All posts tagged "featured"

  • Firefighters work together for Clay area

    Over the weekend of Feb. 25, more than 100 volunteer firefighters from a half dozen local companies were out in force, helping the residents of northern Lancaster County after a wave of destruction caused by strong winds...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Akron council considers Colonial Drive-to-rail-trail connection

    With Akron’s parks budget stretched to its limit, borough councilman Nathan Imhoff said he is investigating the possibility of a GoFundMe campaign to pay for an access path from Colonial Drive to the rail trail that skirts...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s “sixth man” Jerry Stoner (left) puts up a shot during the 1977 State championship season.
    Forty years ago, Cocalico won it all, Eagles’ run to a State title

    This year marks the 40th anniversary of Cocalico’s magical run to the 1977 State Class AA Boys Basketball Championship. That team went 31-4 and won section, league and district titles before capturing the State crown. This piece...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • King Lear: the method to the madness

    Et tu, Brute? The Ides of March ushered in the year’s only major winter storm, dumping more than a foot of snow on Lancaster County. The white stuff blanketed the grounds around the Sharadin Bigler Theatre over...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Students at Cocalico High School prepare for their school musical set for March 17-19.
    Forbidden planets, rock ‘n’ roll and Shakespeare at Cocalico

    If any of the words that appear in the title appeal to you, you will love the Cocalico Playmakers’ production of Return to the Forbidden Planet, directed by Jere Kimmich. Make sure to invite your parents, your...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • Lacey Lawson of Ephrata was out enjoying the snow Tuesday as he father Clint was cleaning sidewalks near the square.
    Stella! Winter’s final roar?

    Late snow storm, biggest of season, shuts down area They say March weather comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. But what about in between? This year, locals experienced mid-March weather known as...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Ben Fromm (left) ties up with Eli Grape of Upper St. Clair in Saturday’s seventh-place bout at Giant Center in Hershey. Photo by Mike Shull
    Fromm claims State medal

    Becomes first Eagle medalist since Steve Fittery in 2006 Wrestlers can certainly ride a roller coaster of emotions throughout the three-day State Tournament. That’s just the nature of the beast. And it was certainly the case for...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • Review deadline changing due to snow forecast

    Due to the snowstorm forecast for our coverage areas Monday evening into Tuesday, The Ephrata Review and Lititz Record Express will be moving up its section deadlines for this week’s editions to today (March 13) at noon....

    • Posted March 13, 2017
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  • Reassessment rattles homeowners

    By Patrick Burns Anxiety raged Friday on social media when homeowners opened mail boldly labeled “Important: 2018 Preliminary Property Assessment Notice.” Panicked residents took to Facebook to commiserate about the letters, which advised homeowners of their new...

    • Posted March 9, 2017
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  • Mike Wolfe of Ephrata sports a face-covering green beard. Photo by Marylouise Sholly
    Funds pour in for memorial, library at annual Shamrocks and Shenanigans event

    The length and breadth of an ocean disappeared Saturday night as Ireland arrived in south central Pennsylvania. All things Irish could be found in American Legion Post 439 during the third annual “Shamrocks and Shenanigans” event, a...

    • Posted March 8, 2017
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