All posts by Editor

  • Mounts roll past Oley

    by TODD RUTH The tide has suddenly taken a turn for the better as far as the Ephrata boys basketball team is concerned. After dropping their first seven games to start the season, the Mounts finally gave...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • On a mission

     Lescoe scores 31 to become program’s all-time leader Tucker Lescoe is a great player not only because he can score the basketball, but because he will willingly share it for the betterment of the team. Anyone who...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • ‘White’ on target

     Cocalico Sr. reaches 1,000 After sleeping on 999 points for two nights, Cocalico’s Emily White wasted little time in securing her 1,000th-career point Wednesday night at Donegal. White ended the suspense just eight seconds in when she...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Pre-kindergarten workshop set for Jan. 7

    Many parents and students alike experience mixed feelings about beginning kindergarten. The Cocalico School District wants to make the transition into school positive for children by providing a series of free fun and educational workshops. Residents of...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • Pulsera Project captures pulse of Cocalico generosity

    This holiday season the Cocalico High School Spanish Club held a charity fundraiser entitled “The Pulsera Project” at both the middle school and high schools. The club sold handmade Nicaraguan bracelets in order to help poverty-stricken people...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • Cocalico area police log

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: BURGLARY: Gwendolyn L Eckert, 35, of the 2100 block of Lincoln Highway East, was charged with criminal attempt to commit burglary, criminal conspiracy to commit burglary and corruption of...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • Denver man charged in throwing girl, 6, to floor, causing brain injury

    Police have charged a Denver man with causing a 6-year-old girl’s brain bleed and other injuries. Anthony R. Dickersheid injured the girl — his girlfriend’s daughter — when he had custody of her while his girlfriend was working, East Cocalico...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • Cocalico Corner: The gifts of coverage

    What do you want from Santa Claus this year? Maybe living in the scenic history-rich Cocalico area is all you’ve ever wanted. The beauty of the region, the friendliness of the folks often feels like extended family....

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • Baby book: CHS teacher’s first tome tackles first born son

      Four-year-old Gavin Leffler can barely write, but he knows how to handle an autograph request. The inspiration for his father’s first book, “The Boy’s World: His Trials Our Tribulations,” Gavin has signed 60 to 70 copies...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • Not a silent night…East Cocalico supervisors field questions in lively last meeting before holiday

    Just like Santa Claus spoke not a word but went straight to his work in Clement Moore’s “The Night Before Christmas,” the East Cocalico supervisors sparingly answered questions and passed the proposed $5,284,995 million 2016 budget at...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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