All posts tagged "featured"

  • ER20151223_LusbyGivesUpherP-crop
    Ephrata 10-year-old gives up her presents for others

    It’s not often that a 10-year-old would approach her parents and tell them she doesn’t need anything for Christmas, but instead would like to do something for others. It was not an easy decision, but Ephrata’s Jazzlyn...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
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    Merry Christmas…no tax increase in the borough

    Other than the long debate over library funding, there was little fanfare this year over the annual fiscal budget in Ephrata Borough. The best news for residents is that real estate taxes will remain the same in...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
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  • A view of downtown Ephrata at Christmas time.Photo by Stan Hall
    “Strings of streetlights, even stoplights…”

    A combination of taillights, streetlights and traffic lights add festive colors to this unique photo of downtown Ephrata taken over the weekend. The Ephrata Review would like to wish everyone a very, Merry Christmas.

    • Posted December 23, 2015
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  • LeSean McCoy meets Sunday with Kaitlyn Wells, a ninth-grader at Ephrata and one of McCoy's biggest fans. The two got together before the Buffalo Bills played the Eagles through the Make-a-Wish Foundation. PHOTO BY SHEILA HAGY.
    NFL star LeSean McCoy and Make-a-Wish Foundation fulfill Ephrata girl’s dream

    A former Philadelphia Eagles running back has made a dream come true for an ailing Ephrata girl. Buffalo Bills star LeSean “Shady” McCoy met with 15-year-old Kaitlin Wells, a ninth-grade Ephrata High School student, before the Bills...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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  • Mowen pointed to the fact that 70 percent of those using the library are non-borough residents and that he wanted to see the other municipalities served by the library do a better job of stepping up with funding
    Mayor breaks tie vote on library funding

    Mayor explains vote to limit library funding  Urges other municipalities to step up as their residents use facility For a brief moment, those hoping Ephrata Borough Council might chip in the additional 30-cents per capita needed to...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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  • PennDOT says you can breathe easy because these are  NOT cinder blocks supporting Route 222 bridge in East Cocalico Twp. Reamstown. They are actually steel bars.
    Bridge not troubled…

    by Patrick Burns If you travel in Reamstown you may have perhaps wondered why PennDOT used cinder blocks to buttress the Route 222 bridge over Church Avenue. But PennDOT says you can breathe easy because they are...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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  • Anthony R. Dickersheid is accused of beating his girlfriend’s daughter – Oct. 14 inside a School Court home, when he had sole custody of her, according to police.
    Police: Denver Man Beat Child; Caused Brain Injury

    Police say Anthony R. Dickersheid Beat Child – is charged with causing a 6-year-old girl’s brain bleed, and other injuries, in an October beating at the child’s home. Anthony R. Dickersheid beat the girl – his girlfriend’s daughter...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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  • Omar Colon, 26, is accused of firing a hand gun at a man on the 200 block of Church Avenue Nov. 9.
    Shooting Suspect Jailed

    Ephrata Police reported the arrest of the man who witnesses said fired a hand gun at a man visiting a home on the 200 block of Church Avenue in broad daylight on Nov. 9. Officer Kenneth Lockhart...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • ER20151125_KurtzRetires8487
    Ephrata school district scorecard shows growth

    There is growing data to show that students attending Ephrata Area School District are more likely to succeed. Some of that new data was shared with members of the school board Monday night at its regular meeting...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • ER20151125_GaryAquarius
    Below ‘sea’ grades fine for these EHS students

    Imagine being able to take a group of Ephrata High School students on a field trip to the Florida Keys and allowing them to visit an underwater laboratory. Imagine being able to make the round trip less...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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