• Lowell Haws (right) was presented with a plaque by Chuck Mummert, 1st vice president of the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs, to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Ephrata’s incorporation as a borough
    Making history: Borough officer saluted statewide

    Last August, Sgt. Eric Schmitt of the Ephrata Police Department was called to a non-responsive victim in the Ephrata Walmart parking lot. Within minutes of arriving, he recognized it was more than a simple case of someone...

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  • This was the scene in downtown Ephrata in September of 1953, shortly after the town’s own Evelyn Ay was crowned Miss America. A huge celebration was held and many of the items associated with Ay’s amazing story, including the large banner that was across Main Street, are part of the new Ephrata Bor - ough 125th Anniversary display at the Historical Society Of The Cocalico Valley.
    Historical Society’s new exhibit honors Ephrata’s 125th anniversary

    The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley is commemorating the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of the Borough of Ephrata with a special exhibit that opens on Saturday, March 19. Curated by former Ephrata Mayor Clarence E....

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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    Be sure to use 717 when calling The Ephrata Review

    We’ve recently upgraded the phone system at The Ephrata Review, The Lititz Record Express and Lancaster Farming, and the new system requires a 10-digit number, even when you’re dialing within the 717 area code. Some phone systems...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Ephrata Youth Lacrosse Vera Bradley Bingo Fundraiser

    The Ephrata Youth Lacrosse Club invites fans of Vera Bradley to their 6th annual Bingo Fundraiser on Sunday March 13th at the Ephrata Rec Center.  Twenty rounds of white knuckle bingo means 20 winners of the most...

    • Posted March 10, 2016
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    What’s to Love about Zig’s? Everything!

    There are so many reasons to love Zig’s Bakery & Café, you’ll hardly know how to count them all! With St. Patrick’s coming up March 17, Zig’s Bakery has all your favorite treats with an Irish accent....

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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    Crossing risk

    While pedestrians have the right-of-way over vehicles in a crosswalk, officials remind: “It’s still a “negotiation between parties.” By Patrick Burns The intersection where a vehicle hit a 3-year-old Ephrata boy and his 63-year-old grandmother March 1...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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    Welcome!

    “(Baseball) breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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    Featherweight bout

    Ah, the next frame… Actually, this captured “lunch” had something to “crow” about. The starling continued to call for help from its mates. European Starlings are an aggressive invasive species and typically use the flock approach to...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • A side view of the proposed residential cabin. Illustration courtesy Fry Associates Architecture.
    Drivers behind proposed change at golf course

    ‘It was a God thing’ says HVMI’s executive director Talk with Tim Sheetz and Kyle Robinson about Handi*Vangelism Ministry International for just a short time, and you will quickly perceive a palpably prayerful attitude about their possible...

    • Posted March 3, 2016
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    Taste of The Town, Caruso’s Italian Restaurant: A Tasty Rothsville Tradition

    For nearly 21 years, Caruso’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria has been a local tradition, offering full Italian dinners, outstanding pizza and casual sandwiches. Everyone knows that Caruso’s has everything you could want for lunch, dinner or get-togethers...

    • Posted March 3, 2016
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