• 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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  • Field for 99th seat becomes more crowded

    The race for the 99th Legislature District House of Representatives seat just got a little bit more interesting. Thomas E. Wentzel and David H. Zimmerman, both of East Earl, and Linda Martin of Ephrata, have all announced...

    • Posted January 15, 2014
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  • Historic Schantz farm sells for more than $2M

    Buyer not disclosed; sale of property and antiques draws huge crowd More than 750 people turned out to witness the auction of one of Ephrata’s historic farms on Saturday. The 78-acre Schantz farm on Springville Road in...

    • Posted January 15, 2014
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  • Body identified in Clay Twp.

    Determined to be missing Berks County woman; homicide investigation begins Two weeks after 23-year-old Berks County resident Ashley Lynn Kline went missing, her remains were found by two people on Laurel Road in Middle Creek Wildlife in...

    • Posted January 15, 2014
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