• Veterans wait to introduce themselves to the students at the Veterans Day assembly on Nov. 12. Photo by Missi Mortimer
    Land of the free because of the brave

    Adamstown Elementary salutes veterans Adamstown Elementary School held the second annual Veterans Day event on Nov. 12, spearheaded by third grade teacher, Lisa Borry. “We’ve had a great response,” said Borry. There were 41 veterans in attendance,...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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    Adamstown Area Library enters next phase

    People get excited when they see big pieces of highway construction equipment staging. They rightfully think a large project is about to begin. Likewise, there’s similar excitement at Adamstown Area Library, on the cusp of beginning construction...

    • Posted November 14, 2018
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  • West Cocalico will share SRO costs

    West Cocalico supervisors approved a plan to share costs for a school resource officer (SRO) in the Cocalico School District in their Nov. 1 meeting. The East Cocalico police department will provide staff; East Cocalico PD’s Chief...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • John Wallace appreciates the opportunity to take part in democracy. Photo by Aubree Fahringer
    Rain Was No Deterrent for Voting

    The chilly, rainy weather of Nov. 6 did not seem to dampen the community’s enthusiasm to participate in the midterm elections. At Denver Borough Office, residents arrived steadily to cast their ballots. “I wasn’t sure about turn-out...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Pictured (front row, left to right) Zayne Wise (5) and Carson Weaver. (Middle, l-r) Daniel Gehman, Ann Williams, Janice Karick, and Amber Wise, holding Gracelyn Wise (2). (Back, l-r) Todd Weaver, Pastor Arthur Karick, and Emelia Horst. Photo by Aubree Fahringer
    Reamstown pastor celebrates 40 years with church

    Pastor Arthur Karick of Reamstown Church of God will celebrate 40 years as senior pastor on Nov. 12. Arthur and his wife, Janice, are both originally from South Carolina. They moved to Bethlehem in 1976 and then...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • East Cocalico residents face tax increase

    In belt-tightening moves to make up a $331,000 deficit, supervisors repeated their list of reasons why this occurred and what will happen in the future during their three-hour Nov. 1 meeting. The bottom line has taxpayers paying...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • Denver Council recesses meeting to view new fire truck

    Flashing red lights reflected on the glass window panes and across the meeting room as the new, large yellow fire truck backed into the parking lot. “Denver Volunteer Fire Company is stopping on their way back from...

    • Posted October 31, 2018
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  • Cocalico Regional Leaders endorse School Resource Officer

    Cocalico School District won a two-year Safe Schools grant to implement a School Resource Officer (SRO) program. The grant awards the district $60,000 for school year 2018-2019 and $30,000 for 2019-2020. Regional leaders from Adamstown, Denver, East...

    • Posted October 31, 2018
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  • East Cocalico takes LERTA vote, explains budget woes

    The proposed ordinance approving five years of tax relief for new businesses in zones designated general commercial, planned commercial, light and heavy industrial passed its final municipal vote at supervisors Oct. 18 meeting. Cocalico School Board will...

    • Posted October 24, 2018
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  • Police cost questions abound in West Cocalico

    We’ve seen how tricky it can be to do the numbers, especially early on, in covering proposals for both a new records management system and new radios for the Ephrata Police Department over the last couple of...

    • Posted October 24, 2018
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