All posts by Cory Van Brookhoven

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  • Proposed convoy route would not include Ephrata

    Proposed convoy route would not include Ephrata Beginning in 2020, the annual Make-A-Wish Mother’s Day Truck Convoy will no longer traverse the Ephrata area. Organizers had announced several months ago they lost access to the event’s longtime...

    • Posted September 11, 2019
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  • In a moment, EHS ‘67 grads gather to support classmate

    Ephrata High School’s Class of 1967 has always been there for each other, so when one of their own was going through a traumatic event, they came together to offer their support. Libby Barwis, Class of 1967,...

    • Posted September 11, 2019
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  • 39th Denver Fair off and running

    It all began in the fall of 1981, and Tuesday night the annual Denver Fair got off to a promising start with great weather, ride specials, activities — and of course, lots of good food. In addition...

    • Posted September 11, 2019
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  • Soggy doggies!

    Canines have their day at the Ephrata Pool It was a perfect day for a swim, and for the seventh year in a row, Ephrata area canine citizens had their annual day in the water. Ephrata Rec...

    • Posted September 11, 2019
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  • Years Ago

    Little Alyssa Rae Wenrich was the grand prize winner of the Reamstown Days Baby Show in September of 1979.

    • Posted September 11, 2019
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  • Twp. supervisors table Comcast agenda…for now

    In the near future, only cable if they’re able. A Comcast representative, Todd Eachus, told Ephrata Township officials of Comcast’s plan to expand their cable and Internet service throughout the township at Tuesday evening’s supervisors’ meeting. The...

    • Posted September 4, 2019
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  • Elva’s beloved kitchen is closed

    Bittersweet emotions all around on the Cloister Restaurant’s final day Shortly after 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31, Ron and Elva Stauffer turned off the lights and locked the doors of the Cloister Restaurant. But it wasn’t...

    • Posted September 4, 2019
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  • After 63 years on the midway, baby parade comes to an end

    After 63 years as a mainstay in the annual Ephrata Fair, the baby parade is no more. Costs combined with declining interest sealed the parade’s fate. “It was a struggle,” Ephrata Farmer’s Day Association President Elaine Sensenig...

    • Posted September 4, 2019
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  • Ephrata Cares to host Recovery Day event Sept. 14 in Grater Park

    In honor of National Recovery Month, Ephrata Cares will be hosting their second annual Ephrata Recovery Day event on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Grater Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ephrata Recovery Day is a free...

    • Posted September 4, 2019
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  • Years Ago

    What is currently Ephrata’s Smithton Inn went on public sale in early September of 1979, as more than 1,000 gathered to watch the proceedings run by T. Glenn and Timothy G. Horst, auctioneers. The former Henrich Miller...

    • Posted September 4, 2019
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