• Wilkerson, Kreider will wed

    Tara Kreider and Kyle Wilkerson, of Houston, Texas, recently announced their engagement. Tara is the daughter of Kent and Debra Kreider, of Ephrata. She is a 2007 graduate of Ephrata Senior High School. She graduated from Ursinus...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Births – reported Nov. 19, 2014

    BEILER, Ira J. and Lena (Esh), Paradise, a son, at Ephrata Community Hospital, Nov. 11. BURKHOLDER, Steven A. and Joanna (Nolt), Lebanon, a son, at Ephrata Community Hospital, Nov. 11. BYERLY, Ericka, and Brian S. Meeks, East...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • The numbers add up: It’s a clean audit for Cocalico School District

    The Cocalico School District got an A+ report card at the Monday night school board meeting. Auditor Karen Shenk from Trout, Ebersole & Groff presented the schedule of findings and questioned costs of Cocalico School District to...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • An enlightening initiative blacks out Denver tax hike

    The proposed Denver borough tax increase for 2015 won’t be happening, based on borough council action. The 3-mill real estate tax, unchanged since 2011, will continue. Homeowners with an assessed valued property of $100,000 will owe $300...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Beth A. Eby, 44, Brownstown, taught in the Elanco district, active in sports

    Beth A. Eby, 44, of Brownstown went to be with the Lord Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 at Hospice & Community Care following an eight-month illness. Her husband of nearly 19 years, Menno Travis Eby, survives. Born in...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Cold shoulder: The tale of the swales takes new turn for PPL substation in Reinholds

    The West Cocalico Township supervisors’ attitude toward PPL and the liability issues at its new substation on Swamp Bridge Road in Reinholds has gone from chilly to downright icy as winter temperatures set in. And, this time,...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Kay Trudy Basiago, 62, formerly of Ephrata, jewelery artist, aviator, enjoyed travel

    Kay Trudy Basiago, 62, formerly of Ephrata, passed away Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. She and her husband, Jack Basiago, had a wonderful, loving life together during their 13 years of marriage. She was proud to be a...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Deaths of Local Interest: Nov. 19, 2014

    William W. “Bill” Boley, 60, New Holland, died peacefully Nov. 16, after a seven-month battle with cancer. Bill retired from CNHi as a welder after 32 years of service. He was a member of Howell Lodge #405,...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Derl B. Wynings, 42, Reinholds, employedby New Holland Supply

    Derl B. Wynings, 42, of Reinholds, died very unexpectedly at his home Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. He worked for New Holland Supply, New Holland. Services were held Nov. 15 at Allen R. Horne Funeral Home, Catawissa, with...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Mary R. Kochel, 86, Ephrata, active at First U.M. Church, enjoyed time with family

    Mary R. Kochel, 86, of Ephrata, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 at her residence. Her husband, the late LeRoy C. Kochel, passed away January 19, 1998. Born in Ephrata, Mary was...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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