• Ephrata man charged with assault at late-night housewarming party

    Benjamin K. Boyer was mad that another guy was talking to his girlfriend. So the 23-year-old Ephrata man in the early-morning hours this past Saturday, June 6, allegedly slashed the other man with his pocket knife while...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Weighing in: Fit Farm supporters unload on East Cocalico supervisors

      A dozen women, many wearing light gray T-shirts with large, red capital letters on the back spelling “FIT FARM,” offered positive comments and peppered supervisors with questions regarding Darryl Steffy’s fitness center, located at the Steffy...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Policing the conversation…Questions of coverage continue at heated West Cocalico meeting

      It’s the topic that just keeps erupting — and it did so again at the Thursday, June 4, meeting of the West Cocalico supervisors. More than 20 citizens attended the meeting to take issue with the...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • They’re history!

    Three Cocalico Middle School students competed against hundreds of students from around the nation in the National History Bee finals in Louisville, Ky., on Memorial Day weekend. The students are Zoe Smith and Jacob Digman, eighth graders,...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • Ready, set…read!

    The Summer Reading Kick-off at the Adamstown Area Library on Saturday, May 30, was a great success, according to library officials. This year’s children’s theme for summer reading is “Every Hero has a Story” and library officials...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • Former area woman receives North Carolina Governor’s Award

    Gloria Wingenroth, formerly of the Ephrata area, received the North Carolina Governor’s Award for Volunteer Service. She was the only resident recognized. Two other local organizations shared honors for their services. Wingenroth, 86, has served in nearly...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • A war that was hell: At CHS, Vietnan vets share gritty experiences of the controversial conflict

      Welcome home, brothers! A panel of 10 veterans from the Lancaster chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America gave Cocalico High School students a living history lesson with information not found in textbooks or heard in the...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • Reamstown Cub Scout awards announced

    The Reamstown Cub Pack No. 60 held the pack meeting/potluck meal and rain gutter regata in early May at the Stevens Fire Hall with four Cubs winning regata awards. Placing first through fourth, respectively, were Ricky Jacobs,...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Local heroes to be feted at Adamstown library summer reading kickoff

    Saturday, May 30, will be a special one for local heroes as the Adamstown Area Library kicks off its Summer Reading Program honoring them. The kickoff ceremony is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year’s...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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  • Memorial Day in Schoeneck: A time to remember with reverence and joy

      Schoeneck has always had a special annual Memorial Day celebration and provides a free lunch afterward to all who come. The parade is not big or fancy, but Schoeneck often draws the most popular speakers in...

    • Posted May 27, 2015
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