• Special events ordinance tabled in Ephrata

    Ephrata Fair vendors won’t require special permit… for now While Ephrata Borough’s Special Events ordinance was expected to be voted on at this week’s borough council meeting, the ordinance was tabled for the time being after Matthew...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Akron council gets homework

    Akron borough council members were tasked Monday night by Council President John Williamson with a full load of homework assignments to be completed for their next work session, which is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 27,...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • The rail trail in Ephrata.
    Warwick to Ephrata trail nears finish line. Then what?

    The burning question about the Warwick to Ephrata Rail Trail has been, “When can we hike or bike the entire trail from Lititz to Ephrata?” Dan Zimmerman’s answer is, “Before midnight, Dec. 31, of 2018.” Zimmerman is...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • COBYS Bike & Hike is Sept. 9

      The 22nd annual COBYS Bike & Hike will be held Sunday afternoon, Sept. 9, from 1 to 5 p.m., at the Lititz Church of the Brethren, 300 W. Orange St., Lititz. The event supports COBYS ministries...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Double Durlachs

    For the past few years, residents of the town of Durlach in Germany have been re-discovering the town’s namesake in Lancaster County. In reality, most Lancaster County residents haven’t “discovered” the American Durlach, which consists of a...

    • Posted August 9, 2018
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  • Jess King supporters knock on Ephrata’s doors

    Nick Martin stood on a wall at the East Franklin Street home of Dan Sweigart as dusk and a thunderstorm loomed over a gathering of Jess-King-for-Congress supporters. Martin is the candidate’s field director, and he was offering...

    • Posted August 9, 2018
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  • AJ’s Pop-Up Mini-Golf returns for third season

    For anyone who likes having fun and helping a good cause at the same time, AJ’s Pop-Up Mini-Golf is back for its third year. The 15-hole miniature golf-course will be open Saturday, Aug. 18, from 4 to...

    • Posted August 8, 2018
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  • This Hub’s for you

      Based at Ephrata Library’s Exploratorium, Northern Lancaster Hub will serve residents in need of social services by consolidating support agencies On the one hand, Ephrata Public Library’s role as the pass-through organization of a three-year United...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • ‘Super’ celebration: Area native organizes tribute to late Hollywood stars from 1950s ‘Man-of-Steel’ TV series

    It’s not everyday that one gets to hob-knob with Hollywood celebrities. But it happened last month to Cocalico-area native Jim Nolt. He was among the 100-plus friends of former cast members of the Adventures of Superman television...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Quite the ‘spokes’persons

    Couple’s coast-to-coast bike ride raised nearly $300K to help end child labor and sex trafficking It’s been a long and winding road, but it’s been worth every one of the 3,751 miles they crossed, say Brad and...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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