All posts tagged "featured"

  • ER Snowblower Monday
    Going ‘Snowhere’

    Road crews in Ephrata and neighboring townships have worked around the clock since last weekend’s storm dumped 20-plus inches of snow which winds whipped into drifts as high as five feet in isolated spots. Snow from Winter...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • Ephrata Area School District superintendent Brian Troop (right) greets Kris Miller, who was approved as the school’s head football coach Tuesda
    Mounts Turn to Miller

    Former Viking assistant, CV grad named EHS football coach Ephrata High School has found its man. After a search that drew interest from 22 quality candidates, Kris Miller, an associate head coach at Northern Lebanon High School,...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • 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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  • ER First Snow001
    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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  • Untitled
    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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