• Aspiring Eagle Scout saves sister

    The training that 16-old Dylan Koehle has received as a Boy Scout over the years became of critical importance recently. When his 10-year-old sister began choking on a Chapstick cap a few months ago, the Cocalico student...

    • Posted November 14, 2019
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  • Alumbaugh makes write-in bid for Adamstown council

    deLyn Alumbaugh, resident of Stoudtburg Village, is making a late bid for an open seat on the Adamstown Borough Council. Alumbaugh was inspired to run as a write-in candidate following town controversy over the Ephrata Police’s proposed...

    • Posted November 6, 2019
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  • Trick-or-tree?

    A house on State Street boasted its autumn spirit in a unique way this year. Passersby were shocked to see pumpkins appearing to grow from a tree, in the yard of Andy and Angie Kurl, and their...

    • Posted October 30, 2019
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  • Stronger together

    Andrew Etman stopped by Ephrata Ambulance on the morning of Oct. 29, preparing to turn in his uniform and bid his daughter, Emily Galliher good-bye, before heading to Hershey tomorrow for a month of isolation, following a...

    • Posted October 30, 2019
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  • Ten Thousand Villages to relocate Ephrata store

    Ten Thousand Villages — beloved for its adherence to fair trade and ethical sourcing &tstr; recently announced that it will be relocating its Ephrata store location. “After careful consideration and assessment of the store’s overall financial viability,...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Ephrata Police withdraw Adamstown shooting range proposal

    The Ephrata Police Department formally withdrew their proposed shooting range in Adamstown Borough on Sept. 26. The Sept. 18 Fire and Safety committee meeting was attended by several members of the community, who expressed various concerns over...

    • Posted October 2, 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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  • Denver Memorial Park completes ‘Access for All’ project

      Denver Memorial Park’s Access for All project reached its culmination on the evening of July 15 at the ribbon-cutting ceremony and educational event. The program, held in the band shell of the park, introduced the community...

    • Posted July 24, 2019
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  • 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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