• This Hub’s for you

      Based at Ephrata Library’s Exploratorium, Northern Lancaster Hub will serve residents in need of social services by consolidating support agencies On the one hand, Ephrata Public Library’s role as the pass-through organization of a three-year United...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Zachary Graney stocks mortars at the fireworks sales tent in Ephrata. The tent does not stock M80s or firecrackers, but it has an assortment of aerial devices that became legal to purchase by a new state law in October. Photo by Patrick Burns

    Last October, the state legalized the sale of up to 50 milligrams of explosive material which includes firecrackers, Roman candles, and bottle rockets Zachary Graney hears the same question from customers arriving at the Wicked Fireworks sales...

    • Posted July 3, 2018
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  • Chamber Chat takes on traffic

    PennDOT officials on June 21 took questions from a packed house after providing a presentation on the planned realignments to the Routes 322/222 interchanges. Sponsored by the Northern Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce and held at the...

    • Posted June 28, 2018
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  • UPDATE: PennDOT’s bridge project

    PennDOT announced that on Tuesday, May 29, three bridges over U.S. 222 in the Akron and Ephrata area in northeastern Lancaster County are scheduled to close for repairs. The Pool Road, Peach Road and East Mohler Church...

    • Posted May 27, 2018
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  • Ephrata 10th among PA’s best places to live

    The Ephrata area is among the best in the state for families. That is according to a study by WalletHub released earlier this month. Ephrata, which landed 10th on the list, ranked highest among Central Pennsylvania cities....

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • Carol Stark tribute nets nearly two million views in first day

    Speaking on camera in Ephrata, Mike Rowe points to a building in the latest episode of his Facebook show “Returning the Favor” and says: “Carol Stark is in that building no doubt engaged in some do-gooder activity.”...

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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  • Recent high winds uprooted this evergreen, causing it to fall against Robert Vasko’s house next to his business, Brickerville Motors, along state Route 322. “I loved that tree,” Vasko said Saturday. He said it tipped over during Friday’s nor’easter and caused some roof damage to the old, stone home. He said he talked to the previous homeowner who remembered the tree being large even 50 years ago. Vasko estimated the tree to be at least 70 years old. Photo by Bonnie Adams
    Ephrata Braces for More Weather

    Our go-to weather person Eric Horst at Millersville University had cautiously predicted snow would begin overnight on Tuesday but only light flurries were evident by around 5 a.m. Wednesday. Still, accumulations had begun on cars, decks, outdoor...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • 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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