• Pretzel Fest ticket holders will sample 13 different pretzel-themed creations on May 2. Tickets to Pretzel
Fest can be purchased in the train station in Lititz Springs Park, or online at lititzpretzelfest.com. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Pretzel Fest will feature 13 tasting stations

    The fourth annual Lititz Pretzel Fest is set for May 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Lititz. Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Lititz Area, the event is unique in that it appeals to adults...

    • Posted April 22, 2015
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    ‘Who’s going to call chicken first?’ (PLUS VIDEO)

    Council rebuffs suggestions to alleviate Akron’s lawsuit against the mayor by Patrick Burns Councilman Dan McCormac contained his frustration at Monday’s Akron Borough Council meeting. But just barely. “Who’s going to call chicken first?” McCormac asked. “At...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Rec & borough agree on matching funds

    “We did not approach the borough and ask for $100,000.” That was a comment made by Ephrata Recreation Center Executive Director Jim Summers at Monday night’s Ephrata Borough Council meeting in advance of a vote to approve...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Brian Wentz (17) is signaled safe at second during Mon¬day’s game at Warwick. Warrior second baseman Tyler Martin (4) looks on. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Warriors prevail, out-slug Ephrata

    Drew Keller was sitting fastball against Ephrata’s Austin Lowery. The Warwick senior didn’t get that pitch. But it didn’t matter. Keller adjusted to a first-pitch curve from Lowery and smashed his first varsity home run, a two-run...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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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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