• More than a little respect

    “Quest for Respect” will be presented at Cocalico Middle School on Wednesday, Oct. 29. The school’s Student Assistance Program (SAP) plans a week’s worth of events during Red Ribbon Week to promote drug awareness and encourage students...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • BARK hospital seeks funds to take bite out of medical costs

    Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue has launched a fundraising campaign to support the efforts of its BARK hospital, where staff provides onsite veterinary care for the dogs in the program. “We’ve had quite a number of dogs...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • East Cocalico Township renounces prior police pension commitment

    East Cocalico supervisors at their Oct. 16 meeting discussed the proposed draft for the regional police force. The police force draft states that East Cocalico Township agreed to pay 75 percent of the MMO (Minimum Municipal Obligation...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Denver council raises borough lot rate

    What was once a $10 forever fee has now become a $10 yearly fee for Denver residents who utilize the borough lot for yard waste. Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, those using the lot, located on Main Street...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • West Cocalico delays action on police pact

    A last-minute correspondence from the East Cocalico Township board of supervisors regarding finances for the proposed multi-municipal police force sent the West Cocalico Township supervisors into a 40-minute executive session at the start of the Tuesday morning...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Holocaust survivor Hirt speaks Thursday

    The Adamstown Area Library and Peace United Church of Christ, 37 E. Swartzville Road, Denver, host Holocaust survivor Joseph Hirt on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. The library hosted Hirt in August. During that presentation he...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • A cop out? Issue of potential withdrawal from intermunicipal police force a concern

    It was a slow and deliberate process of contractual review on Oct. 7 but, in the end, the Adamstown Borough Council seemed more inclined to support the agreement for a regional police force which would include neighboring...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Board fumes over police negotiations

    West Cocalico Township officials claim East Cocalico’s delays on police contract negotiations threaten to derail plans for a regional police force. Supervisor James Stoner said East Cocalico is refusing to clarifying accounting numbers and other issues submitted...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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    Doodles get their due

    Saturday marked Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue’s first “Golden Doodle Day.” That’s significant since DVGRR until recently only accepted golden retrievers and golden mixes. The policy changed in 2012 when DVGRR accepted 23 golden doodles — a golden...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • A fatal fire killed 87-year-old Anna Weidman Friday and left her husband Charles in critical condition. The blaze destroyed the couple’s home at 1280 Texter Mountain Road.
    Man, 90, released from hospital after fatal fire

    A two-alarm fire Friday in a remote section of Reinholds killed 87-year-old Anna Weidman and injured her husband Charles, 90. (See Mrs.Weidman’s obituary on pg. 15) The fire destroyed the 1280 Texter Mountain Road residence where the...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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