• Bike park will be first in the state

    The Heatherwood Bike Park will not only offer something fresh and new to Ephrata, but to all of Lancaster County. The mountain biking park is a collaborative effort between Mainspring of Ephrata and the Susquehanna Area Mountain...

    • Posted July 2, 2019
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  • Hometown hero saves choking woman in Burger King

      On April 11, Dakota Boll had no idea that when he clocked in for his shift at the Ephrata Burger King, he would save a life that day. Boll, a 2016 Ephrata High School graduate, has...

    • Posted May 15, 2019
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  • Search crews continue hunt for missing man in Middle Creek State Game Lands

    On Tuesday, March 19, authorities expanded a search for a missing man in the State Game Lands surrounding Middle Creek Wildlife Area in Clay Township. As of the morning of March 20, Northern Lancaster County Regional Police...

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • Nation’s school leaders converge on Ephrata

    On March 4, the Ephrata Area School District hosted 40 superintendents from across the U.S. The leaders — representing a number of states, such as North Dakota, Arizona, and Washington — converged upon Ephrata High School on...

    • Posted March 6, 2019
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  • Michael Palm, with his girlfriend, Lainey.
    It was THON-tastic

          ‘We have been blessed’ Michael Palm and Crystal Bryan-Muñoz’s have gone from ‘patients to participants’ at THON, Penn State University’s enormous philanthropy dedicated to childhood cancer research and enhancing the lives of families and...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Local artist shares talents with community

    Christina Synder may be new to Lancaster County, but she is not new to art. She recently moved to the Lancaster area from Nashville, Tenn. where she obtained a BFA in photography from the Art Institute. But...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • EHS mourns loss of freshman and 2018 grad

    This week, Ephrata High School mourns the loss of two students — freshman Emily Rachelle Ramirez and 2018 graduate Jaden Truskey. Ramirez, 14, passed away Jan. 15 at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital. Truskey, 18, a freshman...

    • Posted January 23, 2019
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  • Veterans wait to introduce themselves to the students at the Veterans Day assembly on Nov. 12. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Land of the free because of the brave

    Adamstown Elementary salutes veterans Adamstown Elementary School held the second annual Veterans Day event on Nov. 12, spearheaded by third grade teacher, Lisa Borry. “We’ve had a great response,” said Borry. There were 41 veterans in attendance,...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • John Wallace appreciates the opportunity to take part in democracy. Photo by Aubree Fahringer
    Rain Was No Deterrent for Voting

    The chilly, rainy weather of Nov. 6 did not seem to dampen the community’s enthusiasm to participate in the midterm elections. At Denver Borough Office, residents arrived steadily to cast their ballots. “I wasn’t sure about turn-out...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Pictured (front row, left to right) Zayne Wise (5) and Carson Weaver. (Middle, l-r) Daniel Gehman, Ann Williams, Janice Karick, and Amber Wise, holding Gracelyn Wise (2). (Back, l-r) Todd Weaver, Pastor Arthur Karick, and Emelia Horst. Photo by Aubree Fahringer
    Reamstown pastor celebrates 40 years with church

    Pastor Arthur Karick of Reamstown Church of God will celebrate 40 years as senior pastor on Nov. 12. Arthur and his wife, Janice, are both originally from South Carolina. They moved to Bethlehem in 1976 and then...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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