• Akron council focused on Walnut St. woes

    Walnut Street concerns took up most of Akron borough council’s regular meeting on July 8. Those concerns will be a big part of council’s next meeting/work session on Monday, July 22, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at borough...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Summer’s first Concert by the Creek is a rollicking frolic

    The Rumpke Mountain Boys may hail from Cincinnati, but their sound is all West Virginia holler, and if you didn’t like bluegrass before you heard them Tuesday night, you couldn’t help but tap a toe when they...

    • Posted June 19, 2019
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  • Rail Trail is formally dedicated

    A legitimate question 20 years ago could have asked northern Lancaster County citizens what was a better spending choice of their tax dollars A) Having their potholes fixed, or B) Repurposing a 7.2-mile stretch of abandoned railroad...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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  • Akron adopts short-term rental ordinance

    Looking for a nice place to stay in Akron? Preferably in a private home, with comfortable accommodations and friendly hosts? Well, you’re in luck. Airbnb’s website currently lists 10 such homes in Akron, with rates ranging from...

    • Posted April 24, 2019
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  • Akron to resurface Walnut Street

    Akron Borough Council approved a motion to advertise for bids to resurface Walnut Street. The work would ideally be done before the the start of the new school year, but it could be completed as late as...

    • Posted March 27, 2019
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  • Rail trail dedication set for April 24

    When a bridge over the Cocalico Creek was opened last month, the entire length of the Warwick to Ephrata rail trail (WERT) was finally available to pedestrians and bicyclists.The opening marked the culmination of a 15-year visionary...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Girls prepare to blaze a trail to Eagle

    The national story about the evolving Boy Scouts of America took a local turn Monday night, Dec. 17, when former Scoutmaster Abraham Shrom signed an application to charter a new troop in West Earl Township. Shrom was...

    • Posted January 23, 2019
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  • Rail trail mile markers ready to go; still need a bridge

    Just months from now you’ll be able to hike or bike the entire eight miles of the Warwick to Ephrata Rail Trail, (WERT) without leaving the trail to cross the Cocalico Creek. You’ll also be able to...

    • Posted June 7, 2018
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