• Ephrata Kmart will be closing

    Ephrata Kmart, 1127 S. State St., is scheduled to close by February of next year. That’s according to a press release issued last week by Kmart’s parent company, Transform Holdco, LLC. The announcement stated in part “…we...

    • Posted November 13, 2019
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  • Tasting room coming next to Javateas

    A tasting room serving distilled spirits created in York County is coming soon to Ephrata. Old Republic Distillery is slated to operate a satellite location at 3 Dutchland Ave., Ephrata this winter. The business will be the...

    • Posted November 6, 2019
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  • Ephrata gettin’ down to ‘Business’

    A unique collaboration is coming to downtown Ephrata. Pour Man’s Brewing Company, whose flagship location is 28 S. Reading Road is planning to install several beer taps inside The Pressed Plate, 52 E. Main St. The eatery,...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Broadway’s Rob McClure coming to Lancaster

    Actor Rob McClure, who’s currently starring in the Tony-nominated Broadway musical “Beetlejuice,” will present his one man show “Smile! A Cabaret with Broadway’s Rob McClure” at The Ware Center in Lancaster on Sept. 30. McClure’s program will...

    • Posted September 18, 2019
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  • Proposed convoy route would not include Ephrata

    Proposed convoy route would not include Ephrata Beginning in 2020, the annual Make-A-Wish Mother’s Day Truck Convoy will no longer traverse the Ephrata area. Organizers had announced several months ago they lost access to the event’s longtime...

    • Posted September 11, 2019
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  • Local bridge named in fallen vet’s honor

    It was a beloved spot near his home where Melvin Wink would go fishing as a boy; and now, a bridge that links Brownstown to Farmersville has been named in honor of the late Vietnam vet. A...

    • Posted August 21, 2019
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  • Lights! Camera! Ephrata!

    It was an exciting morning last Friday at The New Main Theatre as a crew was busy shooting scenes for the upcoming short film “Calf Rope.” According to the film’s press release, the production is “a tender...

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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  • Lititz native makes her mark on the D.C. music scene

    You could say Lititz native Jennifer Scott is multi-talented. A lawyer by day, she also finds the time to front Bergamot Rose, a Washington D.C.-based band that describes their music as “a sound palette of world rhythms...

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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  • Reinholds teen skates to nationals

    This summer, Thomas, Jessica, and Alana Ressler of Reinholds took a cross-country trip to Washington state. But it wasn’t sightseeing that brought this trio to the northwest. Rather, it was Alana, a roller skater, who had the...

    • Posted July 31, 2019
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  • ‘Annie’ shines at Dutch Apple

    At the tender age of nine, I remember going to see the 1982 theatrical version of “Annie” on the big screen starring Aileen Quinn and Albert Finney. I loved it. As far as I can remember, it...

    • Posted July 2, 2019
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