• Creek restoration, rec development proposed in Ephrata Township

    Last month, state officials joined representatives from Ephrata Township for a tour of a possible recreation site along the Cocalico Creek within the Autumn Hills development in Ephrata Township. Ephrata Township had recently acquired 16 acres along...

    • Posted October 16, 2019
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  • New Nonna Rosa’s restaurant off to a great start in Akron

    The former home of Piero’s Pizza & Pasta in Akron has finally gained a new resident. On Sept. 30, Nonna Rosa’s Traditional Italian Kitchen officially opened at 363 S. Seventh St., offering customers a sit-down dining experience...

    • Posted October 9, 2019
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  • Sometimes life needs a little dash of salt

    Terram Olei debuts new Halotherapy booth, offers wide range of natural products A trip to Green Dragon Market is a Friday tradition for many Ephrata residents. It’s the perfect place to stock up on fresh fruit and...

    • Posted May 15, 2019
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  • Mary Keener, of Fairmount Homes in Ephrata, recently celebrated her 100th birthday on Feb. 25. Photo by Emily Jacoby
    Keener celebrates centennial and a lifetime of helping others

        Fairmount Homes resident Mary Keener celebrated her 100th birthday on Monday, Feb. 25, and she continues to spend her time doing what she does best — helping others. Achieving a centennial birthday is a feat...

    • Posted February 27, 2019
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  • Gameseum officially ‘levels up’ for a March grand opening

    Pre-opening party coming up in downtown Ephrata Feb. 16 A new year means new businesses! And for 20-year-old Steven Van Splinter Jr. and his fiancee Mallorey Reese, their business dream is finally becoming a reality. Gameseum, the...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • ‘Petula, Circus Cat’ is a class act

    Marylouise Sholly, who is known for her role as a correspondent for The Ephrata Review, the Lititz Record Express, and The Reading Eagle, has published her first children’s book, “Petula, Circus Cat,” which tells the story of...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Landis Technologies remains rooted in Ephrata

    It might seem as though many successful business stories often start in the basement of their parents’ house. But, in the case of Landis Technologies in Ephrata, that is actually true. Matt Landis, owner and CEO of...

    • Posted August 29, 2018
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  • Shop at the Whistle Stop this Saturday

    The Whistle Stop Night Market in downtown Ephrata is the place to be on every third Saturday of each month, May through September, and July 21 marks the return of this month’s community and family-friendly event to...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Solo: the reluctant hero

      It all begins with one line; “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…” And when that ever-so-familiar theme music begins to play on cue and you see that opening text crawl across the...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • New arcade will be a blast from the past

    Keep the change in the piggy banks, folks, because Ephrata has a brand new arcade and museum coming later this year, and there are no coins required for optimal all-day game play! Yes, you did read that...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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