•  Ephrata girls rout Lebanon

    The Ephrata girls track team opened the 2015 campaign in mid-season form Monday afternoon at Lebanon. The two-time section champs won 16 of the 18 events contested to cruise to an easy 126-24 win over the Cedars....

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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    The Ephrata Review/Lititz Record Express win 15 state journalism awards

    The staff of the The Ephrata Review and its sister newspaper, Lititz Record Express, has won 15 Keystone Press Awards for journalistic excellence. Winners, announced last Thursday from a statewide journalism contest for work published in 2014,...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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    Sack the snack bar?

    Borough ponders pool food sales. Pool members dislike vending machine option, favors “simplified” menu and traditional snack bar. By PATRICK BURNS Ephrata Borough officials are mulling over how to provide munchies at the Ephrata Community Pool this...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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    Akron Mayor’s salary questions linger

    President halts heated exchange between mayor, councilman Akron Mayor John McBeth has hired a lawyer and is prepared to file a lawsuit against the borough. McBeth’s attorney, Glenn Smith of the CGA law firm in York, said...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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    Popular toy store settles into its new home

    Ephrata’s welll-known The Fun-est Toy Store Ever! has settled into its new home at the Cloister Shopping Center. The store officially opened at 108 North Reading Road Jan. 30. Located where Pet Value used to be, owner...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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    Boro restructures Ephrata Rec’s debt

    Boro restructures Ephrata Rec’s debt Future defaults could lead to removal of director and boro control of the of Rec board   Ephrata Borough Council unanimously approved a repayment agreement with the Ephrata Rec Center that restructures...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • CAFE will present “The Secret Garden” at The Ephrata Main Theatre
March 13-15. The production stars (left to right) Austin Nedrow,
Shawn Gable, Lauren Elledge, and Preston Cuer. (Photo by Laura Knowles
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    CAFE presents ‘The Secret Garden’

    There are stories so beloved, so powerful, and memorable the tale lives on in the hearts and minds of generations. This is how many feel about “The Secret Garden.” First appearing as a serial in 1910, Frances...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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    Hospital plans yet another expansion

    Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital is working through another expansion plan at the hospital’s main campus. At Monday night’s work session of Ephrata Borough Council, Development Activities Committee Chair Susan Rowe said they would ask the full council...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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    Ice day

    Ice day…for fishing While ice has certainly been plaguing the area over the past week, with perhaps the worst storm yet Tuesday evening, some brave fishermen decided to make the most of the situation last weekend at...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Work on the bridge replacement project at 405 S. Reading Road includesthe relocation of water lines to the wastewater treatment plant. The project started last month and is expected to be completed by May 22.
    New bridge; New pipe

    Two sewer lines to be combined as part of South Reading Road bridge replacement project financed by PennDOT by Patrick Burns Chances are you’ve probably noticed those huge pipes resting near the skate park and the wastewater treatment...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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