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    Popular toy store settles into its new home

    Ephrata’s welll-known The Fun-est Toy Store Ever! has settled into its new home at the Cloister Shopping Center. The store officially opened at 108 North Reading Road Jan. 30. Located where Pet Value used to be, owner...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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    Boro restructures Ephrata Rec’s debt

    Boro restructures Ephrata Rec’s debt Future defaults could lead to removal of director and boro control of the of Rec board   Ephrata Borough Council unanimously approved a repayment agreement with the Ephrata Rec Center that restructures...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • CAFE will present “The Secret Garden” at The Ephrata Main Theatre
March 13-15. The production stars (left to right) Austin Nedrow,
Shawn Gable, Lauren Elledge, and Preston Cuer. (Photo by Laura Knowles
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    CAFE presents ‘The Secret Garden’

    There are stories so beloved, so powerful, and memorable the tale lives on in the hearts and minds of generations. This is how many feel about “The Secret Garden.” First appearing as a serial in 1910, Frances...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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    Hospital plans yet another expansion

    Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital is working through another expansion plan at the hospital’s main campus. At Monday night’s work session of Ephrata Borough Council, Development Activities Committee Chair Susan Rowe said they would ask the full council...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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    Ice day

    Ice day…for fishing While ice has certainly been plaguing the area over the past week, with perhaps the worst storm yet Tuesday evening, some brave fishermen decided to make the most of the situation last weekend at...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Work on the bridge replacement project at 405 S. Reading Road includesthe relocation of water lines to the wastewater treatment plant. The project started last month and is expected to be completed by May 22.
    New bridge; New pipe

    Two sewer lines to be combined as part of South Reading Road bridge replacement project financed by PennDOT by Patrick Burns Chances are you’ve probably noticed those huge pipes resting near the skate park and the wastewater treatment...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • A side of the Eicher Arts Center the public doesn't always get to see.
    All ears on Eicher

    Admission is $6 for members, $8 for the general public. “The idea is to give singer/songwriters a nice place to play, where people won’t talk over them,” Crockett said. The Wild Hymns opened the series on Jan....

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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  • Aument bill alarms EASD administration

    A bill introduced by Sen. Ryan Aument to amend the state constitution is attracting attention, however not the kind of attention the freshman senator may have wanted. Earlier this month, members of Ephrata Borough Council raised concerns...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Denver family thankful for THON

      The Palm family of Denver knows how one word can change your life forever ; cancer. However, they also know some good can come from a bad experience too ; Penn State’s THON. “Our family consists of...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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    Murder victim remembered here Tuesday

    by Patrick Burns Monica Lynn Miller was remembered Tuesday as a loving, funny, beautiful, independent, determined, caring, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, neighbor, and friend. That was the constant refrain among an overflowing assembly that gathered in Akron...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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