• Cocalico Middle School students head to their classrooms for the first day of the 2016-17 academic year as administrators greet their arrivals.
    Day One, a great one

    Cocalico students and teachers have high hopes for the 2016-17 school year Adamstown Elementary School Principal Denise Logue chatted with her kindergartners about backpacks and butterfly stickers as they boarded Bus 17 for a ride home Monday....

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  • Dion Magaro of the Lebanon VA riding Aspen and being led by Laura Rutledge from Triangle. Photo by Rebecca Rowe
    Healthy as a horse: Equine heroes help humans heal at Triangle Therapeutic

    Triangle Therapeutic Riding Center, located in Reinholds, is the brainchild of its executive director, Laura Rutledge. She has been in love with horses ever since she started riding at the age of four, becoming active in 4-H...

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  • State Sen. Ryan Aument and Sally Bergman listen as state Rep. Mindy Fee shares her thoughts on the late Terry Bergman. Fee and Aument both credited Bergman with helping them get their starts in public life.
    Tears and tributes for Terry

    Revitalized Chapel Gate Park dedicated to its late champion A newly rehabilitated West Cocalico park was dedicated Aug. 24 to the memory of a man who played a major role advancing recreation in the municipality. More than...

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  • The Denver Volunteer Fire Company social hall was filled for the Denver Borough Council Monday, Aug. 29, meeting. Residents discussed community safety issues and urged council to facilitate some sort of citizen coalition. Photo by Alice Hummer
    Council urged to engage community to address drug-use issues

    Difficult issues challenging Denver Borough brought more than 80 residents to the Monday, Aug. 29, council meeting held at the Denver Volunteer Fire Company hall to accommodate the attendees. Concerns ran the gamut from belligerent teens and...

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  • Reamstown woman gets Solanco athletic recognition

    Annmarie Sweigart Eckert of Reamstown, a 1979 graduate of Solanco High School, has been inducted into the Solanco High School Athletic Hall of Fame. During her time at Solanco, Eckert participated in cross country and track and...

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  • Denver Fair seeks volunteers

    The Denver Fair Committee is looking for some good men…and women as volunteers for this year’s fest. The committee is asking interested individuals to donate at least two hours during the week of Sept. 13 through 17...

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  • East Cocalico Police Report

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: HARASSMENT: Officers responded to a fight in the 800 block of Main Street, Denver Borough, at 3:57 p.m. Aug. 17. A 16-year-old female was charged with harassment for slapping...

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  • A scene from Saturday’s Adamstown Powwow
    Circle of culture: Adamstown Powwow tribute to Native American community

    Many Cocalico residents, dominated by the Pennsylvania German culture, may be confused by a powwow event. It’s a gathering organized by Native Americans for socializing, dancing, singing, celebrating, healing. Some say there aren’t any “natives” anymore, and...

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  • Reinholds man charged with having sex with miniature horse

    After a witness reported seeing a suspicious man coming out of a barn in West Cocalico Township earlier this month, a Reinholds man has been charged with burglary and having sexual intercourse with an animal. Ephrata police...

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  • Taste Of The Town, Park Place Diner Has All Your Favorites

    Park Place Diner Has All Your Favorites The best thing about Park Place Diner is that they have all your favorite dishes, from appetizers to salads to entrees to dessert. You’ll want to start your meal with a tasty...

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