• Roland finishes half-marathon

    Mission accomplished. Troy Roland of Ephrata said it wasn’t pretty, but he did it, completing a half marathon in Philadelphia Sept. 21. Roland, who lost his right leg in a motorcycle accident, started running a year after...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Former teacher becomes assistant principal at EHS

      The Ephrata Area School District Board of Directors announced Monday night that Dr. Lauren Beal is the new assistant principal at the Ephrata High School. Beal will begin in that new position Sept. 29. She will...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Two of Ephrata's all-time great running backs, Dennis Zimmerman and Steve Schaufert at the pre-game tailgate party
    Fans flock to check out new turf field

      If you build it, they will come. A throng of fans eagerly came out to War Memorial last Thursday as Ephrata unveiled its new turf field with a “kick off celebration” that was open to the...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Ephrata ranked ninth on list of safe places

    Ephrata is a safe place to call home. That is according to a recent top ten list published on the Movoto Real Estate Blog listing the Borough of Ephrata as No. 9 on its list of safest...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • A hair-do malfunction didn’t get in the way of victory Tuesday night for Amber Huber of Denver, champion of the 16-and-older female division, in the 38th annual pig chase at the Ephrata Fair.  It’s clear that her lively porcine partner cheered her on, perhaps even serving as a “guide pig” for part of the race.
    Fair play

      Walking in on an impromptu gathering of Ephrata Farmers Day Association officers and board members Tuesday night, one could expect some degree of angst or stress after the first full day of the 96th Fair. On...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • War Endzone
    Turf Test Tonight ( 360° Video View)

    See a 360° Video View of Ephrata High School’s new Turf Field. War Memorial Field’s new look is appropriately fitting as a Military Veteran’s Memorial. Ephrata Mounts JV and Varsity preview the new turf tonight with a...

    • Posted September 18, 2014
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  • 96th Fair rolls in here Tuesday

      The long preparation checklist for the 96th annual Ephrata Fair is almost complete. Organizers report this year’s fair will contain many of the same memorable activities and tasty treats that have become a tradition for many...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Football alumni will walk on field together before first game on turf

    It will be a big night Friday at War Memorial Field, highlighted by Ephrata’s first game on their new turf field. But prior to the kickoff of the Mounts against Northern Lebanon in the Section Three opener,...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Turf celebration begins Thursday

    It’s time to celebrate. Before the big game Friday night, an opening ceremony will be held at the War Memorial Field Complex Thursday, Sept. 18 to officially kick off and celebrate the new turf field. Help celebrate...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Cool Fair, Hot Wings

    My goal in Saturday’s wing-eating contest was simple: best Miss Denver Fair. That plan was ruined however when I discovered the queen had chickened out (get it?) of the event. Arriving late after covering the morning Green...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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