• Election Dems

    Primary attracts few; shake up on Akron Borough Council Voter apathy was apparent in Tuesday’s primary election where turnout in some areas was as low as five percent. One Ephrata poll official noted the pace of “nine...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    Board plans tax hike

      School will OK final budget in June The Ephrata Area School Board is considering a proposed budget for the 2015-2016 school year that includes a .45 of a mill tax increase. If approved at the June 15...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    Let Stover take over

    The social media response to Ephrata Borough’s hint that it might install vending machines in place of the snack bar at the Ephrata Pool this summer was swift and unanimous. “Oh I noticed — like everybody else...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    Mounts begin District Three playoffs

    The Ephrata Mounts (16-7) on Thursday grabbed their second L-L baseball title since 2010. In one hour, the 9th-seeded Mounts begin District Three playoffs action at No. 8 Cedar Cliff, 13-7 (at 4:30)‪ #‎EphReview‬

    • Posted May 18, 2015
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  • Ballot
    Primary election set for Tuesday

    There’s not many competitive ballots featured in the 2015 primary election on Tuesday, which include races for Ephrata School Board and Denver and Akron borough councils. In the election for Ephrata School Board, six candidates — four...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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    Fest brewin’ downtown

      Ephrata Borough Council on Monday approved a request to hold BrewFest, a craft beer festival in downtown Ephrata. Downtown Ephrata Inc. got the green light to use the Whistle Stop Plaza and parking lot for the...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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    Kien X. Lopez, 18, Ephrata, EHS grad, a caring friend, enjoyed the outdoors, helping others

    Kien Xavier Lopez, 18, of Ephrata, transitioned from this life into the next May 9, 2015. Born in Ephrata he was the son of Lisa Dull Lopez of Ephrata and Rolando Lopez of Hamburg. A graduate from...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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    VIDEO: Friends honored Kien Lopez, Ephrata HS student killed in crash

    Kien Xavier Lopez, an 18-year-old Ephrata High School senior, was killed  in a one-car crash in Penn Township early Saturday morning.       The death caused an outpouring of farewells from friends and classmates who created...

    • Posted May 11, 2015
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    Shooter named in road rage incident

    While police have not identified the two men involved in Wednesday’s road rage shooting, the Record Express has learned through reliable sources that the gun was fired by Jim Mellinger, a 74-year-old Lititz area resident. Darrel Smith,...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • !!! Detour Troubles 2
    Bridge repair project creates bumpy ride

    by Patrick Burns The long anticipated Route 272 detour that started 11 a.m. Monday will end in some 440 days. Yet it took only a few hours before concerned residents and community leaders soured on safety issues...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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