• Cocalico Corner Donna Reed
    Cocalico Corner: Some good reads at the end of the week

    If you’re like me, you look with a degree of glee and anticipation towards Friday afternoon. The work week is winding down and the promise of some free time feels priceless. Last week, on my way back...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • The executive team of the Ephrata Area Education Foundation includes (front row, left to right) Dean Hoover, president; Connie Kirby, vice president; (back, l-r) Aaron Groff, treasurer; Ann Marie Haus, secretary and executive director
    Foundation making huge impact

    Has awarded 119 grants totaling nearly $168K to EASD programs Over the past several years, school administrators across the country have had to scramble to deal with an ever-shrinking revenue stream. However, the Ephrata Area School District...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Grease was the word…

                                  Photos by Dick Wanner

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Josh Battisti
    Played well…Cocalico junior defies Asperger’s; lands lead in Reading musical production

    To meet 17-year-old Josh Battisti, a budding thespian and junior at Cocalico High School, one may never expect to link him with the word autism. The theater-obsessed teen is often all smiles, in and out of character....

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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    Zig’s Bakery & Cafe at Brick Gables Marks a Tasteful Two Year Anniversary

    It might seem hard to believe, but Zig’s Bakery & Cafe and Brick Gables is celebrating their second anniversary of tasty deli fare, fresh baked breads and sweet desserts. Zig’s is marking the occasion from May 3...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Showcase of Homes, April 27, 2017

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  • Walmart Vision Center serves your needs for professional vision care

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    Vision Care from Melissa Plowmaker, O.D. at Walmart Vision Center

    At the Walmart Vision Center, owner Melissa Plowmaker, O.D., and her staff provide vision care services at the office located at 890 East Main Street, Ephrata, at the front area of Walmart. Whether you are looking for...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Ephrata’s Kyra Horst (left) clears the hurdle ahead of Manheim’s Kierra Wells during Monday’s meet. Photo by Alan Johnson
    Depth key as Lady Mounts hand Barons their first loss

    While the Ephrata girls’ track team certainly had its share of wins Monday at Manheim Central, it was the Lady Mounts’ depth that proved to be the key in their 95-55 victory over the previously undefeated Barons....

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Cocalico’s Sam Klumpp fires a shot on the L-S goal during Monday’s game in Lampeter. Photo by Denise Mitchell
    Pioneers hold on in final seconds to edge Cocalico

    The Lampeter-Strasburg girls lacrosse team avenged an early season non-league loss as they held off a furious Cocalico comeback on the football stadium grass in Lampeter on Monday evening. The Pioneers (7-0 league, 10-1 overall) bested the...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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  • Josh Clair
    Clair steps down as EHS mat coach

    After 12 seasons as head wrestling coach at Ephrata, Josh Clair recently decided to step down in order to spend more time with his family. With a wife and a year-and-a-half old son at home, Clair said...

    • Posted April 26, 2017
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