• Area shelter offers a change for the better

      A famous parable tells the story of a Samaritan who generously gives his time and resources to help a stranger in need. Following the story’s benevolent example, the Good Samaritan Shelter of Ephrata offers safe, free...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Locals join ‘Ride to Achieve’

      Calling all motorcycle riders and their passengers, for three fundraising rides through Lancaster County! The hosts of this event, The Arc of Lancaster County, provides services for the entire county, but the leadership has a decidedly...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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TNT Ministry's Mike Wenger stands with students who had their faces painted white, representing "victims" who were pulled from their classrooms "Every 15 Minutes..."
    A chilling scene…

      Although the dramatic wreck in front of the Ephrata High School was a rehearsed scenario, it was more than just that for the participants and students observing. The scene represented a harsh reality that happens on...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Kole DeHaven
    EHS plans 119th commencement

    Weather permitting, Ephrata High School’s 119th Annual Commencement exercises will be held on War Memorial Field, next Thursday, June 5 beginning at 7 p.m. It was decided in recent months, that despite a pending construction project to...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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    Open Air Market kicks off summer season

    Shoppers at Ephrata’s Open Air Market were treated to a wonderfully sunny, yet, cool day in which to browse the wares of the many merchants in attendance during the market’s season opening May 17. The Whistle Stop...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Julie Ceresini (left) and Charlotte Boas work together at The Park Place Diner. They also worked at Zinn's Diner at the same location. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Zinn’s Diner employees still family 11 years after the restaurant was sold

    Special reunion set Saturday For 53 years, Zinn’s Diner provided tasty meals and excellent service to dedicated local patrons and hungry tourists alike. “In our peak year, we served 758,000 customers in a diner with fewer than...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Progress remains stalled on Benderson Development Co.'s  Cocalico Commons, which had planned a fall 2009 groundbreaking on the 57-acre site just off Route 222 near the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
    Benderson Development won’t pay (for now)

    The developer of the long-planned Cocalico Commons shopping center  has won another court battle. The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania upheld a lower court’s ruling that frees Benderson Development Co.’s obligation to pay $318,000 in water fees it...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Cocalico graduate Jim Unruh is shown reading an Ephrata Review in
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    First reunion of Vietnam unit about to unfold here

      As you get busy with your plans this Memorial Day weekend, here’s a story to take with you. It’s about a young man and the life he made in his all too brief a time on...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Brigadier General Jerry G. Beck Jr.
    VFW plans Ephrata Memorial Day program

      In a joint effort between the American Legion Post No. 429, BPO Elks Lodge No. 1933, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3376 and the Amvets Post No. 136, a Memorial Day program will be held...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • More details on EASD turf project

    Ephrata Area School District directors met Monday night for a special meeting to take action on a number of upcoming capital projects involving two district elementary schools. They were also briefed on more details for the proposed...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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