All posts tagged "featured"

  • The nearly completed, 70-seat McDonald’s restaurant in the Ephrata Marketplace at 854 E. Main St.
    Ephrata’s busy business landscape

    Today’s frontpage provides evidence that the Ephrata-area business landscape is changing at a great pace. As does Google Earth’s satellite map of Main Street, which can’t keep pace with the changes. Missing is the nearly completed, 70-seat...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • !!!Saint B
    ‘Can’onizing Saint Boniface

    The craft brewer’s ambitious expansion includes a canning line. But don’t expect TVs. Saint Boniface Craft Brewery Co. is expanding brew capacity, production, distribution and the size of its brew pub at 1701 W. Main St. in...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • LR20140403_CWeisBeer06
    Weis proposes to sell beer in Ephrata store

    Weis Markets plans to open a Beer Café restaurant and take-out beer section inside its Ephrata store on Route 272. The 30-seat restaurant would be only the second supermarket in Lancaster County to sell beer and the...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • Dane Burkholder (left) of Ephrata is greeted by his wife Jamie after completing the IRONMAN Lake Placid this past weekend.
    He is IRONMAN: Ephrata man conquers Lake Placid triathlon

    Imagine waking up early, swimming the Cocalico Creek from Ephrata to Denver, hopping on a bike to Philadelphia and back before completing your day by running to Columbia. Sound like fun? Well for one Ephrata man, it...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • Adamstown team members examine the hardware after winning the 2014 Lancaster County Swimming Championships Saturday at Manheim Pool. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Adamstown repeats as summer swim champs

    It’s hard to do something so spectacular as winning a league title once, and it’s even tougher to follow up and repeat that feat. A year ago, Adamstown climbed to the top of the Lancaster County mountain...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • BS10Sanguinito
    Lancaster Democratic Committee heats up summer campaigning schedule

    The Lancaster Democratic Committee invites everyone to meet local candidates this week in Ephrata and East Cocalico.   Tuesday, July 29 – Bryan Sanguinito State House Campaign Event: Meet the Candidates, Fundraiser for Bryan Sanguinito Tom Houghton (16th...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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  • Owner Melissa Palermo-Spero shown back on the day she opened the toy store in 2008 at the Sprecher building.
    Toy store moving to new location

     Sprecher building will be going up for sale The Fun-est Toy Store is not closing, however it will be moving to a new location at the end of the year and the historic Sprecher building will be...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Railroad building no kids
    Ordinances, cameras aimed at crowd problems

    Borough officials are hoping new surveillance cameras and additional ordinances will resolve loitering issues at Ephrata’s downtown plaza. The community services committee recommended moving forward three ordinances for borough council’s consideration during a meeting Monday that attracted...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • While the plaza is usually buzzing with positive activities, concerns have been raised about  crowds which gather primarily to the right of the train station regularly.
    Merchants boil over loitering issue

      Why allow loiterers to cast a blight on the $1 million-plus decorative polish of Ephrata’s downtown welcome center plaza? That question was once again bluntly delivered to borough officials by downtown merchants during a Monday afternoon...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Pitcher Seth Griffith (left) and Brady Sipe celebrate with their trophy moments after the Post 429ers clinched their fourth-straight District 10 League title last Thursday at Penn Manor. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Post 429 sweeps Penn Manor to win fourth-straight league title

    Ephrata legion Coach Derek Sipe said it best when he was asked to describe the feat his team pulled off over the final 24 hours of the District 10 American Legion playoffs last Thursday night at Penn...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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