• Flames, which fully engulfed the upper apartment of 21 S. Maple St., quickly spread to properties on the left and right on March 24.
    Blaze claims four homes on South Maple Street

    ‘We’re all grateful we got out alive,’ victim says The South Maple Street families affected by a fast-moving fire March 24 are slowly getting their lives back together this week. The fire displaced six families from apartments...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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  • Clay supervisors debate sewer systems

    A 70-acre plot of farmland is marked for development, but that won’t happen until a proper sewer system can be decided on and installed. That was the topic of discussion at the March 14 meeting of the...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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  • Akron council seeks applicants for vacated seat

    Akron Borough Council reached a tentative consensus on a number of issues at its regular committee meeting Monday night at borough hall. The committee meetings are work sessions devoted to discussing actions, such as employment, zoning changes,...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • Akron’s Walsh helps raise Wildcat fever

    Meghan Walsh’s view of Villanova basketball games this season was much like the team itself: Tough to beat. The junior honors student from Akron eyed Wildcats’ contests directly from the floor and even above it, sometimes acrobatically...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • Cocalico Police Log

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: THEFT: Kelli A. Boyer, 44, of the 100 block of Hawthorne Drive, Denver, is facing charges of theft of services after an incident that occurred March 27. It is...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • Cinderella’s Closet coming to Cocalico High on April 6

      As the air begins to warm and the flowers start to bloom the students of Cocalico anxiously await the most magical night, prom. There are many expenses to the prom experience. The suit, flowers, tickets, and...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • Kissinger bequest aids Cocalico Education Foundation

      A generous gift of $118,000 from June E. Kissinger, life-long Denver resident and a 1941 graduate of the former Denver High School, will enable the Cocalico Education Foundation to start a permanent endowment fund. Jerry Harding...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • An egg-cellent afternoon:  Kids descend on Reamstown Park for seasonal treasures

    Under sunny skies, a full army of little ones and their accompanying adults invaded Reamstown Park in search of treasure. And it’s a scene that’s been repeated for generations courtesy of the East Cocalico Lions Club which...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • The spoken word…Cocalico Oratory Invitational highlights students’ literary passions

      When J.T. Hoopes began practicing for an oratory invitational this fall, he imagined delivering a speech made famous by John F. Kennedy. Instead, the Paradise Elementary School fifth grader stood in front of about 200 parents...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • Joseph Zerfass Meck, 90, Ephrata, WWII vet, employed by Kerr Group, a fixture at the Ephrata Cloister

    Joseph Zerfass Meck, 90, of Ephrata, passed away Monday, March 28, 2016, at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital. Born March 18, 1926, on the former Fairview Farm of the Ephrata Cloister, he was the son of the late...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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