• Shown (from left to right) are Les Fasnacht, 1965 Malibu; Patty Farbo, DEI; David Good, 1936 Plymouth; Cindy Mellinger, marketing/publicity; Jim Brown, Ephrata National Bank; David Boland, The Groves; Fern and Len Wrinhold, 1971 Chevy Malibu; Ralph Stamm, 2010 Camero; and Moe Boyer, Squeeze Spot.
    Ephrata craft fest, car show will be Saturday in downtown

    Two artisan events and a car show will be held in Ephrata Sept. 10. The events are sponsored by Downtown Ephrata, Inc. (DEI) in partnership with the Ephrata Area Chamber of Commerce The 43rd Annual Arts &...

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  • Shown is a photo, circa 1867, of East Main Street. It is the earliest view of the town known, looking east from the roof of the Mt.Vernon Hotel, which will serve as the book's cover.
    New historic picture book of Ephrata announced

    The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley is pleased to announce the publication of “Then and Now, A View of Ephrata Borough Through the Decades, 1891-2016,” by Ephrata historian and former mayor Clarence E. Spohn. The book...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • Ephrata Fair organizers filled the open pig chase slot Sept. 20 at Tent City with Dialed Action Sports Team, a BMX stunt show which also incorporates an anti-drug and anti-bullying message. The canceled pig chase would have marked its 40th anniversary at the 2016 Ephrata Fair.
    Stunt-bike show to replace pig chase

    Touring group will bring anti-drug, anti-bullying message to Tuesday night fair crowd Officials have replaced the scratched rooster and pig chases with a high-flying proxy at the 2016 Ephrata Fair. The Ephrata Farmers Day Association board announced...

    • Posted September 7, 2016
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  • Cocalico Middle School students head to their classrooms for the first day of the 2016-17 academic year as administrators greet their arrivals.
    Day One, a great one

    Cocalico students and teachers have high hopes for the 2016-17 school year Adamstown Elementary School Principal Denise Logue chatted with her kindergartners about backpacks and butterfly stickers as they boarded Bus 17 for a ride home Monday....

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • LNP File Photo boys chase  greased pig in contest at the Ephrata Fair.
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    It’s over – Pig, rooster chases canceled

    Organizers say safety and protester disruption concerns fueled the decision to cancel what would have been the 40th Ephrata Fair Pig Chase   By Patrick Burns The Ephrata Fair has canceled its 2016 pig chase. Fair officials...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • Two injured in Akron crash

    Two people, including a pregnant woman, were reportedly injured in a two-vehicle crash in Akron Tuesday night, according to information posted on LNP Online. Crews were dispatched to the 300 block of South 7th Street (Route 272),...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
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  • Never. Lose. Hope.

    Drug addiction is everyone’s problem. The nationwide epidemic is well known, but local stories of fatal overdoses and struggles with recovery go largely unnoticed. The Ephrata Review is publishing a monthly series that covers these local stories....

    • Posted August 30, 2016
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    Lucky to be alive: An abuse victim’s story

    “Erin’s Escape” is part of a series of stories on the addiction crisis facing our society. The stories are written by Janice Ballenger, who works at Retreat at Lancaster County, a premiere 160-bed addiction center in Ephrata....

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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    Last Chance for Summer at Fiorentino’s

    Last Chance for Summer at Fiorentino’s  As summer winds down, you will want to experience all the things that make Fiorentino’s your favorite summer place, like refreshing cocktails and beers, fresh flavors and outdoor dining beneath the blue...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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  • It was a new school year with a new traffic pattern at Cocalico High School but the anticipation on the students’ faces is a tradition on the first day of classes.
    Area schools open Monday, New program links EASD freshmen

    With the cool air that finally arrived this week, came that realization that it’s almost time for the school bells to once again ring in the area. Monday, Aug. 29 will indeed be opening day in both...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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