Denver family thankful for THON
The Palm family of Denver knows how one word can change your life forever ; cancer. However, they also know some good can come from a bad experience too ; Penn State’s THON. “Our family consists of...
- Posted February 25, 2015
Letter carrier recovering after hit-and-run
An Ephrata letter carrier is home and recovering after being the victim of a hit-and-run Dec. 26. Mark E. Jobes, 64, was struck at 2:45 p.m. at the intersection of North Church and West Locust streets. He...
- Posted December 29, 2014
With a little help …
A local organization is hoping Christmas will be going to the dogs this year. Leo’s Helping Paws is an all volunteer organization dedicated to helping puppy mill, abandoned, abused, injured and stray dogs. The group currently...
- Posted December 10, 2014
Ephrata school district working to protect students against enterovirus
The Ephrata Area School District is doing its part to be proactive when it comes to battling the flu season this year. Every year, millions of children in the United States catch enteroviruses, which can cause...
- Posted October 29, 2014
Ephrata Police Chief William L. “Bill” Harvey has been selected as the Central Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. Harvey said the honor is important to him because it was awarded, “to me by my colleagues...
- Posted October 22, 2014
Father, daughter help each other earn degrees
A father and daughter from Clay Township have proven that hard work and supporting each other is the key to success. Kate Goodwin and Tom Smith graduated from The Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts, a division...
- Posted October 22, 2014
TNT Ministries looks to provide safe place for youth
TNT Youth Ministry has a message for the Ephrata community. They have a safe and positive place for teens to hang out. “We just want to put the word out there that we have these youth centers...
- Posted October 15, 2014
Lincoln in the history books
The Lincoln Elementary School is coming down and Lincoln Christian Homes is building up. The elementary school was being torn down last week and, in its place, the assisted living facility is planning an expansion. Nancy...
- Posted October 8, 2014
Nickel Mines tragedy eight years later
Eight years after the Nickel Mines tragedy, life has settled into a new normal for Ephrata’s Janice Ballenger, the deputy coroner who responded on that devasting day. Oct. 2 marks the anniversary of the Nickel Mines...
- Posted October 1, 2014
Roland finishes half-marathon
Mission accomplished. Troy Roland of Ephrata said it wasn’t pretty, but he did it, completing a half marathon in Philadelphia Sept. 21. Roland, who lost his right leg in a motorcycle accident, started running a year after...
- Posted September 24, 2014
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