showcase of Homes, June 27, 2019

    • Posted June 27, 2019
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    At Evergreen Diner You Can Get Anything You Want

    No matter what you are hungry for, you can get it at Evergreen Diner. Want a tasty deli style sandwich? A fresh salad with healthy ingredients? A complete dinner with all the trimmings? A hearty breakfast with...

    • Posted June 26, 2019
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  • Dr. Jeffry Scott of Brownstown Family Dentistry and his team are dedicated to your dental care. 

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    There is something very reassuring about having a family dentist who you know and trust, and who knows you. At Brownstown Family Dentistry, they put you first and you can tell. Unlike those big, impersonal offices, Brownstown...

    • Posted June 26, 2019
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  • Kenneth L. Zimmerman, 83, former mayor of Ephrata, co-owned Roy W. Zimmerman & Sons

    Kenneth L. Zimmerman, 83, of Ephrata, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019, at Landis Homes, Lititz. He was born in Murrell to the late Roy W. and Eva (Sensenig) Zimmerman, and was the husband of Martha...

    • Posted June 26, 2019
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  • Ephrata Crossing development plans advance

    The Ephrata Township Board of Supervisors approved a resolution moving forward a plan to build the Ephrata Crossing development, with shops, a hotel, and restaurant near Pleasant Valley Road and Route 322. The resolution was approved in...

    • Posted June 26, 2019
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  • Fay L. Leininger, 66, gifted seamstress, was devoted grandma, enjoyed cards with family

    Fay L. Leininger, 66, of Denver, passed away late Tuesday night, June 18, 2019 at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital. Born in Reamstown, she was a daughter of the late Melvin W. and Helen I. (Schoneberger) Weise, and...

    • Posted June 26, 2019
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