• Dan Guers, retired Akron Borough manager, takes a look back

    When Dan Guers retired as Akron’s borough manager Sept. 28, he retired from moving, too. The house he shares with his wife, Patricia, is the 13th home they’ve lived in and they don’t intend to put themselves...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Firefighters work together for Clay area

    Over the weekend of Feb. 25, more than 100 volunteer firefighters from a half dozen local companies were out in force, helping the residents of northern Lancaster County after a wave of destruction caused by strong winds...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Akron council considers Colonial Drive-to-rail-trail connection

    With Akron’s parks budget stretched to its limit, borough councilman Nathan Imhoff said he is investigating the possibility of a GoFundMe campaign to pay for an access path from Colonial Drive to the rail trail that skirts...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Micah Martin
    Micah Martin named National Merit finalist

    Micah Martin, an Ephrata High School senior, has been named a National Merit Scholarship Program finalist. Martin is among nearly 15,000 finalists nationwide, of whom 7,500 are estimated to move on as recipients of the Merit Scholarship....

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • Concerns raised over decline in taxable properties in boro

    Ephrata Borough Planning Commission member David Hunt expressed concern that the number of taxable properties within the borough continued to decrease. “To see the loss of a building that I paid taxes on for 50 years torn...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • Lacey Lawson of Ephrata was out enjoying the snow Tuesday as he father Clint was cleaning sidewalks near the square.
    Stella! Winter’s final roar?

    Late snow storm, biggest of season, shuts down area They say March weather comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. But what about in between? This year, locals experienced mid-March weather known as...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • Review deadline changing due to snow forecast

    Due to the snowstorm forecast for our coverage areas Monday evening into Tuesday, The Ephrata Review and Lititz Record Express will be moving up its section deadlines for this week’s editions to today (March 13) at noon....

    • Posted March 13, 2017
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  • Reassessment rattles homeowners

    By Patrick Burns Anxiety raged Friday on social media when homeowners opened mail boldly labeled “Important: 2018 Preliminary Property Assessment Notice.” Panicked residents took to Facebook to commiserate about the letters, which advised homeowners of their new...

    • Posted March 9, 2017
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  • Mike Wolfe of Ephrata sports a face-covering green beard. Photo by Marylouise Sholly
    Funds pour in for memorial, library at annual Shamrocks and Shenanigans event

    The length and breadth of an ocean disappeared Saturday night as Ireland arrived in south central Pennsylvania. All things Irish could be found in American Legion Post 439 during the third annual “Shamrocks and Shenanigans” event, a...

    • Posted March 8, 2017
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