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  • Election Dems
    Apathetic

    Primary attracts few; shake up on Akron Borough Council Voter apathy was apparent in Tuesday’s primary election where turnout in some areas was as low as five percent. One Ephrata poll official noted the pace of “nine...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Local author with serious message at Adamstown library Thursday

    Alden G. Huffman, a resident of East Earl Township, will be available to sign copies of his book, “A House is Not a Home” on Thursday, May 21, at 7 p.m., at the Adamstown Area Library, 3000...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • EPHS
    Board plans tax hike

      School will OK final budget in June The Ephrata Area School Board is considering a proposed budget for the 2015-2016 school year that includes a .45 of a mill tax increase. If approved at the June 15...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • ‘Island” canine reunion set at DVGRR

    The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue will hold a special reunion for adopters of dogs from Puerto Rico on Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its Golden Gateway facility at 60 Vera Cruz...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • POOL DONNY 1
    Let Stover take over

    The social media response to Ephrata Borough’s hint that it might install vending machines in place of the snack bar at the Ephrata Pool this summer was swift and unanimous. “Oh I noticed — like everybody else...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Twice, but not necessarily nice: West Cocalico supervisors vote, banter with public, then vote again to leave regional police talks

      It’s been pretty clear for a while now that the West Cocalico Township supervisors weren’t very happy about the way talks were progressing with the Cocalico Regional Police Advisory Board. And, at their Tuesday morning, May...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • A bridge too far… Condition of Weaver Road Bridge growing concern for Denver borough

      Bob Getz, leader of the Weaver Road Bridge citizen’s advisory committee, sat in front of Denver borough council May 18 to discuss the results of a study concerning Weaver Road Bridge, which crosses Cocalico Creek near...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Words, words, words… At Ford’s Theatre, two CMS students become orators

      When seventh graders Austin Buskirk and Miguel Prysakar make speeches, they can’t help but be passionate. They’ve spent much of the school year developing the confidence to speak in public and learning about the famed oratory...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Dylan Sattazhan (40) puts the Eagles ahead 11-9 in a see-saw battle for control of the third game in Districts against Brandywine Heights at the Hempfield gymnasium on Monday night. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     Eagles top the Bullets to earn PIAA berth

      The Cocalico boys volleyball team is on its way to States. With their 3-0 win (25-16, 25-16, 25-19) over Brandywine Heights on Monday night in the District Three Double-A quarterfinals at Hempfield High School in Landisville,...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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  •  Colts topple Ephrata in walk-off fashion in Districts

      Three outs were all that separated the Ephrata baseball team from moving on in the District Three Quad-A playoffs. Facing 8th-seeded Cedar Cliff in a first-round game on Monday in Camp Hill, the 9th-seeded Mounts, just...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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