• East Cocalico supervisors approve property changes

    On Oct. 3, East Cocalico supervisors approved zoning changes on two Stevens properties. Vertex Mechanical Inc., 21 Stevens Road, was rezoned from R3 residential to light industrial and a portion of the Stevens Feed Mill property at...

    • Posted October 16, 2019
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  • Gen. Blanck honored by Boy Scouts

    More than 50 years after he earned his Eagle Scout badge, Ephrata native Ronald Blanck was again honored by the Boy Scouts of America. At a ceremony held at Dewey Beach, Del. on Sept. 18, Blanck, a...

    • Posted October 16, 2019
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  • Funding of Drug Task Force questioned in East Cocalico

    East Cocalico’s support for the Lancaster County Drug Task Force took center stage during the Sept. 19 board of supervisors meeting. Police Chief Darrick Keppley addressed two letters he received, one from the office of Lancaster County...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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  • Joining paws

    Lions, local dog group keep bingo tradition alive at the fair Since 2014 Leo’s Helping Paws has become well known for its battle against puppy mills and for financial aid it’s given to dog rescue groups. Now...

    • Posted October 2, 2019
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  • With 100 years in the books, EFDA hoping for a sun-filled week ahead

    With 100 years in the books, EFDA hoping for a sun-filled week ahead It’s that time again! The 101st edition of the Ephrata Fair opens Sept. 24 for five days of fun and anticipation is running high,...

    • Posted September 18, 2019
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  • E. Cocalico discusses shooting range proposal

    At the Sept. 5 meeting at Smokestown fire hall, East Cocalico supervisors discussed the Ephrata Police Department’s proposal to build a shooting range in Adamstown. Residents and township officials said they were unaware of the proposal until...

    • Posted September 12, 2019
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  • Elva’s beloved kitchen is closed

    Bittersweet emotions all around on the Cloister Restaurant’s final day Shortly after 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31, Ron and Elva Stauffer turned off the lights and locked the doors of the Cloister Restaurant. But it wasn’t...

    • Posted September 4, 2019
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  • After 63 years on the midway, baby parade comes to an end

    After 63 years as a mainstay in the annual Ephrata Fair, the baby parade is no more. Costs combined with declining interest sealed the parade’s fate. “It was a struggle,” Ephrata Farmer’s Day Association President Elaine Sensenig...

    • Posted September 4, 2019
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  • East Cocalico and Denver agree on police coverage

    At a meeting light on agenda items, supervisors in East Cocalico Township gave their nod to a police contract that will guarantee Denver Borough quality police coverage well into the next decade. At their Aug. 15 meeting,...

    • Posted August 21, 2019
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  • Animal housing solution in Clay Township

    An odorous problem involving too many animals kept at a Hopeland home seems to have been solved. At last month’s Clay Township meeting, neighbors complained to the board of supervisors about the smell emanating from numerous animals...

    • Posted August 21, 2019
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