All posts tagged "featured"

  • LR Brubaker at Rock Lititz
    Gone baby gone

    A look back at some of 2014’s top stories The year 2014 was interesting, fun, happy, sad, exciting, sometimes unpleasant and in the end: Over. Similar to that end, Ephrata residents will notice several constants that aren’t...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Tucker Lescoe (right) surveys the court as Manheim Central’s Colin Brubaker approaches. Lescoe’s teammate John Waskowicz is in background.
    Barons hold on late to edge Cocalico

    For large stretches of Tuesday night’s Section Three showdown, Cocalico went toe-to-toe with host Manheim Central and matched the Barons point for point, shot for shot. However, twice, the Barons were able to put together mini-runs, first...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Emily White (right) drives past Donegal’s Rachel Robinson
during Friday’s clash in Denver.
    Lady Eagles snap losing skid, crush Barons

    After suffering through its first three-game losing streak of the season, Cocalico took out its frustrations Tuesday against visiting Manheim Central. Behind a smothering defense and a smooth-flowing offense, Cocalico held Manheim scoreless in the first quarter...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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    Talk about the weather

    Well you can’t do anything about the weather. But you can talk about it on The Ephrata Review’s Facebook Page www.facebook.com/TheEphrataReview

    • Posted January 6, 2015
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    Black Forest Brewery opens

    There’s a new brew in town. Actually there are five new brews in town. While I was busy getting “canned” at St. Boniface Craft Brewing Company for their six pack release, a new brewery in Ephrata was...

    • Posted January 6, 2015
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  • Akron' New Year's "Shoe-in" event in 2013
    Akron event a ‘shoe-in’ to be another good time

      Akron will once again hold its annual “Shoe-In” this New Year’s Eve to welcome 2015. The 2014 Shoe-In runs from 9:30 p.m. until 12:15 a.m. at Akron’s Broad Street Park. To usher in the New Year,...

    • Posted December 30, 2014
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  • Ephrata Township logo
    No tax hike in Ephrata Twp.

    The Ephrata Township Board of Supervisors has approved a 2015 budget that holds the line on property taxes. “We are not increasing the tax rate which is currently at 1.37 mills,” explained Steve Sawyer, township manager. He...

    • Posted December 30, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Caroline Stauffer (right) and Tori Schultz of Lampeter-Strasburg battle for the loose ball during Monday’s first-round game of the Ephrata Tournament. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Late rally lifts Ephrata girls

    After playing a near-perfect first quarter Monday, Ephrata pulled a 180 in a dreadful second stanza in which the Lady Mounts saw what was an 11-point lead on Lampeter-Strasburg turn into a 30-22 half-time deficit. But just...

    • Posted December 30, 2014
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  • Mark E. Jobes
    Letter carrier recovering after hit-and-run

    An Ephrata letter carrier is home and recovering after being the victim of a hit-and-run Dec. 26. Mark E. Jobes, 64, was struck at 2:45 p.m. at the intersection of North Church and West Locust streets. He...

    • Posted December 29, 2014
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    Colleagues pay tribute to Dr. Soistmann

    Long-time superintendent, civic leader, dies at 80 The Ephrata community last week mourned the loss of Dr. Theodore L. Soistmann Jr., a long time Ephrata School District superintendent.  “Ted” Soistmann, 80, of Ephrata, who was superintendent from 1983...

    • Posted December 23, 2014
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