All posts tagged "featured"

  • The Winters Leadership Memorial at Veterans’ Plaza will be the site of the Welcome Home program Sunday that kicks off the week of the 100th Ephrata Fair.
    Welcome Home ceremony starts big week Sunday

    Gen. Hobbins will focus on soldiers returning to post WWI celebration at the first Ephrata Fair in 1919 One hundred years ago, the Ephrata Fair made its first appearance. Local farmers proudly showed off their finest crops...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Report spotted lanternfly sightings

    In the past week, there have been numerous sightings of spotted lanternfly in Ephrata Borough, Ephrata Township, Akron Borough, West Cocalico Township and Clay Township, according to Chief William Harvey, Ephrata borough emergency management coordinator and spotted...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • The ‘New Normal’

    BY PATRICK BURNS Ephrata Review NEWS EDITOR “An emergency is not the time to have introductions and exchange business cards.” — Ephrata Police Chief William ‘Bill’ Harvey Chief William ‘Bill’ Harvey’s message resonated to everyone that packed the...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • John Clair of the Schoeneck Lions Club cleans up after eating 40 wings to win the contest for the second year in a row.
    No winging it — Denver celebrities dig in

    The annual Celebrity Hot Wing Contest went down in messy glory at the Denver Fair on Sept. 15. John Clair, “Houdwingi”, defended his title by making one wing after another disappear. Clair was asked how he trains...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Ephrata defenders Trent Martin (45), Parker Heinsey (52), Taj London (hidden) and Zach Dabella (76) bring down Lancaster Catholic quarterback Gavin Sullivan during Friday’s contest. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Big second quarter lifts Catholic past Ephrata

    Through most of the first quarter Friday night at War Memorial Field, Ephrata looked like a team that had turned the corner. Facing unbeaten Lancaster Catholic, Ephrata first stuffed the Crusaders on downs. Then one play later,...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Rothsville Community Day: Community fun for everyone!

      The 17th annual Rothsville Community Day was held Sept. 15, at Forney Field. The day kicked off with a 5K Fun Run/Walk sponsored by WellSpan Family & Pediatric Medicine. Free events included kids’ games and activities,...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Denver Fair Queen crowned

    Drizzles couldn’t dampen the spirits of newly crowned Denver Fair Queen, Kathryn Voler, as she beamed at the attendees of the Denver Fair’s opening ceremonies and coronation on the evening of Sept. 11.   By Aubree Fahringer...

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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  • Flooding Issues Challenge Boro Emergency Crews

    Fire companies responded to 62 water-related rescues in August By Marylouise Sholly With more rainy weather possibly on the way, courtesy of Hurricane Florence barreling up the East Coast, Ephrata’s Mayor Ralph Mowen cautioned residents to take care...

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Tucker Parmer is brought down by two Annville-Cleona defenders during Friday night’s wild game in Annville. Photo by Dwight Palm
    Disaster in Dutchtown

    A-C scores on game’s final play to edge Ephrata Ephrata and host Annville-Cleona played a football game Friday that was destined to go to the last possession. Unfortunately, it was the Dutchmen, not the Mounts, who possessed...

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Ronald Zahm (5) goes airborne as he tries to escape the clutches of the Governor Mifflin defenders Friday in Shillington. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Eagles continue to soar

    Down Governor Mifflin to improve to 3-0 After graduating 17 seniors from last year’s 11-2 District semifinal squad, most felt the Eagles would endure some growing pains, at least in the early stages to the 2018 season....

    • Posted September 12, 2018
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