All posts tagged "featured"

  • 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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  • Madison Weaver shows her grand champion hog. Photo by Philip Gruber
    Ephrata’s Weaver has grand champion hog

    Madison Weaver of Ephrata had a great week at the Lebanon County Fair. Lebanon Area Fair Queen Elizabeth Voight held the banner for Madison Weaver, who sold her grand champion hog to MidAtlantic Farm Credit for $1,600....

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • Stay safe and share the road

    It can be dangerous out there. There are close to 8,000 Amish and Old Order Mennonite households in Lancaster County all using horse-pulled carriages and wagons as their means of transportation. Each home has at least two...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • Jon Gehr assembles wind locks for drywall. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Autism Unit at EARS sees growth and changes

    Two years after opening Lancaster County’s first adult services unit, specifically for consumers diagnosed with autism, Ephrata Area Rehab Services (EARS) finds itself at a crossroads. The program has doubled in size from 13 to 26 clients...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • Adamstown’s Zachary Sherk competes in the 50 meter breaststroke during the Lancaster County Summer Swim League Championships at Manheim Pool this past Saturday. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Adamstown cruises to fifth-straight league crown

      While the weather may have wrecked havoc on the schedule for the Lancaster County Summer Swim League championship meet, there was no derailing Adamstown once it finally got started Saturday morning. With the water splashing on...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • Ephrata players dog pile in celebration after winning Lancaster County’s first State Legion title Saturday at War Memorial Field. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Chryslers become first Lancaster County team to claim State title, join ‘90 Elks as second to qualify for Regional Tournament

    As his team sprinted toward first base to join in the celebratory dog pile Saturday afternoon, Ephrata Legion Coach Derek Sipe and Assistant Ryan Crowther stood together along the third baseline at War Memorial Field and just...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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