• Cocalico plans Pre-K workshop for Jan. 5

    Cocalico School District officials urge parents with children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2017 to begin preparing them for the experience. A free hands-on learning workshop for parents and kindergarten-age children is set for Thursday, Jan....

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • Getting Frosted: Cocalico senior, already a baker extraordinaire, teaching eighth graders

    Cocalico High School senior Julia Winters knows well the feeling of accomplishment that comes from a moist cupcake or just-sweet-enough frosting. The cheerleader and two-sport athlete has a budding baking business and regularly shares the joy of...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • A very merry Cocalico Christmas!

    Ross Beiler knows how to light up people’s lives — in this case, the lives of his neighbors on Hawthorne Drive in Denver. Beiler has created a holiday lights wonderland, accompanied by music. Here are some links...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • Denver streetlight buyback looking brighter

    Borough business on Monday, Dec. 19, was conducted with four of the seven Denver Council members, enough to constitute a quorum. The council meeting was scheduled a week earlier than normal as Dec. 26 is a business...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • This home on Duke Street drew lots of attention for its expansive and bright layout, and was also featured on the Jingle Bell Tour.
    Christmas Displays: Reader Picks

    The readers have spoken and the following houses have been nominated as the top Christmas light displays in The Ephrata Review coverage area. Be sure to also check the feature on Terry Lesher’s display and the Hawthorne...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • Christmas Tour Home Lights Winner Jordan Weber recieves a check from Sue Burkholder .
    Jingle Bell winner

    Jingle Bell Trolley Tour of Homes winner Jordan Weber receives a check from Sue Burkholder of the Ephrata Alliance, event sponsor. Weber’s home is at 349 E. Fulton St. and was built in the late ‘30s. The...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • Superintendent Brian Troop (right) receives an award in March from EASD board president Timothy Stayer.
    EASD commits to Troop

    The Ephrata Area School District Board of Directors have approved a new five-year contract with superintendent Brian Troop. Troop, who has been with the district since January 2011, is to receive a $164,500 annual salary, effective July...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • Terry Lesher sets up a Christmas lights display at 606 S. Fourth St., which has become a tradition in Denver. Photo by Les Martzall
    A collector’s display

    For those who like to view outdoor Christmas lights, there is a big, bold display in Denver that is capturing the attention of many residents. Terry Lesher has more Christmas lights and figurines on his property at...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • Cocalico junior Ben Fromm became the 195 pound champion at the 30th annual Penn Manor Holiday Tournament
    Fromm takes gold at PM Tourney

    The referee blew his whistle and slapped the mat 16 seconds into the second period. With that signal, Cocalico junior Ben Fromm became the 195 pound champion at the 30th annual Penn Manor Holiday Tournament. Fromm pinned...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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  • Cocalico's Nick Montelone goes up for the jumper at Garden Spot High School in New Holland, PA on December 16, 2016. KIRK NEIDERMYER | LCW Correspondent Photographer
    In the ‘Nick’ of time: Monteleone’s threes key Eagle win over Mules

    During the pre-season, Cocalico’s first-year Coach Seth Sigman talked about trying to find another scorer to compliment junior sharpshooter Aidan Trynosky. Monday night, for one night at least, senior Nick Monteleone was that guy. Early in the...

    • Posted December 21, 2016
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