All posts tagged "featured"

  • Gone but not forgotten: tributes to Dick Winters keep coming

    It was a simple tribute to a great man. On the gravestone of Major Richard D. Winters at Bergstrasse Evangelical Lutheran Church cemetery lay a gold-trimmed U. S. Army medallion reading “For Excellence Presented by the Command...

    • Posted July 2, 2019
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  • Compliance issues plague Akron’s Walnut Street sidewalk installation

    Sidewalks involved more discussion than any other topic on Akron borough council’s agenda at their regular monthly meeting at borough hall in June. Tom Murray, Sr., said he joined borough council 25 years ago because he was...

    • Posted July 2, 2019
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  • Denver resident returns following project in Armenia

    Griffin Roth of Denver, a member of the class of 2020 majoring in robotics engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), was a member of a student team that recently completed an intense, hands-on research through the WPI...

    • Posted July 2, 2019
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  • Community Fun Night, race, fireworks on 4th

    Donations still sought for free annual display Tradition reigns here on the Fourth of July. Once again, there will be almost a full day of activities here in Ephrata to celebrate the nation’s birthday. Starting with the...

    • Posted June 28, 2019
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  • Brewin’ up success downtown

    The third annual Ephrata Brewfest appears to have been the best one yet, as more than 600 participated last Saturday in Whistlestop Plaza and the surrounding railroad station property on a nearly perfect afternoon downtown. The event,...

    • Posted June 28, 2019
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  • Biker Sunday honors memory of Ephrata grad

    “I wasn’t just mad. I was pissed off.” With barely a dry eye in the congregation, that is how Jenni Andriani described the devastating aftermath of losing her only son, Steven, in a motorcycle accident just days...

    • Posted June 26, 2019
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  • Abby Frey, world traveler

    Abigail Frey loves picking up the vibe, the smell of culture. She doesn’t wait for the perfect trip, but rather goes for it. She’s traveled more in her 20s than most people experience in a lifetime. But...

    • Posted June 26, 2019
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  • Publisher announces new press, projects

    The press in the Greenfield Corporate Center will soon begin producing The Review, Lititz Record Express, LNP, and other publications Inviting Gov. Tom Wolf and 150 community leaders to Steinman Park to celebrate 225 years of newspapering,...

    • Posted June 19, 2019
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  • Summer’s first Concert by the Creek is a rollicking frolic

    The Rumpke Mountain Boys may hail from Cincinnati, but their sound is all West Virginia holler, and if you didn’t like bluegrass before you heard them Tuesday night, you couldn’t help but tap a toe when they...

    • Posted June 19, 2019
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  • Inaugural Summer Fest will showcase local artisans

    Lititz watercolor artist Andy Smith has painted just about every scene at the historic Ephrata Cloister, from the Saron sister’s house to the Saal meeting house. Redware artist Curt Pearson was inspired by the traditional Pennsylvania German...

    • Posted June 19, 2019
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