• Julie Ceresini (left) and Charlotte Boas work together at The Park Place Diner. They also worked at Zinn's Diner at the same location. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Zinn’s Diner employees still family 11 years after the restaurant was sold

    Special reunion set Saturday For 53 years, Zinn’s Diner provided tasty meals and excellent service to dedicated local patrons and hungry tourists alike. “In our peak year, we served 758,000 customers in a diner with fewer than...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Progress remains stalled on Benderson Development Co.'s  Cocalico Commons, which had planned a fall 2009 groundbreaking on the 57-acre site just off Route 222 near the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
    Benderson Development won’t pay (for now)

    The developer of the long-planned Cocalico Commons shopping center  has won another court battle. The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania upheld a lower court’s ruling that frees Benderson Development Co.’s obligation to pay $318,000 in water fees it...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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  • Cocalico graduate Jim Unruh is shown reading an Ephrata Review in
Cambodia
    First reunion of Vietnam unit about to unfold here

      As you get busy with your plans this Memorial Day weekend, here’s a story to take with you. It’s about a young man and the life he made in his all too brief a time on...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Brigadier General Jerry G. Beck Jr.
    VFW plans 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...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • More details on EASD turf project

    Ephrata Area School District directors met Monday night for a special meeting to take action on a number of upcoming capital projects involving two district elementary schools. They were also briefed on more details for the proposed...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Something is a-brewin’ in Ephrata

    It appears there are plenty of things brewing in and around the downtown shopping district of Ephrata Borough. With winter barely past, plans are already afoot for events to be held this coming fall and winter. One...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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  • Friends and foes

    • Aument-Denlinger supporters accuse foes of hypocrisy in GOP primary race for the 36th Senatorial District. • Franklin & Marshall pollster G. Terry Madonna weighs in on campaign strategies. • May 8 debate does little to separate...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • New graduation ticket policy in place at EHS

    Graduation has become a family affair in the Ephrata Area School District. The big day is set for 7 p.m. June 5 at War Memorial Field, weather permitting, of course. At some point during that day, we...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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  • The giant shopping cart from Family Owned Markets was a big hit at the 25th Annual Make-A-Wish Mother's Day Convoy
    25th convoy goes over the top

    Sunday’s Make-A-Wish Convoy reached new heights as it rolled through Ephrata. Or at least that was the expectation. Early this week, the organization’s special events manager Christine Dombrosky said the convoy has raised just under $5 million...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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    Ephrata prepares for ‘Royal’ market

    Once upon a time, in a not so faraway borough, there was a mid-size town, peaceful, prosperous, and rich in tradition. Inside that town is a royal plaza flowing with activity, including an Open Air Market. The...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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