• Players get ready to go to bat on the old Schoeneck baseball field. Photo courtesy Kelly Fasnacht
    Field of (Past) Dreams

    Residents recall good times and great baseball in Schoeneck The glory days of Schoeneck baseball ended more than 60 years ago, but some locals still remember the crowds that visited the Usner farm to watch league teams...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • Candidates surface for West Cocalico supervisor vacancy

    With the clock ticking on replacing West Cocalico Supervisor Ray Burns, two candidates introduced themselves to the board during a June 20 meeting. A third name is also on the township’s desk. Supervisors have 30 days, starting...

    • Posted June 29, 2017
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  • Supervisor Ray Burn
    West Cocalico supervisor intends to resign by end of June

    The West Cocalico Township supervisors have only a short time to find a new board member. At the June 1 board meeting, Supervisor Ray Burns announced he will be settling on his house in about 20 days....

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • West Cocalico talks roads, bridges

    Roads and bridge work were the major issues of discussion in the West Cocalico Township Supervisors meeting May 16. Roadmaster Tom Showalter told the board his department successfully took street sweeping debris to a landfill as per...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • All wet: West Cocalico supervisors talk stormwater management

    As the month of April took a rainy turn, stormwater was on the minds of the West Cocalico supervisors. Supervisors James J. Stoner and Ray Burns, meeting April 6 in the absence of Supervisor Leon Eby, discussed...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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  • West Cocalico supervisors OK unique shed permit waiver

    The West Cocalico supervisors, at their March 21 meeting, heard from long-time Schoeneck Lions Club member Walter H. Lesher Jr. about a simple plan to put a 12-foot-by-24-foot shed on Lesher’s own property on Sandy Hill Road...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • After the storm: West Cocalico supervisors talk safety, security

    Safety, security and disaster planning were on the minds of supervisors at the West Cocalico Township board meeting March 2. Board members discussed fallout from the Feb. 25 storm, including tree cleanup, coordinations with local contractors, and...

    • Posted March 8, 2017
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  • East Cocalico supervisors OK pay, bond for interim township manager

    During a March 3 meeting, East Cocalico supervisors set compensation and approved a resolution for a bond for an interim township manager, Steve Gabriel of Rettew Associates Inc. East Cocalico’s manager of six years, Mark Hiester, departed in...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • East Cocalico residents seek legislation following shooting incident

      In the wake of a backyard target shooting incident Sunday in which a stray bullet injured a woman, two residents Thursday asked East Cocalico Township supervisors for legislation. Local governments in Pennsylvania do have authority to...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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