• Clifford Burkhart, 84, originally from Akron

    Clifford Burkhart of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Akron, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. Born on Aug. 23, 1929, he was the son of Edwin and Carolyn Burkhart. He is survived by his wife: Geraldine; son: Danny...

    • Posted January 15, 2014
    • 0
  • Esther Mae Good, 74, Ford New Holland retiree

    Esther Mae Good, 74, of Ephrata, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in East Earl Twp., she was the daughter of the late Martin M. and Anna S. (Hoover) Good. Mae retired from...

    • Posted January 15, 2014
    • 0
  • Terry Samuels, 61, Eby supervisor, life member of Blue Ball Fire Company

    Terry Samuels, 61, of Denver, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at Hospice of Lancaster County. His wife, Bonnie (Taylor) Samuels, survives. Born in Mohnton, Berks County, he was the son of Ralph and Charlotte (Boley) Samuels of...

    • Posted January 15, 2014
    • 0
  • Mary Deiter, 88, farmer, LGH volunteer, missionary

    Mary (Eshbach) Deiter, 88, of Fairmount Homes, Ephrata, formerly of East Lampeter Township, entered into rest Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. She was the wife of the late Robert H. Deiter, who died on Oct. 11, 2013. Mary...

    • Posted January 15, 2014
    • 0
  • Buck throws his hat into the race

    Cocalico High School teacher Chris Buck announces he’ll run for 99th District House of Representative seat Chris Buck, a social studies teacher at Cocalico High School, grew up in a working-class family, where he says he learned...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
    • 5
  • Local exhibitors shine at Farm Show

    Jessica Rose Spangler and Philip Gruber, Special to the Review Matthew Mitchell of Reinholds owned the top breeding beef bull at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. His bull, LVS Brilliance 1305, continued his undefeated show season by...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
    • 0
  • New year, new you

    Local experts discuss turning resolutions into lasting solutions The holiday season is officially over and many people are finding themselves embarking on a year full of new possibilities and for some, changes they want to make in...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
    • 0
  • Turf at War will be ready for football

    The Ephrata School Board plans to have an architectural design team in place next month for the proposed synthetic turf field and building upgrade projects at War Memorial Field. Superintendent Brian Troop said the timeline remains in...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
    • 1
  • Akron welcomes new members

    The Akron Borough Council welcomed two new members at its reorganization meeting Monday. Mayor John McBeth swore in newly elected council members Earl Shirk and Dan McCormac, as well as returning members Thomas Murray, Perry Lorah and...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
    • 0
  • Newcomer Barr sworn in at boro

    Ephrata Borough council swore in four members Monday night at the town’s biennial reorganization meeting. Susan Rowe, Tom Reinhold and Vic Richard were sworn in for an additional term on council, and newcomer Tim Barr was sworn...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
    • 0