• Lloyd seeks PA Senate District 48 seat

    Former Ephrata resident David Lloyd has announced he’ll seek the Democratic nomination for the open Pennsylvania Senate District 48 seat. The Senate seat opened when Republican Mike Folmer resigned last month. With solid Ephrata roots, Lloyd, now...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Ephrata Crossings, Lakeside Villas projects moving swiftly

    A prospective tenant list of Ephrata Crossings includes a Hilton Hotel, Jersey Mike’s, Panera Bread, AT&T, Super Cuts, Planet Fitness and Chipotle. While Ephrata Township officials said this week that no updates have been submitted for the...

    • Posted August 7, 2019
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  • Fabu-‘Liz’

    The board of the Northern Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce confidently chose Liz Ackerman to lead the organization forward following a name and brand change. And why not? Ackerman had flawlessly guided the organization as interim director...

    • Posted April 3, 2019
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  • Reamstown EMS seeks financial fix

    Reamstown Fire Company Chief Scott Achey, painted a grim picture for the future of local emergency medical services during the March 21 meeting of the East Cocalico Township Board of Supervisors. Achey said it is no longer...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • Best in show

    Legendary dog handler Peter Green of Bowmansville shows no sign of slowing down. At 82, Green last month selected the Best in Show winner at the iconic Westminster Dog Show in New York. “I’ve judged there before...

    • Posted March 20, 2019
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  • Smucker, Toomey in Lancaster to promote bills to “end future government shutdowns”

    Sen. Pat Toomey appeared in Lancaster this afternoon with Lancaster County Congressman Lloyd Smucker (far left) to promote legislation “that would end future government shutdowns.” To the right of Smucker is Lancaster County Commissioner Dennis Stuckey and...

    • Posted February 8, 2019
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  • WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital hosts heart month event

    WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital hosts heart month event Learn about healthy cooking and heart health at the free Love Your Heart program to be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Ephrata Health...

    • Posted January 31, 2019
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  • First some fun, now the freeze

    Wednesday morning to a frozen mess as iced-over steps, streets, sidewalks and vehicles — some with the doors and windows sealed shut by ice — created delays for those setting out on their daily commute. The overnight...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Help sought for homeless vet

    Homeless vet Joe Fox faces eviction today from Ephrata Twp. property   By Patrick Burns By all accounts, 78-year-old, Joe Fox did not always do things the right way. In fact, his friend Bill Whiskeyman said Joe...

    • Posted January 24, 2019
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  • Smucker tops King and takes 11th Congressional race

      Democrat Jess King’s year-long Congressional campaign received universal praise as tightly organized and focused along the way. While her failed bid to unseat GOP Lloyd Smucker played out Tuesday in a nearly 25,000 vote loss (among...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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