- Happy Anniver5ary, St. Boniface!
- Downtown diversity
- Travelogue will explore Colorado River this Saturday
- Cool lineup!
- Everyone wins at the Souper Bowl
- Grammy-winning Brits to rock The Main in Ephrata
- Taste of the Town: Happy Holidays from Miner’s Club and Iron Valley Tubing
- Sweigart foundation awards $405,000 in grants for 2015
- Not a silent night…East Cocalico supervisors field questions in lively last meeting before holiday
- ‘Star Wars’ fans out in Force for opening night
Hostile ‘Happy Hour’
Council objects to wine fund-raiser by Patrick Burns & Gary Klinger Ephrata Library’s request to serve wine at an Extra Give ‘happy hour’ event didn’t sit well with some Ephrata Borough Council members. But, thanks to a tie-breaking...
- Posted November 18, 2015
EASD flyer-distribution policy questioned by Scout leader
The Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts may be as American as baseball and apple pie, but when it comes to distributing handouts about these groups to Ephrata Area School District Students, it is not that simple. Local...
- Posted September 9, 2015
Couple seek privacy fence as shield from nearby rail-trail
Akron Borough’s newly completed portion of a rail-trail ends at the edge of LuAnn Mikos’ property, and she’s concerned about her family’s privacy. Come spring, Ephrata Township will resume work on the next phase of the trail,...
- Posted August 18, 2015
Council discusses removalof Main Street shade trees
A total of four trees have been cut down along Ephrata Borough’s central business district. While some residents have expressed concern, so far there are no indications there is anything “shady” going on with the missing...
- Posted June 10, 2015
Additional improvements coming to War Memorial Field?
The next phase of renovations at the Ephrata War Memorial Field are being considered, but a final decision on whether to proceed has yet to be determined. At the Monday, Nov. 17, meeting of the Ephrata Area...
- Posted November 25, 2014
Boro proposes no tax hike; possible cut to electric rate
If a draft budget presented to Ephrata Borough Council makes its way through its seven committees unscathed, it will mean no tax increase for borough residents. It could also mean a reduction in electric rates for borough...
- Posted November 12, 2014
Cloister social experiment
Finally, the day I had anxiously anticipated for months had come and I could not wait to get down to the Ephrata Cloister for a rare tour of the upper floors of the Saal and Saron buildings....
- Posted October 15, 2014
Fruit, diesel fuel rapid expansions
For two Ephrata Township companies, business is good. Very good. Ephrata Township supervisors gave the green light to plans which would allow rapid expansion of both Stauffer Diesel and Golden State Fruit Company in order to accommodate...
- Posted October 8, 2014
Familiar face behind stand
A seasoned veteran has stepped forward to fill the space held for years by the ever-popular Sweigart’s Steaks, and the man’s face is familiar to many in the greater Ephrata area. Many already knew the operator...
- Posted October 1, 2014
$220K skate park leaps final hurdle
Drainage issues associated with the proposed new skate park on the lower lawn of the Ephrata Public Library cleared the final hurdles at Tuesday evening’s meeting of Ephrata Borough Council. But not before council approved an...
- Posted September 3, 2014