• Volleyball players strive for a win at the Adamstown YMCA. They are playing in what was a former church sanctuary. The former choir loft serves as the exercise room. Photo courtesy Ralph Vedder
    ‘Y?’ Board member exercises its historic journey

    Where do you go to have family fun and get exercise? Why don’t you lift weights in a choir loft? Say what? In 1938, George Bollman, of the Bollman Hat Co., and other Adamstown citizens formed the...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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    American Made Matters Day Nov. 19

    American Made Matters is celebrating the fourth annual American Made Matters Day on Saturday, Nov. 19. An organization dedicated to educating consumers on the importance of buying American-made products, American Made Matters asks consumers on this day...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • 2017 Denver budget debuted

    Small tax increase likely for property owners Denver Borough Council members revealed the 2017 budget including a small tax increase and heard concerns about pedestrian safety at their Monday, Nov. 14, meeting. Members approved advertising the proposed...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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    Ephrata man charged with selling fatal batch of heroin to Denver woman

    An Ephrata man is charged with selling heroin to a Denver woman who died in September of an overdose. David E. Crockett Jr. sold 40-year-old Tammy Givler a quantity of heroin which Givler used on the morning...

    • Posted November 10, 2016
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  • Ephrata Borough and East Cocalico Police Logs, November 9, 2016

    The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following: FALSE REPORT: Douglas N. Lees, 58, the 300 block of Main Street, Denver, was charged with false reports to law enforcement authorities after an incident that occurred at 11:47...

    • Posted November 10, 2016
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    99 reasons why Lillian Frankhouser, voter extraordinaire, charms in Stevens

    Donald who? Hilliary, huh? Move over, you presidential wannabes. At the Stevens Fire Company on Tuesday morning, there was one true celebrity, one person who personified American authenticity and independence. It was just about 9 a.m. Tuesday,...

    • Posted November 10, 2016
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  • A big check from the West Cocalico supervisors to the Adamstown Area Library elicited some big smiles at the Nov. 3 township meeting. From left are Supervisor Leon Eby; Dr. Donald Klein of the Friends of the Adamstown Area Library; Supervisor Ray Burns; Jane Webber, Friends president; Gene Ferree, Friends vice president; Supervisor Chairman James J. Stoner, and Library Director Kathy Thren. Photo by Michele Walter Fry
    West Cocalico helps library, drug task force

    Drug dealers and users will have a harder time in West Cocalico because of soon-to-be undercover narcotics operations. One thing undercover officers can do is form temporary relationships with drug dealers, something uniformed agents can’t. “We won’t...

    • Posted November 10, 2016
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  • The intersection of Stevens Road and Line Road in East Cocalico
    Placement of stop sign elicits concerns in East Cocalico

    An East Cocalico resident concerned about the placement of a stop sign at the intersection of Stevens and Line roads made his feelings known at the Nov. 3 township meeting. In response, the supervisors instructed Steven Gabriel,...

    • Posted November 10, 2016
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  • Adamstown backs county drug fight

    With the seemingly ever-expanding drug problems in Lancaster County, Adamstown Borough council members at their Nov. 1 meeting, supported an initiative to rev up the fight against illegal drug use. Ephrata Police Lt. Thomas Shumaker told council...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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  • The new CASA class includes (from left) in rear row Tyrell Getz, Michael Dougherty, Marilyn Yanchuleff, Miriam Beiler, Donna Martin, Anna Mary Zimmerman of Denver, and Judge Jay Hoberg, who sworn in the graduates) In the front row (from left) are Jennifer Umberhocker, Deborah Tamakloe, Victoria Ripley, Linda Padalino, Blanche Meyers. Not pictured: Mindy Rosenberg. Photo courtesy CASA of Lancaster County
    Denver’s Zimmerman among new advocates for abused children

    Court Appointed Special Advocates of Lancaster County has now graduated its 19th class of CASA advocates. The recent training graduates, including Anna Mary Zimmerman of Denver, were sworn in on Oct. 6 by Judge Jay Hoberg. The...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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