• Celebrations mark opening of Declaration House

    “We did it!” announced REAL Life Community Services Executive Director, Rod Redcay, to the enthusiastic audience gathered for a prayer blessing service on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 25, for the newly constructed Declaration House at 240 Main Street,...

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  • Quiet time: West Cocalico advertises noise ordinance

    West Cocalico Township residents now have a brand-new noise ordinance advertised for adoption. It is available for public review at the Township’s website on the landing page under ‘documents.’ On Aug. 20, supervisors had extensive discussion before...

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  • Births – Reported Aug. 28, 2019

    AUGHINBAUGH, Charles Chad and Erica, Stevens, a son, at Women & Babies Hospital, Aug. 22. CABRERA VAZQUEZ, Yashira M., and Pedro E. Ayra Munoz, Ephrata, a son, at Women & Babies Hospital, Aug. 9. COPENHAVER, Kendrick R....

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  • Here we go…

    The Ephrata Mountaineers and third-year quarterback Caden Keefer (right) actually got their season underway before the start of the new school year when they traveled to Lititz last Friday to battle rival Warwick. But the school bells...

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  • School board back in session

    School board also back in session EASD selected to do presentation at EdLeader21 conference in Houston Programs created to match the Ephrata Area School District’s mission statement to educate and inspire continue to garner notice from other...

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  • Horseback riding is more than a hobby at Greystone

    Local students thrive at therapeutic center For nearly 40 years, a group of riding professionals, supported by a dedicated group of volunteers, have been working with children and adults with special needs to improve their health and...

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  • Kiddies’ Fun Day

    The Ephrata AMVETS Post 136 planned an after-school Kiddies’ Fun Day in September of 1969 that included live elephant rides. Shown promoting the event (left to right) are Harry Dissinger, co-chair; Walter Benning, commander; and Ray Zimmerman,...

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  • Jerry Nessinger, 66, Weaver bricklayer, enjoyed raising beagles, hunting, running field trials

    Jerry Nessinger, 66, of Reinholds, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at home. He was born in Ephrata to the late Eugene and Grace B. (Lausch) Nessinger, and was the husband of Susan A. (Landis) Nessinger,...

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  •  E. Paul Weaver III, 67, Myerstown, Weaver Nut Company founder, is survived by five children

    E. Paul Weaver III, 67, of Myerstown, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Born in Cochranville, Chester County, he was a son of the late Elmer P. Weaver Jr. and Martha (Groff)...

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  • Janis Burkholder Eberly, 79, co-owned Ephrata Beverage Mart, legal secretary, liked kittens, flowers

    Janis Burkholder Eberly, 79, of Stevens, passed away on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 at WellSpan York Hospital. Born in Ephrata, Janis was a daughter of the late Irvin and Bertha (Kline) Burkholder. Janis’ husband, the late W....

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