• Photos by Michele Walter Fry

Angela Hurst and Alecia Martin (mother and daughter, honorary caregivers) walking the Caregiver lap with Angela's husband, Randi Hurst.
    Kickin’ cancer’s grasp…Annual Relay for Life Nolanco raises spirits and funds

    With a nod to the 1980s and a change of venue, the American Cancer Society presented the 16th Annual Relay For Life Norlanco on June 19 and 20 at Garden Spot High School. This year’s 1980s theme...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Pre-K Counts program at Reamstown Elementary accepting applications for 2015-16 school year

    Cocalico School District is accepting applications for its PA Pre-K Counts preschool program for the 2015-16 school year. This state-funded initiative provides free quality preschool to eligible children residing in the Cocalico School District. PA Pre-K Counts...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Fundraiser for Triangle Therapeutic Riding set

      Reinholds-based Triangle Therapeutic Riding is holding an “Art and a Bottle” fundraiser on Saturday, July 11, from 2 to 4 p.m., at 1180 Erbs Quarry Road in Lititz. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased on...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • The Pause headlines free music festival in Reamstown Park

      A popular area band playing together for five years, The Pause, will headline the free public music fest from noon until 8 pm on Saturday, June 20, at Reamstown Park. “It’s a cross between a music festival...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Berks Country struttin’ down Penn Street

    Conlan Kerschner, 15, a rising sophomore at Cocalico High School, was the youngest banjo player among 16 banjoists Monday night at the official opening of Berks Country Fest at the Peanut Bar and Restaurant on Penn Street...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Bollman distributes hats in Lancaster to fight skin cancer

    Bollman Hat Company, Adamstown, was in downtown Lancaster last Thursday participating in The Headwear Association’s eighth annual “Hat Day in the Sun” headwear giveaway. Hat Day in the Sun is an annual national public awareness campaign to...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • On fire…West Cocalico OKs ordinance on open burning

      The heat was on at the Tuesday, June 16, West Cocalico Township supervisors meeting. In fact, one could say the meeting was on fire — because it was. The hot topic was Ordinance 128, legislation specifying...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • 2015 Norlanco Relay for Life Entertainment and Mission Schedule

    Friday, June 19 5 p.m.: Welcoming remarks, registration opens, survivor dinner begins, relay store opens. 6 p.m.: Opening ceremony including survivor, caregiver, and team captain laps. 6:30 p.m.: Crazies 80s wardrobe competition. 7 p.m.: Pretty in Pink...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Norlanco Relay for Life steps off Friday at Garden Spot

    Fathers Day weekend will be celebrated in a special way by the American Cancer Society and the Relay for Life of Norlanco as part of its annual Relay for Life set this year for June 19-20 at...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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    Cocalico School Board OKs tax hike

    The Cocalico School Board at its Monday, June 15, meeting passed a final 2015-16 budget that raises property taxes by 2.24 percent, just slightly less than district officials projected in May. The total approved budget of $56.69...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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