• Chon named valedictorian

      Well-known as one of the top high school cello players in the country, Ephrata High School senior Grace Chon will now take her place as the top ranking student in the Class of 2014. Principal Joane...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • EHS plans 119th commencement

    Weather permitting, Ephrata High School’s 119th Annual Commencement exercises will be held on War Memorial Field, next Thursday, June 5 beginning at 7 p.m. It was decided in recent months, that despite a pending construction project to...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • VFW plans Ephrata Memorial Day program

      In a joint effort between the American Legion Post No. 429, BPO Elks Lodge No. 1933, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3376 and the Amvets Post No. 136, a Memorial Day program will be held...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • 25th convoy goes over the top

    Sunday’s Make-A-Wish Convoy reached new heights as it rolled through Ephrata. Or at least that was the expectation. Early this week, the organization’s special events manager Christine Dombrosky said the convoy has raised just under $5 million...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • Board plans no tax hike

    Monday night the Ephrata Area School Board approved a proposed final budget for the 2014-2015 school year with no tax increase. If the budget is approved June 16, the millage rate will remain at 19.6. “It is...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • Brand new

    WellSpan Health and Ephrata Community Hospital announced Wednesday morning their alignment of brand identities as a means to reflect the strengths of the two nonprofit health care organizations, which affiliated Oct. 1. The hospital will transition to...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • Mother’s Day convoy tradition continues

        The 25th Annual Mother’s Day Truck Convoy will be held May 11 at Burle Industries, 1000 New Holland Avenue (Rt.23) Lancaster. It is a collection of trucks from across the United States that converge at...

    • Posted May 7, 2014
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  • Kmart burglary arrest made

    An arrest has been made regarding two burglaries that occurred at Kmart in Ephrata Township. Timothy J. Schittler, 23, and from the 500 block of North Plum Street in Lancaster City, is charged with two counts of...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Willis W. Shenk, long-time Steinman executive, dies

      Willis W. Shenk, a farm boy turned longtime Steinman Enterprises executive who shepherded the company through decades of seismic change, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the age of 98. His unexpected passing at Lancaster General...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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  • Work begins here on Rt. 272 bridge over 322

      PennDOT District 8 announced that preparatory work would begin this week for a project to rehabilitate the four-lane Route 272 bridge over U.S. Route 322, Main Street, in Ephrata Borough. The single-span, steel I-beam bridge was...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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