• Council discusses removalof Main Street shade trees

      A total of four trees have been cut down along Ephrata Borough’s central business district. While some residents have expressed concern, so far there are no indications there is anything “shady” going on with the missing...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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    Spanning the system

      WellSpan details $47 million expansion and purchase of Ephrata Health Pavilion   WellSpan’s growth throughout the local area since October 2013 has been ambitious. It includes opening a new family medicine practice in Manheim, new women’s...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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Police are seeking Randall Shreiner, left, for questioning in the death of Monica Lee Miller.
    Murderer sentenced

    The family of murder victim Monica L. Miller received swift justice as killer Randall S. Shreiner was sentenced to life in prison on Friday. Shreiner, 58, pleaded guilty June 5 to first-degree murder in the shooting of...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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    Resident stumped by decision

    Resident Dan Sweigart criticizes decision to remove some trees along the Main Street business district. Ephrata Borough’s elimination of some trees along the Main Street business district has sparked contention. George DiIlio, who chairs the Shade Tree...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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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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