All posts by Cory Van Brookhoven

  • Years Ago

    The traditional start to the Ephrata Fair parade for many, many years was Lloyd Gerhart in his red coat and white top hat along with the Pennsylvania State Police mounted unit. This image was taken in September...

    • Posted October 2, 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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  • Local Farm Women celebrate centennial

    In the back room of Udder Choice restaurant in Ephrata on Saturday, members and supporters of the Society of Farm Women of Pennsylvania #3 celebrated the organization’s 100th anniversary with ice cream, cake and sandwiches. Members looked...

    • Posted September 25, 2019
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  • Years Ago

    Ephrata quarterback Chad Brenneman, who wore #6 seen here was just inducted into the sports Hall of Fame Friday night, launches a pass with back Mike Sensenig’s protection in a September of 1989 game against Governor Mifflin....

    • Posted September 25, 2019
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  • New Main to host independent film opening, Q&A session

    The curtain goes up at The New Main on a new independent film, “Right Before Your Eyes,” at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20. The film, which is distributed by Nagra/myCinema, will have a limited nationwide theatrical release...

    • Posted September 20, 2019
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  • Oh baby, what fun!

    Brooklyn, 4, and Kolton Yeagle, 2, and Kennedy Shenk, 1, made this Bugs Life float come to life at the Denver Fair Baby Parade on Sept. 14. The float took first in the wheels category. For more...

    • Posted September 18, 2019
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  • Plaza party, night market set Saturday

    This Sept. 21 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. is this month’s Whistle Stop Party on the Plaza with a Night Market, located at the Whistle Stop Plaza, 16 E. Main Street in downtown Ephrata. As always, this...

    • Posted September 18, 2019
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