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    Ephrata Schools to close early Tuesday

    Ephrata Schools announced half-day close this afternoon will not add more school dates to calendar. Here are makeups so far. Wednesday, March 23, 2016 (as a make-up day for Monday, January 25, 2016) Thursday, March 24, 2016...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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  • “I learned early on to present yourself professionally but also, and more importantly, how you treat other people &tstr; you treat everyone, regardless of their role in an organization or in society, with respect.” Carrie E. Willetts, president of WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital
    Carrie Willetts takes over at WellSpan

    Carrie E. Willetts hit the ground running when she took over last month as the new boss at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital. Willetts, 41, who along with her husband are house-hunting in the Ephrata area, expressed a...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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  • ER Snowblower Monday
    Going ‘Snowhere’

    Road crews in Ephrata and neighboring townships have worked around the clock since last weekend’s storm dumped 20-plus inches of snow which winds whipped into drifts as high as five feet in isolated spots. Snow from Winter...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • An Ephrata Borough plow truck rumbles down Main Street after a storm on Feb . 12, 2014.
    Snow storm cookin’: Experts say we could get two feet, or maybe not

    Local meteorologist Eric Horst’s forecast Monday organized this weekend’s probable snow totals much like a restaurant menu. The question is how much will our bill total? Horst, and his staff at Millersville University, presented a “probabilistic forecast”...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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    We’re gonna party like it’s $1.99

    Charlie’s Fuel & Deli was the first to sell gas for under $2 in Lancaster County by PATRICK BURNS Ephrata motorists waited impatiently for a few weeks to see if (and when) gasoline prices would drop below...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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    91-year-old wins at 100th PA Farm Show

    Nonagenarian (91-year-old)  wins first prize at 100th PA Farm Show by PATRICK BURNS Martha D. Stoner, 91,  of Akron, spent a long, long time perfecting a crocheted, full-size bedspread made for one of her six children. But...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • Ephrata Fair lunch hunt
    Top 2015 stories

    …as social media sites took hold by Patrick Burns The Ephrata Review reported the big stories in the borough, township and surrounding area in 2015. No surprise; it’s what we do. But unlike ever before, our Facebook...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • PennDOT says you can breathe easy because these are  NOT cinder blocks supporting Route 222 bridge in East Cocalico Twp. Reamstown. They are actually steel bars.
    Bridge not troubled…

    by Patrick Burns If you travel in Reamstown you may have perhaps wondered why PennDOT used cinder blocks to buttress the Route 222 bridge over Church Avenue. But PennDOT says you can breathe easy because they are...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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  • Anthony R. Dickersheid is accused of beating his girlfriend’s daughter – Oct. 14 inside a School Court home, when he had sole custody of her, according to police.
    Police: Denver Man Beat Child; Caused Brain Injury

    Police say Anthony R. Dickersheid Beat Child – is charged with causing a 6-year-old girl’s brain bleed, and other injuries, in an October beating at the child’s home. Anthony R. Dickersheid beat the girl – his girlfriend’s daughter...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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  • Omar Colon, 26, is accused of firing a hand gun at a man on the 200 block of Church Avenue Nov. 9.
    Shooting Suspect Jailed

    Ephrata Police reported the arrest of the man who witnesses said fired a hand gun at a man visiting a home on the 200 block of Church Avenue in broad daylight on Nov. 9. Officer Kenneth Lockhart...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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