• Artists and their crafts seated (from left) Jessica Harting, tatting and printing, and Janet Fasnacht, fiber arts. Rear (from left) are Sam Shoemaker, pottery; Gail Burkholder, wool rugs; Lisa Paradis, painted seaglass; Richard Getz, chair caning and woodwork; Helen Reinhold Gordon, painting; Pat Lausch, reverse painting on glass; and Michael Brown, papier mache and chalkware.
    Summer fest set for Aug. 6 at Trinity Chapel

    The Reinholds Station Trinity Chapel is holding its annual summer festival on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the chapel located along Route 897 in Reinholds. The public is invited to attend the celebration, a day filled with exhibitions...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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    Ephrata & East Cocalico Police Logs

    Ephrata Borough Police Department reported the following: THEFT: Police filed theft of services charges against Scott L. Behney, 56, the 500 block of Mountain Road, West Cocalico Township. PP&L representatives allege that over the past several months,...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Reinholds man electrocuted while working at West Cocalico home

    A Reinholds man was electrocuted while working on a home in West Cocalico Township Monday afternoon. Nelson Good, 61, was shocked when he inadvertently came in contact with or was too close to wires connecting to the...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Special education contracts get Cocalico board OKs

    The Cocalico School District approved eight contracts Monday for providers of special education and mental health services. The agreements covering evaluations and therapy reflect an ongoing shift toward providing support services within the district or closer to...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • Police log: Ephrata and East Cocalico coverage areas

    Ephrata Borough Police Department reported the following: THREATS: Police charged Aleksey A. Tverdokhleb, 21, Reinholds, with terroristic threats and simple assault for his role in an altercation in the 700 block of West Route 897, West Cocalico...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Stevens man pleads guilty

      A Stevens man has pleaded guilty to his fourth sex crime and avoided the potential for a lifetime prison sentence by striking a deal with prosecutors. Todd Mathew Bowman, 41, of the 100 block of North...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Former Reinholds woman found guilty of DUI-related vehicular homicide

      A former Reinholds woman was found guilty July 14 of driving drunk in a 2014 car crash that killed a Lancaster woman and severely injured her son. Patricia J. Halgash, 43, Land O’ Lakes, Fla., sat...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Police officer saves woman from mobile home fire before oxygen tanks inside explode

      A police officer saved a 51-year-old woman from a burning East Cocalico Township mobile home July 13 just before oxygen tanks in the home exploded. East Cocalico police Officer David Fisher quickly responded when he received...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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  • Denver youth completes Colonial Lodge internship

    Ryan Shupp of Denver recently volunteered 120 hours at Colonial Lodge Community in Denver. The internship focused on health-care administration. Shupp is no stranger when it comes to volunteering; he spent two years volunteering at Colonial Lodge...

    • Posted July 20, 2016
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