• Births – Reported Dec. 12, 2018

    AGUADO, Luis G. and Tania, Akron, a daughter, at Women & Babies Hospital, Nov. 29. BEILER, David S. and Amanda G., Coatesville, a daughter, at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Dec. 3. BRYANT, Derek J. and BreeAnn (Deibler),...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Stevens resident and 1996 Ephrata High School graduate Bridgett (Heckman) Wealand will compete for Team USA in the 2019 World Masters Hockey Indoor World Cup in China.
    Wealand to pack her bags for China: Stevens resident to compete in World Masters Hockey Indoor World Cup

    In eight weeks, the residents of this area will be either shoveling snow or complaining of cabin fever. But one, 1996 Ephrata graduate Bridgett (Heckman) Wealand, will be hurtling through the air on an airplane bound for...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Proposed Cocalico Commons Shopping Center site receives extension

    Attorney Jonathan D. Andrews from McNees, Wallace and Nurick, LLC, explained to supervisors at their Dec. 6 meeting that Benderson Development Company, Inc, who proposed developing the 57 acre site along Colonel Howard Boulevard as a shopping...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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    Deck The Hill with Boughs of Holly…and much more!

    The minute you open the door to The Hill, it’s home for the holidays, with all your favorite festive beverages, heartwarming food, and friendly faces to welcome you. Be sure to mark your calendar for the Holiday...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Ephrata’s Lyle Kopp (right) pulls down a rebound in front of Garden Spot’s Andrew Zentner during Tuesday’s game in New Holland. Photo by Kirk Neidermyer
    Fast start lifts Spartans past winless Mounts

    Garden Spot jumped on Ephrata early Tuesday night in New Holland, and the Mounts simply never could recover. With the game knotted at 4-4 midway through the first quarter, the Spartans ended the period on a 13-2...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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    Do you have a new computer that you are not quite sure how to use? Are you giving or getting a new computer for the holidays? Is your old computer acting up and you don’t know why? Do...

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  • Eagles sink host CV to win tourney title

    The Cocalico boys’ basketball team topped reigning District Three finalist Kutztown 56-50 on Friday evening. The Eagles also outlasted host Conestoga Valley 49-42 Saturday night. The two wins gave Cocalico the Buckskins’ Tip-off Championship. Long-range shooting and...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Folk art show this weekend in Manheim

      A Christmas folk art show will be held this weekend at the Manheim Historical Society’s Railroad Station, 210 S. Charlotte St. Doors are open Friday, Dec. 14 from 3 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 15,...

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  • Denver Borough Council adopts 2019 budget

    Denver Council on Dec. 10 meeting adopted their proposed 2019, 3.6 million budget. It has no tax increase. The millage rate remains at 2.5 mills. Residents will see an increase in water rates from $7.50 to $7.55...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • A tale as old as time: EPAC presents ‘Beauty and the Beast’

        Like the majority of those who have enjoyed the tale of beautiful Belle and the Beast who dwells in the castle on the outskirts of her town, I have only known “Beauty and the Beast”...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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