• Convoy tradition continues

    With a balmy 86 degree forecast projected here for Sunday, it’s a sure bet that thousands of Ephrata area residents will bring bag chairs and blankets and head out to a long-running Mother’s Day tradition here. In...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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    EASD, Foundation partner to launch new P2P Academy

    The Ephrata Area School District and Ephrata Area Education Foundation announced it will launch the P2P Academy, a new component of the Parent to Parent (P2P) program, in May to help ensure children start school with skills...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Photo courtesy Lancaster Catholic High School

Lancaster Catholic High School sophomore Molly Hackman poses with the Abraham Lincoln statue outside the Lincoln Cottage during her participation at the Students Opposing Slavery event last summer.
    Lancaster Catholic sophomore from Denver addresses human trafficking in DC

    Lancaster Catholic High School sophomore Molly Hackman of Denver spoke at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department Education human trafficking forum on Thursday, April 30, at President Lincoln’s Cottage in Washington. Hackman was joined...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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    New exhibit opens here

      The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley is pleased to announce the opening of a special exhibit, “The Musselmans of Murrell, Pioneer Dealers in Pennsylvania German and Early American Antiques,” Feb. 14. Admission is free to...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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    ECH president moves into key WellSpan Health position

      WellSpan Health has named WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital President John M. Porter Jr. as the regional health system’s new executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. Porter will continue to serve a dual role...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • Cocalico's Ian Arcudi avoids the Manheim Central defender
    Eagles edge Pioneers, set to face CV in L-Ls

      Tucker Lescoe scored 21 points to lead Cocalico to a 38-37 come-from-behind victory on the road at Lampeter-Strasburg Tuesday night in the regular-season finale for both teams. Cocalico trailed 25-21 heading to the fourth before the...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • Black Forest tap competition will benefit ‘Shamrocks’ event

    Fancy yourself a brew master? Enjoy dabbling in the dark art of fermentation? If you think your malt has what it takes, enter Black Forest Brewery’s inaugural Sixth Tap Competition. The competition kicks off Jan. 26. “The...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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  • Hollywood reaches Ephrata

    Joshua Buago is not only a local Ephrata resident but also studies IST in his senior year at Penn State University. He had the opportunity to work alongside Hollywood in a new film called ‘Behind the Water.’...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Nasty flu strain targeting area in the coming weeks…

    Think it’s too late to get the flu shot? The answer is an emphatic no, especially not that an outbreak is hitting the area with a vengeance. According to Amy E. Walsh, senior media relations and communications...

    • Posted December 23, 2014
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  • Staff, programs reinstated at Ephrata library, but…

    Reduced hours. Staff lay-offs. Cancelled programs. That was the reality library patrons experienced in mid-November when the Ephrata Public Library took action to lessen the impact of a growing deficit. In the weeks that followed, library officials...

    • Posted December 23, 2014
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