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    Chaos

    Ferocious Storm Rips Through Ephrata by Patrick Burns “It fell just right,” Jeff Holochuck said. He  referred to a 35-foot oak tree whose branches swept across the right side of his expansive property at 700 Pershing Ave....

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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    Medical Issues and Bills Take Ephrata Family to the Brink

    When you have your health, you have it all. No one knows that better than Patrick Van Roy and his wife, Monica McGuire, of Ephrata. After years of medical treatments and health issues, they are fighting an...

    • Posted June 18, 2015
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  • Off to Costa Rica!

    Bethany Rutledge, currently a Cocalico High School sophomore, will travel to Costa Rica in February 2016 to study abroad through the AFS Intercultural Program.  She was  awarded a full scholarship for flight and living expenses. After living...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    No Joe-king, Dunkin’ coming (Story & VIDEO)

    No Joe-king, Dunkin’ coming to Ephrata by Patrick Burns The Ephrata Review reported in July 2014 that “work could begin soon” on a new drive-thru Dunkin’ Donuts in front of the Kmart and across from the Wendy’s...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    EASD tax hike approved

    …in a tight vote on EASD tax hike Average property owner will see $62.52 increase   Despite having passed a preliminary budget calling for a 2.3 percent increase, the Ephrata Area School District Board of Directors briefly...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    Ephrata Dunkin Donuts site prepared (VIDEO)

    As The Ephrata Review reported in July 2014, work could begin soon on a new drive-thru Dunkin’ Donuts in front of the Kmart and across from the Wendy’s restaurant on Route 272 and Rothsville Road. The borough...

    • Posted June 16, 2015
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  • Council discusses removalof Main Street shade trees

      A total of four trees have been cut down along Ephrata Borough’s central business district. While some residents have expressed concern, so far there are no indications there is anything “shady” going on with the missing...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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    Spanning the system

      WellSpan details $47 million expansion and purchase of Ephrata Health Pavilion   WellSpan’s growth throughout the local area since October 2013 has been ambitious. It includes opening a new family medicine practice in Manheim, new women’s...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • ( SHOWN HERE IS Randall Shreiner )

Police are seeking Randall Shreiner, left, for questioning in the death of Monica Lee Miller.
    Murderer sentenced

    The family of murder victim Monica L. Miller received swift justice as killer Randall S. Shreiner was sentenced to life in prison on Friday. Shreiner, 58, pleaded guilty June 5 to first-degree murder in the shooting of...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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    Resident stumped by decision

    Resident Dan Sweigart criticizes decision to remove some trees along the Main Street business district. Ephrata Borough’s elimination of some trees along the Main Street business district has sparked contention. George DiIlio, who chairs the Shade Tree...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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