• Five Ephrata HS Athletes going D1

    Most high school seniors sign national letters of intent on Feb. 3. However, some take advantage of the early-signing period which takes place November 11. Five Ephrata High School seniors signed on the dotted line last Wednesday...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Veterans Saluted at Dinner

    Horizons of Northern Lancaster County hosted its eighth annual salute to veterans Nov. 14 at the former Gerber-Moyer building in Ephrata, and with more than 300 people attending, the dinner was deemed a success. When speaking about...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • French Connection Terror

    Too close for comfort – Locals report from France following terror attacks by Donna Reed and Patrick Burns                            We’re all too familiar with the tragic...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • At Paris soccer game, goal for Denver man and friends was to score their safety

      For most of Friday, Nov. 13, Kyle H. Boulanger of Denver, a junior at Millersville University, was living the lucky life of a college student studying abroad in Paris. By day’s end, he was lucky to...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  •  A student of note

    Cocalico High School senior Brianna Geesaman performed at the state level for the Dorothy Sutton Performance Festival held Nov. 7 at Elizabethtown College. Geesaman, a soprano, is the daughter of Emmett Geesaman and Lisa Vigilante.    ...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Stevens Fire Company bazaar scheduled

    A Christmas craft show and holiday bazaar is set for Saturday, Nov. 28, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Stevens Fire Hall, 91 Stevens Road. Among the items for sale will be holiday wreaths, woodcarvings,...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • In West Cocalico, it was all about safety

      It was all about security at the West Cocalico Township supervisors meeting Tuesday morning. The two issues dominating the discussion centered on safety for the office staff and safety for motorists in the township. Norma Enck,...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Aiming to be a top dog

    Alexis Schlott, a Cocalico High School sophomore, competed in the National Dog Show in Philadelphia over the weekend. She took her top winning breed dog Gwenna, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Black and Tan, along with a...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Boarding kennel changing hands

      Horton’s Boarding Kennels has new owners. Lisa and Dean Martin have sold Horton’s Boarding Kennels to Tammy Carroll and Tom Lascoskie of Reading. The sale will be final Dec. 31. The kennel, located at 940 Schoeneck...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Cocalico School District gets an “A” in accounting

      In the final meeting for several members, the Cocalico School Board accepted a clean audit report at its Monday, Nov. 16, meeting that shows the district is in good financial shape despite looming increases in pension...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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