• (Left to right) Craig Stedman, Lancaster County District Attorney, and emergency room doctors Michael Reihart, of LGH/Penn Medicine, and Dr. Christopher Echterling of Wellspan, discuss the drug addiction epidemic during a forum, at Ephrata High School. Photo by Patrick Burns
    Navigating the heroin minefield

    Everybody knows heroin is a highly addictive opioid narcotic that first robs ambition, then dignity, and, all too often these days, one’s freedom and/or life. The destructive heroin epidemic is widely documented as news stories abound of...

    • Posted June 2, 2016
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    Ephrata music community again recognized among best in United States

    Ephrata Area School District has been named among the 2016 Best Communities for Music Education in the United States, according to the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation. Of the 13,515 school districts in the United...

    • Posted June 2, 2016
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    Ephrata High School Class of 2016

    Ephrata High School will hold its 121st commencement exercises Thursday, June 2. Ephrata Area School District announced Tuesday that 313 seniors will be graduating during ceremonies set for 7 p.m. at War Memorial Field. It will be...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Dillon Good delivers a pitch during Tuesday’s victory over Cumberland Valley. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Delivering the ‘Goods’

     Senior pitcher blanks Cumberland Valley as Mounts reach title game The Ephrata baseball team made a little history Tuesday. That’s kind of saying something based on the fact that the Mounts have won a slew of section...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Typically held on the third Saturday of month at The Whistle Stop, The Ephrata Merchants Association’s Open-Air Farmers Market is on hiatus in 2016. Photo by Patrick Burns.
    Ephrata Merchants Association replaced by The Ephrata Alliance

    Monthly open-air market on hiatus in 2016. Many events will continue, run by new groups. By Patrick Burns For the first time since 2013, the Ephrata Merchants Association’s Open-Air Farmers Market no longer buzzes on the third...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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    Ephrata’s 121st graduation will be its first live-streamed

    Ceremony set for June 2 at War Memorial The Ephrata Area School District announced this week that next week’s graduation ceremony, planned for 7 p.m. Thursday June 2 at War Memorial Field (weather permitting), will be streamed...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Shown from (left to right) are: Parke Lesher (son-in-law), Sharon Lesher (daughter), Irma Schlott, Sandy Schlott (daughter-in-law), and Walt Schlott (son)
    Ephrata woman celebrates 104th birthday; says ‘live a clean life’

    Irma Schlott is quite an amazing lady. She recently celebrated her 104th birthday, May 18, at Ephrata Manor with friends, family and Ephrata Manor staff singing Happy Birthday as she entered the room. With a beautiful smile...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • The cross in the grove behind Peace United Church of Christ in East Cocalico Township will be the site of the new Adamstown non-denominational Memorial Day remembrance Monday morning. Photo courtesy Peace United Church of Christ.
    Amvets plan Ephrata Memorial Day program

    In a joint effort between the American Legion Post No. 429, BPO Elks Lodge No. 1933, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3376 and the Amvets Post No. 136, a Memorial Day program will be held beginning...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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    Park Place is the Place to Go for… Everything!

    You know you’re in the right place when you get a big warm welcome and the first thing you see is a case filled with delicious sweets like cheesecake, chocolate mousse treats and carrot cake. That place...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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    What’s on Tap, Micro Breweries, Events and Weekly Specials

    (Click Here) Local Micro Breweries events, specials, and weekly drafts. Look for this section every other week in the Ephrata Review & Lititz Record! To Advertise on this page, Please contact your Sales Representative 717-721-4413.

    • Posted May 19, 2016
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