• 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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  • Her own ‘Band of Brothers’

    Sister remembers her four brothers who served in World War II Ida Buch Mahoney was just five years old when all four of her older brothers served in World War II. “My own memories of that time...

    • Posted November 6, 2019
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  • Ephrata’s ‘Cookie Lady’ to appear on Food Network Christmas competition

    Right after she finished the first holiday season of baking in her new Ephrata bake shop late last year, Laura the Cookie Lady had to drag out all the Christmas baking equipment she had just put away....

    • Posted November 6, 2019
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  • Tasting room coming next to Javateas

    A tasting room serving distilled spirits created in York County is coming soon to Ephrata. Old Republic Distillery is slated to operate a satellite location at 3 Dutchland Ave., Ephrata this winter. The business will be the...

    • Posted November 6, 2019
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  • Time to get in the spirit…

    Time to get in the spirit… Be sure to come downtown for the tree lighting and Santa’s arrival. This long-standing tradition in the Ephrata community is a fun-filled free event in the downtown on Main Street between...

    • Posted November 6, 2019
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  • Trick-or-tree?

    A house on State Street boasted its autumn spirit in a unique way this year. Passersby were shocked to see pumpkins appearing to grow from a tree, in the yard of Andy and Angie Kurl, and their...

    • Posted October 30, 2019
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  • Stronger together

    Andrew Etman stopped by Ephrata Ambulance on the morning of Oct. 29, preparing to turn in his uniform and bid his daughter, Emily Galliher good-bye, before heading to Hershey tomorrow for a month of isolation, following a...

    • Posted October 30, 2019
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  • They came out at night in downtown Ephrata

    There was a great turnout for last Wednesday night’s Ephrata VFW Jack Frost parade. Ghouls, princesses and humorous characters, and the Ephrata High School Marching Unit, all came out to join in the fun along South State...

    • Posted October 30, 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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  • Marnoch earns coveted American Degree

    Indianapolis will be hosting the 92nd National FFA Convention and Expo in the last week of October, and during the seventh general session on Saturday, Nov. 2, the Marnoch family will be part of the crowd to...

    • Posted October 30, 2019
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