• School board OKs Opt-Out Resolution

    During the Dec. 16 Cocalico School Board meeting, the board approved the PDE Accelerated Budget Opt-Out Resolution. “By doing this, you’re limiting the amount of taxes that can be raised so this is a significant action,” explained...

    • Posted December 25, 2013
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  • Moser is November student of the month

    Spencer Moser has been selected as the Ephrata Area Chamber of Commerce Business & Technology Student of the Month for November. Moser is a senior at Cocalico High School and his favorite business classes are sports and...

    • Posted December 25, 2013
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  • Cocalico holds workshop forpre-K students

    Over 50 pre-kindergarten students and their family members attended the Safari Learning Rhyming and Vocabulary workshop, presented at Adamstown Elementary School on Nov. 19. Incoming 2014 kindergartners and their families were given the opportunity to spend some...

    • Posted December 25, 2013
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  • Deaths of local interest

    Catherine Killinger Conley, 98, of York Haven, passed away Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 at her residence. Local survivors include her son: James E. Conley, and his wife Judy, of Ephrata; three grandchildren: Jane Wolf of Carlisle, Joy...

    • Posted December 25, 2013
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  • Evelyn M. Hagy, 53, worked for MCC, taught Sunday school, was musician

    Evelyn M. Hagy, 53, of Leola, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at her residence. She was born in Wakefield, R.I., to Barbara (Edwards) Jordan of West Kingston, R.I., and the late Roland Jordan. She was the...

    • Posted December 25, 2013
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  • Douglas J. Beam, born in Ephrata, terminal manager

    Douglas J. Beam, 52, of Morgantown, died peacefully at his home Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 after a two-year battle with cancer. Doug was born in Ephrata and raised in Elverson. He was the son of Titus and...

    • Posted December 25, 2013
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  • Elaine M. Gates, born in Terre Hill, accountant

    Elaine M. Gates, 77, formerly of New Holland and Miami, Fla., died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, in Senior Living at Lancaster. Born in Terre Hill, she was a daughter of the late George W. and Mildred R....

    • Posted December 25, 2013
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  • Evelyn M. (Nolt) Horning, 74, furniture store owner

    Evelyn Marie (Nolt) Horning, 74, of Annville, passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 at home with loving family by her side. She was born Friday, March 17, 1939 in Ephrata to the late Milton and Margie...

    • Posted December 25, 2013
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  • William Bender Brosius, 82, accountant, active in church

    William “Bill” Bender Brosius, 82, born April 11, 1931 in Akron, went home to be with his Lord Jesus Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Death was caused by complications following a fall on June 23. He was the...

    • Posted December 25, 2013
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  • Santa arrives through the help of neighbors

    EASS announces another successful Holiday Exchange Program With the shortened Christmas shopping season, due to a late Thanksgiving this year, it’s very easy to become swept up in the hustle and bustle of getting all gifts purchased...

    • Posted December 24, 2013
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