All posts tagged "featured"

  • Furnace Hills Camp future uncertain

      By Marylouise Sholly The Furnace Hills Girl Scout Camp faces an uncertain future after being heavily damaged by the wind storm that blew through northern Lancaster County last February. Located in West Cocalico and Clay townships,...

    • Posted August 17, 2017
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  • Cows from local herd cause two crashes in as many day

    A cow on the highway led to a three-vehicle crash early Monday on four-lane Route 222 in West Earl Township, one day after loose cows from the same herd caused a serious collision, police said. The cow...

    • Posted August 17, 2017
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  • Curtain closing on summer

    Photos by Les Martzall Photos by Dick Wanner The August Concert by the Creek event each year not only means the conclusion of the cultural arts series held annually in Ephrata’s Tom Grater Park, but also signals...

    • Posted August 17, 2017
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  • Mayor addresses drug issue and helps set up task force

    Kick-off planned Sept. 21 By Marylouise Sholly Appalled at the rise in opiate overdose deaths in the area, Ephrata Mayor Ralph Mowen decided to do something about it. “It’s running rampant and there’s no stereotype; anyone could...

    • Posted August 17, 2017
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  •  One final celebration for State champion legion squad

      Fourteen members of the State Champion Post 429 American Legion baseball team sat on the stage of the Ephrata American Legion ballroom at 2 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. It was an opportunity for the players and...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • Ben Shirk measures the base of the “killer log.”
    Wood with character

    It all starts at Ben Shirk’s sawmill in East Earl The celebrated Japanese-American craftsman George Nakashima created distinctive furniture with hardwoods in their natural state. His tables, chairs and benches sell today to collectors for thousands of...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Christmas tree lighting rechristened as “Miracle on Main Street”

    It’s not too early to begin thinking about Christmas, Ephrata Borough Council discovered this week. The annual Christmas tree lighting and arrival of Santa is one of the Ephrata Borough’s premier events of the year, ushering in...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Goodwill yields Purple Heart

    Brian Travis noticed a discolored white cardboard box priced $1.97 on the Goodwill store shelf. Inside was another box inscribed “Purple Heart.” Purple Heart Day on Tuesday found Brian Travis a bit blue. For four frustrating months,...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Bryan Downey (right) receives high-fives from Tim Beever (35) and another teammate after scoring in the Mid-Atlantic Region Tournament. Photos by Preston Whitcraft
    Sweet tournament for Ephrata

    Chryslers’ run ends in Mid-Atlantic finals Justin Carvell struggled to find the right words. Ephrata had just punched its ticket to the American Legion Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament’s championship game with an 8-6 win over Leesburg on Sunday...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • Armed robbery at Royer Pharmacy

    Ephrata Review Exclusive Video of armed robbery suspect. The Ephrata PD are looking for public’s help to identify an armed robber. According to police, there was an armed robbery at Royer Pharmacy around 5:30 p.m. Monday afternoon...

    • Posted August 8, 2017
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