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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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  • 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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  • Warwick Middle School seventh grader Talon Ludwig, center, argues on behalf of his favorite speech during an oratory event at Cocalico Middle School. Photos by Kimberly Marselas
    Speech, Speech!

    The spoken word’s the thing at countywide oratory contest Twenty-five students gathered onstage at Cocalico Middle School Wednesday and prepared for stints as public speakers by posing as birthday cakes and elephants. The game — in which...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Radislav Denisenko, Tyler Eberly and Adin Frey go up to block the kill attempt by Ephrata’s Trey Farlow (17) during Tuesday’s match at the Ephrata Middle School. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles take down Ephrata

    The start of the Lancaster-Lebanon League’s 2017 Section Two boys’ volleyball play came to the Ephrata Middle School on Tuesday evening. The combatants were backyard rivals Cocalico and Ephrata. The match tied at one apiece after two...

    • 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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    Get out! Spring is really Here?

    One week after nearly a foot of snow, the melt is on as temperatures soar. Just a week after having off school for Winter Storm Stella, Ephrata students were all smiles on the first days of spring....

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Recently retired Akron Borough Manager Dan Guers.
    Dan Guers, retired Akron Borough manager, takes a look back

    When Dan Guers retired as Akron’s borough manager Sept. 28, he retired from moving, too. The house he shares with his wife, Patricia, is the 13th home they’ve lived in and they don’t intend to put themselves...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Firefighters battles a suspicious fire at 102 Meadow Valley Road in Ephrata Township, PA on March 20, 2017. KIRK NEIDERMYER | LCW Correspondent Photographer
    Firefighters work together for Clay area

    Over the weekend of Feb. 25, more than 100 volunteer firefighters from a half dozen local companies were out in force, helping the residents of northern Lancaster County after a wave of destruction caused by strong winds...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • This  telephone  pole  on Fulton  Street  in  Akron was  part  of  the discussion  at  Akron Borough  Council recently.
    Akron council considers Colonial Drive-to-rail-trail connection

    With Akron’s parks budget stretched to its limit, borough councilman Nathan Imhoff said he is investigating the possibility of a GoFundMe campaign to pay for an access path from Colonial Drive to the rail trail that skirts...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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