• CMS teacher wins fellowship

    Georgette M. Hackman, a teacher at Cocalico Middle School in Denver, has been awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation of Alexandria, Va., in its 24th annual fellowship competition. Hers is one...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Cocalico Corner: Volunteering information

    Sometimes a story, at least from a journalistic stance, is a non-story. But those non-stories often provide the basis for a follow-up that has some merit. Some weeks ago, I spent a number of hours following through...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Terre Hill annual fest starts July 16

    Terre Hill will host its annual Terre Hill Days Community Festival Thursday, July 16, through Sunday, July 19. Events such as the famous outhouse race and biplane candy drop will return as well as a fresh new...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Eagle eyed…Cocalico alumni, students raising funds for new mascot

      After 15 years working athletic events and school assemblies, the Cocalico Eagle has shaken his last tail feather. Smelly and ill-fitting, the larger-than-life costume was no longer a source of pride. Instead, the beaten mascot had...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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  • Local Army ROTC cadet deployed to South Korea

    Travis L. Kurtz of Denver is learning a lot about the culture and language of South Korea. Kurtz, a 2009 graduate of Cocalico High School, is an Army ROTC cadet involved in Cadet Language and Cultural Immersion...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Book review: Katie, Queen of Scots

    Katie, Queen of Scots (A Story of our Beloved Scottie); by Kathleen Miller; 2014; Seaber Turner Book Printing; published by Kathleen Miller. This little book about a little dog by a Wernersville-area woman is bound to bite...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Book review: The Conrad Weiser Area

    The Conrad Weiser Area; by Carl Ganster and Carl Reidler, Introduction by Lynn Otto; 2014; Images of America Series; $21.99. Conrad Weiser is a name well known to locals. From the homestead in western Berks County to...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Cocalico Alumni Association to hold golf tournament

      The Cocalico Alumni Association began formation two years ago. An earlier, previous effort by several alumni faltered and was dropped. Coordinating this new effort is Leslie Stricker, who, among other responsibilities, works with the Cocalico Education...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • High temperatures heat up pool attendance

      It’s been hot, hot, hot and the Reamstown Pool has clearly been the cool place to go for many East Cocalico Township residents. “We’ve been tracking attendance for the last couple years and so far pool...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • The personal journey no one wants to take: Review/Record reporter, stricken with cancer, tells her story

      The older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve bragged about my health — my runner’s blood pressure, you want me to do a cartwheel and round-off? Sure, let me show you. Of course, now I’ll have vertigo...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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