• Gingrich’s late lay-up lifts Lady Eagles

    Back on January 3, Cocalico thumped Conestoga Valley, 59-23, in the Buckskins’ gym. Tuesday night, in the rematch played in Denver, Cocalico Coach Tony DiMatteo just knew this time CV would bring the fight. That’s because the...

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  • Adamstown students practice good habits

    At Adamstown Elementary, Dr. VanDeusen is using Sean Covey’s book “The 7 Habits of Happy Kids” to teach students healthy habits for life. Each month, a “habit” as described by the book is discussed. Teachers nominate one...

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  • Everyday heroes

    As School Board Appreciation Month wraps up, members are recognized for their dedication January was School Board Appreciation Month and what a better way to end a month of thanks than with sock monkeys. At Monday’s Cocalico...

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  • Chocolate and wine weekend at Berks County wineries

    Guests can visit the eight wineries of the Berks County Wine Trail during their annual Chocolate and Wine Pairing Event Weekend from noon to 5 p.m. Feb. 15 and 16. Visitors will enjoy sweet and chewy pairings...

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  • Organizations to host spaghetti dinner

    The Bareville, Leola, Leacock Lions Club and the Upper Leacock Township War Memorial Association are co-sponsoring an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner Feb. 15 from 4 to 7 p.m. The dinner will be served in Veterans Hall, War Memorial...

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  • Adamstown Area Library

    Read the monthly newsletter “Turning the Page” for registration requirements for some of the programs held in January and February: Jan. 27-Feb. 14: Friends of the Adamstown Area Library Valentine’s Glance at Romance Book Bags at $3.50...

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  • Deaths of local interest

    Lydia M. (Shirk) Brubacher, 97, of Narvon, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse K. Brubacher, in 1996. Local survivors include her son, Jesse, married to Anna...

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  • Mary Martin, homemaker, Sunday School teacher

    Mary M. Martin, 79, of Ephrata, formerly of Denver, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 at Fairmount Homes. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Lloyd W. Martin. Born in Ephrata Twp., she was the daughter...

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  • Chester R. Leed, 71, formerly of Ephrata

    Chester R. Leed, 71, of Morgantown, formerly of Ephrata, passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Brandywine Hospital. He was born in Lancaster County on Nov. 13, 1942 and was a son of the late Lloyd and...

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  • Grace Landis Bailey, 88, former registered nurse

    Grace Landis Bailey, 88, of Ephrata, passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at the Ephrata Manor. She will be missed by her family and friends. Born in West Earl Township, she was the daughter of the late...

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