• EASD continues sleep study discussion; considering later school day start time

    Ephrata Area School District officials have partnered with WellSpan Philhaven Hospital to study school start times. They’re specifically trying to determine if later start times would benefit students. While data from EASD parent and student surveys on...

    • Posted November 20, 2019
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  • Twp. proposes .1-mill tax hike

    The Ephrata Township Board of Supervisors approved the township’s preliminary 2020 budget on Oct. 15 which includes a real estate tax increase of .1 mill. If approved increasing the real estate tax from 1.17 mills to 1.27...

    • Posted November 13, 2019
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  • Group petitions council to create dog park

    At a recent Community Service Committee meeting, local women Joanne Ressler, Brenda Perrotti, and Rachel Irby spoke with Ephrata Borough Council members about the possibility of a dog park in Ephrata. The women circulated a petition to...

    • Posted October 23, 2019
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  • Pool attendance up; memberships down

    Jim Summers, director of the Ephrata Recreation Association provided a recap of the 2019 pool season at the Oct. 14 Ephrata Borough Council meeting. “We had a good year at the pool,” Summers said, adding that overall...

    • Posted October 16, 2019
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  • Shumaker named Interim Ephrata Police Chief

    Ephrata’s Borough Council on Monday focused on both a farewell and a welcome in the borough police department. Chief William Harvey, 63, who took the reins more than 10 years ago, has retired with his wife to...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Ephrata Twp. says goodbye to Chief Harvey

    Ephrata Township Supervisors on Oct. 1 bid a fond farewell to retiring Ephrata Police Chief William Harvey at Monday evening’s supervisors’ meeting, when Harvey stopped by to give the monthly police report and say ‘see you later.’...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Ephrata schools enjoy the Fair

    Everybody enjoys a day at the Ephrata Area Fair and that includes students in the Ephrata Area School District who had a day off from school in order to attend the fair on Sept. 26, courtesy of...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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  • Ephrata has a fever of ‘101’

    It’s the year after the big anniversary for the fair and all signs point to a great week Cow-milking contest with school administrators highlights Ephrata Fair opening The 101st annual Ephrata Fair — Pennsylvania’s largest street fair...

    • Posted September 25, 2019
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  • This Hub’s for you

    Council updated on new program organized by library Ephrata Borough Council listened to an update on the Northern Lancaster Hub at its Sept. 16 meeting when Hub Coordinator Kelly Warner explained its services and mission in a...

    • Posted September 25, 2019
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  • In a moment, EHS ‘67 grads gather to support classmate

    Ephrata High School’s Class of 1967 has always been there for each other, so when one of their own was going through a traumatic event, they came together to offer their support. Libby Barwis, Class of 1967,...

    • Posted September 11, 2019
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