• The new Ultimaker 3-D printer has already elicited smiles among the students and faculty at Cocalico High School. Photos courtesy Cocalico Area School District.
    Grateful for Grants

    The Cocalico High School technology education department on April 18 was the proud recipient of a $3,430 grant from the Dart Foundation to purchase a 3-D printer and accompanying supplies for the 2016-17 school year. Though the...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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    Police log for Ephrata & East Cocalico, May 25

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: DISORDERLY CONDUCT: James Burkey, 63, Denver, was charged with disorderly conduct after causing a disturbance in the 500 block of Locust Street, Denver Borough, at 4:44 p.m. May 14....

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Code Clean: Denver council takes aim at property maintenance

    Driving through the borough of Denver, one notices that an orderly, clean environment is status quo. Uncut grass, couches on a front porch, debris in a yard, cars parked on the grass and general deterioration do occur,...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • The building at 735 Poplar St. which has recently been used as an auto body shop. The sign on the structure reflects a prior business at the address. Photo by Preston Whitcraft.
    Township supervisors oppose Poplar Street appeal

    The West Cocalico Township supervisors, at their May 17 meeting, found themselves confronting the matter of a questionable business use in a residential area of the community. In response, they issued a statement that urged the township...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Zoned out: West Cocalico board nixes special exception appeal

    With minimal comment, members of the West Cocalico Zoning Hearing Board rejected the appeal for a special exception request for a Lititz-based business to continue to operate an auto-body shop at 735 Poplar St. in the township....

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • PennDOT loan puts East Cocalico in driver’s seat for new bridge

    Driven by the efforts of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, the construction schedule of a new bridge in Denver has accelerated. A $2-million PennDOT loan with a 1.76 percent interest rate to help with construction of the...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • The cross in the grove behind Peace United Church of Christ in East Cocalico Township will be the site of the new Adamstown non-denominational Memorial Day remembrance Monday morning. Photo courtesy Peace United Church of Christ.
    Memorial Day weekend: Cocalico remembers

    Several Memorial Day weekend events are scheduled throughout the Cocalico area. They include: * Adamstown Community Days runs from Friday through Sunday at 300 W. Main St. The event begins Friday at 5 p.m. on Friday, and...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Photo by Stan Hall.
    Two-vehicle accident closes road

    Ephrata police said an SUV driven by Barry Janiszewski, 66, Phoenixville, pulled out from a stop sign on Indiantown Road at Schoeneck Road in Stevens at 12:05 p.m. May 20. The SUV was struck by a pickup...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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    Never too soon: A year ahead of time, Cocalico board OKs teacher contract

    The Cocalico School District has agreed to a new contract with its teachers, more than a year early. The school board approved a two-year extension of its current agreement at a meeting Monday night, increasing pay by...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Members of Boy Scout Troop 115 of Schoeneck donated their time to clean up Schoeneck Park ahead of the Memorial Day observance. Photo by Michele Walter Fry
    Schoeneck veterans group plans anniversary celebration

    The Schoeneck Veterans Memorial Association is holding its fifth anniversary celebration of the dedication to its memorial at the Schoeneck Park entrance on May 30. Members of Boy Scout Troop 115 Schoeneck contributed their time to cleaning...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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