- ‘American Idiot’ at EPAC
- Warwick grad producing ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ at Dutch Apple
- Hello (again), Dolly!
- ‘Hello, Dolly!’ opens Thursday at EPAC
- ‘Somewhereville Station’ revisits the 50s and 60s
- St. Patty’s musical at Ephrata Main
- Dance, concert will benefit Jamaica missions
- Happy Anniver5ary, St. Boniface!
- Downtown diversity
Members seek immediate change in pool visitor policy
“We have a level of expectation we hold ourselves to and we want to see that level of expectation held to everyone who visits.” Steve Heffner Ephrata Community Pool member...
- Posted July 20, 2016
Local cops respond to recent police tragedies
Lititz Police Chief Kerry Nye and Ephrata PD boss William Harvey responded on Tuesday after two days of horror on the national stage began with the tragic deaths of two black shooting victims stopped by police on...
- Posted July 13, 2016
Ephrata Brewfest Success!
“Really good beer, really good people, and really good weather.” That’s how Ephrata resident Ron Malkin summed up the inaugural Ephrata Brewfest last Saturday. The event, which was three years in the making, amazed even veterans of...
- Posted June 29, 2016
Months of indecision preceded Scott McCloud’s call to the Ephrata Police Department in December. Even as Lt. Christopher McKim picked up the phone, McCloud wasn’t convinced if Ephrata PD would be interested in items he’d gathered in...
- Posted June 29, 2016
It’s hop’ning (Ephrata Brewfest Sold-out!)
Inaugural Ephrata Brewfest rocks Saturday with 12 craft breweries By Patrick Burns The configuration of Saturday afternoon’s inaugural Ephrata Brewfest at the Whistle Stop Plaza Saturday will be an enclosed area that extends from Main Street back...
- Posted June 23, 2016
New Route 272 bridge opened over Cocalico Creek
Workers officially completed PennDOT’s $4.2 million bridge replacement project June 3 when the new Route 272 bridge over Cocalico Creek opened to two lanes of traffic. The temporary signals along the Old Mill Road detour remained in...
- Posted June 8, 2016
Navigating the heroin minefield
Everybody knows heroin is a highly addictive opioid narcotic that first robs ambition, then dignity, and, all too often these days, one’s freedom and/or life. The destructive heroin epidemic is widely documented as news stories abound of...
- Posted June 2, 2016
Ephrata Merchants Association replaced by The Ephrata Alliance
Monthly open-air market on hiatus in 2016. Many events will continue, run by new groups. By Patrick Burns For the first time since 2013, the Ephrata Merchants Association’s Open-Air Farmers Market no longer buzzes on the third...
- Posted May 25, 2016
Artist Shaun Hogarth brightens up trail again
Shaun Hogarth’s routine lately included loading paint cans and brushes in his Honda Civic and lugging extension ladders down East King Street onto the Ephrata Rail Trail. Hogarth last week finished up all the heavy lifting on...
- Posted May 18, 2016
… He put up a parking lot
ACI Construction has offered Ephrata Rail Trail users bang for their Buch. That would be in the form of Dan Buch, ACI owner, who’s provided a parking lot for trail users. “We were really on board with...
- Posted May 11, 2016