• Photos by Dick Wanner Adrienne Gorman was at the hunt with her mom, Lydia. Adrienne was definitely dressed for the day.
    Akron Lions host more than a thousand at hunt

      Little Adrienne Gorman was certainly dressed for Akron’s Easter egg hunt Saturday at Roland Park.Adrienne made the trip to Akron from Leola, where she lives with her dad, Christopher, and her mom, Lydia, who held her...

    • Posted April 1, 2016
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  • Flames, which fully engulfed the upper apartment of 21 S. Maple St., quickly spread to properties on the left and right on March 24.
    Blaze claims four homes on South Maple Street

    ‘We’re all grateful we got out alive,’ victim says The South Maple Street families affected by a fast-moving fire March 24 are slowly getting their lives back together this week. The fire displaced six families from apartments...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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  • Clay supervisors debate sewer systems

    A 70-acre plot of farmland is marked for development, but that won’t happen until a proper sewer system can be decided on and installed. That was the topic of discussion at the March 14 meeting of the...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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    Akron’s Walsh helps raise Wildcat fever

    Meghan Walsh’s view of Villanova basketball games this season was much like the team itself: Tough to beat. The junior honors student from Akron eyed Wildcats’ contests directly from the floor and even above it, sometimes acrobatically...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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    Bring a visitor to Second Friday

    Win a free dinner for two If you attend Second Friday on April 8 between 5 and 9 p.m., and bring along a guest from outside the 17543 area code, be sure to stop by a downtown...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a budget briefing for reporters at his official residence. *** Local Caption *** AP Photo/Marc Levy
Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a budget briefing for reporters at his official residence.
    Local lawmakers lose patience on budget impasse

    The prevailing gridlock in Harrisburg over the lingering budget impasse preoccupied local lawmakers this past week… …Even more than usual. Several GOP House members and State Sen. Ryan Aument sent urgent messages to Gov. Tom Wolf, warning,...

    • Posted March 24, 2016
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    McCormac resigns in Akron; replacement sought

    The day after Akron Borough Council’s regular meeting on Monday, March 14, Councilman Dan McCormac sent an email to his fellow council members telling them of his intention to resign from borough council. The vacancy created by...

    • Posted March 24, 2016
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    ‘Owl’ be seeing you…

    The buzz began about a month ago, and now the suspicions of many have proven true regarding the owl, which has once again taken up residence in the tree along the creek in Ephrata’s Tom Grater Park....

    • Posted March 24, 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 March 17, 2016
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    Laura’s Ladder: Emerging from addiction

    “Laura’s Ladder” is the second in a monthly series on the addiction crisis that too many people are battling. The series is written by Janice Ballenger, who works at Retreat at Lancaster County, a premier 160 bed...

    • Posted March 17, 2016
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