• Borough approves no-tax-hike budget

    Rec says outdoor pool had another good year despite rough weather The budget approved by Ephrata Borough Council on Dec. 10 will keep the current millage the same as last year for borough residents, at 1.7625 for...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Soggy Shoe Drop rings in Akron’s new year

    Umbrellas and raincoats were a big part of the 2018 New Year’s Eve Shoe Drop celebration at Akron’s Broad Street park. Rain throughout the day and into the early evening hours undoubtedly convinced many people to stay...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • FFA teens prepare for 103rd PA Farm Show

    Part two: Feeding and handling LNP Weeklies and Lancaster Farming correspondent Art Petrosemolo has been following both 4H and FFA members this fall. He wrote about the Lancaster 4H team who represented the state at the Livestock...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • ‘Terrified Tonya’

    “No! Don’t leave me for dead! I’m still alive!” Tonya silently screamed to her drug ‘friends’ as they walked out and left her laying on her cold, tile apartment floor in Quarryville, to die. “No! Don’t leave...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • PA Farm Show kicks off Jan. 5

        Those who have attended the annual Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg know that it’s more than just cows, tractors and milkshakes. The show affords families unfamiliar with agriculture a chance to see the processes by...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Major UGI gas line coming soon to the borough

    A major gas line installation project by UGI is planned to begin in Ephrata Borough as early as Jan. 7, weather permitting, according to a UGI spokesman. Until now, gas lines in the borough have been sporadic,...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Ephrata Twp. holds line on taxes

    Ephrata Township residents can look forward to the new year knowing that their township supervisors held the line on taxes, with the real estate tax for 2019 remaining at last year’s rate of 1.17 mills. “The supervisors’...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Remembering Christmas ‘back in the day’

    Christmas memories from the past — some just a few years ago and others dating back decades — seem to bubble up in the weeks leading up to the holiday. Viola White, “Vi” to everyone, turned 100...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Cocalico Creek bridge completed

    Allows full opening of seven-mile rail trail Friday Almost 30 years in the making and a testament to municipal perseverance, the 7.2-mile Warwick to Ephrata Rail Trail will be open for uninterrupted use for the first time...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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  • Akron plans to Shoe-In the new year

    A giant shoe will drop from the sky at Akron’s Broad Street park at midnight on Monday Dec. 31, and you’re invited to watch. The Shoe-In is an annual family fun event scheduled for 9 p.m. Monday...

    • Posted December 26, 2018
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