• Bollman Hat hits $100,000 goal to help bring Kangol cap-making home to Adamstown

    Don Rongione, the president and chief executive officer of Adamstown-based Bollman Hat, didn’t sleep very well Saturday night. But Sunday night, he slept great. Thanks to an intense late push, the firm’s crowdfunding campaign exceeded its $100,000...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Current West Cocalico Township Manager Caro - lyn Hildebrand and her visiting “grand-dog” Shelby
    Time to cut the cord

    Imagine you’ve started a new job. Now, imagine you’ve been in that job for a few years. Your superiors acknowledge the quality of your work. You’ve even broadened the duties and responsibilities in the time since you’ve...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • It’s a snow go

    West Cocalico roadmaster assures supervisors that crews, truck ready for approaching storm Tom Showalters was front and center at the West Cocalico meeting on Jan. 19 concerning the expected snowfall this weekend. “If we get 15 or...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Packing up love stories for the “Glance at Romance” fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of the Adam - stown Area Library are (from left) Joy Maier (in the red vest), Winnie Cammauf, Eileen Eshelman, Mary Stewart, Carole Evans, Phyllis Vedder, and Pat Acebo.
    ‘Glance at Romance’ fundraiser features bags of literary love

    The Friends of the Adamstown Area Library is holding its annual “Glance at Romance” book sale from Jan. 25 to Feb. 13, or while supplies last. Library staff and volunteers decorate bags with valentines and lace. The...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Community conversation to focus on improving Cocalico

    A “Cocalico Community Conversation” is set for Thursday, Jan. 28, beginning at 7 p.m., at the Denver Borough Hall meeting room. The public is invited to attend and join in a discussion focusing on the following questions:...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Lynn Smoker displays an old ice-harvesting tool.
    Historian to present lecture on 1800s ice harvesting

    The intriguing big business of ice harvesting along the Susquehanna River in the 1800s will come to life with a presentation by local historian Lynn Smoker on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m., at the Reamstown Community...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Emily Harting in London. Photo courtesy Cocalico School District
    Cocalico cheerleader performs in London New Year’s Day Parade

    Emily Harting, Cocalico High School senior, was one of more than 650 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the United States who represented Varsity Spirit in the world-famous London New Year’s Day Parade. She qualified for...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Borough solar field project draws crowd to zoning board for ‘Panel’ discussion.

    Ephrata Borough’s proposed solar project took a significant step toward reality Tuesday evening when administration officials presented its case before an Ephrata Township Zoning Hearing Board. In nearly three hours of meticulously detailed testimony, borough solicitor James...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • A colorized image of boxer John Sullivan. Image from afflictor.com
    Was the famous John L. Sullivan once in Ephrata?

    Did boxing legend John L. Sullivan stay in an Ephrata hotel in 1899? That’s the question that’s hoped to be answered by an area resident. Recently, a local history buff contacted the Ephrata Review’s office regarding the...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Outlook healthy for Rec’s campaign

    Final funding push to complete the campaign The calendar timeline indicates Ephrata Rec Center is one-half way through its three-year Capital Campaign. Financial contributions paint an even brighter picture. “The good news is, thanks to very generous...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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