• EMS Media Center upgrade

    Extensive renovations to the Ephrata Middle School Media Center begin this month with a completion date set for the start of the 2019-2020 school year. The board of directors approved renovation plans and authorized the administration to...

    • Posted May 1, 2019
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  • HSCV opens new exhibit

    The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley is pleased to announce the opening of its new 2019-2020 exhibit “Fresh Findings From the Past” on Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., in its museum located...

    • 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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  • Every ‘litter’ bit helps

    It’s a way of life. So, you probably won’t be surprised when you learn that even runners and joggers have started multitasking — it’s called plogging. It started in Sweden in 2016 to help local communities clean-up...

    • Posted April 24, 2019
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  • Review and sister papers win 11 state journalism awards

    The staff of The Ephrata Review and its sister newspapers, Lititz Record Express and Elizabethtown Advocate, has won 11 Keystone Press Awards for journalistic excellence. “It was a team effort from a very talented group of journalists,”...

    • Posted April 24, 2019
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  • Horst Auction Center to feature Hess collection April 26-27

    A two-day event later this week at Horst Auction Center in Ephrata officially kicks off one of several auctions which will spotlight the collection and property of the late Clarke E. Hess. On April 26 and 27,...

    • Posted April 24, 2019
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  • Lancaster County National Day of Prayer coming soon

    Celebrations and gatherings to mark Lancaster County’s observance of National Day of Prayer will take place on May 1 through 4. Here’s a listing of what’s in store. Youth observance There are few things more profound than...

    • Posted April 24, 2019
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  • EHS production draws huge crowds

    The macabre humor of the late New Yorker cartoonist Charles Addams cast its darkly funny spell over enthusiastic audiences for three performances last week in the Ephrata High School auditorium. In their production of “The Addams Family,”...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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  • Akron inventor ready for takeoff

    Sometime before the end of this year, Joe Latrell expects to tune his shortwave radio to 450 megahertz, and spend a few minutes each day listening to the signal from a softball-sized satellite as it passes overhead...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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  • Ephrata council considers electronic traffic devices

    Ephrata Borough Council will consider an addition to next year’s budget to purchase electronic traffic devices to make the borough a safer place to be. Borough resident and former Lincoln Fire Chief Randy Gockley addressed council April...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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