• ER20151125_GaryAquarius
    Below ‘sea’ grades fine for these EHS students

    Imagine being able to take a group of Ephrata High School students on a field trip to the Florida Keys and allowing them to visit an underwater laboratory. Imagine being able to make the round trip less...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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    Alums stung: Customers seek answers regarding bankrupt company printing EHS directory

    A bankrupt Florida business has some Ephrata High School alums seeing red. An unknown number of EHS alumni had mailed checks for $59.99 to Alumni Research Inc. in Holiday, Fla., for an Ephrata High School alumni directory....

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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    Trashing the System; Trash Hauler Cited for Early Pick-ups

    Trash hauler fined for early morning pick-ups Ephrata Police have cited Joseph A. Colon of Columbia, for violating an Ephrata Borough ordinance for early. Police cited him for collecting trash at 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday  Dec. 1....

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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    With slew of talented seniors, Eagles have eyes on the prize

    There are certain years when all of the pieces seem to be in place. That is the story for the 2015-16 Cocalico Eagles boys basketball squad, which returns most of its team from last year’s very good...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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    Ephrata beams for Santa

    Ephrata beams for Santa All the celebrities were there. On Friday evening, the Ephrata Merchants Association rolled out the red carpet for the most cherished stars of the holiday season. Rudolph was there with his nose so...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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    WIOV Building Gone

    WIOV building lot to be subdivided. The former WIOV Radio building at 44 Bethany Road was demolished on Monday and Tuesday. Ephrata Borough couldn’t confirm what the future plans are for the ultimate build out. Currently there...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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    Drug raids net heroin possibly headed to Ephrata

    Police believe heroin, cocaine and marijuana was to be distributed in the Ephrata and East Lampeter/Leola area. The Lancaster County Drug Task Force recently arrested 11 individuals involved in seven separate drug-dealing operations, seizing an estimated $400,000...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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    Ephrata non-profits join the ‘Extraordinary Give’

    While more than $6.1 million was pledged county-wide last Friday, several Ephrata area organizations joined the fundraising effort with displays at the Ephrata Public Library. The fourth year of the Extraordinary Give was a record-breaker, with new...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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    Council Debates Proposed Library Cuts

    Library Cuts? While the proposed 2016 Ephrata Borough municipal budget does not call for a tax increase, the news may not be as good for the Ephrata Public Library. The question is, will that change? Details of...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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  • Though the tree is in the same location, the holiday celebration on East Main Street looks much different 92 years later
    Santa, Yule love this…Merchants plan big night here Friday

    On Friday, Nov. 27, the Jolly Old Elf will arrive in Ephrata, lifted off the roof of the Ephrata National Bank by the Pioneer Fire Department’s ladder truck. He will then cross Main Street to Whistle Stop...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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