All posts tagged "featured"

  • Ephrata’s Lefever claims first Firecracker title
    Ephrata’s Lefever claims first Firecracker title

    Alyssa Kennedy of Lancaster wins women’s crown Growing up in Ephrata, Zach Lefever has dreamed of winning the Ephrata Firecracker Run. And Tuesday, with about a 10-second lead on Lancaster’s Duncan Hopkins and about 600 meters to...

    • Posted July 5, 2017
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  • Carl Tobias, conductor emeritus of the Ephrata Concert Band, will direct the band for a patriotic July 2 concert in Grater Park.
    Patriotic concert kicks it all off Sunday

    Carl Tobias, conductor emeritus of the Ephrata Concert Band, will step onto the bandshell at the foot of Cocalico Street in Ephrata Borough’s Grater Park to direct the band’s July 2 concert. The 7:15 p.m. concert, two...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • With donations of more than $15,000, a free fireworks show will once again light up the skies of Ephrata on July 4.
    40th Firecracker, free fireworks, family fun set for the 4th

    If you’re planning a hometown Fourth of July, there will be no shortage of fun activities available right here in Ephrata when next Tuesday rolls around. It all starts with the 40th edition of the wildly-popular Firecracker...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • The Green Dragon owners (left to right) Bill Rohrbach, Sandy Rohrbach, John Rohrbach, Sally Bushong and Rob Rohrbach.
    Green Dragon celebrates milestone

    It may have started out as a garage and a repair shop, but the Green Dragon has become one of the largest farmer’s markets on the East Coast. And that famous market is celebrating its 85th anniversary...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • Ephrata Firecracker Run founder Barry Kachel explains how the annual race got its start during a visit to the Review office recently. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Forty years in the making: A sitdown with the man who founded the original Ephrata Firecracker Run

    Next Tuesday will mark the 40th anniversary of the Ephrata Firecracker Run, the annual Fourth-of-July road race through the streets of Ephrata. The race, which was the brainchild of Ephrata resident Barry Kachel, got its start in...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • This historic property at 207 E. Main St., built in 1850, was owned by two of Ephrata's most prominent citizens, Anne Brossman Sweigart and Bertha Blair. An online auction to sell the home is scheduled June 24-27. Photo by Patrick Burns
    Historic Brossman home going to auction

    The former home of Anne Sweigart Brossman at 207 E. Main St. is up for auction following a foreclosure sale two years ago by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s office, according to court records. County court documents show...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Akron resident Tom Burnett, with plenty of help from his grandson Cypress Seifardh, were among the volunteers planting trees at Akron’s Colonial Park recently. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Tree-mendous project at Akron’s Colonial Park

    When the Akron portion of the rail trail was being built, there was a bit of an outcry when a number of mature trees were cut down along the section next to the Colonial Drive park. Recently,...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Allison Martin swims the girls U8 25 Backstroke at the Woodridge Classic this past Saturday. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Tidal Waves place third at Woodridge Classic

    The Ephrata Tidal Waves swim team earned seven individual titles to key an overall third-place finish in the team standings at the Woodridge Classic Swim Meet held Saturday at Woodridge Pool in Lititz. Cali Burkholder led the...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Sean Lees, a former District champion at Ephrata, was approved Monday as the new head wrestling coach for the Mounts. Photo by Todd Ruth
    Returning to his Roots

    Ephrata tabs Lees as head wrestling coach As a high school wrestler in the early 90s, Sean Lees was part of the “Golden Age” of Ephrata wrestling. And while the Mounts were winning section and district team...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Ephrata legion pitcher Adam Schwartz (left) delivers against Lititz last Thursday. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Ephrata legion squad putting it together early

    Knock off PM to improve to 5-1 in league play The Ephrata Post 429 American Legion baseball team is off and running in its quest to represent District 10 (Lancaster County) for the seventh consecutive year in...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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