• EHS production draws huge crowds

    The macabre humor of the late New Yorker cartoonist Charles Addams cast its darkly funny spell over enthusiastic audiences for three performances last week in the Ephrata High School auditorium. In their production of “The Addams Family,”...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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  • Akron inventor ready for takeoff

    Sometime before the end of this year, Joe Latrell expects to tune his shortwave radio to 450 megahertz, and spend a few minutes each day listening to the signal from a softball-sized satellite as it passes overhead...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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  • Ephrata council considers electronic traffic devices

    Ephrata Borough Council will consider an addition to next year’s budget to purchase electronic traffic devices to make the borough a safer place to be. Borough resident and former Lincoln Fire Chief Randy Gockley addressed council April...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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  • Rail trail dedication is April 24

    The Warwick to Ephrata Rail Trail Committee comprised of Akron Borough, Ephrata Borough, Ephrata Township and Warwick Township will hold an event to formally dedicate the 7.2 mile Warwick to Ephrata Rail Trail. The rail trail, a...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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  • George Washington’s Bible visits Ephrata Masonic Lodge

    The Bible used by George Washington when he was initiated into Freemasonry in Virginia’s Lodge #4 on November 4, 1752, paid a visit to the Ephrata Masonic Lodge #65 on April 9. Washington was 20 years old...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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  • Upcoming Egg Hunts

    Grab the Easter baskets and gather the kiddos! It’s egg hunting season in Lancaster County. Over the next two weekends, dozens of churches, community centers and other venues will welcome hundreds of children for that joyfully frenetic...

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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  • Ephrata Twp. eyes short-term lodging ordinance

    Ephrata Township supervisors are mulling whether to permit short-term rentals in areas where homeowners have converted unused sections on their property into living spaces. But after much discussion at its April 2 meeting, the board tabled the...

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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  • Evangel Assembly of God moving locations, changing name

    The year 2019 will be one of dramatic change in the life of one Ephrata church. In June, having sat on a two-acre plot at the corner of Linden Road and South State Street since 1967, the...

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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  • Reiff’s Farm Market unveils new store

    With the dawn of a new season for fresh local produce, a popular local farm market is sporting a new look. On April 4, Reiff’s Farm Market, which sits along Rothsville Road, debuted it new, roomier store....

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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  • Mainspring of Ephrata launches cleanup

    Mainspring of Ephrata will be organizing a 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA event Mainspring of Ephrata and volunteers will be organizing the Heatherwood Park Revitalization Initiative. The first step of the project will be the cleanup...

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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