All posts by Patrick Burns

  • UPDATE: PennDOT’s bridge project

    PennDOT announced that on Tuesday, May 29, three bridges over U.S. 222 in the Akron and Ephrata area in northeastern Lancaster County are scheduled to close for repairs. The Pool Road, Peach Road and East Mohler Church...

    • Posted May 27, 2018
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  • Every farmer likes a good story

    Every farmer likes a good story By Phil Eisemann       The following is the fourth in a series of articles leading up to the 100th year of the Ephrata Fair in September. In effort to...

    • Posted April 27, 2018
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  • Ephrata makes administrative changes

    Ephrata Makes Administrative Changes   At the board meeting on Monday, April 23, the Ephrata Area School Board of Directors approved a district restructuring for the 2018-2019 school year. Effective July 1, the current Ephrata Intermediate/Middle School...

    • Posted April 27, 2018
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  • EASD Wins American School Board Journal Magna Award

    EASD wins American School Board Journal Magna Award By Marylouise Sholly       The Ephrata Area School District recently received an American School Board Journal Magna Award for instituting the Attollo program at Ephrata High School. The...

    • Posted April 27, 2018
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  • Trout stocking delays bridge work

        To all the frustrated motorists who thought there was something fishy about PennDOT’s sudden departure, including all equipment, from a bridge repair job on Route 322 in Clay: You were right! Discussions during the April...

    • Posted April 16, 2018
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  • Google teaches students about coding at EIS

    “You are all fortunate to be in a school district like Ephrata,” said U.S. Congressman Lloyd Smucker to the gymnasium full of students at Ephrata Intermediate School Tuesday morning. Rep. Smucker was a special attendee at Ephrata...

    • Posted April 9, 2018
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  • Ephrata Community Church plans $15.3M expansion

    Congregation began in a converted barn Pastor Kevin Eshleman looks out his office window to the distant farm house where a small Bible study group forged the foundation of what has become a growing Ephrata Community Church....

    • Posted April 9, 2018
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  • TONIGHT: Students Vs. Staff

    Mounts vs. Mounts   Ephrata High School students hope to teach their instructors how to win on the hardwood. The inaugural “Students vs. Staff” basketball game is tomorrow night, Thursday, March 8 at 7 p.m. at the...

    • Posted March 8, 2018
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  • Have you seen Ownen May

    By Patrick Burns The East Cocalico Township Police Department, along with the cooperation of several other agencies, are attempting to locate a missing 12 year old boy. Owen May, 5’4”, white, male, weight 120 pounds, unknown clothing...

    • Posted January 25, 2018
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  • EASD officials, police address threat rumors

    School officials said more than 400 students did not attend class Wednesday Several parents contacted The Ephrata Review on Tuesday and Wednesday to express worries of a possible threat to Ephrata High School students. The concerns stem...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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