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Blue Ridge Cable 11

804 Academy Heights Ave.

Ephrata, PA  17522

(717)  733-4111



Cable - Internet - Phone


Brown & Assoc. Insurance Inc.

2912  Willow Street Pike

Willow Street, PA  17584

(717)  464-3371



Hadley Brown & Associates offers a wide variety of property and casualty insurance products. We focus our attention on asset protection by developing the right coverage bases on the needs of our clients.

"Helping you with the pieces."



Buch Organ Co.

1391 West Main Street

Ephrata, PA 17522

(717)  733-6614



Since 1957, our goal has been to determine the musical, acoustical and architectural requirements of each of our prospective clients then design a custom installation to meet those requirements. No matter how large or small the installation, each client receives our personal attention. Whether it be a pipe organ, digital organ or combination of both with custom speaker systems and even building design and renovation to accommodate the organ, we provide it all at a very reasonable cost. After the installation, our goal is 100% client satisfaction.


"Organ solutions for the 21st century,"



C. Eshelman & Assoc. Inc

208 South 7th Street

Akron, PA  17501

(717)  859-1559


Tax Return Preparation & Filing.

County Line Mechanical

80 West Main Street

Reinholds, PA  17569-0269

(717)  336-0185



Plumbing - Heating and Air conditioning

Whatever your need may be we offer plumbing, heating, air conditioning contractor for sales and service of all brands. Whether you need a preventative maintenance or replace your air filter or install a geothermal system you will find our friendly sales department helpful.

You can count on County Line Mechanical for water treatment and indoor air quality and duct cleaning.


"Someone to trust, Someone to call."


Douple Agency Inc.

34 East Main Street

Ephratra, PA  17522-2701

(717)  733-8631



Douple Insurance is one of the oldest, most established insurance agencies serving Ephrata, Lititz, Manheim, Denver, New Holland and surrounding communities in Lancaster, Berks, Lebanon, and Chester counties as well as writing insurance in Maryland.

In need of homeowners insurance, life or health insurance, car insurance or insurance for your company? Your hometown Insurance Professionals at Douple ... got you covered.


"Your hometown insurance professionals."



Ephrata National Bank

31 East Main Street,

Ephrata, PA 17522

(717) 733-4181   



A lot has changed since 1881. Ephrata National Bank's commitment to our customers has not.

For over 125 years, Ephrata National Bank has managed deposits and loans in a responsible, conservative manner.



Four Seasons Produce

400 Wabash Road

Ephrata, PA 17522

(717) 721-2800



A progressive, full-line produce company with strong family values, honesty and a commitment to our customers, suppliers and associates.

"Growing ideas producing excellence."



Good's Disposal Service

4361 Oregon Pike

Ephrata, PA 17522




Serving the Northern Eastern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania area as a small, family owned and operated business for many years.  Offering residential, commercial, industrial, construction and recycling services.  If you are considering our company for your needs, visit the pages of our site.  You may also contact us at our office for more assistance.  We look forward to serving your waste removal/recycling needs.


"Lets Talk Trash."



Good Funeral Home & Cremation Centre Inc.

P. O. Box  94

Reamstown, PA  17567-0094

(717)  336-4909



Elegance, comfort, and attention to detail. These are the things that set Good Funeral Home apart. From the exquisite Victorian furniture to   the collector quality antiques, Good Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, Inc., provides a unique atmosphere in which to honor your loved one and receive friends.

"It's how you say goodbye..."



Gravenor Home for Funerals

100 W Main St.

Ephrata, PA 17522

(717) 733-6181



As a family owned full service funeral home, the Paul L. Gravenor Home For Funerals, Inc. offers a full range of traditional and non-traditional options. We approach every service with compassion and respect, take our ethical responsibilities very seriously and have pride in our professional standards and quality of service. Whatever type of service a family may be interested in, Gravenor's offers many ways to make it as unique as the person being remembered.

"Our family caring for your family, Anytime...Anywhere."


