• A drenching thunderstorm just after 5 p.m. served only to top Donald Trump’s decisive win here with a double rainbow
    Trump and Sanders win in Ephrata

      Tuesday’s primary election turnout was brisk as voters arrived in steady streams throughout a day when temperatures reached 80 degrees in Ephrata. The gorgeous day, dampened briefly by a drenching thunder storm just after 5 p.m....

    • Posted April 27, 2016
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  • Ephrata High School's production of Les Miserables (school edition) debuts Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m., in Allen Hammon Auditorium. Cast members include (front row, left to right) Young Cosette, Hannah Logue; Fantine, Sofia Brandt; Javert, Nic Stauffer; Jean Valjean, Ian Wettlaufer; Cosette, Stephanie Beiler; Marius, Ellis Vogt; (back, l-r) Thenardier, Ethan Fasnacht; Madame Thenardier, Cheyenne Angelo; Enjolras, Shane Wright; Eponine, Carly Ludwig.
    EHS to present ‘Les Misérables’

      The Ephrata High School Theatre Department presents “Les Misérables — Student Edition,” a musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg based on the novel by Victor Hugo. Performances are Thursday, April 21, Friday, April 22, and...

    • Posted April 22, 2016
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    Fee for All

    Mindy Fee feels comfortable as the incumbent running for her third term as Pennsylvania House Representative for the 37th District. She believes her record in office, especially during the nearly year-long budget impasse, follows the wishes, principles,...

    • Posted April 21, 2016
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  • REEDY
n Republican running in 37th Legislative District.
n Business development manager at Xerox.
    Reedy is Ready

    If you’re old enough to appreciate the original “uncola” 7-Up commercials, you might appreciate Tim Reedy of Brickerville. Like those ads, which remind viewers 7-Up is not a typical soft drink, Reedy’s message too is a lot...

    • Posted April 21, 2016
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  • Andrew Klunk on graduation day at York Technical Institute.
    Andrew’s Actions …and devastating death

    “Andrew’s Actions” is the third feature in a monthly series on the addiction crisis that our society is facing. The first series, “Beth’s Story” detailed Beth’s successful life as a registered nurse, and her untimely death. “Laura’s...

    • Posted April 21, 2016
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    Moore of an impact to students

    Ephrata school resource officer Paul Moore is a busy man. Moore, who presented the 2015 fourth-quarter activity report to Ephrata Township supervisors on April 5, interacts and mentors students while working with the police department to coordinate...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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    Bill says it pays to help

    Clay Township Supervisors are so impressed with the purpose of Pennsylvania House Bill No. 1683 that they plan to send a letter of support to state Sen. Ryan Aument in Lititz, encouraging him to vote for the...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • This is the newly finished Keystone Villa at Ephrata on the former Artworks at Doneckers site.
    Polling change in Second Ward

    As reported last week, the polling destination in Ephrata’s Second Ward has moved this year to Keystone Villa, 100 N. State St. The former polling station was Seventh Day Adventist Church, 223 Cedar St. Ephrata-Area Republican Chairman...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • VINNY TENNIS | Staff Photographer Businessman Chet Beiler, left, and state Sen. Lloyd Smucker participate in a debate at Penn Cinema in Lititz on April 7.
    Smucker-Beiler drop heavy coin in GOP primary battle

    Tuesday’s GOP Congressional primary election pits two candidates who are quite literally banking on a victory. State Sen. Lloyd Smucker, of West Lampeter Township, and Manheim businessman Chet Beiler seek the Republican nomination for the 16th Congressional...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Primary choices: Fee for All

      Mindy Fee feels comfortable as the incumbent running for her third term as Pennsylvania House Representative for the 37th District. She believes her record in office, especially during the nearly year-long budget impasse, follows the wishes,...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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