• Through the Roof: Fire training at shuttered motel draws nine companies

    What were you doing on Saturday, Jan. 7, when it was snowing and 20 degrees Fahrenheit? For about 70 volunteer firefighters it was an 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. training day outdoors. The training site was the...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • If you go, let us know!

    Are you one of the thousands of Americans planning to attend the presidential inauguration of Donald J. Trump on Friday, Jan. 20? Are you among the thousands planning to join the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday,...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • Volunteers clean heirloom seeds (above); heirloom tomatoes (below) grown at Landis Valley Museum
    Landis Valley Museum seed project talk set for Jan. 17 in Reamstown

    Learn how to enjoy the unique flavors of fruits, vegetables, and herbs dating back to 1750 during a free lecture on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m., at the Reamstown Community Center, 23 E. Church St., Reamstown....

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • West Cocalico starts 2017 with roster of appointments

    James J. Stoner was re-elected chairman of the West Cocalico board of supervisors at the first township meeting of the year on Jan. 3. Stoner, who has served as a supervisor since November 2007, has been involved...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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    Ephrata and East Cocalico Police Reports, January 12, 2017

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: CRASH: Brandon S. Horning, 23, of the 500 block of Lauschtown Road, Denver, was charged with fleeing or attempting to elude police officer, DUI, driving under suspension and several...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • Cocalico community meeting on drug issues set for Jan. 24

    A community conversation to frame the addiction issue, its impact, and share resources and substance abuse treatment options will take place in the Cocalico High School auditorium Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Cocalico...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • Painting for a Cause set for Jan. 21

    The Norlanco Relay for Life, Life Squadron Team, will sponsor “Painting for a Cause,” on Saturday, Jan. 21, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Squeeze Spot, 30 E. Main St., Ephrata. All supplies are provided including the...

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • Librarian Kathy Thren (left) and Library Board of Trustees Secretary Yvonne Weaver, and Treasurer Mike Wetherhold, smile at the new $700,000 mark achieved over the last two weeks. The Adamstown Area Library’s “Room to Grow Capital Campaign” goal is $1.5 million. The library purchased the Adamstown VFW Building on Main Street in May. Renovations will begin when the goal is met. Photo by Alice Hummer
    Adamstown library ‘Room to Grow Capital Campaign’ approaches halfway mark

    Adamstown Area Library’s capital campaign to build at the site of the former VFW Post, 110 W. Main St., took a leap forward with end of the year donations. “We just finished putting up the capital campaign...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • Photo by Donna Reed Lucas Walter, on a tour of The Ephrata Review building, meets with Angela Faust, prepress manager.
    Scouting for information: Reinholds youth seeks merit badge in journalism

    It was a rainy Thursday afternoon as my dad and I walked into The Ephrata Review office. I was there for a tour of the paper so I could finish my Journalism Merit Badge for Boy Scouts....

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • Denver restaurant and tavern closes

    The Black Horse Restaurant and Tavern, 2170 N. Reading Road, Denver, closed its doors New Year’s Day, Jan. 1. The closing announcement was posted on the Black Horse Facebook page New Year’s Day at 4:14 p.m.: “The...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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