• Ephrata shares its renowned ‘Life Ready’ program

    While the basics will always be taught, today’s students need an expanded and relevant curriculum to help them negotiate toward future success, the Ephrata Area School District has determined. In the Ephrata district, the Life Ready Graduate...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • Major UGI gas line coming soon to the borough

    A major gas line installation project by UGI is planned to begin in Ephrata Borough as early as Jan. 7, weather permitting, according to a UGI spokesman. Until now, gas lines in the borough have been sporadic,...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Ephrata Twp. holds line on taxes

    Ephrata Township residents can look forward to the new year knowing that their township supervisors held the line on taxes, with the real estate tax for 2019 remaining at last year’s rate of 1.17 mills. “The supervisors’...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Ephrata Twp. supervisors debate Sheetz liquor license

    The Sheetz store at 891 E. Main St. in Ephrata Township is applying for a liquor license to sell beer for on premises consumption and wine to go at the store. Since no Ephrata Township license was...

    • Posted November 21, 2018
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  • 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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