• Oh, baby!

    After first signs of new owlet last week, mom seen feeding newborn in Grater Park Tuesday afternoon With many eyes focused firmly on the famous tree hole in Ephrata’s Grater Park over the past week, we now...

    • Posted April 3, 2019
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  • Former Cloister Car Wash owner pens new book

    March 2019 was the scheduled publication date of “Why Me? — One Man’s Journey Experiencing God’s Undeserved Gifts and Love,” the story of Mike Mountz’ “Godly experiences.” The book shares how these experiences helped Mountz strengthen his...

    • Posted April 3, 2019
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  • Rep. Smucker and Sen. Toomey to recognize Vietnam Veterans in Lititz Friday

    Rep. Lloyd Smucker, Sen. Pat Toomey to Participate in Vietnam Vets Recognition Ceremony U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) and Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) will attend a ceremony recognizing Vietnam Veterans in Lititz on Friday. Eligible recipients must...

    • Posted March 28, 2019
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  • Cases closed against former Mountain Top Associates

    Denver Council at their March 25 meeting agreed to close cases against former Denver House owners, Mountain Top Associates. The distinction was made that the $4,307 involved fines on conditions of the former property, not liens against...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • Reamstown EMS seeks financial fix

    Reamstown Fire Company Chief Scott Achey, painted a grim picture for the future of local emergency medical services during the March 21 meeting of the East Cocalico Township Board of Supervisors. Achey said it is no longer...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • Purple and Gold Gala raises $69K for students

    Over 280 guests attended the fifth annual Purple and Gold Gala on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Lancaster Country Club to support the Ephrata Area Education Foundation. The event raised an impressive $69,620. The focus for this...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • Akron to resurface Walnut Street

    Akron Borough Council approved a motion to advertise for bids to resurface Walnut Street. The work would ideally be done before the the start of the new school year, but it could be completed as late as...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • Family at the heart of this search and rescue group

    Family– the term was repeated over and over again by everyone in attendance at the banquet celebration for the 25th anniversary of the Middle Creek Search and Rescue (MIDSAR) team. Started in 1994 by Ephrata natives Randy...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • EASD’s fourth gas-powered school

    By the end of June, a fourth school building in the Ephrata Area School District will be powered by natural gas. That’s when Fulton Elementary connects to the main line. At the March 25 school board meeting,...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • Back in time to ‘79: TMI big scare turns 40

    It began overnight 40 years ago. When Ephrata residents awoke on Wednesday, March 28, 1979, they began to hear vaguely of some sort of problem at TMI. As the next few days wore on, the news became...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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