• drone2
    Drone Home

    Chances are you’ve never heard of Waziristan or know that U.S. drones operate there. But Daniel and Marie Riehl, an electric-car driving, 80-something couple are on a mission to change that. On one level, they embody the...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
    • 0
  • library
    Little libraries coming here

    Finding a good book to read just got a little bit easier. The Junior Friends of the Ephrata Public Library, a group of local teen library advocates and volunteers, are kicking off their latest public service project...

    • Posted March 26, 2014
    • 0
  • Another Route 322 shopping center?

    Another gleaming shopping center flanked by a fitness center, bank, fast-food restaurant, and drive-through pharmacy could adorn the now empty lot across from the new Giant shopping center on Route 322. Will it happen? That’s a definite...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
    • 0
  • baby
    Trying to help ease the pain

    When Corey and Chelsea Nuse headed to the hospital in early November 2013, they were filled with excited anticipation: the birth of their daughter, Brynnlee. Yet, in the back of their minds, both of them must have...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
    • 0
  • goss
    Goss takes over marching band

    The Ephrata School board also voted Monday to name Stephen Goss as the new director of the high school marching unit. Goss was the assistant band director from 1998 through 2006, during which time the band placed...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
    • 0
  • galen
    Galen named EHS principal

    Just one month after the announced retirement of Ephrata High School principal Joane Eby, the school board has voted to name assistant principal Scott Galen to succeed Eby, effective July 1. Galen, who came to EHS last...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
    • 0
  • store
    So what is happening across from Giant?

    Over the past several years development news has dominated Ephrata Township news. That seems to be a continuing trend. At this time, nothing specific is planned for the corner of East Main Street and Pleasant Valley Road...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
    • 0
  • Clay wins national award

    Clay Elementary School has netted a national award bestowed for outstanding achievement to only two schools each year. The school has been recognized as a National Title I Distinguished School chosen by the National Title I Association....

    • Posted March 12, 2014
    • 0
  • Deana Long (left) showed her love and support for her sister Sharyn
Rissler by having her head shaved at the middle school miniTHON
Friday night.
    ‘Close’ shave

    Long once again removes hair to honor sister battling another round of cancer For years local high school student councils have helped raise money for the Four Diamonds Fund, a charitable organization based out of PennStateMiltonS.HersheyMedicalCenter, whose...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
    • 0
  • More than funds being raised at miniTHON

    The Ephrata Area School District has once again risen to the occasion, showing its true colors with its contribution to the Four Diamonds Fund. The annual miniTHON events held by both the middle school and high schools...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
    • 0