• What’s cooking?!   Cocalico Iron Chefs compete Sunday

    The Ninth Annual Iron Chef Cocalico, set for this Sunday, March 1, is setting itself up as a battle between a “tough girl” chef from the “school of hard knocks” and a more pampered, buttoned-up chef, a...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Allegra Leininger, 85, president of PA Farm Women

    Allegra H. Leininger, 85, Reinholds, died Feb. 20, 2015. Born in Elizabethtown, she was a daughter of the late Herman G. and Maria S. (Hollinger) Kreiner. Her husband of 66 years, Vernon J. Leininger, died Dec. 9,...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Digging in…Construction work on Cocalico fields gets approval of school board

    The Cocalico School Board approved more than $7 million in construction and fees related to new roads, parking and athletic fields at the high school at its Monday, Feb. 22, meeting. School directors also heard a pitch...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Monica Lynn Miller, 44, Ephrata, Cocalico grad

    Monica Lynn Miller, 44, of Ephrata, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at her home. She was born in Ephrata to Charles W., husband of Linda Miller; and Brenda (Martin), wife of Karl Creasy. In addition...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Dorothy A. Weaver, former Denver official, passes

    Dorothy A. (Fritz) Weaver, 86, of Denver, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. She was born on July 9, 1928 in Lancaster, to the late Clarence D. and Miriam...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Paul Z. Burkholder, 93, Ephrata, farmer, barn builder, Conestoga Mennonite member

    Paul Z. Burkholder, 93, of Ephrata, passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Shippensburg. He was born in New Holland to the late Ezra and Lydia (Zimmerman) Burkholder and was the husband of the late Leah (Martin)...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Earl L. Swartz, 91, WWII vet, worked at Essig Plumbing, enjoyed dogs, tractors

    Earl L. Swartz, 91, passed away Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at 11:53 a.m., at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Ruth (Shirk) Swartz, with whom he shared...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Murder victim remembered here Tuesday

    by Patrick Burns Monica Lynn Miller was remembered Tuesday as a loving, funny, beautiful, independent, determined, caring, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, neighbor, and friend. That was the constant refrain among an overflowing assembly that gathered in Akron...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • East Cocalico leaders talk regional police force

    Features that make creating Cocalico Regional Police Department a beneficial move were outlined by East Cocalico Supervisors recently for the Ephrata Review. East Cocalico Police serve East and West Cocalico Townships, Adamstown and Denver boroughs. Representatives from...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Rev. Fred R. Landis, 75, U.M. minister, Ephrata hospital chaplain, EPAC usher, loved music

    Rev. Fred R. Landis, 75, of Lancaster, formerly of Lititz and the Poconos area, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at home. He was the loving husband of the late Audrey Swift Landis who died in...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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