• Cocalico High School graduates (from left to right) Abby Buckles, Michael Rissmiller, and Ben Smith come back to school as STEM experiment facilitators representing their employers
    Cocalico students attend STEM summit

    Junior Achievement hosted a STEM Summit at Cocalico High School on Nov. 1 to the ninth-grade class. Students were cycled through science experiment projects held in the gym. Students seemed most interested in listening to Donna Harrison...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Denver Borough Hosts Four Special Halloween Events

                     A Parade, Trick or Treat Night, Haunted Forest and Pumpkin Decorating Await Children                                                                   By Alice Hummer If the famous quote, “It takes a village to raise a child,” is correct, Denver Borough is a good...

    • Posted October 26, 2017
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  • This rendering shows the Statue of Liberty museum, now under construction.
    Denver firm cements history

    High Concrete to craft 144 pieces for Statue of Liberty Museum Helping to construct a museum on tiny Liberty Island, home of the Statue of Liberty, is not an ordinary task. That’s why the project’s designers turned...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
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  • No projected tax hike in W. Cocalico

    The West Cocalico Board of Supervisors expect no tax hike in next year’s budget. The board inspected a preliminary 2018 budget of just over $2.6 million at its regular monthly meeting Oct. 17. Board members and administrators...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
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  • East Cocalico mulls over auditor position

    Supervisors at their Oct. 19 meeting, announced the accountant who audited their books is leaving the Reamstown firm, Weinhold Nickel and Co. The board expressed satisfaction with the accountant’s work. Supervisors indicated their inclination to continue services...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
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  • Tax credits considered for volunteer EMS

    A meeting Tuesday with leaders in the Cocalico region met focused on supporting EMS volunteers. Municipal leaders from Adamstown and Denver boroughs, and East and West Cocalico townships agreed that volunteer emergency responders, should be credited for...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
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  • With the help of linemen Brock Gingrich (54), Collin Hall (77) and Hunter Nash (51), Cocalico’s Garrett Longenecker (26) fights through heavy traffic for extra yardage during Friday’s game at Lampeter-Strasburg. Photo by Preston Whitcraft
    Eagles ‘ground’ L-S

    The day after a football game, Roberta Barrow speaks the way any proud grandmother should. She’s subtle as she approaches her praise; first bringing up the weather, the cool chill in the air, then the score —...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
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  • East Cocalico examines pension options

    Supervisors at their Oct. 5 meeting discussed pension plan findings after the township’s CPA analysis of figures from Principal Financial Group, the current pension provider, revealed several, additional costs not revealed in the $14,000 published fees cost....

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • New E. Cocalico hotel planned

    Tru by Hilton hotel received several waiver/modifications as well as conditional approval by East Cocalico supervisors at their Thursday, Oct. 5 meeting. The hotel’s address will be 2069 North Reamstown Road. It will front on North Reamstown...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Lights on! Denver accepting street light bids

    Denver Council’s authorization to advertise for bids on the Denver street lighting project was met with applause by council members and the audience at their Oct. 9 meeting. It took the tenacious council nearly five years to...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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