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    Vision Care from Melissa Plowmaker, O.D. at Walmart Vision Center

    At the Walmart Vision Center, owner Melissa Plowmaker, O.D., and her staff provide vision care services at the office located at 890 East Main Street, Ephrata, at the front area of Walmart. Whether you are looking for...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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    Season of Fine Dining and Festivals at Stoudts

    Few places offer so many wonderful experiences as Stoudts.  From fine dining to special events to holiday festivals, Stoudts makes the season sparkle. Coming up on December 2nd, Stoudts will hold its Christkindlmarkt Holiday Shopping Market from 8 a.m....

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Smucker tops King and takes 11th Congressional race

      Democrat Jess King’s year-long Congressional campaign received universal praise as tightly organized and focused along the way. While her failed bid to unseat GOP Lloyd Smucker played out Tuesday in a nearly 25,000 vote loss (among...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • The Winters Memorial luminaries, each represent a donation made to date toward the Veterans Plaza / Winters Leadership Memorial project, will honor the nearly 850,000 men and women who have given their lives in combat since the Revolutionary War. Review file photo
    Ephrata’s 5th Annual Luminary Tribute set for Nov. 10

    Continuing a tradition begun on Veterans Day 2014, The Winters Leadership Memorial Committee will host a moving luminary tribute to those who died in combat while serving our country on Saturday, Nov. 10. Approximately 400 luminaries will...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Remembering Ephrata’s fallen

    Anna Kemper was a young woman who volunteered to be a U.S. Army nurse shortly after the U.S. entered World War I on April 6, 1917. She began her service on Aug. 15, 1917, and died at...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • This year’s Toyland was built from scratch, then assembled Nov. 3 at the Whistlestop Plaza. Photo by Dick Wanner
    It’s beginning to look a lot like…

    Volunteers transform Whistlestop Plaza into holiday Toyland When Sue Burkholder offered to turn Ephrata’s Whistlestop Plaza into a holiday season Toyland, she figured she’d have two good arms to work with. Then she fell and injured her...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Santa is ready to come to town once again, Nov. 23.
    Santa arrives in just two weeks!

    Members of the Ephrata Development Organization (EDO) and the community are once again combining forces to prepare for the lighting of the town Christmas tree in front of Ephrata National Bank and the arrival of Santa Claus...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Cocalico’s Danny Engle (right), shown here during an L-L playoff game vs. Ephrata, was nominated for the All-State Team at the L-L League Banquet held Sunday at the Eden Resort. Photo by Travis Boyd
    Eagles’ Engle receives All-State nomination

    Fresh off leading Cocalico to its greatest season in program history, several members of the Eagles’ soccer team reaped the awards at the 2018 L-L League All-Star banquet held at Eden Resort. Senior midfielder Danny Engle led...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Abbie Wiest (14) heads the ball in the direction of a teammate in the win over Wilson. The Lady Mounts advanced to States with the win, and went on to defeat District One champion Conestoga in Tuesday’s State playoff opener. Photo by Travis Boyd
    ‘Stating’ their case

    After beating Wilson to earn third place in District, Ephrata girls shock District One champ Conestoga 2-1 in first round District One, which covers the Philly suburbs, traditionally is one of the top soccer areas in the...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • West Cocalico will share SRO costs

    West Cocalico supervisors approved a plan to share costs for a school resource officer (SRO) in the Cocalico School District in their Nov. 1 meeting. The East Cocalico police department will provide staff; East Cocalico PD’s Chief...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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