• Brooke, age two, hugs her sister, Evelyn.
    Restaurant to hold benefit to help family

    Baby born with rare heart defects has already faced three surgeries A local restaurant is asking the community to come together and help a  family care for their baby. Evelyn Gromlich was born in January with Tetralogy...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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  • Darius Puff, a well-known local Lenni Lenape educator, participated in the 2013 annual Heritage Festival  at the Berks County Heritage Center on Red Bridge Road just off Route 183 in Bern Township, Berks County.
    A gathering of spirits

    Annual Adamstown Intertribal Powwow is a soaring salute by and for Native Americans Though folks usually think of the Pennsylvania Dutch — or Germans — as those with the deepest roots in the Cocalico area, the truth...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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  • An investigator with East Cocalico Township is shown at the scene of a single vehicle crash that claimed the life of Denver resident James Ferry July 6. (Photo by Kirk Neidermyer)
    Single-vehicle crash fatal to Denver man

    A Denver man was killed in a single-vehicle crash July 6. James Ferry, 51, was pronounced dead at the scene by the deputy corner from Lancaster County. Police said the crash occurred at 6:50 p.m. in the...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • It’s an about-face for Adamstown

    Officials reconsider and vote to sell controversial property Adamstown borough officials have reversed their position on the sole bid for the controversial inter-municipally owned 1975 N. Reading Road property and voted 6-to-0 to accept the bid. The...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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    East Cocalico reverses stance on jointly owned site

    An about-face and vote reversal by the East Cocalico supervisors at their July 2 meeting has likely put into momentum the sale of the multi-municipally owned building at 1975 N. Reading Road. East Cocalico’s action follows a...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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    Hundreds rally at Relay for Life

      Hundreds of cancer survivors, caregivers and friends came out to support cancer research for the 15th-annual Norlanco Relay for Life.       The American Cancer Society event was another qualified success that went for 24...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • East Cocalico Township Manager Mark Hiester opens lone bid for property at  1975 N. Reading Road, jointly owned by East Cocalico , West Cocalico, Denver,  and Adamstown.
    Four municipalities to discuss low bid on sale of jointly owned property

      Four municipalities must decide whether to cut its losses and sell a jointly owned, troublesome property at 1975 N. Reading Road. Before an audience of eight people Friday afternoon, East Cocalico Township manager Mark Hiester unsealed...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • East Cocalico Township Manager Mark Hiester opens lone bid for property at  1975 N. Reading Road, jointly owned by East Cocalico , West Cocalico, Denver,  and Adamstown.
    Cocalico SB adopts $54.3 million budget: 2.57% tax hike

    The Cocalico School District’s Board of Directors adopted a 2014-15 budget Monday that raises the real estate tax rate by 2.57 percent. The board voted unanimously to adopt a $54.3 million budget that raises the school property...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • Longtime Denver solicitor replaced

    Questions of conflict of interest in negotiations with Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Three municipalities that contract services from East Cocalico Township Police last year considered joining Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department due to escalating costs....

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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  • Kayla Young, Myah Sexton, Cortney Gensemer, Emily Brubaker at the June 6 graduation
    Cocalico grads bid adieu to high school

    A speech by Alexander McCollom during Cocalico High School’s commencement at Calvary Church Friday asked graduates to put down their phones and enjoy the moment. The speech complemented the choir’s beautiful dedication to the memory of Alex...

    • Posted June 11, 2014
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