• West Cocalico delays action on police pact

    A last-minute correspondence from the East Cocalico Township board of supervisors regarding finances for the proposed multi-municipal police force sent the West Cocalico Township supervisors into a 40-minute executive session at the start of the Tuesday morning...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Holocaust survivor Hirt speaks Thursday

    The Adamstown Area Library and Peace United Church of Christ, 37 E. Swartzville Road, Denver, host Holocaust survivor Joseph Hirt on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. The library hosted Hirt in August. During that presentation he...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • A cop out? Issue of potential withdrawal from intermunicipal police force a concern

    It was a slow and deliberate process of contractual review on Oct. 7 but, in the end, the Adamstown Borough Council seemed more inclined to support the agreement for a regional police force which would include neighboring...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Board fumes over police negotiations

    West Cocalico Township officials claim East Cocalico’s delays on police contract negotiations threaten to derail plans for a regional police force. Supervisor James Stoner said East Cocalico is refusing to clarifying accounting numbers and other issues submitted...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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    Doodles get their due

    Saturday marked Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue’s first “Golden Doodle Day.” That’s significant since DVGRR until recently only accepted golden retrievers and golden mixes. The policy changed in 2012 when DVGRR accepted 23 golden doodles — a golden...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • A fatal fire killed 87-year-old Anna Weidman Friday and left her husband Charles in critical condition. The blaze destroyed the couple’s home at 1280 Texter Mountain Road.
    Man, 90, released from hospital after fatal fire

    A two-alarm fire Friday in a remote section of Reinholds killed 87-year-old Anna Weidman and injured her husband Charles, 90. (See Mrs.Weidman’s obituary on pg. 15) The fire destroyed the 1280 Texter Mountain Road residence where the...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • PPL pact provides $10k annual savings

    The East Cocalico Township board supervisors expects to save more than $10,000 annually from agreement with PPL Electric Utilities. The board approved an agreement in which PPL will replace all interior lights at the municipal building at...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Accident claims Denver man, 55

    A Denver man has died as the result of a one-vehicle accident on Route 222 late Monday morning. Kevin Gress, 55, Denver, was taken to Lancaster General Hospital with traumatic injuries following a rollover crash on the...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Keeping the faith… Mayor catalyst for new Denver youth ministry

    Many residents have noticed folks scraping paint, painting, doing carpentry work and cleaning out the former Denver Bible Church at 235 Main St. On Oct. 11, the REAL Youth Ministry officially opens. Ribbon cutting for this new...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Crosses to bear? For “Bundles of Joy” author, her faith provided solice in caring for her two severely brain-damaged children

      When it came to writing a book, Janice D. Brown answered to a higher power. The mother of three children, two of whom were profoundly brain-damaged, long trusted in her deep Christian faith to cope with...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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