• Putting on the brakes…Trucking practices accelerate citizen ire

    The final West Cocalico Township supervisors meeting of 2016 focused on noisy trucks and farmland practices. A visiting resident “speaking for many” voiced his concern about truck traffic at the Dec. 20 session. “We live on South...

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  • East Cocalico Police Report, December 29, 2016

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: DUI: Stephen Rissell, 26, was involved in a reportable crash in the 800 block of West Swartzville Road, East Cocalico Township, at 12:35 p.m. Dec. 7. Rissell struck the...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • Ephrata Police Report, December 29, 2016

    The Ephrata Police Department reported the following: POSSESSION: Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Mountain Road, West Cocalico Township, for a shooting at 5:27 a.m. Dec. 24. The resident, Scott L. Behney, 57, reported to...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • USA Gypsum launches new endeavors

    Denver-based USA Gypsum, gypsum products manufacturer and one of the largest gypsum drywall recyclers in the United States, has announced the launch of its new website, research library and e-commerce store at www.usagypsum.com. From the home page,...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Fassnacht (right) drives past Madison Root of Ephrata.
    Engle’s career night leads Cocalico past Lady Mounts

    Senior posts 24 points, 13 boards in win The first of two Section Two girls’ basketball games between backyard rivals Ephrata and Cocalico went to the home team, as the Lady Eagles held off the Lady Mounts...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Dilyn Becker (right) drives past Connor Mack of Cocalico during last Wednesday’s showdown at the Ephrata Middle School. Photo by Dick Wanner
    Another thriller: Mounts get past Eagles to remain perfect in section

    Winning is fun. That’s what Ephrata Coach Charlie Fisher has been preaching to his guys since taking over the program a year ago. And it’s finally starting to sink in. Last Wednesday at home in a huge...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • Ephrata’s Caroline Stauffer (22) battles Central Dauphin’s Faith St. Clair for a loose ball in first-period action in the Ephrata Holiday Tournament Tuesday. Photo by Mike Shull
    Sleeping on 999: Stauffer falls just shy of milestone as Lady Mounts fall to Central Dauphin

    Ephrata’s Caroline Stauffer will have to wait at least one more day to become the eighth girl in school history to score 1,000-career points. Tuesday night vs. Central Dauphin in the first round of the Ephrata Holiday...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • Kenneth “Bear” MacCord
    Remembering ‘Bear’ MacCord

    Cocalico statistician was longtime member of Eagles’ sports family The late Ken “Bear” MacCord was a longtime statistician for Cocalico teams and a member of the Eagles’ sports community. For many, he was as much a part...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • Harry A. Eshelman, 86, Korea vet, Frank Ferrara & Son carpentry foreman, E. Cocalico Twp. supervisor

    Harry A. Eshelman, 86, of Lancaster, passed away Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, at Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital. He was born in Terre Hill to the late Isaac and Mary Eshelman, and was the husband of the late Patricia...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • Frances E. Claudy, 102, F & M Hat Co. retiree, oldest Reinholds VFW Auxiliary life member

    Frances E. Claudy, 102, of Stevens, formerly of Reinholds and Denver, passed away Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, at Gardens at Stevens Nursing Home. She was born in Denver to the late John and Ida (Killian) Fassnacht, and...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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