All posts tagged "featured"

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    Akron council seeks applicants for vacated seat

    Akron Borough Council reached a tentative consensus on a number of issues at its regular committee meeting Monday night at borough hall. The committee meetings are work sessions devoted to discussing actions, such as employment, zoning changes,...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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    Akron’s Walsh helps raise Wildcat fever

    Meghan Walsh’s view of Villanova basketball games this season was much like the team itself: Tough to beat. The junior honors student from Akron eyed Wildcats’ contests directly from the floor and even above it, sometimes acrobatically...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a budget briefing for reporters at his official residence. *** Local Caption *** AP Photo/Marc Levy
Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during a budget briefing for reporters at his official residence.
    Local lawmakers lose patience on budget impasse

    The prevailing gridlock in Harrisburg over the lingering budget impasse preoccupied local lawmakers this past week… …Even more than usual. Several GOP House members and State Sen. Ryan Aument sent urgent messages to Gov. Tom Wolf, warning,...

    • Posted March 24, 2016
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    McCormac resigns in Akron; replacement sought

    The day after Akron Borough Council’s regular meeting on Monday, March 14, Councilman Dan McCormac sent an email to his fellow council members telling them of his intention to resign from borough council. The vacancy created by...

    • Posted March 24, 2016
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    ‘Owl’ be seeing you…

    The buzz began about a month ago, and now the suspicions of many have proven true regarding the owl, which has once again taken up residence in the tree along the creek in Ephrata’s Tom Grater Park....

    • Posted March 24, 2016
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    Laura’s Ladder: Emerging from addiction

    “Laura’s Ladder” is the second in a monthly series on the addiction crisis that too many people are battling. The series is written by Janice Ballenger, who works at Retreat at Lancaster County, a premier 160 bed...

    • Posted March 17, 2016
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  • This was the scene in downtown Ephrata in September of 1953, shortly after the town’s own Evelyn Ay was crowned Miss America. A huge celebration was held and many of the items associated with Ay’s amazing story, including the large banner that was across Main Street, are part of the new Ephrata Bor - ough 125th Anniversary display at the Historical Society Of The Cocalico Valley.
    Historical Society’s new exhibit honors Ephrata’s 125th anniversary

    The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley is commemorating the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of the Borough of Ephrata with a special exhibit that opens on Saturday, March 19. Curated by former Ephrata Mayor Clarence E....

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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    Be sure to use 717 when calling The Ephrata Review

    We’ve recently upgraded the phone system at The Ephrata Review, The Lititz Record Express and Lancaster Farming, and the new system requires a 10-digit number, even when you’re dialing within the 717 area code. Some phone systems...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Josiah Gehr sizes up opponent Matt Wilde of Boyertown at States this past weekend in Hershey
    Holding His Own: Gehr’s showing at States bodes well for future

    While one year’s results do not necessarily guarantee to future success in Hershey, Cocalico’s Josiah Gehr certainly had a promising first appearance at the State AAA Wrestling Tournament held at Giant Center in Hershey this past weekend....

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Photo by Preston Whitcraft Ephrata grad Brandon Miller delivers for Millersville.
    Miller keeps focus and priorities in spite of recent hype

    Brandon Miller gets it. He gets what it is to be a Millersville University student and baseball player, what it is to build meaningful relationships, how to lead, how to follow, and how to grow in every...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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