• 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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  • Pancake Farm property sold

    Future still unclear for continued use as eatery Ephrata’s iconic Pancake Farm restaurant has been sold, but don’t lick your lips in anticipation of enjoying eggs, bacon, Belgian waffles or their famous home fries. At least not...

    • Posted October 30, 2019
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  • Beloved ‘Pumpkin People’ announce their retirement

    Pfautz family selling farm along 272 where fall scenes have entertained for more than 50 years It’s time to say “Gourd” night to the “Pumpkin People.” After entertaining residents, visitors and passersby for more than 50 years,...

    • Posted October 30, 2019
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  • Learn the history of local transportation

    Early photo specialist Herb Fisher will give a slide presentation on the history of early transportation in Lancaster County at Martindale Fellowship Center, 352 Martindale Road, Ephrata, on Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. The presentation will begin...

    • Posted October 24, 2019
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  • One for the rafters

    Wiest’s goal gives Ephrata first league soccer title in school history While practicing in the gym last Wednesday night, several members of the Ephrata girls soccer team noticed something missing as they gazed up at the championship...

    • Posted October 23, 2019
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