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    For Vision Care, Rely on Melissa Plowmaker, O.D. at Walmart Vision Center

    At the Walmart Vision Center, owner Melissa Plowmaker, O.D. and her staff provide vision care services at the office located at 890 East Main Street, Ephrata, at the front area of Walmart. Whether you are looking for...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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    Come Home for the Holidays at Gus’s Keystone Family Restaurant

    When you come into Gus’s Keystone Family Restaurant, it feels like you are coming home. You feel like you are a part of Gus’s big, happy, well-fed family. Why wouldn’t you? After all, Gus’s Keystone has all...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • No tax hike in borough’s budget, but reassessment will still determine bills

    Countywide real estate reassessments prompted a 29.6 percent millage decrease which keeps the borough revenue neutral, as required by law Following mandated guidelines, Ephrata Borough Council on Monday adjusted its millage rate in line with the recent...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • It’s all about the Nationals

    In a 48-hour period, recent Ephrata High School graduate Nicholas (Nick) Vanderwende competed for national championships in two disciplines. This summer, Nick spent eight hours under the watchful eyes of the judges at the 53rd annual National...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Carols to our ears

    Downtown jewelry shop ‘rings’ in the holiday season with return of town music Bernie Shiffler may not like the cold, but he likes Christmas. The Park Hill Jewelry owner has operated the jewelry shop in picturesque downtown...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Stocking for Soldiers collects three tons in donations

    Many soldiers serving in Kuwait, Afghanistan and Iraq will have something to smile about this Christmas as a result of the generosity of Blue Ridge Communications and Pencor offices who embraced the Keystone Military Families’ Stockings for...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Are Lady Mounts ready to make playoff push?

    Ephrata girls coach Todd Moyer enters his second season at the helm with a team that has a lot more experience than the one he inherited a year ago. While the Lady Mounts must replace a big...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • In wake of injuries, Cocalico to rely on its youngsters

    Cocalico was already down four starters to graduation from last year’s 14-10 playoff team when disaster struck in the pre-season. The top two returnees, senior point guard Sophie Benson and junior slasher Katie Heck both went down...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Samantha Heindel takes a shot during Monday’s match vs. Penn Manor. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ephrata avenges State finals loss

    Knocks off Comets, 5-2 in season opener The last time the bowling teams from Ephrata and Penn Manor met on the hardwood at Dutch Lanes in Akron, they were the final two teams standing in the 2017...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Denver Borough Passes 2018 Budget

    Denver Borough Council on Monday, Dec. 11 unanimously adopted its $3,664,065 budget for 2018. Christopher Flory conducted the meeting in the absence of President Blake Daub. Also absent was Jason South. There is no tax increase for...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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