• Animal housing solution in Clay Township

    An odorous problem involving too many animals kept at a Hopeland home seems to have been solved. At last month’s Clay Township meeting, neighbors complained to the board of supervisors about the smell emanating from numerous animals...

    • Posted August 21, 2019
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  • Local bridge named in fallen vet’s honor

    It was a beloved spot near his home where Melvin Wink would go fishing as a boy; and now, a bridge that links Brownstown to Farmersville has been named in honor of the late Vietnam vet. A...

    • Posted August 21, 2019
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  • PennDOT to Shift Single-Lane Traffic Pattern

    Wednesday, Aug. 14, weather permitting, its contractor will remove concrete barriers and begin work to transition the U.S. 222 work zone from the southbound lanes in the Ephrata area to the northbound lanes of U.S. 222 over...

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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  • Mainspring updates Ephrata Borough

    The community of Ephrata is doing well, but maybe the future could be even brighter. That was the gist of Borough Council’s “Municipal Moment,” as addressed by Mainspring’s Executive Director, Kelly Withum. Mainspring’s mission is to improve...

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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  • Decorated Vietnam vet reminisces

    “We had no idea we were going to war.” That’s how Russell “Russ” Thompson remembers his introduction to the Vietnam War, though it was not so much an introduction as it was an education he would take...

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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  • Ephrata Crossings hotel plans advance

    Ephrata Township supervisors adopted an amendment to the township’s non-residential land development agreement last week that paves the way for construction of the four-story hotel that will be the centerpiece of the Ephrata Crossings development. Expected to...

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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  • Lights! Camera! Ephrata!

    It was an exciting morning last Friday at The New Main Theatre as a crew was busy shooting scenes for the upcoming short film “Calf Rope.” According to the film’s press release, the production is “a tender...

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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  • Sharp focus: Ephrata grad pens photography book

    Interested in improving your photography skills, sharpening your nature photography skills or learning about some great places to enjoy the great outdoors? You may want to take a peek at “The Nature of Photography” by Brad Adams....

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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  • 2019 will be a banner Christmas in Ephrata!

    Join Downtown Ephrata in wishing the community a Happy Holiday Season! Mainspring of Ephrata will be introducing a new and exciting holiday banner program for the holiday season, a holiday card to the Ephrata community. Share your...

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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  • Party on the Plaza!

    Mark DeRose is the headline act at Party on the Plaza, set for Saturday, Aug. 17, from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at Whistlestop Plaza, 16. E. Main St., Ephrata. This month’s party will feature a festive atmosphere,...

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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