• Come on Cal…

    Town hoping for good news on spring at Ephrata groundhog event Saturday Is winter over? Only Cocalico Cal knows and, as the only groundhog who has consistently (actually always) been correct in prognosticating the weather for the...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • No stopping her to celebrate 100

    For Rhea Rhinehart, Jan. 22, 2014, was just an ordinary day, except for one small thing, she celebrated her 100th birthday. Rhinehart didn’t want anything special for her birthday and told her family “no party or celebration.”...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Rental concerns

    Ephrata Borough Council committee receives more feedback on proposed changes aimed at regulating town’s 2,325 rental units Landlords and homeowners weighed in again Monday on Ephrata Borough’s controversial plan to put teeth in an ordinance that regulates...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Paper arrive early?

    If you are sitting and enjoying your Ephrata Review earlier than most weeks, it is not a delivery glitch. Lancaster County Weeklies is pleased to announce that starting this week, with the help of carriers from our...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Winter’s fury continues…

    While most Lancaster County school districts were closed for the second day this week, some of the northern districts opened Wednesday – including Ephrata, Cocalico, Conestoga Valley and Garden Spot. Ephrata has tacked on four make-up days...

    • Posted January 22, 2014
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  • Former Cocalico studentscharged in Clay murder

    Neighbors remember Adam Lynch as “trouble” not long after he entered Adamstown Elementary School as a fifth grader just before Christmas break in 2003. “There was a group of them Lynch hung out with around town –...

    • Posted January 22, 2014
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  • Finding comfort through care

    The death of a child can have long-term devastating effects on the lives of parents. It is a tragedy that can have lasting negative emotional and physical consequences. Recovering from such a loss is extremely challenging even...

    • Posted January 22, 2014
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  • John W. Hocking, founder of The Shopping News, dies

    John W. Hocking, 87, died Sunday, Jan. 19 at Landis Homes, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in West Grove to the late John W. Hocking Sr. and the late Reba (Effinger) Hocking Marshall. John...

    • Posted January 22, 2014
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  • Snow daze

    Ephrata Area School District’s safety study scheduled for Tuesday had one problem. That problem: Safety concerns prompted the district to cancel classes. It was the district’s fourth lost snow day as the area was buffeted Tuesday with...

    • Posted January 22, 2014
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  • Boy hit by car ‘stable, alert’

    Ephrata Police investigated a person struck by a vehicle at 5:46 p.m. Jan 20. The 16-year-old Ephrata boy was struck by a vehicle traveling north on N. Reading Road. The boy sustained traumatic injuries and was taken...

    • Posted January 22, 2014
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