• 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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  • Dr. Jacy Clugston Hess
    EASD hires new assistant superintendent

      Despite some recent calls to not replace the position, Ephrata Area School District has a new assistant superintendent. Dr. Jacy Clugston Hess was unanimously approved by the school board in a special meeting of the whole...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • Taco Bell light
    ‘Taco the town’ Taco Bell plans submitted

    It’s official: Taco Bell plans submitted to Ephrata Township. Developer Richard Stauffer confirmed the long-running rumor Tuesday night by presenting a plan to build a Taco Bell before the Ephrata Township Planning Commission. Stauffer, who owns property...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • Budget
    Borough not budging on library budget

    The Ephrata Public Library made headlines recently as funding challenges induced dramatic cuts in services, hours of operation, and staff. So, as expected, library leaders brought their case for additional funding to Ephrata Borough’s Budget and Finance...

    • Posted December 9, 2014
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  • Tied by tragedy

    It is a dreaded nightmare nobody is ever prepared to face in reality- the sudden tragic death of a loved one in an automobile accident.   Two local women who have lived through the nightmare were among...

    • Posted April 3, 2014
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