• New EMS/EIS principal named as Ephrata, Cocalico open Monday

      Just months after joining the Ephrata Area School District as the new assistant principal at Ephrata High School, Jill Kling has a new title. At Monday night’s school board meeting, Kling was named to be the...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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    Carousel sale benefits EASS

      Your head may spin when you get a look at the hundreds of carousel-related items set for the “Pony Up” Sale for Ephrata Area Social Services set for Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22 and 23, from...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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    Turf opener delayed 2 weeks

    Ephrata High’s new turf won’t be ready for Sept. 5 home opener Ephrata High School’s scheduled Sept. 5 game against Cocalico was supposed to showcase the Mount’s new synthetic turf before a full house and a cast...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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John Martin  (left) and Kevin Wolf are shown with the Family and Friends CPR Anytime kits that are being distributed free to residents of the Ephrata Community Ambulance Association. Martin is the association president. Wolf is the emergency medical services manager.
    Ambulance association distributing free CPR kits

      Call 911 for an ambulance and chances are you’ll have a response in minutes if you are within the 23-square-mile area serviced by the Ephrata Community Ambulance Association. However, if your call is for an adult...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • Akron council reverses trail crossing decision

    To tunnel or not to tunnel? The question, apparently, is finally answered. The members of the Akron Borough Council, vexed for months over the controversy of the crossing of the Ephrata-to-Lititz rail trail at Main Street, ultimately...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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    Huttle honored for saving Brickerville home

    Jeff Huttle was in the right place at the right time to make a big difference in a situation that could have proved disastrous for a Brickerville family last fall. For his efforts, Army National Guard first...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • Beer cleared

    “Free my beer!” Former borough councilman George DiIlio’s closing remarks brought laughter to the standing room only crowd present for Monday night’s hearing regarding the inter-municipal transfer of a liquor license from Columbia to the Ephrata Weis...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • Calling all ‘Parrot Heads’

    Calling all ‘Parrot Heads’ Ephrata will be turning into Margaritaville on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. as the Ephrata merchants pull together a fun community event celebrating the waning days of the season. Bring on...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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    Supermoon river?

    Well, actually it’s the lake at the Middle Creek Waterfowl Project, but you get the point. Either way, this past Sunday there was a “Supermoon” in the sky for residents to enjoy. According to the Earthsky.org website,...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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    Pretzel logic

    Local man recognized for making mighty impact Aaron Fisher of Ephrata has been making a mighty impact in the area for the past several years and now he’s being recognized for it. Fisher is the director of...

    • Posted August 8, 2014
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