• Workers on Nov. 16 continue to fill a sinkhole which collapsed the intersection of Park Avenue and Pine Street on the morning of Nov. 8. (photo by Patrick Burns)
    Residents discuss sinking feeling with council

    “We still do not know what caused this (sinkhole) and we may never fully know what caused this.” ~ Ephrata Borough Manager Robert Thompson Several residents still displaced by a giant sinkhole on Nov. 8 aired their...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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    Doin’ good in the Adamstown ‘hood!

    On Thursday, Dec.1, the Adamstown Elementary PTO sponsored a “Deck and Donate” event where students decorated their school’s holiday tree with homemade ornaments. It was optional to participate, but many students gave donations to raise money for...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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    Op-Ed Pages Letters

       

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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    Diary of a nimbly kid

        ‘Ray’ Longacre, a child of the Great Depression and a member of ‘The Greatest Generation’  laughs, loves life and has vivid memories of occupied Japan. He served with the 8th Army and  736th Heavy Shop...

    • Posted December 7, 2016
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    Letters to the Editor/ Opinion Page

    • Posted December 1, 2016
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  • Of the (young) people… Students get opportunity to participate on Denver council

    Denver Borough Council annually invites high school students interested in participating in local government to apply for consideration as a junior council person. The junior council member updates council on happenings at the high school and may...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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  • The Big Boy Brass Band played holiday songs like "Carol of the Bells" and "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" for a huge downtown Ephrata crowd at last Friday's Christmas Winter Wonderland. (photos by Dennis Bicksler)
    Ephrata’s Christmas Winter Wonderland

    No rock star or sports pro could have received a warmer welcome than the one given to the jolly man in the red suit Friday evening in Ephrata’s town square. Thousands who turned up to spend Black...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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    Frank’s Fumble: Opioid addiction nearly stole his future away

    Home from Kutztown University for fall break, Frank was playing football with friends in his family’s backyard in Warwick Township. Running through the yard with the football, he didn’t notice the small tree stump, fell, and fumbled...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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  • Workers on Nov. 16 continue to fill a sinkhole which collapsed the intersection of Park Avenue and Pine Street on the morning of Nov. 8. (photo by Patrick Burns)
    Displaced renters to return home this week, but frustration continues for some

    Residents driven from their apartments by a Nov. 8 sinkhole had hoped to return to their Park Avenue homes today. But Tuesday’s heavy rains may have pushed back that date, according to William Harvey, Ephrata police chief...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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    Bringing a little Christmas magic to children’s hospital

    Film producer Kevin Carvell will share a special presentation of the holiday family film “The Christmas Dragon” with patients at Penn State Children’s Hospital in Hershey. “Penn State Children’s Hospital and Child Life very much appreciate Kevin...

    • Posted November 23, 2016
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