• Chamber’s new chamber

    Ephrata Area Chamber of Commerce has a new name and new home in the Brossman Business Complex A quiet wave of change has impacted some Ephrata business advocacy groups. Perhaps the most significant adjustments become effective tomorrow,...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • EASD officials, police address threat rumors

    School officials said more than 400 students did not attend class Wednesday Several parents contacted The Ephrata Review on Tuesday and Wednesday to express worries of a possible threat to Ephrata High School students. The concerns stem...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • EHS grad glad to be home for the holidays

    Mackenzie Ruth was one of thousands stranded at blacked-out airport Atlanta’s busy airport plunged into darkness causing more than 1,300 canceled flights Sunday and Monday which left thousands stranded or delayed. One of those affected, Mackenzie Ruth...

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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  • Bob Buckwalter’s enduring brilliance

    Family and friends build his award-winning Christmas display weeks after Bob’s sudden, tragic death Bob Buckwalter’s passion for building extraordinary Christmas light displays originated as a child on Orange Street in Lancaster about 40 years ago. Honing...

    • Posted December 20, 2017
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  • Who’s on 2017 JINGLE BELL TROLLEY TOUR?

    The Ephrata Alliance’s fourth annual Jingle Bell Trolley Tour  took place on Friday, 12/8, and Saturday, 12/9.  Riders enjoyed the Christmas lights of Ephrata while traveling by trolley and were tasked to vote for their favorite decorated...

    • Posted December 14, 2017
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  • Aldi opens in Ephrata

    Aldi is the latest supermarket to open in the Ephrata region. To celebrate the opening on Nov. 30 of its third Lancaster County store in Ephrata, Aldi distributed the first 100 customers a golden ticket, each containing...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • Will ‘Diamond’ in a rough traffic spot be the solution?

    Planned ‘Diverging Diamond Interchange’ at Route 322/222 interchange to add five traffic signals between the current lights at Walmart and Hahnstown Road. Oblivious to the 40 yards behind her, the driver of a late-model Honda mini-van made...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • PennDOT to fix Ephrata’s jam

    Planned ‘Diverging Diamond Interchange’ at Route 322/222 interchange to add five traffic signals between the current lights at Walmart and Hahnstown Road By Patrick Burns Oblivious to the  40 yards behind her, the driver of a late-model...

    • Posted December 5, 2017
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  • GOP dominates local elections

    By PATRICK BURNS   Local voter turnout varied on a chilly, wet Election Day, which featured few contested races and no national or gubernatorial appeal. The results were as expected as GOP candidates dominated all contested and...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Flames and smoke could be seen rising above downtown Tuesday afternoon from this fire on North State Street. Photo by Patrick Burns
    Quick-moving fire alarms downtown

    A two-alarm, mid-afternoon fire on Tuesday rattled downtown Ephrata Borough traffic and affected six North Church Street residents. Though no one was injured, the fire damaged a duplex at 65 N. Church St. after a fire started...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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