• Ephrata Area School District superintendent Brian Troop (right) greets Kris Miller, who was approved as the school’s head football coach Tuesda
    Mounts Turn to Miller

    Former Viking assistant, CV grad named EHS football coach Ephrata High School has found its man. After a search that drew interest from 22 quality candidates, Kris Miller, an associate head coach at Northern Lebanon High School,...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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    How sweet it is!

    UZRC Semi-Chocolate Stroll is Feb. 27 United Zion Retirement Community will once again be hosting its Semi-Chocolate Stroll on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. throughout the halls of UZRC. The event is open to...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • Current West Cocalico Township Manager Caro - lyn Hildebrand and her visiting “grand-dog” Shelby
    Time to cut the cord

    Imagine you’ve started a new job. Now, imagine you’ve been in that job for a few years. Your superiors acknowledge the quality of your work. You’ve even broadened the duties and responsibilities in the time since you’ve...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Borough solar field project draws crowd to zoning board for ‘Panel’ discussion.

    Ephrata Borough’s proposed solar project took a significant step toward reality Tuesday evening when administration officials presented its case before an Ephrata Township Zoning Hearing Board. In nearly three hours of meticulously detailed testimony, borough solicitor James...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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    Outlook healthy for Rec’s campaign

    Final funding push to complete the campaign The calendar timeline indicates Ephrata Rec Center is one-half way through its three-year Capital Campaign. Financial contributions paint an even brighter picture. “The good news is, thanks to very generous...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • An Ephrata Borough plow truck rumbles down Main Street after a storm on Feb . 12, 2014.
    Snow storm cookin’: Experts say we could get two feet, or maybe not

    Local meteorologist Eric Horst’s forecast Monday organized this weekend’s probable snow totals much like a restaurant menu. The question is how much will our bill total? Horst, and his staff at Millersville University, presented a “probabilistic forecast”...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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    Say “Te Amo” at The Hill this Valentine’s Day

    With great fun, great food and a great selection of tequilas, there is no better place than The Hill to say “Te Amo” to your Valentine. The Hill in Ephrata has smooth sippin’ tequilas, refreshing margaritas, innovative...

    • Posted January 20, 2016
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    Snow Show

    Snow Show It was bound to happen sooner or later. by PATRICK BURNS Snow finally fell in Ephrata Tuesday just as rush hour wound down at around 6:30 p.m. Slushy roads and icy patches created challenging driving...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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    We’re gonna party like it’s $1.99

    Charlie’s Fuel & Deli was the first to sell gas for under $2 in Lancaster County by PATRICK BURNS Ephrata motorists waited impatiently for a few weeks to see if (and when) gasoline prices would drop below...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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    91-year-old wins at 100th PA Farm Show

    Nonagenarian (91-year-old)  wins first prize at 100th PA Farm Show by PATRICK BURNS Martha D. Stoner, 91,  of Akron, spent a long, long time perfecting a crocheted, full-size bedspread made for one of her six children. But...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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