• Denver family seeks help to raise money for child’s service dog

    Shelley and Dale Weik are hoping for a special Christmas gift; a service dog for their son, Caiden. The seven-year-old student at Cocalico Elementary School was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder earlier this year and his family...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Becky Summers
    Summers first woman to chair state organization

      This has been a whirlwind spring for Rebecca Summers, president of Lester R. Summers Inc. and partner in K & B Summers Inc. She not only was named chairwoman of the Pennsylvania Motor Trucking Association (PMTA),...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Myrtle Martin
    Myrtle Martin, one of Ephrata’s first female principals, dies

    Ephrata lost a pioneer in education on Monday, June 23, when Myrtle S. Martin died at age 93. An unusual woman for her time, she was not only a college graduate with advanced degrees, but she was...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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    Valedictorian Grace Chon is outstanding in many ways

    Being named as Ephrata Area High School’s valedictorian June 3 came as a surprise to graduating senior Grace Chon. The Ephrata resident explained that for the past few years she had been ranked second in her class,...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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