• The Winters Leadership Memorial at Veterans’ Plaza will be the site of the Welcome Home program Sunday that kicks off the week of the 100th Ephrata Fair.
    Welcome Home ceremony starts big week Sunday

    Gen. Hobbins will focus on soldiers returning to post WWI celebration at the first Ephrata Fair in 1919 One hundred years ago, the Ephrata Fair made its first appearance. Local farmers proudly showed off their finest crops...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Report spotted lanternfly sightings

    In the past week, there have been numerous sightings of spotted lanternfly in Ephrata Borough, Ephrata Township, Akron Borough, West Cocalico Township and Clay Township, according to Chief William Harvey, Ephrata borough emergency management coordinator and spotted...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • The ‘New Normal’

    BY PATRICK BURNS Ephrata Review NEWS EDITOR “An emergency is not the time to have introductions and exchange business cards.” — Ephrata Police Chief William ‘Bill’ Harvey Chief William ‘Bill’ Harvey’s message resonated to everyone that packed the...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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    Gus’s Keystone Restaurant Gets a Facelift for Fall

    You might have noticed that Gus’s Keystone Family Restaurant in Ephrata is undergoing exterior renovations. It’s a facelift that will give Gus’s a whole new facelift with an expanded foyer with more seating and a bright, new...

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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  • They’ve all come to look for America

    I remember like it was yesterday watching David Bowie on the floor opening the show sitting alone cross-legged on stage playing a tiny keyboard in a slow intro to a soaring cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s “America.”...

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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  • Flooding Issues Challenge Boro Emergency Crews

    Fire companies responded to 62 water-related rescues in August By Marylouise Sholly With more rainy weather possibly on the way, courtesy of Hurricane Florence barreling up the East Coast, Ephrata’s Mayor Ralph Mowen cautioned residents to take care...

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Ronald Zahm (5) goes airborne as he tries to escape the clutches of the Governor Mifflin defenders Friday in Shillington. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles continue to soar

    Down Governor Mifflin to improve to 3-0 After graduating 17 seniors from last year’s 11-2 District semifinal squad, most felt the Eagles would endure some growing pains, at least in the early stages to the 2018 season....

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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  • Final Whistle Stop Market Saturday

      Last event of the season Saturday expected to be dry for a change The fifth and final Whistle Stop Night Market is scheduled for Saturday afternoon and will feature music from Melanie Ilana with Rick Tomlinson....

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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  • Steven Courtney will perform at Rothsville Community Day

      The 17th annual Rothsville Community Day will be held Saturday, Sept. 15, at Forney Field, Church Street, Rothsville. The day will kick off at 9:30 a.m. with a 5K Fun Run/ Walk sponsored by WellSpan Family...

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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    Vision Care from Melissa Plowmaker, O.D. at Walmart Vision Center

    At the Walmart Vision Center, owner Melissa Plowmaker, O.D., and her staff provide vision care services at the office located at 890 East Main Street, Ephrata, at the front area of Walmart. Whether you are looking for...

    • Posted September 10, 2018
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