• Breast cancer patient helping others

    At this time last year, Vicki Wilson of Lititz had completed six months of chemotherapy for breast cancer and was preparing for a grueling regimen of 34 radiation therapy treatments. Today, however, she’s energetic and positive. She...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Filmmaker’s documentary nominated for local Emmy

    For teacher and independent filmmaker Sean Gaston, Monday’s Emmy Awards were not the “real” Emmys. The truly important ones will come on Sept. 20 when he, his co-workers and his students from Fleetwood Area High School find...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Rutt, Hedges will marry

    Adrienne Rutt, of Reamstown, and Billy Hedges, of Narvon, recently announced their engagement. Adrienne is the daughter of Larry and Jane Rutt, Reamstown. She is a 2007 graduate of Cocalico High School and is employed by Four...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Greenes married 55 years

    Gary and Patricia (Moore) Greene, of Ephrata, are celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary on Aug. 29. The Greenes were married Aug. 29, 1959 in Silver Spring, Md. They settled in Ephrata 15 years ago after a 15-month...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Community support lifts baby Evelyn’s family

    The local community has come through for a family whose daughter is facing a long, medical battle. Evelyn Gromlich was born in January with Tetralogy of Fallot with Pulmonary Atresia, which is a rare and complex combination...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Feeling the spirits

    Popular local powwow transcends ethnic lines A powwow is typically a gathering of Native American tribes to come together for dancing and singing and a way to preserve the rich heritage of American Indians. Last Saturday at...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Cashing out?

    West Cocalico tells East it’s time to pay up on beleaguered North Reading Road property For months, the 1975 N. Reading Road property, the 20-plus-acre site with the 45,000-square-foot warehouse owned by East Cocalico Township in partnership...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Recycling profits East Cocalico

    One woman’s idea turns cardboard into money One man’s (or community’s) trash has become East Cocalico’s cash. The trash: corrugated cardboard. The cash: A tripling of the funds returned to the township from Pennsylvania’s Act 101 Recycling...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Monroe George Wentzel, 82, Denver, truck driver for Milford Fry and Milo Cammauf

    Monroe George Wentzel, 82, of Denver, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Manor Care, Sinking Spring. He was born in Lancaster County, to the late George Monroe and Florence (Hartranft) Wentzel. Monroe worked as a truck...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Odena Detweiler, 93, formerly of Akron, homemaker, master quilter, incomparable hostess

    Odena Detweiler, formerly of Akron, left this temporary world Aug. 15, 2014, at the age of 93 to live forever in the presence of the living and Triune God. Born in Kalona, Iowa, Odena moved to Norristown,...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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