- Easter Egg Hunt List
- Irish dance showcase at Warwick High School
- Roots and Blues 2017
- Reel Reviews: 2017 Oscar picks
- ‘American Idiot’ at EPAC
- Warwick grad producing ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ at Dutch Apple
- ‘Somewhereville Station’ revisits the 50s and 60s
- St. Patty’s musical at Ephrata Main
- Dance, concert will benefit Jamaica missions
All four one: Ephrata’s plan seeks to unify economic groups
Ephrata Borough hurdled a difficult obstacle Monday in its two-year pursuit to merge four economic development organizations. Three of the organizations — Downtown Ephrata Incorporated (DEI), the Ephrata Chamber of Commerce, and the Ephrata Alliance — have...
- Posted March 29, 2017
Stella! Winter’s final roar?
Late snow storm, biggest of season, shuts down area They say March weather comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. But what about in between? This year, locals experienced mid-March weather known as...
- Posted March 15, 2017
Reassessment rattles homeowners
By Patrick Burns Anxiety raged Friday on social media when homeowners opened mail boldly labeled “Important: 2018 Preliminary Property Assessment Notice.” Panicked residents took to Facebook to commiserate about the letters, which advised homeowners of their new...
- Posted March 9, 2017
Straight line of destruction
Tornado-force 95 mph winds ravage Clay, West Cocalico Townships By Patrick Burns “Take Cover! Severe Thunderstorm Warning continues for Ephrata and Leola until 4:15 p.m.!” That was the Tweet posted by the National Weather Service State...
- Posted March 2, 2017
Former Doneckers Restaurant property is under contract
The former Restaurant at Doneckers property, 333 N. State St., Ephrata, is under contract for sale. John Male, a businessman from Lititz who has family ties to Ephrata, is scheduled to make settlement on the property on...
- Posted February 15, 2017
Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration meant many things to many people. Some government estimates suggest that a record number viewed the event live, on TV, or through electronic devices as smartphone ownership and social media usage have nearly...
- Posted January 26, 2017
‘None of the above’ Locals cast write-in votes in presidential election
Write in votes in the 2016 Presidential Election included Ted Nugent Chase Utley, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Chuck Norris By Patrick Burns Judging by the flood of post-election media coverage, it appears the 2016 presidential race has never...
- Posted January 18, 2017
One year on, Ephrata Police coverage going well
It has been a year since West Cocalico Township contracted coverage with Ephrata Police, terminating years of having that service provided by the East Cocalico Police Department. Looking back over the past 12 months, Ephrata Police...
- Posted January 18, 2017
An early morning sinkhole in Philadelphia on a frigid Sunday morning perhaps offers perspective of how a street collapse of similar size in Ephrata Nov. 8 could have been much worse. While both sinkholes left nearby residents...
- Posted January 11, 2017
Entertainer Charlie Lustman doesn’t sing the standards and his stage is about as far as you can get from a glitzy rock show with fancy lights and flashy pyrotechnics. But Lustman’s shows are in fact larger-than-life and...
- Posted December 28, 2016