• DVGRR helping place dogs from Puerto Rico

      The Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue (DVGRR) is now accepting dogs from Puerto Rico in order to the assist rescue groups on the island with the overwhelming number of stray, abandoned, and abused dogs there. According...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Cocalico regional leaders continue to grapple with two controversial issues

    Agreement preceded disagreement at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Cocalico regional leaders. To start off, the leaders thanked Superintendent Bruce Sensenig on the Cocalico School Board offer to transfer five to seven acres of land along High...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Bucks for Books set for Nov. 8

    The Friends of the Adamstown Area Library is presenting its Ninth Annual Bucks for Books Dinner and Auction to benefit the library. The event, the Friends’ largest fundraiser of the year, is set for Saturday, Nov. 8,...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Sue Robinson and her amazing fungi find.
    Yikes! Now that’s a mushroom

    Sue Robinson, a visiting nurse, was making her rounds in southern Berks and northern Lancaster County when something caught her eye. Driving along near the intersection of Routes 625 and 568, Robinson of Lancaster said something caught...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • It’s academic now: Cocalico offers land to house police

    The Cocalico Regional Police Commission, which has four member municipalities, may have a new governmental partner — the Cocalico School District. A possible donation or transfer of school district land to the regional police commission was discussed...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Three of four municipalities make progress on proposed regional police force

    After intense and lengthy discussion working through legal feedback from three of the four municipalities involved in the creation of a Cocalico area regional police force, members of the police board noted progress. The regional representatives, meeting...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • 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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