The late John W. Hocking, former publisher of The Shopping News and owner of Hocking Printing Co., Inc., and his wife, Mary Jane, introduced The Shopping News to Lancaster Countians in 1965. Both the printing company and the newspaper have grown considerably over the years. The Shopping News is now a full tab newspaper, delivering 38,000 issues weekly. We are dedicated to publishing local community happenings and events of interest. Our staff works diligently to deliver a quality paper to your doorstep each week!
Areas of Coverage
The Shopping News of Lancaster County distribution area is Northern Lancaster County. We deliver to the fine towns of Ephrata, Lititz, New Holland, Stevens, Denver, Reinholds, Terre Hill, Akron, Leola and more. As a community paper we have an extremely robust preprint insert business. We delivered over 6.5 million inserts through our paper in 2015. We are a CVC audited paper.
PO Box 456
615 East Main Street
Ephrata, PA 17522