• Congratulations to DeBalko (pictured) on her high school graduation!
    Her tassel was well worth the hassle

    Nadine DeBalko is leaving behind Cocalico High School (CHS) and years of seizures, and she’s looking towards the future. Her experience at CHS has not been typical because she’s grown far more familiar with doctors visits than...

    • Posted June 13, 2018
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  • Rivera met Spencer Buccheri, 17, of Ephrata, who is in the electrical construction technology program. Buccheri has been hired full-time at his co-op placement, D.S. Burkholder, Inc. in Denver. Photo by Aubree Fahringer
    Rivera visits CTC: ‘We need these jobs’

    In a time when it is important to expand job and STEM training for in-demand industries through Governor Wolf’s PAsmart proposal, PA Secretary of Education, Pedro Rivera, visited the Brownstown campus of the Lancaster County Career and...

    • Posted June 6, 2018
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  • Seniors look forward to Cocalico commencement

    For Cocalico High School (CHS) seniors, Friday, June 8, will be a milestone event. The graduation ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, located at 1051 Landis Valley Road, Lancaster. Tickets are required. Six...

    • Posted June 6, 2018
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  • Morphy holds signage auction

    In a world of digitized advertising, it is nostalgic to know that some people still appreciate antique, vintage signage from well-known companies, some still in existance, some not. To the delight of history buffs, Morphy Auctions invited...

    • Posted May 31, 2018
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  • Corporal Mahlon Fink wore the uniform of the Marine Corps League, from which he recently retired from serving as chaplain. Aubree Fahringer
    Iwo Jima vet: “I saw bravery like I’ve never seen”

    Tom Brokaw describes World War II vets as members of “the greatest generation”, in his book, The Greatest Generation. “They stayed true to their values of personal responsibility, duty, honor, and faith,” he wrote, as a tribute...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • Man drowns after escaping custody

    A handcuffed man died after escaping police custody and running into the Cocalico Creek, according to officials. On April 14, Andrew Davis Good, 24, drowned in the Cocalico Creek near WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital. His death was...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • Egg retrievers: an Easter ‘tail’

    Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue (DVGRR) held a canine Easter Egg Hunt at its Golden Gateway campus, on 60 Vera Cruz Road, in Reinholds, on Saturday, March 24. The event was open to the public and all...

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • Reminders from Tolkien and bookwork musings

    I’ve been a bookworm since I could read. I’d often thumb through the dictionary in my free time (which was plentiful, as most middle schoolers are unwilling to befriend “dictionary readers”). In elementary school, my dad, knowing...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • Good Funeral Home has been sold

    The Good Funeral Home and Cremation Centre Inc. in Reamstown was officially sold to a new owner on March 19, after remaining in the same family for six generations. Michael Good has served as the supervisor and...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • West Cocalico discusses chronic wasting disease

    Coversation at the West Cocalico Board of Supervisors meeting on March 1 was largely centered around chronic wasting disease and talk of a potential sewage plant. In public comment, Zoning board member Terry Eberly asked the board...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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