• 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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  • Locals excel at PA Farm Show

    The Pennsylvania Farm Show just wrapped up its 97th year. The nation’s largest indoor agricultural event, the eight-day-long expo draws more than 400,000 visitors and 300 commercial exhibitors annually. The show’s theme this year was “Made in...

    • Posted January 15, 2014
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  • Tunnel vision in Akron

    Council gives final OK to take trail under Main St. Though it only takes a few seconds to cross Main Street in Akron, it’s taken quite some to decide how that will be done when using the...

    • Posted January 15, 2014
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  • Proposed rental rules rile borough landlords

    About 100 attend meeting Tuesday; local attorney claims proposal unenforcable Ephrata Borough wants to quell disruptive behavior among renters that occupy 2,325 rental units in the borough. But a 16-page proposal ­ which would make landlords legally...

    • Posted January 15, 2014
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  • Local exhibitors shine at Farm Show

    Jessica Rose Spangler and Philip Gruber, Special to the Review Matthew Mitchell of Reinholds owned the top breeding beef bull at the 98th Pennsylvania Farm Show. His bull, LVS Brilliance 1305, continued his undefeated show season by...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
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  • New year, new you

    Local experts discuss turning resolutions into lasting solutions The holiday season is officially over and many people are finding themselves embarking on a year full of new possibilities and for some, changes they want to make in...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
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  • Turf at War will be ready for football

    The Ephrata School Board plans to have an architectural design team in place next month for the proposed synthetic turf field and building upgrade projects at War Memorial Field. Superintendent Brian Troop said the timeline remains in...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
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  • Akron welcomes new members

    The Akron Borough Council welcomed two new members at its reorganization meeting Monday. Mayor John McBeth swore in newly elected council members Earl Shirk and Dan McCormac, as well as returning members Thomas Murray, Perry Lorah and...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
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