• Ephrata High School
    Film Presents New Possibilities for Schools

    Imagine if schools had glass walls and informal educational structures. What if standardized tests and strict class schedules were a thing of the past? Consider what might happen if students were taught what they needed as they...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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  • PennDOT says you can breathe easy because these are  NOT cinder blocks supporting Route 222 bridge in East Cocalico Twp. Reamstown. They are actually steel bars.
    Bridge not troubled…

    by Patrick Burns If you travel in Reamstown you may have perhaps wondered why PennDOT used cinder blocks to buttress the Route 222 bridge over Church Avenue. But PennDOT says you can breathe easy because they are...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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  • Anthony R. Dickersheid is accused of beating his girlfriend’s daughter – Oct. 14 inside a School Court home, when he had sole custody of her, according to police.
    Police: Denver Man Beat Child; Caused Brain Injury

    Police say Anthony R. Dickersheid Beat Child – is charged with causing a 6-year-old girl’s brain bleed, and other injuries, in an October beating at the child’s home. Anthony R. Dickersheid beat the girl – his girlfriend’s daughter...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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  • Denver Lions choose Citizen of the Year

    Terry Burkholder was honored as Citizen of the Year at the October meeting of the Denver Lions Club. Burkholder, a lifelong Denver resident, is the volunteer coordinator of Peter’s Porch, the food bank for the Denver area...

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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  • Police: Drunken driver rammed teen’s moving car, punched him

      A drunken driver rammed a teenager’s moving car and then punched him in an apparent road rage incident near Adamstown Dec. 12, police said. Jason Roy Huber, of 670 E. Main St., Ephrata, chased a car...

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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  • Cocalico area Boy Scout troop contacts

    Boys and their parents may contact any of the Scout Masters listed below for more information regarding local troop meeting times, activities, and questions that they may have. Adamstown: Bob Hinkley (717) 335-8039 Denver: Doran Getz (717)...

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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  • It’s rocket science…Launch event designed to elevate interest in Scouting

      School-age boys and their parents are invited to a unique, “Rocket into Scouting” event at Swamp Lutheran Church, 275 Swamp Church Road, Reinholds, on Saturday, Dec. 19, from 9 a.m. to noon, to make a model...

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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  • West Cocalico board meets for last time before change

      At their last formal meeting of the year on Tuesday, Dec. 15, the West Cocalico Township supervisors discussed changes in policing, the prospect of a new area library building, and approved the 2016 budget. The meeting...

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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  • Surprise supplies: Parcels packed with food, necessities popping up in Denver

      Is there a Secret Santa roaming the streets of Denver Borough? Someone has been dropping off parcels of food items in the town, Borough Manager Mike Hession told Council at its Monday, Dec. 14, meeting. “This...

    • Posted December 16, 2015
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  • Fresh Air photos winners for Reinholds family

    Reinholds residents Shawn and Kerry Gables celebrated the pure joys of summer with The Fresh Air Fund and were among the winners of The Fresh Air Fund’s 2015 Photo Contest. All winners were selected from the hundreds...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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