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    Getting to the bottom of sinkhole situation

    Workers on Tuesday removed temporary fencing that had blocked Pine Street since a sinkhole collapsed an intersection at Park Avenue on Nov. 8. While many questions remain unanswered, such as the cause, it’ll be business as usual...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Emilee Lowry (center) is shown with her two teachers, Ryan Broesler (left) and Kevin Broesler.
    Young Irish dancer has found her step

    Practice makes perfect…and if you’re really good, it also earns you trips to Ireland. Emilee Lowry, 10, daughter of Melissa and Joshua Lowry of Ephrata, has been practicing Irish step dancing since the age of four. Only...

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Shown (left to right) are Trustees W. Craig Brossman, Richard G. Cummings, C. Lynn Redcay, Ruth I. Buch, Fred N. Buch and Stephen R. Gibble; (front, center) is Robert M. Lauman.
    Anne Brossman Sweigart Charitable Foundation awards 2016 grants

    The Anne Brossman Sweigart Charitable Foundation awarded 43 grants totaling $387,375 at the annual Christmas Tea held at the Anne Brossman Sweigart Charitable Foundation Headquarters in Ephrata, Dec. 8, which was one of Mrs. Sweigart’s former homes....

    • Posted December 14, 2016
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  • Photo by Laurie Knowles Don and Marti Nissley with Toodles at the property near the walking trail.
    Toodles the goat regains sight after eye surgery

    To see Toodles, the goat, romping in the meadow, it’s hard to imagine that this happy little kid was once blind. But she was. The sweet white and black goat was born with cataracts that made it...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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  • Workers on Nov. 16 continue to fill a sinkhole which collapsed the intersection of Park Avenue and Pine Street on the morning of Nov. 8. (photo by Patrick Burns)
    Residents discuss sinking feeling with council

    “We still do not know what caused this (sinkhole) and we may never fully know what caused this.” ~ Ephrata Borough Manager Robert Thompson Several residents still displaced by a giant sinkhole on Nov. 8 aired their...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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    Doin’ good in the Adamstown ‘hood!

    On Thursday, Dec.1, the Adamstown Elementary PTO sponsored a “Deck and Donate” event where students decorated their school’s holiday tree with homemade ornaments. It was optional to participate, but many students gave donations to raise money for...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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    Op-Ed Pages Letters

       

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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    Diary of a nimbly kid

        ‘Ray’ Longacre, a child of the Great Depression and a member of ‘The Greatest Generation’  laughs, loves life and has vivid memories of occupied Japan. He served with the 8th Army and  736th Heavy Shop...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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    Letters to the Editor/ Opinion Page

    • Posted December 1, 2016
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  • Of the (young) people… Students get opportunity to participate on Denver council

    Denver Borough Council annually invites high school students interested in participating in local government to apply for consideration as a junior council person. The junior council member updates council on happenings at the high school and may...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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