• Food, pageant fare well at Denver Fair

      Balancing a shiny tiara on her head and smiling for the cameras Tuesday, newly crowned queen Katie Carrasco walked off under conditions many others have not experienced during previous Miss Denver Fair coronations: through a relatively...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Goldens rule: DVGRR rescues 17 dogs displaced in Texas by Hurricane Harvey

    Barry Rupp’s love of his own golden retrievers planted an inescapable impulse to volunteer with the Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue in Reinholds about 10 years ago. As a member of the DVGRR transportation team, the Ephrata...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Purple Heart returned

    Brian Travis’ determination helped return a lost Purple Heart bestowed on a hero who died during the Battle of Normandy in World War II. Travis, who stumbled upon the Purple Heart at a Goodwill Store in April,...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • EASD students return

    Though many not yet compliant with new vaccination rules Ephrata Area School District students began school Monday, Aug. 28 — a day earlier than last year. Something else arrived earlier this year for students: new vaccination rules....

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • Help for Harvey

    Locals join national effort to aid hurricane victims The heartbreaking media images of thousands of flooded out residents in Texas continued to multiply since Harvey hit late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane Rebecca Gallagher, who lived...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • Nearly 600 people attended the eclipse event at Ephrata Public Library Monday, including (left to right) Ethan Smith, Judy Deppen, Emma Smith, and Chris Brubaker. Photo by Pat Burns
    Hundreds flock to Ephrata library event to watch ‘Once In A Lifetime’ solar eclipse

    “Look…up in the sky!” Nearly 600 people Monday did just that at the Ephrata Public Library, embodying the famed opening scene of the 1950s Superman TV show. True to form, the object in question once again was...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • Kim and Adam Gockley last week flew 2,600 miles to Lincoln City, Ore., to witness a total eclipse
    Eclipsing atmosphere

    Ephrata’s Kim and Adam Gockley flew 2,600 miles to witness a total eclipse of the sun While throngs of locals flocked to witness Monday’s partial eclipse at the local library, Kim Gockley and her son Adam decided...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • Goodwill yields Purple Heart

    Brian Travis noticed a discolored white cardboard box priced $1.97 on the Goodwill store shelf. Inside was another box inscribed “Purple Heart.” Purple Heart Day on Tuesday found Brian Travis a bit blue. For four frustrating months,...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Armed robbery at Royer Pharmacy

    Ephrata Review Exclusive Video of armed robbery suspect. The Ephrata PD are looking for public’s help to identify an armed robber. According to police, there was an armed robbery at Royer Pharmacy around 5:30 p.m. Monday afternoon...

    • Posted August 8, 2017
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  • Members of the Mayor’s Roundtable on Drugs, who met July 13 at Wellspan Ephrata Hospital, include (left to right) Eric Kennel of Compass Mark, Ephrata Mayor Ralph Mowen, Chief William Harvey, Deb Bard of T.W. Ponessa, Beth Bulat, Lancaster County Drug and Alcohol Commission, Denise Sipe of T.W. Ponessa, and Sandy Paradis, The Rase Project (in foreground).
    Mayor assembles ‘drug roundtable’

    Five-pillar approach to address drug treatment, prevention, policing, harm reduction, and recovery During a recent economic symposium, residents compiled a list of downtown Ephrata’s advantages and drawbacks for a panel of professionals looking for development options for...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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