All posts tagged "featured"

  • LITITZ BLIZZZ
    Snowbound memories

    Revisiting the Blizzard of ‘96 It was 20 years ago this week when snow idled Ephrata and the extended region for days. Mention the Blizzard of 1996 and you’ll see faces light up while people recollect events...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • ER20150106_Akron shoe drop (6)
    A shoe drops in Akron as the New Year begins

    by Dick Wanner In its ninth year, the 2016 Akron Shoe Drop had some 500 people ring in the New Year with their neighbors and out-of-towners. Akron Mayor John McBeth offered that crowd estimate which he made...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Ephrata Fair lunch hunt
    Top 2015 stories

    …as social media sites took hold by Patrick Burns The Ephrata Review reported the big stories in the borough, township and surrounding area in 2015. No surprise; it’s what we do. But unlike ever before, our Facebook...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Brendan Holbritter (4) and Matt McGillan (33) double team Oley Valley sharpshooter Sebastian Williamson during Monday’s Ephrata Tournament opener. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Mounts roll past Oley

    by TODD RUTH The tide has suddenly taken a turn for the better as far as the Ephrata boys basketball team is concerned. After dropping their first seven games to start the season, the Mounts finally gave...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Tucker Lescoe (left) and Carl Unruh share a moment on the court after Lescoe took over the all-time scoring mark from Unruh Monday night. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    On a mission

     Lescoe scores 31 to become program’s all-time leader Tucker Lescoe is a great player not only because he can score the basketball, but because he will willingly share it for the betterment of the team. Anyone who...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Iron-Valley-Miners-Club-DEC2015
    Taste of the Town: Happy Holidays from Miner’s Club and Iron Valley Tubing

    Everyone at Miner’s Club and Iron Valley Tubing wishes you a happy holiday and wonderful New Year. They are also wishing for snow! The season has been unseasonably warm so far, but snow is bound to come....

    • Posted December 23, 2015
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  • ER20151223_LusbyGivesUpherP-crop
    Ephrata 10-year-old gives up her presents for others

    It’s not often that a 10-year-old would approach her parents and tell them she doesn’t need anything for Christmas, but instead would like to do something for others. It was not an easy decision, but Ephrata’s Jazzlyn...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
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    Merry Christmas…no tax increase in the borough

    Other than the long debate over library funding, there was little fanfare this year over the annual fiscal budget in Ephrata Borough. The best news for residents is that real estate taxes will remain the same in...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
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  • A view of downtown Ephrata at Christmas time.Photo by Stan Hall
    “Strings of streetlights, even stoplights…”

    A combination of taillights, streetlights and traffic lights add festive colors to this unique photo of downtown Ephrata taken over the weekend. The Ephrata Review would like to wish everyone a very, Merry Christmas.

    • Posted December 23, 2015
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  • LeSean McCoy meets Sunday with Kaitlyn Wells, a ninth-grader at Ephrata and one of McCoy's biggest fans. The two got together before the Buffalo Bills played the Eagles through the Make-a-Wish Foundation. PHOTO BY SHEILA HAGY.
    NFL star LeSean McCoy and Make-a-Wish Foundation fulfill Ephrata girl’s dream

    A former Philadelphia Eagles running back has made a dream come true for an ailing Ephrata girl. Buffalo Bills star LeSean “Shady” McCoy met with 15-year-old Kaitlin Wells, a ninth-grade Ephrata High School student, before the Bills...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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