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    Library explores the FAQs around ‘Exploring Human Origins’ exhibit

    Smithsonian exhibit will debut here July 29 How many remember the television show, “Dragnet”? Sergeant Friday would say in that robotic, deadpan voice, “Just the facts, ma’am. Just the facts.” The purpose behind that phrase was to...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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    Gehman at top of EHS class

    Named valedictorian as Ephrata prepares for Thursday graduation; Waller earns salutatorian spot On the basis of final grade-point averages calculated Tuesday morning, Ephrata High School Principal Scott Galen has declared that Sarah Gehman is the valedictorian for...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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    Suspected purse thieves jailed

      Wallets, $90 cash and meds valued at $50 missing by PATRICK BURNS Keith A. Snow managed to escape police. For a while. But Ephrata Police finally took the Conestoga man in custody about seven hours after...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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    Ephrata man jailed again

    An Ephrata man is back in jail only five months after being arrested on hit and run charges involving an  injured  mail carrier. Benjamin K. Boyer, 23, of the 100 block of North Church Avenue in Ephrata,...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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    Scholarship strikes gold

    In 50th year, Hibshman fund has given EHS students more than $23 million Ephrata National Bank President Aaron Groff was the final presenter at last Wednesday’s Awards Ceremony. The seniors, along with family and friends, had gathered...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Ephrata named among best high schools in nation

    Ephrata Area School District honored twice Named among best high schools in nation; ranks with best school districts for your buck Ephrata High School has been awarded a silver medal in the US News & World Report...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Following his lead

    Major Richard Winters was not one to seek attention. So when a crowd estimated at more than 800 people stopped by to visit the memorial statue of Winters at the new Veteran’s Plaza in Ephrata on Memorial...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Checking, frustration…A mixed bag of business marks East Cocalico supervisors meeting

      It was a mix of good feelings and frustration at the May 21 meeting of the East Cocalico Township supervisors. Annual contributions to local emergency services and the library were awarded by the supervisors at the...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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    Apathetic

    Primary attracts few; shake up on Akron Borough Council Voter apathy was apparent in Tuesday’s primary election where turnout in some areas was as low as five percent. One Ephrata poll official noted the pace of “nine...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    Board plans tax hike

      School will OK final budget in June The Ephrata Area School Board is considering a proposed budget for the 2015-2016 school year that includes a .45 of a mill tax increase. If approved at the June 15...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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