• The Ephrata High School bowling team competed at Nationals this past weekend. The members of the team include (front row, left to right): Coach Bryan Dissinger and Coach Sean Molchany. (Middle, l-r): Samantha Heindel, Jared Bigley and Logan Molchany. (Back, l-r): Lee Enck, Cameron Zwally, Nick Vanderwende and Davin Dissinger.
    Ephrata closes H.S. bowling season with trip to Nationals

    Bowling teams from Ephrata and Penn Manor plus individuals from Warwick and Elizabethtown represented Lancaster County and Pennsylvania extremely well this past weekend in Smyrna, Tennessee. The teams competed Saturday, while all individuals toed the lanes on...

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  • Michele N. Metzler, 43, Warwick grad, Luther Acres Manor administrator, mother of two

    Michele N. Metzler, 43, of Lititz, was welcomed into the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, June 23, 2017, at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. She was born in Little Rock, Ark., to...

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  • Photo by Missi Mortimer Ephrata’s Adam Schwartz (right) tries to avoid the tag from the Hopewell catcher at home plate in the championship game of the “Clash of the Titans” Tournament Sunday at War Memorial. Schwartz was ruled out on the play as Hopewell captured the title with a 2-0 victory over the Chryslers.
    Post 429 falls to Hopewell in finals of ‘Clash’ Tourney

    When a baseball championship is on the line, the difference between winning and losing can often come down to mistakes and capitalizing on opportunities. That was the case Sunday evening when the host Ephrata American Legion team...

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  • Ephrata Firecracker Run founder Barry Kachel explains how the annual race got its start during a visit to the Review office recently. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Forty years in the making: A sitdown with the man who founded the original Ephrata Firecracker Run

    Next Tuesday will mark the 40th anniversary of the Ephrata Firecracker Run, the annual Fourth-of-July road race through the streets of Ephrata. The race, which was the brainchild of Ephrata resident Barry Kachel, got its start in...

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  • Mussers married 70 years

    Harvey and Alverta Musser, of Stevens, recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married June 21, 1947. Harvey and Alverta started Hickory Run Campground in 1966, and enjoyed meeting many wonderful campers over the years. They...

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  • Fischer, Robertson married in Reinholds

    Amanda Lynn Fischer, of Jefferson, Md., and Matthew William Robertson, of Monrovia, Md., were wed May 26 in Reinholds. Amanda is the daughter of Rick and Joan Fischer, Reinholds. She graduated from Cocalico High School in 1992...

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  • Johnson, McEllhenney wed

    Laura Nicole McEllhenney and Andrew William Johnson were united in marriage at Washington Avenue Bible Church in Ephrata, with Pastor Jay Quirk officiating on Saturday, March 25. (Photo by Missi Mortimer)

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  • Births – Reported June 28, 2017

    BEILER, Samuel Jay and Sadie (Fisher), Bird-in-Hand, a daughter, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, June 24. BURKHOLDER, Ammon S. and Jane M. (Zimmerman), Denver, a son, at home, June 22. CANCEL-TORRES, Maristaly, and Kyle A. Foster, Denver,...

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  • Ephrata Brewfest gets fruity

    The time was 10 before one in the afternoon. Calls for morning showers went unsubstantiated and the sun was bright in the blue sky. A handful of beer enthusiasts beat the rush and milled about Whistle Stop...

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  • The Ketchum family open the New Main Thursday evening. They are (left to right) Penn, Aimee, Marley and Kayla.
    More upgrades coming to The New Main

    While things are off to a great start at The New Main theater in downtown Ephrata, owner Penn Ketchum announced some additional improvements coming soon. In response to customer feedback, he said he has ordered additional booster...

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