JLW Business Services

949 Pleasantview Road

Ephrata, PA  17522

(717)  733-2598


JLW business services was founded on premise that all small business owners need a partner that they can depend upon. Whether it be correct and up-to-date financial numbers, or someone to help realize their goals.

"Always Personal Services to Small Businesses"



Keystone Nightwear Co., Inc.

550 W Rte. 897

Reinholds, PA 17569

(717) 336-7534




Lancaster County Community Foundation

24 W. King St.

Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 3978-1629



Our Mission: To advance the vitality and well-being of the people of Lancaster County by inspiring generosity and by being responsible stewards of gifts for future generations.

Our vision: To create extraordinary community through inspired giving for sustainable, meaningful impact.



Olde Lincoln House

1398 West Main Street

Ephrata, PA  17522

(717)  733-3490


Located in Ephrata, the Olde Lincoln House has been serving weary travelers and locals alike for over 150 years. Proprietor Geoffrey Simmons invites you to enjoy international cuisine and fine wines and spirits in a quaint atmosphere



Piero's & Zia Maria Restaurants

363 South 7th Street

Akron, PA  17501


Serving up authentic Italian cuisine! Mangia!

Mon - Thurs: 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sun: 10:30 am - 10:00 pm


Reamstown Mutual Insurance

P. O. Box  477

Reamstown, PA  17567

(717)  336-6962



Since 1895 we have been serving our policyholders' insurance needs. We pride ourselves in being a big enough company to offer a full line of services and yet small enough to give you the

personal touch you deserve.



Rotary Club of Denver/Adamstown

117 North 6th Street

Denver, PA  17517


Rotary International is an association of over 32,000 clubs located in over 170 countries consisting of 1.2 million business and professional leaders united worldwide to carry out humanitarian and educational projects, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and promote world understanding and peace.

"Building Communities, Bridging Continents"


Royer Pharmacy

2 East Main Street

Ephrata, PA  17522

(717)  733-6541

Royer Pharmacy is a 5 store family owned independent pharmacy chain serving Lancaster County. The original Ephrata store has been serving the public since 1879. As long term members of the community, we realize the importance of going "the extra mile" to provide the services you need. We know that your time is valuable and strive to provide fast, friendly and professional service.

"Fast & Friendly service right around the corner."


Sensenig Roofing Co.

183 South Market Street P. O. Box  715

Ephrata, PA  17522-0715

(717)  733-0364



Since 1958, Richard L. Sensenig Company has been a preferred source for a complete range of roofing, sheet metal, and custom metal fabrication services.

"Thatís why when you choose Richard L. Sensenig Company, you can trust the job is done right, on schedule, and at a reasonable price."


Shirk & Mejia LLP

115 South State Street

Ephrata, PA  17522-2412

(717)  733-7997


Practicing law in Traffic, Criminal, Family Law, Real Estate, Wills & Probate, Trusts, Personal Injury.


Stradling Funeral Home

30 N. 9th St.

Akron, PA 17501

(717) 859-1230



Locations at 201 Church St., Ephrata, PA

30 N. 9th St., Akron, PA

533 Walnut St., Denver, Pa

"We are here to continue to provide the highest standards for our community and to the families that we serve."



State Farm Insurance

Chris Skundrich, Agent

501 West Main Street

Ephrata, PA 17522-1745

(717) 733-7373


Car, Home and Renters Insurance,

Life Insurance


Our mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams.


Susquehanna Bank

1300 West Main Street

Ephrata, PA  17522

(717)  733-7933




"Doing what counts."


Historic Smithon Inn

900 West Main Street

Ephrata, PA 17522

(717) 733-6094





Welcome to the Historic Smithton Inn, where historic charm combines with modern comfort and convenience, for an experience you won't soon forget. Located in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, our bed and breakfast in Ephrata, PA is ideally situated to explore the multitude of attractions that Lancaster County has to offer. At the Smithton, we offer the

amenities you expect from a hotel