• Every farmer likes a good story

    Every farmer likes a good story By Phil Eisemann       The following is the fourth in a series of articles leading up to the 100th year of the Ephrata Fair in September. In effort to...

    • Posted April 27, 2018
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  • Ephrata makes administrative changes

    Ephrata Makes Administrative Changes   At the board meeting on Monday, April 23, the Ephrata Area School Board of Directors approved a district restructuring for the 2018-2019 school year. Effective July 1, the current Ephrata Intermediate/Middle School...

    • Posted April 27, 2018
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  • EASD Wins American School Board Journal Magna Award

    EASD wins American School Board Journal Magna Award By Marylouise Sholly       The Ephrata Area School District recently received an American School Board Journal Magna Award for instituting the Attollo program at Ephrata High School. The...

    • Posted April 27, 2018
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  • New direction on Main Street

    EDO’s leader took downtown Lititz to another level, now she will tackle Ephrata A familar face to many is about to make her way back to the area. Kelly Withum, who served as Venture Lititz’s executive director...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • Last call: Gockley’s retirement leaves ‘big shoes to fill’

    Randy Gockley’s days of leading Lancaster County’s Emergency Management Agency are dwindling, as he sits in his windowless office brightened by family photos and ponders starting a business or maybe running for public office. Those are possibilities...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • Man drowns after escaping custody

    A handcuffed man died after escaping police custody and running into the Cocalico Creek, according to officials. On April 14, Andrew Davis Good, 24, drowned in the Cocalico Creek near WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital. His death was...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • Ephrata 10th among PA’s best places to live

    The Ephrata area is among the best in the state for families. That is according to a study by WalletHub released earlier this month. Ephrata, which landed 10th on the list, ranked highest among Central Pennsylvania cities....

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • Trout stocking delays bridge work

        To all the frustrated motorists who thought there was something fishy about PennDOT’s sudden departure, including all equipment, from a bridge repair job on Route 322 in Clay: You were right! Discussions during the April...

    • Posted April 16, 2018
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  • Google teaches students about coding at EIS

    “You are all fortunate to be in a school district like Ephrata,” said U.S. Congressman Lloyd Smucker to the gymnasium full of students at Ephrata Intermediate School Tuesday morning. Rep. Smucker was a special attendee at Ephrata...

    • Posted April 9, 2018
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  • Ephrata Community Church plans $15.3M expansion

    Congregation began in a converted barn Pastor Kevin Eshleman looks out his office window to the distant farm house where a small Bible study group forged the foundation of what has become a growing Ephrata Community Church....

    • Posted April 9, 2018
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