All posts tagged "featured"

  • Conlan Kerschner, 16, of Adamstown, stares down Kenny Barley, 15, of Millersville, as they play “Dueling Banjos” following their band Dual County’s win in the Senior Instrumental division of the PA Farm Show Talent Show
    Locals earn blue ribbons at state farm show

    Exhibitors and visitors from all corners of the Mid-Atlantic arrived to Pennsylvania’s capital city to experience the largest indoor agricultural event in the United States, the Pennsylvania Farm Show, for its centennial year. More than 10, 000...

    • Posted January 25, 2016
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  • A colorized image of boxer John Sullivan. Image from afflictor.com
    Was the famous John L. Sullivan once in Ephrata?

    Did boxing legend John L. Sullivan stay in an Ephrata hotel in 1899? That’s the question that’s hoped to be answered by an area resident. Recently, a local history buff contacted the Ephrata Review’s office regarding the...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • An Ephrata Borough plow truck rumbles down Main Street after a storm on Feb . 12, 2014.
    Snow storm cookin’: Experts say we could get two feet, or maybe not

    Local meteorologist Eric Horst’s forecast Monday organized this weekend’s probable snow totals much like a restaurant menu. The question is how much will our bill total? Horst, and his staff at Millersville University, presented a “probabilistic forecast”...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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    Snow Show

    Snow Show It was bound to happen sooner or later. by PATRICK BURNS Snow finally fell in Ephrata Tuesday just as rush hour wound down at around 6:30 p.m. Slushy roads and icy patches created challenging driving...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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    We’re gonna party like it’s $1.99

    Charlie’s Fuel & Deli was the first to sell gas for under $2 in Lancaster County by PATRICK BURNS Ephrata motorists waited impatiently for a few weeks to see if (and when) gasoline prices would drop below...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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    91-year-old wins at 100th PA Farm Show

    Nonagenarian (91-year-old)  wins first prize at 100th PA Farm Show by PATRICK BURNS Martha D. Stoner, 91,  of Akron, spent a long, long time perfecting a crocheted, full-size bedspread made for one of her six children. But...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • After 35 years of delivering the mail, Bill Sheaffer is calling it a career.
    Sheaffer’s last ride

    Postman to start the retirement route after 35 years by Marc Anthony After 35 years of delivering the mail, Bill Sheaffer is calling it a career. It’s going to be a bittersweet time as the residents of...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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    100th Farm Show time!

    This year, the Pennsylvania Farm Show marks its 100th anniversary. The largest indoor agricultural exposition in the nation, with nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial exhibits, the PA Farm Show is held Jan. 9-16...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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    Snowbound memories

    Revisiting the Blizzard of ‘96 It was 20 years ago this week when snow idled Ephrata and the extended region for days. Mention the Blizzard of 1996 and you’ll see faces light up while people recollect events...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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    A shoe drops in Akron as the New Year begins

    by Dick Wanner In its ninth year, the 2016 Akron Shoe Drop had some 500 people ring in the New Year with their neighbors and out-of-towners. Akron Mayor John McBeth offered that crowd estimate which he made...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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