• Ephrata non-profits join the ‘Extraordinary Give’

    While more than $6.1 million was pledged county-wide last Friday, several Ephrata area organizations joined the fundraising effort with displays at the Ephrata Public Library. The fourth year of the Extraordinary Give was a record-breaker, with new...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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  • Council Debates Proposed Library Cuts

    Library Cuts? While the proposed 2016 Ephrata Borough municipal budget does not call for a tax increase, the news may not be as good for the Ephrata Public Library. The question is, will that change? Details of...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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  • Though the tree is in the same location, the holiday celebration on East Main Street looks much different 92 years later
    Santa, Yule love this…Merchants plan big night here Friday

    On Friday, Nov. 27, the Jolly Old Elf will arrive in Ephrata, lifted off the roof of the Ephrata National Bank by the Pioneer Fire Department’s ladder truck. He will then cross Main Street to Whistle Stop...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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  • Mr. and Mrs. Claus on the way

    Claus, Claus, Claus! The 2015 Christmas tree lighting Friday is sponsored once again by the Ephrata Merchants Association. ‪#‎EphReview‬ The Ephrata Merchants Association will help Santa Claus arrive in Ephrata and safely reach the Ephrata National Bank...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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  • Turkey-Trotting? Police: “Stay off electronic devices”

      Here’s what you might want to know if you’re traveling on Thanksgiving holiday.  by Patrick Burns If you’re getting behind the wheel to travel over the Thanksgiving holiday, expect cheaper gas, increased police coverage, good weather,...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • They’ve earned their stripes

    Two long-time area officials paid a visit to The Ephrata Review recently to check out the large cardboard cutouts of EHS football players on display in the front windows of the building. Henner Weaver (left) and Ernie...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • Cocalico Corner: Burying the lead

    In a business focused on the present and future — after all, it is called news — some of our time and a good amount of column inches deal with what’s past and with who’s passed. The latter, of...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • A tip of the Bollman hat: More jobs, pride coming back home to Adamstown

      Bringing it home; making it here They’re b-a-a-a-a-ck. The same machinery your great-grandparents handled has been shipped back after decades of being in Chinese hands. Even though Bollman Hat Company in Adamstown is the oldest hat...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • Financial literacy reader quiz

    Financial literacy teacher Lyndon Engle created this quick quiz on topics his Cocalico High students cover in their 45-day class. Test your own knowledge. What percent do you need as a down payment on a house to...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • Pay days: Cocalico High students learn managing money not child’s play

      Wrapped across the back wall of Lyndon Engle’s classroom at Cocalico High School, a series of superhero posters warn about the lurking dangers of credit card debt, student loan borrowing, and predatory pay day loans. For...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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