• Band director Lincoln Fogelsanger leads the Ephrata Concert Band, which will open its 40th season at 
7:30 p.m. June 15 in the bandshell at Thomas Grater Community Park.
    Ephrata Concert Band celebrating 40th anniversary

    The Ephrata Concert Band will open its 40th anniversary “Concerts in the Park” season at 7:30 p.m. June 15 in the bandshell at Thomas Grater Community Park. The season will continue with concerts on the following seven...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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    Ian E. Swarr, 16, Make-A-Wish Convoy regular, lifetime member of several local fire and rescue companies

    Ian E. Swarr, 16, of Washington Boro, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 7, 2014 at home surrounded by family and friends after a brilliant, heroic fight with Epidermolysis Bullosa. Born May 28, 1998, in Lancaster, he was...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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    Ephrata’s Wiker named National Merit Scholar

    Ephrata High School senior Julia Wiker has been awarded an honor through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which draws approximately 1.5 million entrants each year. Wiker is a 2014 National Merit Scholar, who received the Corporate-sponsored Merit...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Ephrata Community Hospital Day in the Park set for June 7

    Hospital Day in the Park is set for June 7 at Grater Memorial Park in Ephrata from 7 a.m.-3 p.m.. It is hosted by WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital. The schedule for this year’s event includes all the...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Eby’s final graduation

    “Prepare your heart to front the hour, but dream not that the hour will last.” Lord Alfred Tennyson. As one who has always loved quotes and used them frequently throughout her years of leadership, that quote by...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Special graduation section inside this week’s edition

    Be sure to pick up a copy of this week’s Ephrata Review for the special 12-page pull-out graduation section, featuring photos of Ephrata and Cocalico graduates, in addition to award information and other senior stories and photos….available...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Grace Chon
    Chon named valedictorian

      Well-known as one of the top high school cello players in the country, Ephrata High School senior Grace Chon will now take her place as the top ranking student in the Class of 2014. Principal Joane...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • 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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  • Photo by Jeremy Bischoff
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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