• 28th Annual Mother’s Day Truck Convoy Street View

    The Inaugural Ephrata Review Truck Convoy Livestream Keep up to date on all the Truck Convoy Action from the Ephrata Review SquareCam StreetCam DashCam

    • Posted May 11, 2017
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  • A town tradition returns

    The Mother’s Day Truck Convoy has rolled through scenic Lancaster County for 27 years. In 2016, it saw 25,000 people line the roadways to cheer on the 600-plus trucks and 125-plus Wish Kids seated next to their...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • Tasha the Calico cat is back home again after spending 11 days and nights stuck in a maple tree in Akron. Her owner, Eva Schulze, kept an anxious vigil until Lebanon arborist Bryan Weaver went up in the tree and brought her down. Both owner and cat are back to their normal routine. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Tasha climbed a tree in Akron – and stayed; now safely reunited with her owner

    Plan A for Tasha was to climb a 40-foot-maple tree to get away from a marauding tom cat. Tasha is a three-year-old Calico cat who lives with her owner, 85-year-old Eva Schulze, on Akron’s South Ninth Street....

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • Charles Adkins, of NexGen Utility Solutions checks the newly installed unit. The entire process takes about one minute. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Borough addresses new meter concerns

    Since early April, Ephrata Borough staff have been switching out existing analog electric meters on residential homes to new advanced meters, which are more efficient when recording electric usage. But some residents don’t want the new automated...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • Field set for Tuesday’s primary election

      by  PATRICK BURNS It may be hard to believe that it’s been six months since our last election as public discussion rages on about the November race. Certainly this Tuesday’s primary elections lack the mass appeal...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • Dutchland Derby Rollers enter second decade of play

    Women’s Roller Derby sounds like a 1950s thing, and if you watch it on YouTube it’s pure entertainment with skaters on a high-bank track creating havoc with their opponents at breakneck speed. But don’t be fooled, roller...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • Kevin Carvell joins ‘Seniors’ dogumentary as executive producer

    Ephrata native and filmmaker Kevin Carvell has reteamed with Gorman Bechard, the acclaimed director of “A Dog Named Gucci,” the 2015 ASPCA Media Excellence Award winner. Carvell will executive produce and Bechard will direct the all-new film...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • Leshers married 70 years

    Pierce and Ethel Lesher are celebrating 70 years of marriage this week. They were married May 10, 1947, in St. Paul’s Lutheran and Reformed Church in Adamstown. They have one son, Kent, husband of Jane; three grandchildren:...

    • Posted May 10, 2017
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  • Forever Friends

    Friends of the Ephrata Public Library have raised about $881K between 1984-2016 and donated about $50K per year since 2010 By Patrick Burns Friends of the Ephrata Public Library may be gone but it’s certainly not forgotten....

    • Posted May 8, 2017
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  • About 60 people gathered at Ephrata Borough Council's meeting Monday to hear results of the pilot Conceptual Development Program which assessed the redevelopment potential for the Wenger Feed Mill. Photo by Patrick Burns
    Community participates in study examining possible redevelopment uses for the Wenger Feed Mill

    There’s no consensus on what the community wishes to make of the former Wenger Feed Mill property in the heart of downtown Ephrata Borough. However, the possibilities are intriguing, according to the first-of-its-kind study conducted by teams...

    • Posted May 3, 2017
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