All posts tagged "featured"

  • Soggy doggies!

    Canines have their day at the Ephrata Pool It was a perfect day for a swim, and for the seventh year in a row, Ephrata area canine citizens had their annual day in the water. Ephrata Rec...

    • Posted September 11, 2019
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  • Elva’s beloved kitchen is closed

    Bittersweet emotions all around on the Cloister Restaurant’s final day Shortly after 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31, Ron and Elva Stauffer turned off the lights and locked the doors of the Cloister Restaurant. But it wasn’t...

    • Posted September 4, 2019
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  • After 63 years on the midway, baby parade comes to an end

    After 63 years as a mainstay in the annual Ephrata Fair, the baby parade is no more. Costs combined with declining interest sealed the parade’s fate. “It was a struggle,” Ephrata Farmer’s Day Association President Elaine Sensenig...

    • Posted September 4, 2019
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  • Ephrata Cares to host Recovery Day event Sept. 14 in Grater Park

    In honor of National Recovery Month, Ephrata Cares will be hosting their second annual Ephrata Recovery Day event on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Grater Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ephrata Recovery Day is a free...

    • Posted September 4, 2019
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  • Celebrations mark opening of Declaration House

    “We did it!” announced REAL Life Community Services Executive Director, Rod Redcay, to the enthusiastic audience gathered for a prayer blessing service on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 25, for the newly constructed Declaration House at 240 Main Street,...

    • Posted August 28, 2019
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  • Here we go…

    The Ephrata Mountaineers and third-year quarterback Caden Keefer (right) actually got their season underway before the start of the new school year when they traveled to Lititz last Friday to battle rival Warwick. But the school bells...

    • Posted August 28, 2019
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  • School board back in session

    School board also back in session EASD selected to do presentation at EdLeader21 conference in Houston Programs created to match the Ephrata Area School District’s mission statement to educate and inspire continue to garner notice from other...

    • Posted August 28, 2019
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  • Horseback riding is more than a hobby at Greystone

    Local students thrive at therapeutic center For nearly 40 years, a group of riding professionals, supported by a dedicated group of volunteers, have been working with children and adults with special needs to improve their health and...

    • Posted August 28, 2019
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  • Farewell to the Father

          ‘Father John,’ OMPH Pastor, Ephrata Police Chaplain, leaves after 11 years in Ephrata By Patrick Burns August 7, 2019 Rev. “Father John” McLoughlin, a larger-than-life character who ceaselessly interacted with students, faculty, and parishioners...

    • Posted August 23, 2019
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  • Deb DeHaven of Ephrata poses with her medals at the North, Central America and Caribbean Region of World Masters Athletics Champion-ships in Toronto, Canada July 18-21.
    No Sign of Slowing Down

    DeHaven enjoying competing, setting records on the world’s stage By day, Deborah DeHaven is a para-educator, providing learning support for children with special needs in the Ephrata School District. She also teaches seasonal classes at the Ephrata...

    • Posted August 22, 2019
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