• Rebecca Gallagher, who owns the Historic Smithton Inn with her hus - band, Dave, is seen here with the charging staging at the inn’s park - ing lot. The station was provided free to the inn by Tesla, and can be used at no cost by Smithton guests.
    Test drivers charged by Tesla

    Last Saturday afternoon I was sitting behind the wheel of a battery-driven Tesla Model S P85D, ready for a test drive. The car has 691 horsepower. It can go from 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds and cover...

    • Posted August 29, 2015
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  • Ephrata's Dog Days of Summer Parade
    Dog Days of Summer: A Best Friend Party

    A Day for the Dogs The 7th annual Dog Days of Summer event was recently held at Ephrata’s Whistle Stop Plaza. Sponsored by the Ephrata Merchants Association, it showcased pets ‘strutting their stuff’ and in included the...

    • Posted August 27, 2015
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  • Taste Of The Town August 26, 2015 Edition

    Lily’s Has Fresh Flavors and Exciting Entertainment Where can you savor fresh end of-summer flavors, the hottest movie blockbusters and lively entertainment for all ages? The answer is simple. Lily’s, of course. In case you can’t get...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • Sept. 19 is a day for the dogs

    Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue holds its annual fundraising golf outing on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Foxchase Golf Club, Stevens. The shotgun start begins at 1 p.m. The cost is $115 per person or $400 per foursome,...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • Two injured, one critically, in Route 222 crash

    A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition and a 62-year-old male also was injured in a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon that snarled rush-hour traffic on Route 222 in East Cocalico Township in the area of East Church...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • Annual Adamstown PowWow set for this weekend

      The Native American powwow is still alive in Lancaster County, but it’s not an easy county in which to not be Pennsylvania Dutch or Christian. Many don’t know that local powwow organizers and attendees often represent...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • End of Summer Rockfest at Denver Park benefits food bank project

      Three rock bands, two of which are local and one from Reading, will play Saturday, Aug. 29, at Denver Park starting at 4 p.m. Admission to the 3:30 to 8 p.m. event is free. Donations will...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • Cocalico Corner — Of vacancies and appointments: The late Terry Bergman learned they don’t always pair up

      A vacancy on a board, authority, or commission is something I deal with regularly as a member of Reading City Council. With a number of such panels, there is always a turnover of folks serving and...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • Denver Porch sale set for Sept. 12

    The Denver community will come together for its annual porch sale on Sept. 12. Beginning at 7 a.m., participants will sell their unwanted or unused items from their porches, yards, and garages throughout Denver Borough. The public...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • Miffed East Cocalico supervisors “Review” West’s police message

    The East Cocalico supervisors are not exactly pleased with their counterparts at West Cocalico who have made it clear that continued police coverage by the East Cocalico Police Department ends Dec. 31. And the East supervisors, at...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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