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Eric and Kim Andrew with children Evan and Britney.
    A young mom’s story… Unified, loving family helps 2016 Norlanco cancer survivor move forward

      This year’s honorary cancer survivor, representing Norlanco Relay For Life 2016, is Kim Andrew, 31, the newest sweetheart of Ephrata. Her battle with cancer started at a time when her life was filled with new joy....

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Going ‘fourth’ with pride… Adamstown Gators swimming success saga

    Comments about the Adamstown swim team, the Gators, voiced at a recent borough meeting made waves with parents of team members as well as others in the community. It was at the March 1 council meeting that...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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    East Cocalico supervisors OK pay, bond for interim township manager

    During a March 3 meeting, East Cocalico supervisors set compensation and approved a resolution for a bond for an interim township manager, Steve Gabriel of Rettew Associates Inc. East Cocalico’s manager of six years, Mark Hiester, departed in...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  •  History of picture postcards topic of Reamstown lecture

    Next to coins and stamps, postcards are the third most collected item. Kerry Mohn, curator of Collections at the Ephrata Cloister, will discuss the history of picture postcards during a free illustrated lecture on Tuesday, March 15,...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • An ogre occasion at Cocalico High School

      Cast members of Shrek the Musical get in step as they practice for the Cocalico High School production set for Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.  The leads, both CHS seniors,...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • Wanted: Burglars using distractions to get inside homes

    Residents are urged to be vigilant as distraction burglars have targeted at least two homes recently, and police continue to investigate other potential incidents. On Friday afternoon on Bill Drive in East Cocalico Township, a man ransacked...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • East Cocalico Police log

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: NALOXONE DEPLOYMENT: Officers responded to a reported cardiac arrest at 181 Apt. A, Denver Road, East Cocalico Township, at 7:18 p.m. Feb. 23. A male was revived with the...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • Sink or swim? Adamstown Borough exercises principle over pride

      Adamstown Borough Council members, at their March 1 meeting, questioned whether “hired guns” could be a reason Adamstown swim team has won three-straight titles in the Lancaster County Swim League. The Lancaster County swim community has...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • A clear read: West Cocalico supervisors get Adamstown library update

      West Cocalico Township supervisors allocated $27,800 in its 2016 for the Adamstown Area Library and at their March 3 meeting, they got a rundown on the big changes coming to the library this year. Jane Webber,...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • Mildred Leone, 105, lives the song she loves

    What do you say to a centenarian who counts “I Will Survive” among her favorite songs? “Happy Birthday” will do just fine. Mildred Leone welcomed many a heartfelt “Happy Birthday” as she celebrated her 105th on Monday...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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