• Ephrata Robbery suspect BIG 2
    Second Turkey Hill Location Robbed in less than 2 months

    Surveillance camera captured this gunman police say demanded money from a clerk  at the 3585 Rothsville Road store in Ephrata. He fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. Ephrata Police reported a robbery at the Turkey Hill 3585...

    • Posted October 1, 2015
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    Playing for the Pope

    Ephrata native Dara Burkholder Morales, professional violinist with the Philadelphia Orchestra,  played for Pope Francis  by Patrick Burns Dara Burkholder Morales told her mother she was having “another day on the job” while in Philadelphia last week. “Well,...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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    2015 Ephrata Fair Photos

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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    Huge crowds pack opening night of 97th Ephrata Fair, 50th Tent City

          In a week where “fair weather” fans are very welcome, a rainy late Monday night gave way to a beautiful Tuesday and set the scene for a big opening night for the 97th edition...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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    Killers still on the loose

    Police have interviewed an estimated 160 individuals, some on multiple occasions, in the investigation of the home invasion murder of 23-year-old Brett Simmons a year ago. by PATRICK BURNS Authorities on Tuesday released updated information on the...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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    Pig Chase Interrupted

    Ephrata Police this morning reported the arrest of Kelly A. Lehman, 29, of Lancaster for disorderly conduct during Tuesday’s Pig Chase at the 97th Annual Ephrata Fair. Lehman’s picture is posted on a Facebook animal-rights activist page...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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    Ephrata Girl to Lead Heart Walk

    Olivia Woods, a first-grader at Highland Elementary School, will cut the ribbon and lead more than 2,000 participants on the three-mile course in the 2015 Lancaster Heart Walk at Spooky Nook Sports Center in Salunga Saturday. The...

    • Posted September 17, 2015
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  • The news of Clay Township

    Call the office at 733-9675 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. in advance to arrange for special accommodations to attend the monthly meetings. Dates are subject to change due to conflicts with any schedules or inclement weather....

    • Posted September 16, 2015
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  • EASD flyer-distribution policy questioned by Scout leader

    The Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts may be as American as baseball and apple pie, but when it comes to distributing handouts about these groups to Ephrata Area School District Students, it is not that simple. Local...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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    Ephrata Police Expansion Would Cover Adamstown & West Cocalico

    A new agreement for Ephrata Borough to provide police coverage for Adamstown Borough and West Cocalico Township now appears to be in the final stages of approval. Council members were briefed on the latest at Tuesday evening’s...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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