• Concerts by the Creek offers two-fers for 2018

      By Dick Wanner There’s a little something different about this year’s Concerts by the Creek at Grater Memorial Park. Now 11 years into its run, the summer concert series, sponsored by the Ephrata Public Library, has...

    • Posted June 22, 2018
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  • The Review and Record win 13 state awards

    The staff of the The Ephrata Review and its sister newspaper, Lititz Record Express, won 13 Keystone Press Awards for journalistic excellence. Winners from the Lititz Record, announced in April from a statewide journalism contest for work...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Ephrata limits tax hike to 1.5%

    Board also approves new administrators With the school board’s unanimous approval of the 2018-2019 Ephrata Area School District’s $67 million budget Monday evening, residents will see an increase of 1.5 percent in real estate taxes, resulting in...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Historic Clay house gets dramatic renovation

    Carl Hursh examined the old engraving of the brick home that housed generations of families and an 1800s dry goods business and is now experiencing yet another transformation into his newest store. A large, silver mailbox out...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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    Rely on Melissa Plowmaker, O.D. at Walmart Vision Center for Family Vision Care

    What could be more convenient? At the Walmart Vision Center, owner Melissa Plowmaker, O.D., and her staff provide vision care services at the office located at 890 East Main Street, Ephrata, at the front area of Walmart....

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Reel Reviews: ‘Tag’ and ‘Hereditary’ – The LOAD phenomenon

    It was an incredible weekend at the box office, but I was not one of the millions flocking to theatres to see “Incredibles 2.” I must admit, I never saw “The Incredibles.” I caught parts of the...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ at Mount Gretna

    Gretna Theatre Kids Series will be presenting the musical “Schoolhouse Rock!” on June 23 at 11 a.m. at Gretna Theatre, 200 Pennsylvania Ave., Mount Gretna. Based on the Emmy Award-winning cartoon series this hour-long show gives kids a chance to see...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • The Adamstown YMCA recently recognized Daryn Ebersol, a Cocalico High School student, as he received the Youth Champion Award for 2018. Pictured (left to right) are Justin Baas, program director, Daryn Ebersol, and Adamstown Branch Executive Alyssa Bushkie. Photo by Adamstown YMCA
    Adamstown to ‘curb’ overzealous sidewalk fixers

        Residents of Cocalico are complaining of speeding buses driven by the Cocalico School District while they are carrying children. Resident Kerry Fisher lives across from Adamstown Elementary School. “I would like to address the speeding...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Ephrata Concert Band performs June 24

      Three marches that Henry Fillmore composed &tstr;”Men of Ohio,” “His Excellency,” and “More Fraternity” &tstr; will be part of the program when Martin Hinkley conducts the Ephrata Concert Band June 24. The band will open its...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • Denver Council hears project status updates

    Denver Council heard oral reports on several projects and viewed a video showing the obstruction in well number 4 at their Monday, June 11 meeting. Updates included: • LED streetlight project: Installation of overhead streetlights started June...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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