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    Evergreen Diner for Holiday Dining

    With holiday shopping and visiting friends and family, the holidays can be a busy time. Make sure you get some time to relax at Evergreen Diner where you will find all your favorite foods. No matter what...

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    Seasons Greetings from Gage Personnel

    Thanks to you, Gage Personnel marks another season of success in helping employers find the high quality staff they need and in finding great job opportunities for employees. As Gage Personnel marks its 32nd year, they are...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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    Holly Jolly Ephrata

    Santa’s sleigh arrived safely on top of the Ephrata National Bank building Friday night in downtown Ephrata as a large crowd gathered for Christmas in Ephrata. Christmas caroling with musical accompaniment added to the excitement. Santa later...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Akron Borough Council proposes 10 percent property tax increase

    Taxes are going up in Akron Borough. The owner of an average Akron Borough property with a 2018 tax assessment of $150,000 will pay an additional $40 in property taxes when he or she pays that bill...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Tracy Blunt will take over as the new principal at Clay Elementary School on Jan. 3, 2018. She replaces Joy Darkes, who is retiring
    Ephrata teachers ratify four-year contract

    Average wage hike of 3.25 percent per year The Ephrata Area School Board has approved a four-year contract agreement with the Ephrata Area Education Association. Instructors will see an average wage hike of 3.25 percent per year,...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • ‘Returning the Favor’ to Carol Stark

    After making dreams come true for so many kids, Carol Stark got a dream of her own granted last night. Stark has been donating her time and talents to help children in need for most of her...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Robb wins Super Gas Eliminator at the Dodge NHRA Nationals

    Kevin Robb of Denver, landed on the national drag racing map when he outlasted 54 competitors in the Super Gas category. He raced through six rounds of competition to win the coveted Wally trophy. This victory will...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • 14-year-old Ephrata girl claims 11-pointer in initial hunting trip

    Lily Moore, age 14, of Ephrata went rifle hunting for the first time Monday. And boy did she make her initial trip to the fields count. While hunting with her dad, Matt, and grandfather, Willis Erb (formerly...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Seeing Stars: Local athletes earn accolades

        Photo by Kirk Neidermyer Ephrata soccer players Maddie Root and Andrey Patrushev, along with Cocalico senior runner Jamie Zamrin and Lady Eagle volleyball player Madi Flatt headline a list of local athletes who were recently...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Beers for a cause Sunday at Mad Chef

      I ran into Francisco Ramirez a few days after hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico. Before even talking about what was new at his Mad Chef Craft Brewing in East Pete, I had to inquire...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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