• Prep work on ‘Diverging Diamond Interchange’ begins

    Prep work on building the diverging diamond interchange project around the Route 222-Route 322 intersection began Dec. 3. PennDOT said there won’t be much in the way of traffic impacts this week as the contractor will be...

    • Posted December 4, 2019
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  • Warwick grad elected county’s first female DA

    Incumbent Akron Borough Council President Williamson’s run as a Democrat falls short “Off-year” general elections typically don’t yield great voter turnout, afford many contested races, or unexpected outcomes, but the results from Tuesday’s polls proved historic. For...

    • Posted November 6, 2019
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  • Despite contested races, low turnout expected here for election Tuesday

    The original story contained an error. Democratic DA candidate  ‘Hobie’ Crystle, 56  is a Lancaster-based attorney. Though there are many contested local races and important county positions up for grabs in the Nov. 5 general election, officials...

    • Posted October 30, 2019
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  • 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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