• Electricity sparks council discussion

    The Borough of Ephrata has provided electric power through the community for several years, enabling the borough to hold down costs for residents, but possible new regulations by way of two state House of Representatives bills may...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • EASD supports changes in grad requirements

    One size never did fit all and that’s why administrators of the Ephrata School District are pulling for a Pennsylvania Senate bill, that, if passed, will change high school graduation requirements. Senate Bill 1095 is expected to...

    • Posted October 24, 2018
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  • New media center unveiled at Ephrata High School

    Staff at Ephrata High School are not only preparing students for the future, they’re ushering them through that door and giving them figurative VIP passes. The newly renovated media center at the high school acts as a...

    • Posted October 10, 2018
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  • ‘Fair’ly optimistic

    100th Fair off to a soggy start, with only second parade cancellation in 80 years, but hope remains for a big finish Steady downpours that lasted most of the day put a damper on opening night ceremonies...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • Special events ordinance tabled in Ephrata

    Ephrata Fair vendors won’t require special permit… for now While Ephrata Borough’s Special Events ordinance was expected to be voted on at this week’s borough council meeting, the ordinance was tabled for the time being after Matthew...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Quite the ‘spokes’persons

    Couple’s coast-to-coast bike ride raised nearly $300K to help end child labor and sex trafficking It’s been a long and winding road, but it’s been worth every one of the 3,751 miles they crossed, say Brad and...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Santa arrives with Mrs. Claus atop the Ephrata National Bank
    You can always bank on Santa

    Kris Kringle will once again land at ENB, but greet children after exiting on the ground floor Santa may be taking the stairs this year before greeting his adoring public, but he will still be arriving in...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Santa’s arrival altered; no more ENB roof ‘landings’

        Santa won’t be “flying” his reindeer-driven sleigh into Ephrata this year, but he’ll most certainly arrive for his annual Christmastime appearance. It was Christmas in July Monday evening as Ephrata Borough Council learned about changes...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • Ephrata limits tax hike to 1.5%

    Board also approves new administrators With the school board’s unanimous approval of the 2018-2019 Ephrata Area School District’s $67 million budget Monday evening, residents will see an increase of 1.5 percent in real estate taxes, resulting in...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Purple pride reigns

    But weather holds for a near-perfect night at War Memorial as Ephrata says good-bye to 298 seniors Clear skies held throughout the evening for the 123rd commencement of the 298 seniors of Ephrata Area School District at...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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