• An Ephrata Borough plow truck rumbles down Main Street after a storm on Feb . 12, 2014.
    Supervisors Mull New Snow Removal Ordinance

    Considering similar law used in West Cocalico Twp.   By Marylouise Sholly No snowflakes are in sight yet, but Ephrata Township is planning ahead, starting with a possible new snow removal ordinance. Randy Groome, road superintendent, suggested...

    • Posted September 30, 2019
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  • Adamstown committee discusses shooting range

    On Sept. 18, at the Adamstown Borough Fire and Safety committee meeting, Ephrata Police responded to a myriad of concerns raised about the proposed shooting range. Committee members councilman Mark Bansner, mayor Dean Johnson, and council vice...

    • Posted September 27, 2019
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  • One Of a Kind

    Iconic Ephrata Police Chief ‘Bill’ Harvey announces retirement By Patrick Burns During his five-decades-long career, retiring Ephrata Police Chief William ‘Bill’ Harvey has made thousands of decisions. Some were common sense, others split-second, and, of course, the...

    • Posted September 26, 2019
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  • Indiantown Mennonite Church turning 200

    In the summer of 1819, a little stone meetinghouse was built in Ephrata. The land it was built on came from pastor Abraham Brubaker. Arriving on U.S. soil at the age of 19 in 1751, Brubaker taught...

    • Posted September 25, 2019
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  • Ephrata has a fever of ‘101’

    It’s the year after the big anniversary for the fair and all signs point to a great week Cow-milking contest with school administrators highlights Ephrata Fair opening The 101st annual Ephrata Fair — Pennsylvania’s largest street fair...

    • Posted September 25, 2019
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  • This Hub’s for you

    Council updated on new program organized by library Ephrata Borough Council listened to an update on the Northern Lancaster Hub at its Sept. 16 meeting when Hub Coordinator Kelly Warner explained its services and mission in a...

    • Posted September 25, 2019
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  • Anatomy of a transformation

    At 6 p.m. on Monday evening I drove on South State Street and on Main Street from Lincoln Avenue to Parkway in downtown Ephrata. The traffic and landscape was normal, but there were signs. Signs that something...

    • Posted September 25, 2019
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  • MS FitEffect program brings hope to locals

    Karen Hunt was a teacher at Fulton Elementary School when multiple sclerosis changed everything. After 27 years, she was forced to stop teaching and had to learn to walk and talk again. Victor Richard retired from Susquehanna...

    • Posted September 25, 2019
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  • Isaac ‘Lee’ Arment, 76, Denver Borough Council member, Arment’s Restaurant owner

    Isaac “Lee” Arment, 76, of Denver, passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital. He was born in Terre Hill to the late Isaac and Anna (Newswanger) Arment, and was the husband of Teresa...

    • Posted September 25, 2019
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  • Cynthia A. Zimmerman, 63, Dove Westgate member, LPN, missionary, enjoyed helping others

    Cynthia Ann Zimmerman, 63, of Lititz, passed away on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at Hershey Medical Center. She was born in Lancaster to Robert Herr, of Ephrata, and the late Annabelle (Singer) Herr. She was the wife...

    • Posted September 25, 2019
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