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    Ephrata Councilman Hertzog Resigns

    Late into Monday night’s meeting, Rowe made the unexpected announcement that first ward council member Dale Hertzog had tendered his resignation, effective immediately. In order for his resignation to take effect, it had to be accepted by...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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    Issues surface at Ephrata Pool

    Local residents addressed growing concerns at the Ephrata Community Pool during Monday night’s borough council meeting. Lynn Reinhold, a long-time supporter and patron of the pool, said guests have been smuggling in alcohol. Other residents have noticed...

    • Posted July 13, 2016
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    Borough solar farm clears next hurdle with township

    Ephrata Borough’s efforts to develop a tract of land in Ephrata Township for use as a solar farm cleared a key hurdle Tuesday evening as township supervisors approved the project’s land development plan. Tuesday evening’s action by...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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    EASD hires two principals

      But both have contractual obligations with other school districts   Ephrata schools will open next week with no open principal positions. However it’s not clear when the new employees will actually begin working in the district....

    • Posted August 20, 2015
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    EASD tax hike approved

    …in a tight vote on EASD tax hike Average property owner will see $62.52 increase   Despite having passed a preliminary budget calling for a 2.3 percent increase, the Ephrata Area School District Board of Directors briefly...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Eph rec
    Rec & borough agree on matching funds

    “We did not approach the borough and ask for $100,000.” That was a comment made by Ephrata Recreation Center Executive Director Jim Summers at Monday night’s Ephrata Borough Council meeting in advance of a vote to approve...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Borough-Rec accord?

    It looks like Ephrata will adopt a measure to grant up to $100,000 in capital campaign matching funds to the Ephrata Rec Center But the approval of the unbudgeted expenditure hinges on the Ephrata Rec’s approval of...

    • Posted April 9, 2015
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    Boro restructures Ephrata Rec’s debt

    Boro restructures Ephrata Rec’s debt Future defaults could lead to removal of director and boro control of the of Rec board   Ephrata Borough Council unanimously approved a repayment agreement with the Ephrata Rec Center that restructures...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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    Hospital plans yet another expansion

    Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital is working through another expansion plan at the hospital’s main campus. At Monday night’s work session of Ephrata Borough Council, Development Activities Committee Chair Susan Rowe said they would ask the full council...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Aument bill alarms EASD administration

    A bill introduced by Sen. Ryan Aument to amend the state constitution is attracting attention, however not the kind of attention the freshman senator may have wanted. Earlier this month, members of Ephrata Borough Council raised concerns...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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