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  • The Akron dream

    I suppose it was around 1970 when this new family rolled into the small green home two doors down from us in Akron. For the life of me, I can’t recall anyone else living there prior though...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • McKinney completes basic training

    Army Private Bri A. McKinney has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • It’s ‘golden:’ Reinholds Lions Club turns 50

    The Reinholds Lions Club recently celebrated its 50 year charter anniversary at Fox Chase Golf Club. Among those in attendance were four remaining charter members Lions Jim Beard, Charles Moyer, Larry Gensemer, and John Reich. Past International...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • !!!! REVIEW Paper March 25
    Pick up the March 25 Ephrata Review today

    Pick up today’s Ephrata Review for the best local news coverage.  

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • 5K for Johnnie K race set for May 9

    The Cocalico High School LEO Club has scheduled its annual 5K for Johnnie K for Saturday, May 9, with a 10 a.m. race time and registration beginning at 9 a.m. As in previous years, start and finish...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Project promoted: Denver borough council runs with new Cocalico school fields venture

    Denver borough council met one week earlier than usual so the Cocalico School District Phase 2 parking, roads, and fields project could receive its final approval and begin construction. “They’re on a tight schedule,” said Denver Manager...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Photo by Michele Walter Fry

Today, (from left) Luke Showalter, Christ Gress, Elam Gress, Jim Gress, Alvin Fry,  and Eugene Fry.
    Out of the past…Old friends reunite, remember the Cocalico of their youth

    Gail Harting of Denver was worried about her dad. When her mother, Alverta, passed away last fall, her dad, Alvin Fry, took it hard. Members of the Ephrata Community Hospital staff, when they knew Alverta’s death was...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Reinholds Road bridge replacement spans April

    The Reinholds Road bridge, south of the Smokestown Road intersection, is slated for replacement beginning the first full week in April as part of the PennDot Rapid Bridge Replacement Program. The East Cocalico Township supervisors, at their...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • ER20150325_CobiBucherJay
    Jay Bucher, 64, star athlete at EHS, LG Health leader

    Jay R. Bucher, 64, a Lancaster General Health executive and community leader, died following a long battle with multiple myeloma cancer at his home surrounded by family March 18, 2015. A resident of Manheim Township, he was...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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    Gary L. Balmer, 57, Stevens, welder, enjoyed hunting, camping and hiking

    Gary L. Balmer, 57, of Stevens, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015. He was born in Ephrata to Glenn E. Balmer, of Stevens, and the late Leah M. (Musser) Balmer. Gary was a member of the Independent...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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