• Whistle Stop Party on the Plaza set for Saturday

    The last Party on the Plaza for the season is Saturday, Oct. 19 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the Whistle Stop Plaza, 16 E. Main St. in downtown Ephrata. Enjoy a festive atmosphere, live music, adult...

    • Posted October 16, 2019
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  • Gen. Blanck honored by Boy Scouts

    More than 50 years after he earned his Eagle Scout badge, Ephrata native Ronald Blanck was again honored by the Boy Scouts of America. At a ceremony held at Dewey Beach, Del. on Sept. 18, Blanck, a...

    • Posted October 16, 2019
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  • Ten Thousand Villages to relocate Ephrata store

    Ten Thousand Villages — beloved for its adherence to fair trade and ethical sourcing &tstr; recently announced that it will be relocating its Ephrata store location. “After careful consideration and assessment of the store’s overall financial viability,...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Ephrata gettin’ down to ‘Business’

    A unique collaboration is coming to downtown Ephrata. Pour Man’s Brewing Company, whose flagship location is 28 S. Reading Road is planning to install several beer taps inside The Pressed Plate, 52 E. Main St. The eatery,...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Shumaker named Interim Ephrata Police Chief

    Ephrata’s Borough Council on Monday focused on both a farewell and a welcome in the borough police department. Chief William Harvey, 63, who took the reins more than 10 years ago, has retired with his wife to...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Moment of joy

    Ephrata Homecoming Queen Carol Gerges shows her excitement while being crowned Friday night by last year’s winner, Biola Fatusin. Carol’s brother, Andrew, can be seen in the background of the ceremony that took place at halftime of...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Lloyd seeks PA Senate District 48 seat

    Former Ephrata resident David Lloyd has announced he’ll seek the Democratic nomination for the open Pennsylvania Senate District 48 seat. The Senate seat opened when Republican Mike Folmer resigned last month. With solid Ephrata roots, Lloyd, now...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Ephrata Bike Park opens Oct. 19

    Come celebrate with Mainspring of Ephrata and Susquehanna Area Mountain Bike Association at the grand opening of the Ephrata Bike Park at Heatherwood on Saturday, Oct. 19 from noon to 4 p.m. The park is adjacent to...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • New Nonna Rosa’s restaurant off to a great start in Akron

    The former home of Piero’s Pizza & Pasta in Akron has finally gained a new resident. On Sept. 30, Nonna Rosa’s Traditional Italian Kitchen officially opened at 363 S. Seventh St., offering customers a sit-down dining experience...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Ephrata Twp. says goodbye to Chief Harvey

    Ephrata Township Supervisors on Oct. 1 bid a fond farewell to retiring Ephrata Police Chief William Harvey at Monday evening’s supervisors’ meeting, when Harvey stopped by to give the monthly police report and say ‘see you later.’...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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