• Rail trail dedication set for April 24

    When a bridge over the Cocalico Creek was opened last month, the entire length of the Warwick to Ephrata rail trail (WERT) was finally available to pedestrians and bicyclists.The opening marked the culmination of a 15-year visionary...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital hosts heart month event

    WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital hosts heart month event Learn about healthy cooking and heart health at the free Love Your Heart program to be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Ephrata Health...

    • Posted January 31, 2019
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    There is so Much to Love at Zig’s Bakery and Café

    Romance is in the air at Zig’s Bakery and Café. You might just find yourself falling in love with heart-shaped sugar cookies sprinkled with red and pink glitter. You might be head-over-heels for flourless chocolate cake that...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • First some fun, now the freeze

    Wednesday morning to a frozen mess as iced-over steps, streets, sidewalks and vehicles — some with the doors and windows sealed shut by ice — created delays for those setting out on their daily commute. The overnight...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Ephrata superintendent sends letter to parents over lead contamination

    Parents in the Ephrata Area School District received an unusual e-mail letter from their school superintendent Sunday about lead contamination found in four schools in the district in 2017. The finding of lead in the schools and...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Ephrata school district picking up STEAM

    Board also honors memory of students who passed earlier this month Today’s students will need to learn tomorrow’s technology to get ahead in the world, and across the country, an educational initiative called STEAM is leading that...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Pay rays

    New solar panel project will help borough stabilize electricity costs By the end of this winter, Ephrata Borough residents will be able to tap into solar power, thanks to an initiative between the borough and Turning Point...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Retreat panel event answers community questions on addiction

    The statistics are staggering. Peter Schorr, president and CEO of Retreat Behavioral Health, stated that an average 130 people die from addiction every day; and an estimated 20 million people are suffering from addiction. And, the scariest...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Fundraiser will benefit victims of Warwick tragedies

    A craft and vendor fair fundraiser will be held Feb 2 from 9 a.m.. to 3 p.m. at Spooky Nook Sports, 75 Champ Blvd., Manheim. Funds raised at the event will benefit the families of students involved...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Penn State’s THON inspires local man’s 1K for 10K

      John “JP” Welliver’s 1K for 10K campaign was inspired by Penn State’s THON, the student-run philanthropy committed to enhancing the lives of children and families impacted by childhood cancer and known for its 46-hour no sitting,...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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