• The EPAC Board of Directors from left to right are David Dierwechter, president; Lynne DeMers-Hunt, secretary; Steve Sellers, treasurer; Robin Payne, member at large; and Greta Laube, vice president.
    Transitional stage: New president looks to enhance and refresh EPAC image

    Coming off EPAC’s recent successful run of a sold-out production of “Disney’s The Lion King Jr.” (the first such sell out run in recent history) the mood of the regional theatre’s board, staff, and volunteers is elated...

    • Posted April 6, 2017
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  • Photo by Mike Shull
    Hangry Bird?

    Ace nature photographer Mike Shull said he was finally able to get an image of the new owlet up front in its home at Ephrata’s Grater Park. Shull said the adult owl temporarily departed the nest at...

    • Posted April 6, 2017
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  • ‘High School Musical’

    Garden Spot High School, 669 E. Main St., New Holland, will present Disney’s “High School Musical” April 6, 7, and 8, at 7:30 p.m.; and April 8 and 9 at 2:30 p.m. All seats are reserved; the...

    • Posted April 5, 2017
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  • OMPH Team Competes in Sea Perch Challenge

    Recently, five sixth grade students from Our Mother of Perpetual Help School traveled to Temple University to represent their class at the Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch Challenge. The entire OMPH sixth grade class worked to design, test, modify...

    • Posted March 31, 2017
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  • All four one: Ephrata’s plan seeks to unify economic groups

    Ephrata Borough hurdled a difficult obstacle Monday in its two-year pursuit to merge four economic development organizations. Three of the organizations — Downtown Ephrata Incorporated (DEI), the Ephrata Chamber of Commerce, and the Ephrata Alliance — have...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Fair Committee plans celebration of a century

    In 1919, Ephrata welcomed home its war-weary soldiers from the battlefields of Europe with a celebration on Main Street. This day-long event has expanded to become the largest street fair in Pennsylvania. With 2018 marking the Ephrata...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Front row are Tayler Moyer (left) and Nadine Eichenlaub; second row are (from left) Misee Vang, Nicholas Mich, Caleb McKinney and Sydney Morgan.
    Ephrata students earn multiple honors at Science fair

    More than 35 Ephrata Area School District students in Grades 7-12 participated in the 2017 North Museum Science and Engineering Fair held at Spooky Nook Sports March 22. Over 350 Lancaster County students participated in the event...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Proposed farmland rezoning draws crowd

    When Karen Martynick was growing up in Chester County, most of it was farmland. Some neighbors were concerned about urban sprawl spreading into their county, but most of the folks said, “Oh, it will never happen here,”...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Ephrata's Edwin Crockett is shown with his award during last week's county science fair. Photo by Chris Knight
    Speaking a new language

    Ephrata junior’s ‘Neo-Esperanto’ project earns reserve champion at county science fair When it comes to science fair projects, forget the foaming volcanoes and the Styrofoam planets —Ephrata High School Junior Edwin Crockett has taken creativity to a...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Easter Egg Hunt List

    Here’s a comprehensive list of all Easter egg hunts and church events coming up in April: Egg Hunt – Easter Egg Celebration: A Lenten Experience for Children, which includes a program, singing, and an egg hunt for kids...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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