• Ephrata falls to Eagles in semifinals, States await

    Cumberland Valley’s Cashlin Copley was money on her team’s first shot of the game Tuesday vs. Ephrata in the District Three Girls Soccer Semifinals played at Cedar Crest. And unfortunately for the Lady Mounts, it was a...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • In appreciation of the opportunity to serve

      My time in the Pennsylvania State Senate is quickly coming to a close, as I have chosen not to seek a third term. It is with great humility and gratitude that I offer my deepest thanks...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Top cop

    Ephrata Police Chief William L. “Bill” Harvey has been selected as the Central Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. Harvey said the honor is important to him because it was awarded, “to me by my colleagues...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • ‘Sisterly’ love

      The bond between Eberbach, Germany, and Ephrata has a new, permanent memorial. This international relationship began nearly 300 years ago when Eberbach-born Conrad Beissel immigrated to this area and founded the Ephrata Cloister. And now, a...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Father, daughter help each other earn degrees

      A father and daughter from Clay Township have proven that hard work and supporting each other is the key to success. Kate Goodwin and Tom Smith graduated from The Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts, a division...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • More than a little respect

    “Quest for Respect” will be presented at Cocalico Middle School on Wednesday, Oct. 29. The school’s Student Assistance Program (SAP) plans a week’s worth of events during Red Ribbon Week to promote drug awareness and encourage students...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • BARK hospital seeks funds to take bite out of medical costs

    Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue has launched a fundraising campaign to support the efforts of its BARK hospital, where staff provides onsite veterinary care for the dogs in the program. “We’ve had quite a number of dogs...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • East Cocalico Township renounces prior police pension commitment

    East Cocalico supervisors at their Oct. 16 meeting discussed the proposed draft for the regional police force. The police force draft states that East Cocalico Township agreed to pay 75 percent of the MMO (Minimum Municipal Obligation...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Denver council raises borough lot rate

    What was once a $10 forever fee has now become a $10 yearly fee for Denver residents who utilize the borough lot for yard waste. Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, those using the lot, located on Main Street...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • West Cocalico delays action on police pact

    A last-minute correspondence from the East Cocalico Township board of supervisors regarding finances for the proposed multi-municipal police force sent the West Cocalico Township supervisors into a 40-minute executive session at the start of the Tuesday morning...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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