• New East Cocalico supervisor sworn in

    District Judge, Nancy Hamill, administers the oath of office to newly elected East Cocalico supervisor, Romao Carrasco, December 20th in her courtroom. The 49 year-old Geneva College graduate earned a B.S. in engineering and international business and...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • East Cocalico passes $5.6 million budget

    By a 2-1 vote, the proposed $5.6 million East Cocalico Township 2018 budget passed at supervisors’ Dec. 21 meeting. Voting for adoption was chairman, Doug Mackley and vice-chairman, Alan Fry. Voting against budget adoption was secretary, Noelle...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • VFW goes above and beyond

    The Reinholds VFW is full of unsung heroes. VFW Post 6759 was started in 1946 and has been assisting the community ever since through donations and volunteer work. This year, the VFW has participated in several initiatives...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • Martins married 70 years

    David and Lizzie Martin celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary recently. They were married on Dec. 2., 1947. David, a retired farmer, also worked as a carpenter. Lizzie was a homemaker and mother to 13 children. She is...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • 100th: A milestone and turning point

    When I meet new friends, they eventually learn what I do for a living — write about beer, spirits, food, etc. — almost always this fact elicits a response of “that’s a tough job,” “must be nice,”...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • Servant Stage Company’s 2018 season revealed

    Servant Stage Company announced its 2018 season at an annual celebration and fundraiser event in the fall. The 2018 season line-up includes: “The Marvelous Wonderettes” (February and March) — Featuring the top hits of the ‘50s and...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • This week at the movies….

       

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • Births – Reported Dec. 27, 2017

    BEILER, Emanuel L. and Rebecca (Rheil), Ronks, a daughter, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Dec. 18. BEILER, John B. and Sadie (Zook), Ephrata, a son, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Dec. 22. BRODE, Christopher M. and Sandra...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • Gloria M. Kemerly, 89, Ephrata H.S. cafeteria worker, enjoyed cross-stitch, puzzles, bingo

    Gloria M. Kemerly, 89, of Lancaster, formerly of Ephrata, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at Conestoga View. She was born in Lancaster to the late Paul and Claire (Heis) Cunningham, and was the wife of...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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  • Calvin D. Sauder, 59, EHS grad, owned Sauder Fuel, enjoyed motorcycling, grandchildren

    Calvin D. Sauder, 59, of Reinholds, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 19, 2017 at his home. Born in Ephrata, he was the son of Christian and Anna Mary (Sensenig) Sauder of Lititz. Calvin was the loving husband...

    • Posted December 27, 2017
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