• Ephrata’s Kathryn and Michael Hoover outside the Bryce Jordan Center at last October’s THON 5K run.
    THON: Ephrata siblings ready to dance

    Ephrata’s Michael and Kathryn Hoover will be among the more than 700 dancers crowding the floor at Penn State University’s Bryce Jordan Center this weekend for the annual THON dance marathon. Both siblings are excited about being...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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    THON: Ephrata family gives back

    Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center has been home to athletic events, pep rallies and football games, but the venue will be jam packed with a different kind of crowd this weekend. Over 700 dancers representing 600-plus student...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • EASD sets sights on middle school track improvements

    The Ephrata Area School District is considering plans to renovate the original track and grandstand behind the Ephrata Middle School. At Monday night’s school board committee meeting, the Budget and Finance Committee updated members on the latest...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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    It’s never too late to write a first novel

    Review staff writer pens ‘The Great Truth’ What if we lived forever? Or at least well past 100, and still active and healthy and alert. That’s the novel idea behind Dick Wanner’s new novel, “The Great Truth,”...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • An artist’s rendering of the proposed use for Akron’s Westview Golf Course. Handi*Vangelism Ministries International plans to develop a property for people with special needs and disabilities, and their families.
    New plans for Akron golf course unveiled

    A plan to change Akron’s Westview Golf Course from one kind of green space to another was unveiled Monday night at Akron Borough Council’s regular monthly meeting. Handi*Vangelism Ministries International presented their proposal to develop a facility...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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    Showcase of Homes, Real Estate

    Showcase of Homes February 10, 2016

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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    Ephrata Schools to close early Tuesday

    Ephrata Schools announced half-day close this afternoon will not add more school dates to calendar. Here are makeups so far. Wednesday, March 23, 2016 (as a make-up day for Monday, January 25, 2016) Thursday, March 24, 2016...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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    Fasnacht Day

      Fasnacht Day! Long-time Ephrata residents know this, but here’s a little history on the fasnacht – a fatty homemade doughnut. Sometimes coated in sugar, it was a tradition that Pennsylvania Dutch housewives made them on Fat...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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  • “I learned early on to present yourself professionally but also, and more importantly, how you treat other people &tstr; you treat everyone, regardless of their role in an organization or in society, with respect.” Carrie E. Willetts, president of WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital
    Carrie Willetts takes over at WellSpan

    Carrie E. Willetts hit the ground running when she took over last month as the new boss at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital. Willetts, 41, who along with her husband are house-hunting in the Ephrata area, expressed a...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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    Zig’s Bakery & Cafe: Goodness in Every Bite

    Transformed from an abandoned 1800s brick barn, Zig’s Bakery & Café at Brick Gables at 800 East Newport Road is a sight to behold with its shiny copper cupolas and its open brickwork design. That doesn’t even...

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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