• Animal housing solution in Clay Township

    An odorous problem involving too many animals kept at a Hopeland home seems to have been solved. At last month’s Clay Township meeting, neighbors complained to the board of supervisors about the smell emanating from numerous animals...

    • Posted August 21, 2019
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  • East Cocalico’s road crew workers to form union

    It was a letter as had never before been seen by officials in East Cocalico Township. “We, the Highway Dept. of East Cocalico Twp. have met and unanimously decided that we would like to form a union,”...

    • Posted August 7, 2019
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  • East Cocalico hires interim manager

    East Cocalico Township board of supervisors ended their search for a new township manager, at least for now. At the board’s Aug. 1 meeting, the board voted to approve Penny C. Pollick as interim manager, replacing the...

    • Posted August 7, 2019
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  • East Cocalico interim township manager to be selected

    An interim township manager to replace the outgoing Scott Russell could soon be named in East Cocalico Township. Russell, whose last day as township manager in Aug. 28, told the board of supervisors at their July 18...

    • Posted July 31, 2019
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  • Gone but not forgotten: tributes to Dick Winters keep coming

    It was a simple tribute to a great man. On the gravestone of Major Richard D. Winters at Bergstrasse Evangelical Lutheran Church cemetery lay a gold-trimmed U. S. Army medallion reading “For Excellence Presented by the Command...

    • Posted July 2, 2019
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  • East Cocalico Township manager submits resignation

    East Cocalico Township supervisors accepted the resignation of their township manager at their June 20 meeting. Scott Russell, who had held the job for more than two years, will leave his post on Aug. 30. “I can’t...

    • Posted June 28, 2019
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  • Clay Twp. questions road bids, septic system request

    After some discussion about costs and flexibility, Clay Township supervisors approved bids for road materials at their May 13 meeting. The bid included $134,192 for 21,166 square yards of bituminous materials but also $174,264 or 147,059 square...

    • Posted May 29, 2019
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  • Evangel Assembly of God moving locations, changing name

    The year 2019 will be one of dramatic change in the life of one Ephrata church. In June, having sat on a two-acre plot at the corner of Linden Road and South State Street since 1967, the...

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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  • Reiff’s Farm Market unveils new store

    With the dawn of a new season for fresh local produce, a popular local farm market is sporting a new look. On April 4, Reiff’s Farm Market, which sits along Rothsville Road, debuted it new, roomier store....

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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  • Women veterans from across state hold gathering in Ephrata

    One hundred female veterans converged on Ephrata recently for the 6th annual Women’s Veterans Retreat. Coordinated by Amy MacKenzie of Ephrata’s VFW Post 3376, the gathering of women veterans took place at Bethany United Church of Christ...

    • Posted April 3, 2019
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