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    Showcase Of Homes For Sale

    Click Here To View Past Issues 333 SILVERWOOD DRIVE LITITZ This stunner in the desirable Silverwood development boasts 5 bedrooms, over 3100 square feet, 9 foot ceilings on the first floor and a spacious finished basement. Enjoy...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Guests at last year's Ephrata Post Prom got the red carpet treatment prior to entering the Main Theater for a night of fun, food and entertainment. Tickets for this year's event, set for Saturday, May 14, go on sale Thursday at the high school.
    Volunteers still needed for Post Prom

    New entertainment added to this year’s event The Ephrata Junior-Senior Prom and Post Prom are scheduled for May 14. The Post Prom committee once again has a big night scheduled at Lily’s and the Main Theater but...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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    Local man honors former hotel, owner

    A local man has found a unique way to remember a historical hotel and honor the man who owned it. Doug Keith of Ephrata has been making turkey calls for more than 20 years, according to his...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • This is the unnamed stream between the Akron rail trail and the backyards of six Bomberber Road homeowners. The stream, which is often dry, fills up when it rains and is eroding the backyards of the property owners.
    Akron ponders remedial riprap

    In his report to the Akron Borough Council April 11, Borough Manager Dan Guers said he received engineering cost estimates for a streambank restoration project on a small stream between the rail trail and the backyards of...

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • A drenching thunderstorm just after 5 p.m. served only to top Donald Trump’s decisive win here with a double rainbow
    Trump and Sanders win in Ephrata

      Tuesday’s primary election turnout was brisk as voters arrived in steady streams throughout a day when temperatures reached 80 degrees in Ephrata. The gorgeous day, dampened briefly by a drenching thunder storm just after 5 p.m....

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Ephrata High School's production of Les Miserables (school edition) debuts Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m., in Allen Hammon Auditorium. Cast members include (front row, left to right) Young Cosette, Hannah Logue; Fantine, Sofia Brandt; Javert, Nic Stauffer; Jean Valjean, Ian Wettlaufer; Cosette, Stephanie Beiler; Marius, Ellis Vogt; (back, l-r) Thenardier, Ethan Fasnacht; Madame Thenardier, Cheyenne Angelo; Enjolras, Shane Wright; Eponine, Carly Ludwig.
    EHS to present ‘Les Misérables’

      The Ephrata High School Theatre Department presents “Les Misérables — Student Edition,” a musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg based on the novel by Victor Hugo. Performances are Thursday, April 21, Friday, April 22, and...

    • Posted April 22, 2016
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    Fee for All

    Mindy Fee feels comfortable as the incumbent running for her third term as Pennsylvania House Representative for the 37th District. She believes her record in office, especially during the nearly year-long budget impasse, follows the wishes, principles,...

    • Posted April 21, 2016
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  • REEDY
n Republican running in 37th Legislative District.
n Business development manager at Xerox.
    Reedy is Ready

    If you’re old enough to appreciate the original “uncola” 7-Up commercials, you might appreciate Tim Reedy of Brickerville. Like those ads, which remind viewers 7-Up is not a typical soft drink, Reedy’s message too is a lot...

    • Posted April 21, 2016
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  • Andrew Klunk on graduation day at York Technical Institute.
    Andrew’s Actions …and devastating death

    “Andrew’s Actions” is the third feature in a monthly series on the addiction crisis that our society is facing. The first series, “Beth’s Story” detailed Beth’s successful life as a registered nurse, and her untimely death. “Laura’s...

    • Posted April 21, 2016
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    Moore of an impact to students

    Ephrata school resource officer Paul Moore is a busy man. Moore, who presented the 2015 fourth-quarter activity report to Ephrata Township supervisors on April 5, interacts and mentors students while working with the police department to coordinate...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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