• Crane
    Skate park takes shape

    Workers on Tuesday rolled out the precast pieces that will create the Ephrata Skate Park next to the Ephrata Public Library. A crane placed the precast elements at about 7:30 from three flatbed truck and workers from...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Boro police provide Halloween safety tips Trick-or- Treat night set for this Friday

    The following information was submitted by Chief William Harvey of the Ephrata Police Department. Lancaster County-wide Trick-or-Treat is Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. Here are a few safety tips that can ensure safe fun for kids and...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Ephrata school district working to protect students against enterovirus

      The Ephrata Area School District is doing its part to be proactive when it comes to battling the flu season this year. Every year, millions of children in the United States catch enteroviruses, which can cause...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Gary Schreckengost (D)- Ryan Aument (R)
    “Schreck” answers questions after Aument debate

    Aument, ‘Schreck’ debate in the 36th Dissimilar styles and contrasting philosophies of state governance were on stage Monday when Democrat Gary Schreckengost debated GOP candidate Ryan Aument at Grace Brethren Church of Lititz. Both men hope to...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Jack Larson (left) being reunited with John Hamilton after many
years. Larson played Jimmy Olsen on the series, while Hamilton’s fa
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ther portrayed Perry White
    Local ‘Super’fan organizes birthday tribute to Reeves

      At a very early age, area resident Jim Nolt became a fan of “The Adventures of Superman” television series. Growing up in the ‘50s near Reinholds, he tuned in every week to the show and was...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Sanguinito-Zimerman together
    Sanguinito, Zimmerman Answer

              Sanguinito  v.  Zimmerman in 99th Pa. District David Zimmerman, 58-year-old Republican, is an East Earl Township supervisor and its roadmaster, Bryan Sanguinito, 39-year-old Democrat from Ephrata, is a music teacher in the Berks...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Annabelle, a doll who scared the pants off everyone who watched “The Conjuring,” is back in her own feature film that 
tells her backstory. “Annabelle” has already grossed $70 million at the box office and hopes to make a killing (no pun intended) over Halloween weekend.
    Reel Reviews: ‘Ouija’ and ‘Annabelle’

    The horror! There are things that go bump in the night and things that go flop on the floor — the box office floor. That is what I wish I could be writing about “Ouija.” In fact, the...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Top cop

    Ephrata Police Chief William L. “Bill” Harvey has been selected as the Central Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. Harvey said the honor is important to him because it was awarded, “to me by my colleagues...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Jill Hilt, president of the Friends of Eberbach  with James Elliott, general partner of Keystone Villa of Ephrata, at the new stone obelisk built in honor of Ephrata's Sister City relationship with Eberbach, Germany.
    ‘Sisterly’ love

      The bond between Eberbach, Germany, and Ephrata has a new, permanent memorial. This international relationship began nearly 300 years ago when Eberbach-born Conrad Beissel immigrated to this area and founded the Ephrata Cloister. And now, a...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Father and daughter Kate Goodwin and Tom Smith graduated from the The Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts, a division of YTI Career Institute - Lancaster with matching degrees Aug. 26. It was a proud moment for both after overcoming several obstacles.
    Father, daughter help each other earn degrees

      A father and daughter from Clay Township have proven that hard work and supporting each other is the key to success. Kate Goodwin and Tom Smith graduated from The Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts, a division...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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