• Bryan Sanguinito
    Sanguinito seeks House seat

    Ephrata’s Bryan Sanguinito, 38, former president of the Reading Education Association, has declared his candidacy for the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives. He hopes to serve the people of the 99th Legislative District, which includes the Eastern...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • Former Ephrata resident Elaine Vazquez teaches a Zumba class in Florida. The 69-year-old’s classes range in size from 15 students to 50, depending on the season.
    Meanwhile in Florida…

    Former Ephrata resident and teacher helps keep fellow retirees fit down south Elaine Vazquez may be the perfect example of the saying, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” She and husband, Frank, moved...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • Township supports task force

    Ephrata Township Supervisors have agreed to at least partial funding of the Lancaster County Drug Task Force. Currently, funding for the task force is through assessments sent to each municipality. However, not all municipal groups appropriate funding,...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • Denver Borough Council reviews policies, solicitor and summer road work

    If a Denver Borough council member has an illness, disability, emergency or is out of town for business or family travel, it will be possible for the member to participate and vote during a council meeting when...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • E. Coc. benefits from stormwater management

    It will cost East Cocalico Township approximately $75,000 annually to implement the new stormwater regulations which aid federal clean-up efforts for the Chesapeake Bay. “East Cocalico is in good shape because we’ve looked ahead,” Mark Hiester, East...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • Campus Chatter

    Koehler receives Master’s degree Matthew Koehler of Stevens, received a Master of Science in Education at Wilkes University Elizabethtown names Dean’s List The following students received recognition on the fall 2013 Dean’s List at Elizabethtown College: Emily...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • Nick Orfanella and Crystal Mello
    Orfanella-Mello

    Crystal Mello and Nick Orfanella of San Diego, Calif. recently announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Susan Hume of Sonora, Calif. Crystal graduated from Monterey High School in California and is a branch operations...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • Evelyn and George Weaver
    Weavers celebrate 56 years of marriage

    George and Evelyn Weaver (Weber) of Reinholds recently celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary. They were married Jan. 25, 1958 in Ephrata with Mahlon Zimmerman officiating. George and Evelyn are both retired. George retired from Martin Limestone and...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • Joe and Donna (Galen) North
    Norths celebrate 55 years of matrimony

    Joe and Donna (Galen) North of Ephrata celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14. The couple was married Feb.14, 1959 at Bethany United Church in Ephrata. Donna was a teacher for 20 years, retiring...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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  • Parkinson’s Support Group February meeting

    The Parkinson’s Support Group at Garden Spot Village will meet Monday, Feb. 24 from 2 until 3 p.m. in the Village Square Board Room. This month Lauren Graber, director of wellness at Garden Spot Village, will discuss...

    • Posted February 19, 2014
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