• 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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  • A shoe drops in Akron as the New Year begins

    by Dick Wanner In its ninth year, the 2016 Akron Shoe Drop had some 500 people ring in the New Year with their neighbors and out-of-towners. Akron Mayor John McBeth offered that crowd estimate which he made...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Film Presents New Possibilities for Schools

    Imagine if schools had glass walls and informal educational structures. What if standardized tests and strict class schedules were a thing of the past? Consider what might happen if students were taught what they needed as they...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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  • Water Issues Bubble Up in Akron

    Water issues were the focus of a special Akron borough council meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 30. That meeting was called after Councilman Jeff Shirk noted during council’s regular meeting Sept. 14, that the town is facing a...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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  • Akron Rail Trail work almost complete

    Work crews last week installed a traffic table —like a speed bump, only bigger — where the new rail trail crosses Main Street. Tuesday of this week a borough crew started working on a motion detection cross...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • Letter: Knowledgeable Akron Councilmen

    Dear Editor of The Ephrata Review, I feel Akron borough already has two knowledgeable people on council. They would be Jeff Shirk and John Taylor. These men have taken time to work on many projects and make...

    • Posted May 14, 2015
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