• Witwers married 50 years

      Mel and Sue Witwer, Ephrata, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this week. The Witwers were married June 25, 1965, at Akron Assembly of God, Akron, by Rev. J. Wesley Clark. Mel is retired from GEM...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Wood, Pike will wed

        Jennica Wood and Brandon Pike are delighted to announce their engagement and plans for a beautiful September wedding. Jennica is the daughter of Dennis and Cynthia Wood of Tucson, Ariz. She attended Sahuaro High School...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Births – Reported July 24, 2015

    BEILER, Reuben K. and Naomi (Beiler), Quarryville, a son, at Well Span Ephrata Community Hospital, June 16. BLANK, Jake K. and Sarah A., Quarryville, a son, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, June 17. BOLTON, Britney C. and...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Local Army ROTC cadet deployed to South Korea

    Travis L. Kurtz of Denver is learning a lot about the culture and language of South Korea. Kurtz, a 2009 graduate of Cocalico High School, is an Army ROTC cadet involved in Cadet Language and Cultural Immersion...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Book review: Katie, Queen of Scots

    Katie, Queen of Scots (A Story of our Beloved Scottie); by Kathleen Miller; 2014; Seaber Turner Book Printing; published by Kathleen Miller. This little book about a little dog by a Wernersville-area woman is bound to bite...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Book review: The Conrad Weiser Area

    The Conrad Weiser Area; by Carl Ganster and Carl Reidler, Introduction by Lynn Otto; 2014; Images of America Series; $21.99. Conrad Weiser is a name well known to locals. From the homestead in western Berks County to...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Cocalico Alumni Association to hold golf tournament

      The Cocalico Alumni Association began formation two years ago. An earlier, previous effort by several alumni faltered and was dropped. Coordinating this new effort is Leslie Stricker, who, among other responsibilities, works with the Cocalico Education...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • High temperatures heat up pool attendance

      It’s been hot, hot, hot and the Reamstown Pool has clearly been the cool place to go for many East Cocalico Township residents. “We’ve been tracking attendance for the last couple years and so far pool...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • The personal journey no one wants to take: Review/Record reporter, stricken with cancer, tells her story

      The older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve bragged about my health — my runner’s blood pressure, you want me to do a cartwheel and round-off? Sure, let me show you. Of course, now I’ll have vertigo...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Kickin’ cancer’s grasp…Annual Relay for Life Nolanco raises spirits and funds

    With a nod to the 1980s and a change of venue, the American Cancer Society presented the 16th Annual Relay For Life Norlanco on June 19 and 20 at Garden Spot High School. This year’s 1980s theme...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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