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    ‘Rocky’ Start on Winters Memorial (Video)

    Workers this morning began groundbreaking on the Winters Leadership Memorial. The dedication ceremony is scheduled for Monday, May 25 (Memorial Day) at 3 p.m. There is no cost, and everyone is encouraged to attend, but we do...

    • Posted April 13, 2015
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    Borough-Rec accord?

    It looks like Ephrata will adopt a measure to grant up to $100,000 in capital campaign matching funds to the Ephrata Rec Center But the approval of the unbudgeted expenditure hinges on the Ephrata Rec’s approval of...

    • Posted April 9, 2015
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  • An owl and its owlet in the crack of a tree in Ephrata's Tom Grater Park.
    Family ‘Owl’bum

    About two weeks ago, The Ephrata Review was given the tip that a family of owls had made a home in the crack of a tree along the Cocalico Creek, across from the American Legion in Ephrata....

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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    Smaller McDonald’s planned

    The owners of the burned-out McDonald’s at the Cloister Shopping Center say a reconfigured fast-food operation could be open within three months. Local residents and Cloister Shopping Center business tenants were excited to learn that demolition of...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • Celebrate National Volunteer month by giving blood

    The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April and make a difference in the lives of patients in need. The Red Cross salutes the hundreds of thousands of volunteers...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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  • Ephrata Area School District has been named one of the ‘Best Communities for Music Education” in the United States for 2015.’
    EASD among best communities for music in the country

    Ephrata Area School District has been named among the “2015 Best Communities for Music Education” in the United States, according to the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation. The district also received this recognition in 2005, 2008,...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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    Habitual dog hoarding in Rothsville

    Dog law officers responded last week for the third time to a property owned by serial dog hoarder Barbara E. Dienner. The Pennsylvania SPCA’s action in seizing 19 dogs March 27 from Dienner’s property on the 800...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Gus's Keystone Family Restaurant  opened in place of the former Ephrata Diner Tuesday. Pictured are new owner Gus Kourgelis (right) with Lemonia Papazekos (left) and Dino Papazekos (center).
    New Gus’s Keystone opens at diner site

    Gus’s Keystone Family Restaurant opened in place of the former Ephrata Diner Tuesday. It’s the second Gus’s operated by Gus Kourgelis, who launched operations at 6 a.m. Tuesday at the popular former Epharata Diner location at 3687...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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    No vend in sight?

    Pool snack bar likely to return Ephrata Borough Council had pondered the idea of forgoing the swim club’s snack bar after a search for a vendor to operate it stalled. But the Community Services Committee on March...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • !!!! REVIEW Paper March 25
    Pick up the March 25 Ephrata Review today

    Pick up today’s Ephrata Review for the best local news coverage.  

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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