• A fowl ball… Adamstown fans cheer as duckies race to raise money for community days

      Saturday, May 9, was a ducky day when it came to fundraising for the upcoming Adamstown Community Days. The day marked the annual Adamstown FireQuacker 1000 rubber duck race and it was met by some 150...

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  • Who knew? Lancaster was hemp farming mecca

    Les Stark, whose ancestors were hemp farmers in Lancaster County, will present this fiber’s fascinating history on Tuesday, May 19, at 7 p.m., at the Reamstown Community Center, 24 E. Church St., Reamstown. According to Stark, the...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • East Cocalico Wabash Landing development ready for take-off

      Unconditional approval of the preliminary subdivision and lot add-on plan for development of the Zimmerman and Kreider properties located off Stevens Road and Wabash Road was granted at the East Cocalico supervisors May 7 meeting. “This...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Tax increase OK’d by Cocalico School Board

      The Cocalico School Board approved a proposed $56.7 million budget that will hike property taxes an average of $73 annually. The action was taken at the Monday, May 11, board meeting. The 2015-2016 spending plan represents...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • 70 and counting… Passing of years doesn’t dim memories, friendships for East Cocalico High alumni

      It was an evening of milestones and memories as members of the East Cocalico Alumni Association gathered for their 70th consecutive reunion held May 8 at the Foxchase Golf Club. The alumni are graduates or attended...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Adamstown walks from Cocalico police negotiations

    At their May 5 meeting, Adamstown officials moved to withdraw from the Cocalico regional police process due to the proposed cost-sharing percentages of the liabilities. The motion was carried 6-1 with Councilman Joe Dietrich opposing because he...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • In Denver, the (regional police) beat goes on

      Denver council members discussed the status of forming a regional police force with East Cocalico Township at their Monday, May 11, meeting . At this point, Denver remains in negotiation of a draft charter with East...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • West Cocalico encouraged back to regional police tablewhile exploring other options

    West Cocalico Township residents urged supervisors at their public meeting Thursday, May 7, not to give up on becoming part of a Cocalico regional police force. Supervisors have been looking into other options for police services since...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Couple assaulted at Denver-area restaurant

    East Cocalico Township police are trying to identify a man they say assaulted a couple at random April 26 at Zia Maria Bar and Restaurant. Authorities said the man and woman were walking through the parking lot...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Photo courtesy Lancaster Catholic High School

Lancaster Catholic High School sophomore Molly Hackman poses with the Abraham Lincoln statue outside the Lincoln Cottage during her participation at the Students Opposing Slavery event last summer.
    Lancaster Catholic sophomore from Denver addresses human trafficking in DC

    Lancaster Catholic High School sophomore Molly Hackman of Denver spoke at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department Education human trafficking forum on Thursday, April 30, at President Lincoln’s Cottage in Washington. Hackman was joined...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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